Ejaz Taj

8 Articles

Shaykh Khalīl ʿAbdul-Raḥmān al-Qāriʾ: A Qurʾānic Legacy

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The amazing story of how a dedicated man from Kashmir caused a revolution in Quran study in the very place it was revealed... rahimahullāh

Sajdah: The Peak of Subservience

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How can you maximise your sajdah?

The Life of Sh Muhammad Ayyub

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The Passing of Sheikh Muhammad Ayyoub

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It was at Fajr time this morning that I received the sad news about the passing of our beloved Sheikh Muhammad Ayyoub (raḥimahullahu taʿāla) from his son in Madīnah. He was a man who spent his life in service to the Book of Allāh and its teaching from his earliest days right through to his final moments, before returning to his Lord. Born in Makkah in 1952, the son of a poor Burmese migrant, his family had fled oppression against Muslims in their native Burma. His childhood was difficult. The eldest of his siblings, he worked to provide for his

The Life of Sheikh ‘Abdur Rahman As-Sumayt

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The Ummah may soon lose one of it's most eminent personalities with the illness of Dr Abdur Rahman As-Sumayt. At almost sixty four years of age, he was a true luminary who strove to uphold and make the Word of Allah uppermost. More than seven million people are said to have accepted Islam through his efforts in Africa. He spent more than twenty nine years of his life propagating Islam in the African continent; participating in the construction of approximately 5,700 mosques, provisioning care for than 15,000 orphans, the drilling of around 9,500 artesian wells and the establishment of 860 schools,

Birthday of the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam)

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The specifics regarding the birth of the final Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) sent to mankind have been the subject of debate between the scholars of history and Seerah for centuries. This brief treatise by Sheikh Ahmed bin 'Abdil Azeez A-Hamdaan will aim to present in a concise manner the various opinions regarding the year, month, day and time of his birth as well as the statements of scholars aimed at those who take his (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) day of birth as a day of celebration. It is brief without going into too much detail simply in

Poetic Justice: Ibn Taymiyyah’s Poem

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Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE We find that for every individual blessed and tested with the heavy responsibility of prophethood, there will be many from amongst his most vehement rejecters and likewise many will become his most ardent supporters. Many may once have been his fiercest opponents yet when the Light of Allah finally penetrated their constricted hearts, they experienced an equivocal freedom. This sense of freedom was what they dedicated their lives to propagating so that others too may taste the sweetness of faith based upon the truth which is far removed from speculation. Looking back

Tears of a Generation Long Gone

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Very few things can compare with thumbing through pages filled with accounts of the blessed early generations of Islām. Generations for whom a gathering, an incident, a scene or anything seen with the eyes, heard by the ears, or felt by the skin could be turned into a heart shaking reminder of one's status in this life and of the terrifying day to come. I came across this beautiful account in one of Ibn Abī Al-Dunya's works; an account which came from the deepest recesses of the soul of a self-reproaching monotheist. The days of the abundance of such people are