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The Biography of Ibn Taymiyyah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
From the scholars who raised the banner of truth and the honor of defending Islam was Ibn Taymiyyah, with the many brave stances he took in his time, and with the countless books and fatawa of his that now fill the Islamic library. In order to better know this brave, pious imam, we present to you this biography that was written by the pen of a scholar who saw, lived with, and befriended him.
PALESTINE: An Unfolding History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
This study tackles the History of Palestine since the dawn of history till our contemporary time. The goal of the book is to identify the religion of Islam in a simple and easy to understand way, also and more important acquaint the reader with many facts about the Middle East, such facts that reach them distorted and twisted, due to Zionist meddling that alters and forges incidents.
Understanding Fiqh (Its Principles and Evolution)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
Various books on Usul al-Fiqh are available in English, however after reviewing them, it becomes clear that most are written for academic purposes rather than for the normal reader. In this regard, this book stands out. It was written in a clear simple style understandable to the average reader. It is with this purpose of developing a cohesive understanding of Fiqh that this effort was put forth.
Natural Medicine from the Sunnah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Throughout history, man has been searching for cures for many ailments. No doubt, many modern ailments are caused by a libertine lifestyle, coupled with lack of faith & weakness of Imaan. We present this book, Natural Medicine from the Sunnah, based on the work of Ibn Qayyim to the readers in order to provide them with info, knowledge & wisdom in dealing with numerous ailments that afflict us.
The Tragedy of Karbala
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
It is a well-known fact that without making a mention of the incident of Karbala, our Islamic History would not be complete. This is a very sensitive topic to many people, but very few have spoken about it throughout our Islamic History. This work is based mainly on the reports of Al-Haafiz Ibn Katheer ad-Dimashqi, who was a well-known and reliable commentator and exegete on Islam.
Major Sins in Islam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
Bear in mind that what you view in this world is either good or bad, clear or vague, a lust followed by sorrow or sins followed by gloom. Therefore, you have to reject a perishable joy or lust, a binding condemnity, an inevitable sorrow, and a grievous affliction. Judge yourself before being judged by Allah. Remember, the one who will be prosperous, is the one who washes away his sins.
A Simple Guide to Preparing for Ramadan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
Ramadan holds a very special place in the heart of every Muslim. In order for us to benefit in this month and make significant spiritual progress, it is vital for us to have the correct mindset so that we understand the true spirit of Ramadan. This simple and concise booklet, for young and old, is a collection of various articles, shedding light on different dimensions of the spirit of Ramadan.
Parables in the Noble Qur'an
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Several parables and examples have been utilized in the Qur'an which cannot be comprehended except by those who have knowledge. The depth of this work will stimulate the intellect to ponder over the beauty of the articulated literary style and precision of the Magnificent Qur'an. This publication is intended as an introduction to some of the reasons, wisdoms and beauty of a select few.
Exercising Patience and Expressing Gratitude
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
This work deals with the closely-related topics of patience and gratitude. As is shown in the book, patience and gratitude are two sides of the same coin, closely-related attitudes which the Muslim should seek to foster in every aspect of his or her life. This book is filled with benefits and readers will benefit from its advice and teachings.
Regarding Those whom Islam did not Reach
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
What can be said about the fate of a person whom the Qur'an or, for that matter, any other revelation or Prophet did not reach? What fault can he be guilty of and what will be his fate on the Day of Judgement? Are they all destined to enter the Fire, or will Allah overlook their deeds and send them to Paradise?
The Biography of 'Abdullah ibn Mubarak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
The pages of Islamic history and heritage are filled with the lives of men and women whose influence can only be retold by history itself. They served as beacons of light, illuminating the path set by Muhammad (S), and yet they were the heroes who protected this very path. We present here before you the life of one such person who has made a great impact on Islam - 'Abdullah ibn Mubarak.
Mothers of the Believers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
We have written here the biographies of the Mothers of the Believers, who were favored by Allah more than all other women. Allah wanted them to be a living example of faith, piety, knowledge, wisdom, and noble morals and indeed they truly were. They became examples for all other women in piety and in the commendable treatment of the husband.
