Tag: IMAN

Ibn Rajab’s secret to Ramadan readiness

Ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbali’s Lata’if al Ma’arif is a detailed treatise on the merits, virtues and practices for the months of the Islamic calendar. His chapter on Ramaḍān is a masterful compilation of the narrations and āyāt related to preparing for, transforming through, and reflecting on Ramaḍān, alongside commentary that pulls it all

Deeds of Disbelief by Believers

Deliberation before Condemnation – Part 3 Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 The purpose of this series is one: To illustrate beyond doubt the very sophisticated nature of Takfīr, hoping that it will dissuade those who have been afflicted with such boldness to reconsider their behaviour and to busy themselves with those

Helping Hypocrites Against Muslims

Deliberation before Condemnation – Part 2 Part 1 | 2 | 3 |  4 The purpose of this series is one: To illustrate beyond doubt the very sophisticated nature of Takfīr, hoping that it will dissuade those who have been afflicted with such boldness to reconsider their behaviour and to busy themselves with

Takfir

Deliberation before Condemnation – Part 1 Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Allāh says, speaking about Prophet Nūḥ (ʿalayhi al-Salām) and what he said to his people: وَأنْصَحُ لَكُمْ “..and I give sincere advice to you” And He (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) said, speaking about Prophet Hūd (ʿalayhi al-Salām) and what he

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II – The EVEN GREATER Loss of the One who does not Pray

In the previous article, The Great Loss of the One who does not Pray, we discussed the worldly loss of a person who neglects their Ṣalāh. We explored the Ṣalāh in its relation to Īmān, as an unparalleled act of worship, as a treasure of this Dunya, as being equated to

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I – The Great Loss of the One who does not Pray

When the topic of Ṣalāh is addressed on the public platforms, the conventional method focuses on establishing its importance, the sins associated with a person who fails to perform it and the ruling of such a person. This method is without doubt essential and reflects one of the many Qur’anic approaches

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The single deed that saved them

“And We have not sent you, , except as a mercy for the ʿAlamīn (mankind, jinns and all that exists).” Alḥamdulillah, ours is an ummah blessed with the immeasurable and infinite Mercy of Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā). The ultimate Mercy we desire from Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) is salvation, and

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How we all know God is one

How we all know God is one “Islam’s creative gift to mankind is monotheism, and we surely dare not throw this gift away.” Arnold Toynbee Islam is a way of life that has a simple yet profound theme permeating all aspects of its worldview. This theme is Oneness. In line

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From Kufr to Īmān: Guidance and Honour of the Righteous

  Say, "To Allāh belongs the east and the west. He guides whom He wills to a straight path." 2:142 In Part 1, ‘From Īmān to Kufr: The Rise & Fall of the ‘Pious’’, I stated that there were not many examples of Muslims apostatising, be it historically or in

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From Īmān to Kufr: Rise & Fall of the ‘Pious’

Part 1 | From Īmān to Kufr: The Rise & Fall of the 'Pious'  “So after the truth, what else can there be, save error? How then are you turned away?” Whilst the numbers of those apostatising from Islām are far less than in any other religion, it is nonetheless