Day30: An Angel’s lips

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An Angel’s lips From Ali –Radi Allaahu anhu– from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam: ‘We have been commanded with using the Miswak. Indeed when the slave of Allaah stands to pray an Angel comes to him and stands behind him listening to the recitation of the Qur’aan and...

Day29: Palace in Paradise

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Palace in Paradise From Mua’dh bin al-Juhni the Companion of the Messenger of Allaah –sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam, from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- who said: ‘Whoever reads <<قُل هُوَ ٱللَّهُ أَحَدٌ>> << Say, ‘He is Allaah, [who is] One>> [Soorah Ikhlas] until he finishes it ten times...

Bitesize Ramadhaan Articles Archive 1437/2016

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Bitesize Ramadhan Articles 1437/2016 A series of daily articles (reminders) previously presented to be used throughout the month of Ramadhaan 1437/2016, translated by our brother Abbas Abu Yahya. Contents include:  Day 01: Ramadan a Month of Guidance  Day 02: Glorifying Allaah & Seeking His Forgiveness  Day 03: Providing Water...

Day 26: These are the Salaf

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These are the Salaf Shaykh Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani said about the Ayaah: (وَمَنْ يُشَاقِقِ الرَّسُولَ مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا تَبَيَّنَ لَهُ الْهُدَىٰ وَيَتَّبِعْ غَيْرَ سَبِيلِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ نُوَلِّهِ مَا تَوَلَّىٰ وَنُصْلِهِ جَهَنَّمَ وَسَاءَتْ مَصِيرًا) 《 And whoever contradicts and opposes the Messenger after the right path has been shown clearly...

Day 25: The Greatest Ayaah in the Qur’aan

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The Greatest Ayaah in the Qur’aan From Ubayy bin Ka’ab who said the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ” يَا أَبَا الْمُنْذِرِ، أَتَدْرِي أَيُّ آيَةٍ مِنْ كِتَابِ اللَّهِ مَعَكَ أَعْظَمُ ؟ “ ‘O Abal Mundhir, do you know which Ayaah in the Book of Allaah is...

DAY 24: Soorah Ikhlaas & Kafiroon

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Soorah Ikhlaas & Kafiroon Ibn al-Qayyim -Rahimahullaah- said: ‘I heard Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah saying: ‘The Sunnah of Fajr follows the path of the first of the actions [of the day] and the Witr prayer is the seal. This is why the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- used to...

Day 23: Deeds according to the Book & the Sunnah

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Deeds According to the Book & the Sunnah By Shaykh Rabee bin Hadi al-Madkhali Shaykh Rabee al-Madkhali said: ‘Having sincerity for Allaah and following the Messenger -sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam- means that your deeds originate from following the Book and the Sunnah and are based upon them. ﴿فَمَن كَانَ يَرْجُو...

Day 22: Reflect upon the blessings of Allaah upon you

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The Blessings of Allaah By Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen -Rahimuhullaah ‘So reflect upon the blessings of Allaah upon you. These religious and worldly blessings are abundant, comprehensive, wide-ranging. With this you come to know the truthfulness of this Ayaah, Allaah Ta’ala said: {وَإِنْ تَعُدُّوا نِعْمَةَ اللَّهِ لاَ تُحْصُوهَا...

Day 20: The Sunnah

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The Sunnah From AbdurRahman bin Mahdi -Rahimahullaah- Malik bin Anas -RadhiAllaahu anhu – was asked about the Sunnah. He answered: ‘It is that which is not called anything other than the Sunnah. Then he recited: {وَأَنَّ هَذَا صِرَاطِي مُسْتَقِيمًا فَاتَّبِعُوهُ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُوا السُّبُلَ فَتَفَرَّقَ بِكُمْ عَنْ سَبِيلِهِ} “ 《And...

The Intent of Laylatal Qadr

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Beneficial Treasures A Benefit • The intent of Layltul Qadr is not praying a lot indeed the Messenger ﷺ did not increase on 11 Rakah in Ramadan or other than it. • The Intent of when the Messenger ﷺ would tighten his waist wrapper during the last ten nights...

Day 19: Guide us to the Straight path

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Guide us to the Straight path إهدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ By Shaykh Rabee bin Hadi Umayr al-Madkhali ‘After these great previous Ayaat [Fatihah] which all direct our hearts and tongues, then we say,  (( إهدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ )) 《 Guide us to the Straight Way 》 We request from Allaah...

