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Feb 4, 2023

Don’t Say “The People are Lost”

An excerpt from the 2008 ʿAqīdah Series at TROID:

Feb 2, 2023

Music and Singing in Light of the Qurʾān and Sunnah

​ “Love of Allāh’s Book and love of music and singing in the heart of a believer cannot be gathered together.” Imām Ibn al-Qayyim Mobile Desktop

Jan 29, 2023

The Religion is Nasīḥah

Types of Naṣīḥah: Naṣīḥah Towards Allāh Naṣīḥah for the Book of Allāh Naṣīḥah towards the Prophet (ﷺ) Naṣiḥah for the Leaders of the Muslims Naṣīḥah for the General Populace of Muslims Abū Ruqayyah Tamīm ibn Aws al-Dārī (may Allāh be please with him) narrated that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: ​ ‘This religion is naṣīḥah [sincerely desiring that which is good for another]. We said: ‘To whom O Messenger of Allāh?’ He said: ‘To Allāh the Exalted in Might, His Book, His Prophet (ﷺ), to the leaders of the believers and to the general populace.’ Narrated by Muslim [1:74] 1. Naṣīḥah…

Jan 29, 2023

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Fātiḥah: The Wisdom Behind Seeking Allāh’s Aid in Fulfilling Acts of Obedience

Allāh said: يَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ “It is You Alone [O Allāh] that we worship and it is You Alone that we ask for help [in Your obedience and in all of our affairs].” [Al-Fātiḥah, 1:5] Imām Mūhammad ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī (d. 411 AH) comments: [Q]: If someone was to ask: What is the meaning of Allāh commanding His slaves to seek help from Him in carrying out acts of His obedience? Would it be permissible for Him to order His slaves to be obedient and then not aid them in it? Can a person even utter: “You alone do I seek help from in carrying out acts in Your obedience,” except…