The Lives of the Four Imams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In todays times there seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to the subject of following a madhab and Fiqhi Rulings. This seems to be one of the major reasons behing the differences and disagreements in the Muslim Ummah. I believe that for a simple layman, this book will prove extremely beneficial as a starting point before reading more advanced literature on this subject.
The Biography of Imam An-Nawawi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
It is important for Muslims to take the time to learn about the lives of the pious predecessors. The great scholars and pious individuals of the past can be great examples for the living. Their behavior and actions can have a great effect upon the hearts. Their examples demonstrate that in every age, there were pious Muslims who followed the way of the Prophet (S) and his Companions.
The Author of the Qur'an
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
It is acknowledged that the Qur'an is a worthy book. But why couldn't it have been compiled by Muhammad (s) himself? It wouldn't be surprising if a man as great as he should write a book as valuable as the Qur'an. This would be a more logical explanation than the claim that the Qur'an was revealed by Allah. This book provides answers to various accusations made by people regarding the Qur'an?
Pre-ordainment and Judgement
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
If Allah manages everything in His creation with fate and predestination, why should I be accountable before Him? Why should He force me to do a deed and then hold me responsible? Are choices in life truly open for me? Is it my choice that fate descends on me or that death surprises me? This book is an attempt to put all these issues and much more in its correct perspective one at a time.
The Purpose of Creation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
What is the purpose of the Creation of Mankind? If it is to worship Allah ...does it then suggest that He is in dire need of our worship? Why was man given the freedom to choose and even to deny the very existence of Allah? What is the nature of man? How are we to understand the nature of the relationship between mankind and Allah? This book provides answers to all of these questions and more.
Stories from the Period of Ignorance (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,900. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This book brings you accounts of the stories that took place between the time of Jesus and Muhammad (may peace be upon them), the Period of Ignorance (al-Jahiliyyah). Wherever necessary, the views and opinions of other notable scholars of Islam has also been recorded.
Understanding the Hadeeth (Its History and Compilation)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
Muslims agree that the Sunnah of the Prophet (S) is the second of the two revealed fundamental sources of Islam, after the Glorious Qur'an. The authentic Sunnah is contained within the vast body of Hadeeth literature. This short treatise is a humble effort to introduce this extremely wide subject to English readers.
Understanding the Qur'an (Its History and Compilation)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
The aim of this book is to help towards a better understanding of the Qur'anic message by providing info on its setting, framework and circumstances. To a great extent it is a descriptive account of the traditional subject of 'ulum al-qur'an. Some branches of 'ulum al-qur'an have only been touched upon briefly, while others that seemed more important have been dealt with in more detail.
Al-Muwatta'
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 238,600. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
The Muwatta' is the earliest written collection of Hadith compiled by the Imam Malik, over a period of forty years to represent the "well-trodden path" of the people of Madinah. Its name also means that it is the book that is "many times agreed-upon" - about whose contents the people of Madinah were unanimously agreed. Its high standing is such that even all the scholars agree on its authenticity.
Themes of the Noble Qur'an
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
In this Tafsir the author tries to illustrate the link between Ayaat & Surahs of the Qur’an. This approach has evolved as a response to critics who claim that the Qur’an is disjointed and lacking structure. However, Qur’an is not the writings of insaan. Studying Qur’an in this manner has been truly eye-opening and the resulting work is something worth publishing so others too can benefit from it.
Forty Hadeeth Nawawi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
This is a compilation of 40 Ahadeeth by Imam Nawawi, most of which are from Bukhari & Muslim. This collection has been particularly valued over centuries because it is a distillation, by one of the most eminent & revered authorities in Fiqh, of the foundations of Islamic Law. In putting together this collection, it was the author's explicit aim that each Hadeeth is a great fundament of Islam.
