Tag: AQEEDAH

How to Understand the Dunya

How do you live in a life that has been so harshly denounced by its Maker? It’s not as it may first seem…

Creed of Catastrophe: What to Believe in Good & Bad Times

A treatise by Sh Haitham al-Haddad on what Muslims are obligated to believe regarding comfort and calamity—including pandemics.

The Liberation of al-Quds (Jerusalem) Requires Unity

"We should take the events taking place in al-Quds to be a milestone, a time in which we assess ourselves and change ourselves as individuals in order to move forward as a collective..."

The Importance of Ikhlās

During our life we go through different phases; we go to school, then we go to university, then we graduate and get jobs in which we get decently paid. What necessitates the accomplishment of them all is hard work and sincere dedication which pays off in the long run. However,

Stephen Fry’s “challenge to God” – when arrogance blinds minds

Since Stephen Fry made headlines for his infamous "challenge" against "God", Dr Izzadeen Chowdhury highlights the results of the dangerous combination of ignorance and arrogance...

Journey Through The Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 2 Verses 1-3 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّـهِ الَّذِي أَنزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَل لَّهُ عِوَجًا ۜ ﴿١﴾ قَيِّمًا لِّيُنذِرَ بَأْسًا شَدِيدًا مِّن لَّدُنْهُ وَيُبَشِّرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّالِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًا حَسَنًا ﴿٢﴾ مَّاكِثِينَ فِيهِ أَبَدًا

Protect Allah, Allah Will Protect You

Ibn Rajab on the Protection of Allāh In His Book, Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) has informed us that He is the Protector of the believers and that He protects the righteous; subsumed by this is the fact that He safeguards what is good for them both in this life and

What does Allah’s mercy offer me?

The Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said, لما خلق اللهُ آدمَ ونفخ فيه الروحَ ؛ عطس، فقال : الحمدُ للهِ، فحمد اللهَ بإذنهِ، فقال له ربُّه : يرحمُك اللهُ يا آدمُ ! “When Allāh created Ādam and blew within him the soul, Ādam sneezed. He said, “Alhamdulillah” so His Lord said, “O Ādam, Allah has mercy upon you.” These were the first words which the ears of man

The Western suffering from the denied revelation

I often sit in Islamic lectures and realise the concepts are familiar but the language is not. I do not mean Arabic instead of English rather the starting point for understanding concepts is different. Recently in a seminar on Aqīdah a fundamental question was asked: “What benefits are there to