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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.