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Prophet Muhammad

Not Praying: Major Sin or Nullifier of Islam?

By Sidi Salman Younas / Sunni Path / 21 Mar 2014

Question:

There are people who say that abonding salaah nullifies your Imaan and makes you a disbeliever.I understand that the Hanafi position considers not praying a major sin- but does not take you outside the fold of Islam. Can you please provide proof of this. I would also be grateful if you could enlighten me what the other three Schools of thought are on this position (again with proofs). 

 

Project launched for live translation of Madinah sermons

Source : Saudi Gazette / 13 Mar 2014

Foreigners from non-Arab countries attending Friday prayers at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah can now listen to the sermons in English and other languages.

Emir of Madinah Prince Faisal Bin Salman on Wednesday formally launched a program for simultaneous translation of Friday sermons at the Prophet’s Mosque, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

 

The Importance of Loving Awliya

Source : Agencies / 12 Mar 2014

Wali, plural awliya, is an arabic word meaning close friend. Awliya Allah, therefore, means Friends of Allah (swt).

Reference to the Friends of Allah (swt) is found in the Quran, Hadith Qudsi & Narrations of our Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).

 

Saudi group destroys 3,000 year old ancient burial ground

Source : World Bulletin / 12 Mar 2014 

Saudi Arabia's religious authorities have angered both locals and archeologists alike after they removed gravestones from a 3,000-year-old burial site in the city of al-Baha.

According to a report in the Al-Hayat newspaper on Monday, the Zinat graveyard was levelled by the Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice.

 

Ways to ask forgiveness from Allah

Source : Suhaib Webb / 10 Mar 2014

The Prophet ﷺ said: “All the children of Adam constantly err, but the best of those who constantly err are those who constantly repent.” [Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah, Ahmad, Hakim]

 

Smile! It's sunnah

Source : Islam Web / 08 Mar 2014

The magical effect that a smile has on others is well-known. Allaah The Almighty created mankind with an innate inclination to love those who are friendly. A person who meets others with a smile drives away their anxiety and troubles and spreads tranquility and comfort. This is because smiling is a commendable characteristic, and the one who smiles is complimented.

 

Dhikr is the greatest obligation and a perpetual divine order

Source : Sunnah.org / 08 Mar 2014

Dhikr of Allah is the most excellent act of Allah's servants and is stressed over a hundred times in the Holy Qur'an. It is the most praiseworthy work to earn Allah's pleasure, the most effective weapon to overcome the enemy, and the most deserving of deeds in reward. It is the flag of Islam, the polish of hearts, the essence of the science of faith, the immunization against hypocrisy, the head of worship, and the key of all success.There are no restrictions on the modality, frequency, or timing of dhikr whatsoever. The restrictions on modality pertain to certain specific obligatory acts which are not the issue here, such as Salat.

 

Is it permissible for Muslims to stand as respect for others?

By Abu Amina Elias / 08 Mar 2014

Question:

Should a Muslim stand up for others out of respect?

Answer:

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful It is permissible for a Muslim to stand out of respect for a person if such an act is considered good etiquette in the prevailing social customs, but such an act may become disapproved or forbidden if it unjustly exaggerates a person’s status.

 

How Did Prophet Muhammad Unite the Muslim Ummah?

Source : Onislam.net / 07 Mar 2014

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) united the Muslim Ummah by various ways, which represent the means for the unity of Muslims in all ages. Such means include that the Muslims should be faithful to their message and to their religion.

 

Musafahah with Both Hands

By Mawlana Muhammad Yunus Jonpuri / 04 Mar 2014

Musafahah literally means to join a hand with another hand. This can be done with both hands or with just one.

Those who claim that it is sunnah to do musafahah with one hand should themselves produce a hadith in which [doing musafahah with] one hand is clearly mentioned. In fact, this is not enough. They should additionally prove that there exists a prohibition of performing musafahah with both hands. Without these two things, their claim cannot be substantiated.

 
 

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