People are of 3 types – Advice of ‘Alee (radhiAllaahu ‘anhu)

The people are of three types: the learned scholar, the student of knowledge who is upon the path towards salvation and the uncivilized ignorant follower following every ideology, blowing in the direction of every wind.

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Why did you not learn? Why did you not ask?

Whoever died and he was ignorant of al-‘ilm ash-Shar’ee, (Knowledge of the Islamic system) particularly essential knowledge, then he will be asked about it on the Day of Resurrection: “Why did you not learn?” “Why did you not ask?”

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Islam is a Bridge

We surrender to the Qur’an and Sunnah, and let them lead us. We err on the side of caution and realise that the words of our Salaf (predecessors) are true: Islam is a bridge that cannot be crossed except by means of surrendering.

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Weak ahadeeth concerning the virtue of reading Surah al-Dukhaan

This is a collection of some of the weak hadeeths which are quoted regarding the virtue of reciting Surah al-Dukhaan.
These hadeeth are:
1. Whoever recites Ha-Meem (Surah) al-Dukhaan in the evening, seventy thousand angels will ask forgiveness for him until the morning.
2. Whoever recites Ha-Meem (Surah) al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday will be forgiven.
3. Whoever recites Surah al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday will be forgiven.
4. Whoever recites Ha-Meem al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday or on Friday, Allaah will build for him a house in Paradise.

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Do not get angry, and Paradise will be yours

In the words ‘Do not get angry’, the Prophet (صلي الله عليه وسلم) brought together the good of this world and of the Hereafter, because anger results in cutting off ties and withholding kindness, and it may lead to one doing harm to the person with whom one is angry, which diminishes one’s religious commitment.

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How can we hope that our Dua will be answered

However, there may be circumstances that keep this obstacle from preventing the responses to supplication. Committing prohibited acts also prevents response to supplication. Just as not performing that which is obligatory, (such as shunning pursuing good and forbidding evil, as was mentioned in the hadeeth) prevents an answer to supplication, performing acts of obedience is a cause for their answer.

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