Forty Hadeeth Qudsi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
The 40 Hadeeth Qudsi is widely regarded as the most popular antology and the best introduction to the study of the Prophet’s (S) sayings. The Ahadeeth summarize the teachings of Islam, concentrating on; Tawheed and understanding Allah in all His attributes, the significance of the five pillars of Islam, attainment of virtue, self-sacrifice for the cause of Allah and preparation for Judgement Day.
Strangers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
This book deals with the topic of the Strangers (or Al-Ghurabah), by listing many Ahadeeth reported about them, in which the Messenger of Allah (S) describes their attributes and explains their position. They are given this name because they will be considered strange during the Last Days, due to their adherence to the Sunnah and to the Way of the First Muslims.
Bid'ah (Innovation in Islam)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
The Messenger of Allah (S) has issued stern warnings to those who engage in Bid'ah (Innovation in Deen). Those who engage in these acts earn the displeasure of Allah and His Messenger (S). It is of utmost importance that we educate ourselves in this regard because a person may engage in this due to ignorance of wanting to learn from the Qur'an and Sunnah.
From the Beginning to the End
Price: $35.99 USD. Words: 286,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This Book contains 9 Books in One Volume, and are listed in sequential order. 01 Stories of the Beginning and Creation 02 Stories of the Prophets and Messengers 03 Stories from the Period of Ignorance 04 Stories of the Past Times 05 Signs of the Hour and the End Times 06 Death and its Reality 07 The Day of Resurrection 08 Hellfire and its Torments 09 Paradise and its Pleasures
Paradise and its Pleasures (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 9)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Nothing is more important to the believer than attaining admittance to Paradise and avoiding the Hellfire. This will be the fruits of his/her deeds in this life. These issues, which are matters of the unseen, are major issues of Faith. In this book, all the matters pertaining to its Description, Delights, Luxury and Enjoyment that one will attain in Paradise have been documented.
Hellfire and its Torments (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 8)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Hell is the abode which Allah has prepared for those who do not believe in Him, those who rebel against His laws and disbelieve in His Messengers. It is the punishment for His enemies, the prison for evildoers. In this book, all the matters pertaining to its Description, Horror, Punishment and Torments have been documented. May Allah protect us from such an evil and terrifying abode.
The Day of Resurrection (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 7)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This book deals with what has been mentioned with regards to the Blowing of the Horn, and the end of life in the heavens and on earth. It then takes one through the terrors and ordeals of the Day of Judgement, right until the Believers cross the Path over Hellfire to enter into Paradise.
Death and its Reality (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
In this book, all that happens after death, when people enter their graves, what happens beneath the grave, etc has been reported from the Qur'an and Ahadeeth. The reports whose chains are not authentic, and cannot be proven to have come from the Messenger (S) have been ignored. Also ignored are the methodology of those who reject the idea of accepting authentic ahadeeth if they are ahaad.
Signs of the Hour and the End Times (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 5)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This book deals with what has been mentioned in the Qur'an and foretold by the Prophet Muhammad (S) with regards to the Minor and Major Signs which are to take place before the Day of Judgement. A few other reference works have also been used in the compilation of this book which makes it more beneficial in this day and age.
Stories of the Prophets and Messengers (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 2)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
In this book the Stories of the Prophets and Messengers and all the events in their lives have been supported by the Qur’an and Ahadeeth. The views and interpretations of great exegetes of the past have also been documented in this compilation. The systematic narratives of these stories have been written in chronological order which renders a historical style to the book.
Stories of the Past Times (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 4)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This book makes mention about some other stories and incidents from the Qur'an and Ahadeeth that have taken place in previous times, apart from the lives of the Prophets. These have all occurred before the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (S). Wherever necessary, the views and opinions of other notable scholars of Islam has also been recorded.
Stories of the Beginning and Creation (The Encyclopedia of Islamic History - Vol. 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
This book starts by describing the beginning of creation - from the Arsh (Throne) and the Kursi (Chair), the Pen, the Universe and all that is in it, such as the earth, mountains, oceans and rivers, the angels, the jinn, etc. Wherever necessary, the views and opinions of other notable scholars of Islam has also been recorded.

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