Four reasons why people commit polytheism (Shirk) -Ibn al-Qayyim

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Four reasons why people commit polytheism (Shirk)  Allah said in Surah Saba: 22-23, قُلِ ٱدۡعُواْ ٱلَّذِينَ زَعَمۡتُم مِّن دُونِ ٱللَّهِۖ لَا يَمۡلِڪُونَ مِثۡقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ۬ فِى ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَلَا فِى ٱلۡأَرۡضِ وَمَا لَهُمۡ فِيهِمَا مِن شِرۡكٍ۬ وَمَا لَهُ ۥ مِنۡہُم مِّن ظَهِيرٍ۬ “Say, [O Muhammad]. ‘Invoke those…

Interpretations of “Perfection of Religion” and “Completion of Favors” in Surah Maa’idah -Ibn Jawzi

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Interpretations of “Perfection of Religion” and “Completion of Favors” in Surah Maa’idah Collected and translated by Trying To Follow The Salaf Allah said, ٱلۡيَوۡمَ أَكۡمَلۡتُ لَكُمۡ دِينَكُمۡ وَأَتۡمَمۡتُ عَلَيۡكُمۡ نِعۡمَتِى وَرَضِيتُ لَكُمُ ٱلۡإِسۡلَـٰمَ دِينً۬ا‌ۚ “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed…

What is the difference between “Rooh” and “Nafs”; which of the two will be punished? Shaykh ibn Baaz

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful What is the difference between “Rooh” and “Nafs”; which of the two will be punished?  Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Aziz bin Abdillah bin Baaz may Allah have mercy on him Question: What is the difference between “rooh” (soul/spirit) and “nafs” (soul)? And which one of them receives punishment…

#SeerahSummaries [The Conquest of Khaibar]

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful #SeerahSummaries [The Conquest of Khaibar] Compiled by Trying To Follow The Salaf In these short summaries we will highlight important information regarding the Seerah. We hope to provide the reader with trustworthy important accounts of the life of our Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. We…

Inform those whom you love for the sake of Allah -Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Inform those whom you love for the sake of Allah By Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali may Allah have mercy on him Al-Miqdam ibn Ma’di Karib reported that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, إِذَا أَحَبَّ أَحَدُكُمْ أَخَاهُ فَلْيُعْلِمْهُ أَنَّهُ أَحَبَّهُ “When one…

Sleeping after Fajr and Asr is disliked -Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Sleeping after Fajr and Asr is disliked By Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali may Allah have mercy on him Khawwat ibn Jubayr [May Allah be pleased with him] said, نَوْمُ أَوَّلِ النَّهَارِ خُرْقٌ، وَأَوْسَطُهُ خُلْقٌ، وَآخِرُهُ حُمْقٌ “Sleeping in the first part of the day is…

What does “Amma Ba’d” mean and how is it used? -Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful What does “Amma Ba’d” mean and how is it used? By Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali may Allah have mercy on him Zayd ibn Aslam [may Allah be pleased with him] said, أَرْسَلَنِي أَبِي إِلَى ابْنِ عُمَرَ، فَرَأَيْتُهُ يَكْتُبُ‏:‏ بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ، أَمَّا بَعْدُ‏ “My…

Can a person take the Kunya “Abul Qaasim”? -Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Can a person take the Kunya “Abul Qaasim”?  By Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhali may Allah have mercy on him Abu Hurayrah [may Allah be pleased with him] reported that the Prophet [peace and blessings be upon him] said, تَسَمُّوا بِاسْمِي، وَلاَ تُكَنُّوا بِكُنْيَتِي، فَإِنِّي أَنَا أَبُو…