Sleeping and Over Sleeping

Just as sleeping too much leads to these problems, resisting and avoiding sleep will lead to other problems such as bad moods, muddled thinking, and exhaustion that prevents one from understanding and working properly, and it can lead to many fatal illnesses, whereby a person will not be able to think properly and will feel physically weak.

Creation is based on balance and whoever adheres to moderation has achieved all goodness.

Read More

Magicians of Pharoah and Refutation of the Mutazilah Who Deny Magic

As for what the deniers (i.e. the Mu’tazilah) say in that they (the magicians) did that with the ropes and sticks what necessitated their movement and motion, such as using mercury and other (such things) until they expanded (and appeared to move), then this is falsehood from many different angles.

For if it had been like that, this would not have then been imagination (of movement) (khiyaal), rather it would have been an actual true and real movement, and hence, this would not then have been bewitching the eyes of the people, and that is not called magic (sihr), rather merely an art (skill) from the shared arts.

Read More

Some Traits of Knowledge Seekers

The knowledge seeker is distinguished by some traits, which include:

• His pursuit of goodness wherever it may exist;

• He loves goodness, strives for it and invites others to it.

• He is the one known for his wisdom in times of hardship, and for his forbearance and discernment, his understanding and judgment of matters in the light of the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of His Messenger

Read More

an-Naseehah Newsletter

The newsletter “an-Naseehah” is one of the projects of bi’idhnillaahi ta’ala.

It is an attempt to reach out to the people of all age groups with Islam, free from all innovations and deviations. An attempt to clarify, ‘the Right Manhaj (way)’ based upon the way of the Salafus-Saalih (pious predecessors) towards major aspects of our religion: ‘Aqeedah, Ibadah, Da’wah and other fields of Islamic learning, by connecting the Muslims with the scholars of Islam, both past and present through their works.

Read More

Make this a habit, O Student of Knowledge

Whenever one writes the Name of Allah, the Exalted, he should follow it up with a description of exaltation, such as “Ta’ala” (the Exalted)
Whenever he writes the name of the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم), he should write after it “as-Salatu was-Salamu ‘alayh” (prayers and peace be upon him)

If one comes across mention of a Companion – let alone the major ones – he should write “Radhi Allaahu ‘anhu” (may Allah be Pleased with him)

Read More