Day 18: The Qur’aan commands with having Taqwaa

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The Qur’aan Commands with Having Taqwaa الْقُرْآنَ أْمُرُ بِالتَّقْوَى Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah said: ‘The Qur’aan, from the beginning to the end commands to have Taqwaa and encourages it, so-much-so that there is nothing mentioned more than Taqwaa. It is the advice and bequest of those who came...

Day 27: The Qur’aan descended from up High

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The Qur’aan descended from up High Ibn al-Qayyim -rahimahullaah- said: There is a clear distinction that Allaah sent down the Qur’aan from Himself. As in His saying: 《 تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ》 《The revelation of the Book (this Qur’aan) is from Allaah, the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.》[Surat Al-Jathiya...

Day 17: The Qur’aan & the season of spring

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The Qur’aan & the season of spring القُرآن و فصل الربيع The Messenger -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said in a Dua: أن تجعل القرآن ربيع قلبي ونور صدري ‘Make the Qur’aan like the season of spring in my heart and light of my chest.’ Ibn al-Qayyim -Rahimahullaah- said: The...

Day 16: The Khawarij and the Qur’aan

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The Khawarij and the Qur’aan الخوارج والقرآن From Uqba bin Aamir from the Prophet ﷺ :  سيخرُجُ أقوامٌ من أُمَّتِي يَشربُونَ القرآنَ كشُربِهِمْ اللَّبَنَ ‘There will appear groups from my Ummah who will drink the Qur’aan like the drinking of milk.’ [Collected by Tabraani and Albaani graded it as...

Day 15: Fear Allaah as He should be feared

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Fear Allaah as He should be feared اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِه Allaah Ta’ala said: {اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ} 《 Fear Allaah as He should be feared. 》 [ala-Imran: 102] Abdullaah bin al-Mubarak (d.181 A.H.) said: Murrah bin Sharhabeel said that Abdullaah bin Mas’ood -RadhiAllaahu anhu- said regarding the Ayaah:...

Day 14: Reciting the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr

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Reciting the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr قراءة القرآن أفضلُ الذِّكر Sufyaan ath-Thawri -Rahimahullaah- said : سمعنا أنّ قراءة القرآن أفضلُ الذِّكر إذا عمل به ‘We heard that reading the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr if it is acted upon.’ [Fiqh al-Addeeya wal Adhkaar 1/50] Imam an-Nawawi -Rahimahullaah- said:...

Bitesize Ramadhaan Articles Archive 1434/2013

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Bitesize Ramadhan Articles 1434/2013 A series of daily articles (reminders) previously presented to be used throughout the month of Ramadhaan 1434/2013, translated by our brother Abbas Abu Yahya. Contents include: Day 01: Ease and Delight of the Heart is due to the remembrance of Allaah Day 02: Righteous Actions are from the...

Day 13: The Heart to be Upright

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The Heart to be Upright استقامة القلب Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen -Rahimahullaah- said: ” ومن أكبر الأسباب لاستقامة القلب وسلامته ، كثرة قراءة القرآن “. ‘From the greatest means for the heart to be upright and to have security is by reading the Qur’aan a lot.’ [Noor ala Darb...

Day 12: Proof for the Leadership of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq

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Proof for the Leadership of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq رضي الله عنه دليل على إمامة أبي بكر الصديق Allaah’s statement: (صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ) 《 The Way of those on whom You have bestowed Your blessings 》 It is not clarified here, who are those who have been blessed, but...

Day 11: Should I memorise the whole Qur’aan then turn to Tafseer or memorise along with the Tafseer?

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Should I memorise the whole Qur’aan then turn to Tafseer or memorise along with the Tafseer? التفسير أم أحفظه مع التفسير؟ هل أحفظ القرآن كله ثم أرجع إلى I need your advice regarding memorising the Qur’aan, do you advise me with memorising the whole Qur’aan then going back to...

Day 10: From the fruits of Tawheed Is Tranquility of the heart & strength of Certainty

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From the fruits of Tawheed Is Tranquility of the heart & strength of Certainty من ثمرات التوحيد: طمأنينة القلب وقوة اليقين Shaykh ul Islam Ibn Taymeeya – Rahimahullaah – said: ‘Every time Tawheed is strengthened in the heart of the slave of Allaah his Eemaan is also strengthened and...

Day 09: The Qur’aan is a Cure

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The Qur’aan is a Cure القرآن شفاء Allaah Jala Jallalahu said: ( ولو جعلناه قرآنا أعجميا لقالوا لولا فصلت آياته أأعجمي وعربي قل هو للذين آمنوا هدى وشفاء) [ فصلت:44] 《And if We had sent this as a Qur’aan in a foreign language other than Arabic, they would have...

