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Jun 15, 2024
Introduction Living in the later days of this ummah is evidenced by the observable widespread straying from the prophetic Sunnah, something that was prophesied by the noble Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم): “You shall indeed adopt the practices of the nations before you [in disobedience and contradiction to their messengers] hand-span by hand-span, arm length by arm length. To the extent that if they were to enter a lizard’s den you would follow them into it.” The companions asked: “O Messenger of Allāh! [Is it the practices] of the Jews and the Christians?” He (صلى الله عليه وسلم) replied: “…

Jun 12, 2024
Allāh—the Most High—said: وَكُلُوا وَاشْرَبُوا وَلَا تُسْرِفُوا ۚ إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُسْرِفِينَ “And eat and drink but waste not by extravagance, certainly He (Allāh) likes not al-Musrifūn (those who waste by extravagance).” (Al-Aʿrāf, 7:31) Imām ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Nāṣir al-Saʿdī comments: Allāh has gathered in this verse a multitude of matters that hold immense benefit for mankind in terms of their religion, physical forms, circumstances, and ultimate end. The command to “eat and drink” proves its obligation—that it is legislatively impermissible for a servant to abandon the consump…