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Marriage and “men’s cruelty”

by Sh. G. F. Haddad Wa `alaykum as-Salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh:A friend of mine is very depressed as she feels she cannot fulfill the rights of a wife if she is to get married. This is because she has unfortunetly witnessed a cruelty from men towards her friends/family and therefore its very hard for Read More …

Islam is not a Political Ideology

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, All Praise is due to Allah Lord of the Worlds and Peace and Blessings be upon our Master Muhammad the crown of creation, mercy to the worlds and shining lamp guiding to the truth, his family, companions and true followers all of them. Allah the Exalted Read More …

INCUMBENCY OF TAQLEED

Taqleed in the Shariah, as opposed to Admut Taqleed, means to follow the Qur’~n and the Sunnah as understood, interpreted, practised and transmitted to the Ummah by the Sah~bah (Companions) of Rasulullah (sallall~hu alayhi wasallam). Taqleed which literally means to be fettered; to be tied and to follow, refers to a special and specific type Read More …

Infallibility of the Prophets

Hadrat Adam (Alayhi Salaam) and the Infallibility of the Prophets (Alayhi Salaam) The infallibility of the Prophets, upon whom be Salutations of Peace Immaculate, that they do not commit sins, is a doctrine agreed upon by the Ulema of the Ahl-e-Sunnah wal-Jamaat, however it is possible that they, upon whom be Salutations of Peace Immaculate, Read More …

Da’ef

“Da’ef” (Weak) Hadith And How It Becomes “Hasan” Explained Daef (Weak) is a type of Hadith that has a narrator who either doesn’t have a strong memory or isn’t virtuous. Weak (Daef) Hadith is only reliable in excellence, not in rulings (permissibility or prohibition will not be proven for it. Yes, good deeds or the Read More …

Bid’ah I’tiqadiyyah

Bid’ah I’tiqadiyyah (Innovated Belief) And Bid’ah ‘Amaliyyah (Innovated Actions) The word Bid’ah as mentioned in the Holy Qur’an: The literary meaning of Bid’ah (in the dictionary) is Innovation, Novelty. In the following lines we will see where in the Holy Qur’an this word has been used and with which meaning. Says the Holy Qur’an: “Say; Read More …

AL-`AQIDA AL-TAHAWIYYA

TAHAWI’S STATEMENT OF ISLAMIC DOCTRINE (AL-`AQIDA AL-TAHAWIYYA) In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Praise be to Allah, Lord of all the worlds. The great scholar Hujjat al-lslam Abu Ja’far al-Warraq al-Tahawi al-Misri, may Allah have mercy on him, said: This is a presentation of the beliefs of Ahl al-Sunna wa al-Jama`a, according Read More …