After mentioning that those who deviate from the orders of Allāh are in categories Ibn Qudama al Maqdisi (d. 689 Hijra) mentioned:
Section Two: The innovator, if he is one who calls toward innovation and the innovation is from those that will make him a disbeliever (bidʿah mukaffarah), then his matter is more severe than that of a Thimmi because he would neither agree to pay the Jizyah nor would he make an agreement to live as a Thimmi.
And if it is that his innovation does not make him a disbeliever, then the affair between himself and Allāh is less severe than the situation of the Kāfi…
Refuting the View that Carrying out Action in Fulfilment of a Goal is not from Islām
Addressing the Confusion Centred Around the Companions of Al-Ṣiffah
Refuting the Claim that Carrying out Actions in the Fulfilment of a Goal is a Sign of Weakness
Carrying Out Action in the Pursuit of a Goal Does Not Invalidate Tawfīq from Allāh
The True Definition of Tawākkul
وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا قَبْلَكَ مِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ إِلَّا إِنَّهُمْ لَيَأْكُلُونَ الطَّعَامَ وَيَمْشُونَ فِي الْأَسْوَاقِ ۗ وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ ۗ وَكَانَ
‘And We did not s…
Using the Siwāk While Fasting According to the Hanbalī Madh`hab
[According the ḥanbalī madh`hab], it is not from the Sunnah for a fasting person to use the siwāk afternoon [i.e. after ẓuhr]. We say ‘afternoon’ meaning the sun has begun inclining towards the west. The sun rises from the east until it reaches its apex [or zenith], then begins to descend [towards the west], we say then afternoon has begun.
How the Jurists Measure the Beginning of the Afternoon
The scholars say: the indication of the beginning of afternoon is to erect a stick in the ground and watch it, as long as the shadow pr…