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The Prophet’s (Prayers and Peace of Allah Be upon him) Sermon on the Last Day of Sha’ban

It has been reported by Bayhaqi, Shu’b-al-Iman Bahaar-e-Shariat that Hazrat Salman al-Farisi (may Allah be pleased with him) once said that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (prayers and peace of Allah be upon Him) delivered the following sermon on the last day of Sha’ban: “O people, a mighty month has cast its protective shade to screen you. ...

Sighting the New Moon – The Crescent

It is a Sunnah (practice of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, prayers and peace of Allah  be upon Him) to sight  the new moon crescent for every lunar month. The crescent is usually sighted  a few minutes  after sunset in the Western horizon. Once sighted, the following prayer should be recited: Allah is Greater. O Allah may ...

Reciting the Qur’an

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‘Aisha {May Allah be pleased with her} reported that the Messenger of Allah {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him} said: “The one who is well versed in the recitation of the Qur’an will be with the honorable and obedient scribes and he who recites the Qur’an and finds it difficult to recite, doing his ...

Uwais al-Qarani (May Allah be pleased with him)

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Bismillah ir-Rahman ir-Raheem by Shaykh Muhammad Sa’id al-Jamal ar-Rifa’i from his book, The Children Around the Table of Allah In a Hadith Qudsi recorded by the Companion Abu Hurayra, may Allah be pleased with him, the Prophet Muhammad (s) said speaking from his Lord: “Allah, Exalted and Mighty is He, loves of His creation the God-fearing, the pure in ...

Kissing the Thumbs, etc. During The Adhan?

Darud Sharif from the minarets of mosques

Ma sha’ Allah, Rabbi zidni ‘ilman! In fiqh, the discussion of taqbil al-unbulatayn wa mash al-‘aynayn is usually found at the end of Bab Adhan. Certain gestures performed during the adhan, and specifically the amal of kissing the thumbs and wiping the eye, are something known to Shafi`is, and there can be no objection whatsoever by ...

The Twin Pillars of the Hanafi Madhhab: Qadi Abu Yusuf and Muhammad Shaibani

Qadi Abu Yusuf Qadi Abu Yusuf was a descendent of the Ansar and Sahaba Hadrat Sa`d b. Sibat. Born in Kufah in 113 or 117 H and passed away on the 5th of rabi’ al-Awwal 182 H. Muhammad b. al-Hasan al-Shaibani was born in 135 H and passed away in 189 H. He attended for about ...

Ongoing Destruction of Prophetic Sites

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In an effort to document and publicize the ongoing destruction of the Prophetic heritage, IECRC is creating this page for resources and information. Please publish to your media outlets as well. Articles: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/redevelopment-of-mecca-bulldozers-bear-down-on-site-of-mohameds-birth-9142458.html http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/oct/14/as-the-hajj-begins-the-destruction-of-meccas-heritage-continues Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqFgeYvuyp4&feature=youtu.be Organization: http://www.islamic-heritage.org/    

The Light of Sight (Tr. of Nur al-Uyun)

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Translation of Nur al-Uyun – A Concise Biography of the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wasallam) Author's Introduction: Thus said the meticulous research scholar, the imām, shaykh Fat’ĥuddīn Abu’l Fat’ĥ Muĥammad ibn Muĥammad ibn Muĥammad ibn Sayyidi’n Nās al-Yámurīy ar-Rabýiy – may Allāh táālā sanctify his secret: Praise be to Allāh táālā who opens the doors [of Grace] when He is ...

History of the Mawlid / Milad Shareef and its Importance in the Contemporary World

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 In the Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful Prayers and Salutations upon the Holy Prophet  Muhammad “Wa dhakkirhum bi ayyamiLlah” i.e. “And remind them [O Beloved sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam] of the Days of Allah” [The Holy Quran, Surah Ibrahim, 14:5] What are the “Days of Allah?” According to Hazrat Maulana Ismail Haqqi rahmatullah alayh in his ...

The Four Imams – fact sheet

IMAM ABU HANIFA (ra) Nu'man bin Thabit ibn Zauti,- well known in Islamic History as 'Imam Abu Hanifa' and 'Imam Azam' - was the son of a Persian merchant.He was born in Kufa, Iraq - in the Year 80 A.H.   His father - Thabit - was privileged to meet Hazrat Ali (ra) who had at the time, ...

Forty Ahadith on “Whosoever…”

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Excerpted from Al-Jami` al-Saghir min Hadith al-Bashir al-Nadhir Compiled by: Imam Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (`alayhi ‘r-Rahmah) Translated by: Muhammad Husayn al-Qadiri Whosoever harms a believer has harmed me, and whosoever harms me has harmed Allah. [Al-Tabarani in Al-Awsat] Whosoever fears Allah, Allah will make everything fear him, and whosoever does not fear Allah, He will make him fear ...

The History of Karbala

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A list of lectures, talk shows, and events on Karbala, Muharram, Imam Hussain (radi Allahu anhu) in English and Urdu on the History of Karbala by Dr. Prof. Muhammad Ahmed Qadri   YouTube responded to TubePress with an HTTP 410 - No longer available YouTube responded to TubePress with an HTTP 410 - No longer available Video by Syeda Shagufta Ahmed Qadri in English: YouTube responded to TubePress with an HTTP 410 - No longer available