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Jun 21, 2007
The Sunnah for the one doing Iʿtikāf is that he should not go out (of the masjid) except for some need that he must fulfill. He should not witness a funeral, nor should he touch his wife, or have intercourse with her. Imām al-Albānī   

Jun 20, 2007
Imām Ibn al-Qayyim (رحمه الله) mentioned:1 Allāh – the Most High – said: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ ذِكْرًا كَثِيرًا ‎﴿٤١﴾ “O you who believe! Remember Allāh and remember Him a lot.” [al-Aḥzāb, 33:41] وَالذَّاكِرِينَ اللَّهَ كَثِيرًا وَالذَّاكِرَاتِ ‎﴿٣٥﴾‏ “Those men and women who remember Allāh a lot.” [al-Aḥzāb. 33:35] فَإِذَا قَضَيْتُم مَّنَاسِكَكُمْ فَاذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ كَذِكْرِكُمْ آبَاءَكُمْ أَوْ أَشَدَّ ذِكْرًا ۗ ‎﴿٢٠٠﴾ “So when you have finished the rights of your Pilgrimage, then remember Allāh as you remember your forefather, or with more intense remembrance….

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Jun 20, 2007
Abū ʿUways reminds us, “What we do matters, what we say matters, how we deal with people matters, and Allāh is going to judge us and we will stand accountable for this. The issue is a matter of justice. We have been unjust with our tongues, we have been unjust with our hands, we have been unjust with our hearts, we have been unjust with our business dealings, we have been unjust with our transactions and our dealings with one another. We have to clean this up! We are talking about diseases of the hearts, and from the diseases of the heart is the ẓulm (oppression), the injustice t…

Jun 20, 2007
It is the weapon of the believer as is reported by al-Ḥākim in his ‘Mustadrak’ from the ḥadīth of ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) from the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ that he said, ‘Supplication is the weapon of the believer, the pillar of the religion, and the light of the heaven and earth.’ Imām Ibn Qayyim al-JawziyyahAlhamdulillāh was ṣalātu was salāmu ʿalá nabiyyinaa wa habeeibnaa muhammad Chapter One: Supplication is a Cure [Takhreej by Shaykh ʿAlī Ḥasan with some summary] Supplication is from the most beneficial types of healing, it is the enemy of illness and affliction – repressin…

Jun 20, 2007
  For example, that you establish the greatest obligation that Allāh has imposed upon you after the testimony of faith – the prayer, and you establish it completely – fulfilling all of its conditions and pillars and obligations, fulfilling all of these perfectly. Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-ʿUthaymīn Muʿādh ibn Jabal reported from the Messenger of Allāh (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) that he said, “Fear Allāh wheresoever you may be, and follow up and evil deed with a good one, it will efface it (the evil deed). And deal with mankind with good manners.”Reported by al-Tirmidhī and he sai…

Jun 20, 2007
Thus Allāh and His Messenger (ﷺ) ordered that the rights of the believers be fulfilled by each other, and that those matters which will bring about harmony, love and togetherness be carried out. Allāh – the One free from all imperfections – said: فَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَأَصْلِحُوا ذَاتَ بَيْنِكُمْ ۖ ‎﴿١﴾‏ “So have taqwá (fear and obedience) of Allāh and reconcile the differences between yourselves.” [Al-Anfāl, 8:1] إِنَّمَا الْمُؤْمِنُونَ إِخْوَةٌ فَأَصْلِحُوا بَيْنَ أَخَوَيْكُمْ ۚ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُرْحَمُونَ ‎﴿١٠﴾‏ “Indeed the Believers are but brothers.  Therefore …