Day 07: The Qur’aan is Mercy

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The Qur’aan is Mercy القرآن رحمة Allaah Ta’ala said: ( وإنه لهدى ورحمة للمؤمنين ) 《 And truly, it (this Qur’aan) is a guide and a mercy for the believers. 》 [an-Naml: 77] Ash-Shawkani -Rahimahullaah- said: “إن القران لهدى ورحمة لمن آمن بالله وتابع رسوله، وخص المؤمنين لأنهم المنتفعون...

Bitesize Ramadhaan Articles Archive 1432/2011

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Bitesize Ramadhan Articles 1432/2011 A series of daily articles (reminders) previously presented to be used throughout the month of Ramadhaan 1432/2011, translated by our brother Abbas Abu Yahya. Contents include: Day 01: The Beginning of the Obligation of Siyaam (Fasting) Day 02: Taking Injections and being operated on during fasting in Ramadhaan...

Day 06: What the heart acquires from the Qur’aan

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What the heart acquires from the Qur’aan ماذا يحصل القلب من القرآن The Allaama Ibn Uthaymeen -Rahimahullaah- said : ‘Every time a person’s Eeman strengthens with the Qur’aan, then Allaah gives Yaqeen (certainty) due to the evidences of the Qur’aan which cannot be found in any other book. This...

Daily Sunnan of Ramadan

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Daily Sunnan of Ramadan Compiled & Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Contents 1 – Introduction from Shaykh Uthaymeen 2 – Excellence of Fasting in Ramadan 3 – Intention 4 – The Encouragement to Eat at the Time of Sahoor 5 – A Blessed Meal 6 – Inviting People to Eat at the Sahoor 7 – The...

Day 04: Understanding the meaning of the Qur’aan

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Understanding the meaning of the Qur’aan فهم معاني القرآن Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimahullaah- said: “المطلوب فهم معاني القرآن والعمل به، فإن لم تكن هذه همة حافظه لم يكن من أهل العلم والدين” ‘What is required is understanding the meanings of the Qur’aan and acting upon it, if the...

Day 02: Loving the Qur’aan

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Day 02: Loving the Qur’aan The great Companion Ibn Mas’ood -RadhiAllaahu anhu said:   ‏”من أحب أن يعلم أنه يحب الله ورسوله،  فلينظر فإن كان يحب القرآن فهو يحب الله   ورسوله ﷺ“. ‘Whoever loves to know that he truly loves Allaah and His Messenger, then he should see that...

The Month of Ramadan has Arrived

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The Month of Ramadan has Arrived? قد جاءكم شهر رمضان Taken from: https://followingthesunnah.wordpress.com Translated by: Abbas Abu Yahya From Abu Hurairah -RadhiAllaahu anhu- who said: The Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- used to give good news to his Companions with the arrival of Ramadan, he would say:...

Day 28: Aid Comes With Seeking Forgiveness

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Day 27: Patience with Prayer

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Day 25: The Wind

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Day 25 – Bite Size Ramadan – 1437 A.H. – Miraath Publications English Audio: Day 25 – Bite Size Ramadan 1437 – The Wind English PDF Download: Day 25 – The Wind The Wind الريح Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya A sign from the signs of Allaah  Allaah ﷻ...

Means for Tranquility of the Heart

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An Emotional Reminder regarding ‘Means for tranquility of the heart’ by Shaykh Usama Ibn Saud al-Amri[1] From that which gives delight to the heart is leaving off disobedience and sins, fleeing to Allah – the Knower of the Unseen -, repenting and turning to Allah سبحانه وتعالى Allah وتعالى سبحانه says:...

Giving importance to the Last Ten Days of Ramadhan

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Giving importance to the Last Ten Days of Ramadhan by Shaykh Fu’ad bin Saud al-Amri[1] Dated: Sunday 21st Day of Ramadhan 1437 Location: Online via Miraath English Radio Listen or Download *Note: a) We apologise for this poor recording b) Audio includes Questions and answers [1] Shaykh Fu’ad bin Saud al-Amri...

Day 23: Rain

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Day 23 – Bite Size Ramadan – 1437 A.H. – Miraath Publications Audio: Day 23 – Bite Size Ramadan 1437 – Rain PDF Download: Day 23 – Rain Rain Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – The Supplication said when it Rains From Ayesha -radiAllaah anha- that the Messenger of...