Day 29: The Keys to Paradise

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Day Twenty – Nine: The Keys to Paradise By Shaykh ul –Islaam Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah as-Salafi -Rahimullaah- Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Abee Bakr Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751) -Rahimullaah- said: Bukhari mentions in his ‘Saheeh’ from Wahab bin Munnabih that it was said to him: ‘Is not...

Day 28: Part Two – A Summary of Some Benefits from Soorah Fatiha

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Day Twenty Eight: Part Two – A Summary of Some Benefits from Soorah Fatiha By AbdurRazaaq bin AbdulMuhsin al-Badr Translated by Umm Yahya AbdurRazaaq bin AbdulMuhsin al-Badr mentioned: ‘ٱهۡدِنَا ٱلصِّرَٰطَ ٱلۡمُسۡتَقِيمَ’ Guide us to the Right path This correct path is the Sunnah which was given to us by...

Day 27: Part One – A Summary of Some Benefits from Soorah Fatiha

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Day Twenty Seven: Part One – A Summary of Some Benefits from Soorah Fatiha By AbdurRazaaq bin AbdulMuhsin al-Badr Translated by Umm Yahya AbdurRazaaq bin AbdulMuhsin al-Badr mentioned: ‘Benefits of Surah Fatiha’ Whilst reciting this Soorah Fatiha in their prayer Muslims must be aware of the weight and value...

Day 26: The Statement of Tawheed ‘La ilaha ‘illa Allaah’

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Day Twenty Six: The Statement of Tawheed ‘La ilaha ‘illa Allaah’ By Shaykh ul –Islaam Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah as-Salafi -Rahimullaah- Translated by Umm Yahya Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Abee Bakr Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘It is the statement due to which the heavens and the earth were created...

Day 25: Increase of Provision through Forgiveness

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Day Twenty Five: Increase of Provision through Forgiveness Compiled & Translated by Umm Yahya A) Hasan al Basri -Rahimullaah- mentioned: ‘That a man complained to him concerning drought so it was said seek forgiveness from Allaah, another complained about another matter so it was said seek forgiveness from Allaah,...

Day 24: The Impermissibility of Fasting While Travelling if it Harms the Fasting Person

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Day Twenty-Four: The Impermissibility of Fasting While Travelling if it Harms the Fasting Person By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh al-Albaani said: ‘From Jabir bin Abdullaah -Radi Allaahu anhu- who said: ‘The Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- passed by a...

Day 23: Remaining Steadfast Upon the Sunnah

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Twenty-Three: Remaining Steadfast Upon the Sunnah By Shaykh Rabee’ bin Hadi al-Madkhali Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Rabee’ bin Hadi al-Madkhali said: ‘Allaah says: وَٱعۡتَصِمُواْ بِحَبۡلِ ٱللَّهِ جَمِيعٗا وَلَا تَفَرَّقُواْۚ وَٱذۡكُرُواْ نِعۡمَتَ ٱللَّهِ عَلَيۡكُمۡ إِذۡ كُنتُمۡ أَعۡدَآءٗ فَأَلَّفَ بَيۡنَ قُلُوبِكُمۡ فَأَصۡبَحۡتُم بِنِعۡمَتِهِۦٓ إِخۡوَٰنٗا وَكُنتُمۡ عَلَىٰ شَفَا حُفۡرَةٖ مِّنَ...

Day 22: Ignorance is not Acting upon Knowledge

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Day Twenty-Two: Ignorance is not Acting upon Knowledge By Shaykh ‘Allama AbdurRahman bin Nasr as-Sa’adi Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh ‘Allama AbdurRahman bin Nasr as-Sa’adi mentioned from the benefits of the story of Yusuf –alayhi as-Salaam: ‘That ignorance – just as it applies to not having knowledge –...

Day 20: Some Ahadeeth Regarding Particular Ayaat of the Qur’aan

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Day Twenty: Some Ahadeeth Regarding Particular Ayaat of the Qur’aan Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – From Abu Darda -Radi Allaahu anhu- from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- who said: ‘Whoever memorizes the first ten Ayaat from Soorat-ul-Khaaf then he is protected from the Fitna (trials) of...

Day 19: Is it permissible for a pregnant woman who fears miscarriage to pray sitting?

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Day Nineteen: Is it permissible for a pregnant woman who fears miscarriage to pray sitting? By Shaykh Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Umm Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- was asked: Questioner: Is it permissible for a pregnant woman who fears miscarriage to pray sitting? Shaykh Al-Albaani...

Day 17: Description of Passing the Hands over the Head whilst Performing Wudu

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Day Seventeen: Description of Passing the Hands over the Head whilst Performing Wudu By Shaykh Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Umm Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- was asked: Questioner: I hear that some of the people of knowledge say that a woman who has long hair...

Day 16: Some Manners Regarding Eating & Drinking

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Day Sixteen: Some Manners Regarding Eating & Drinking Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1- From Ibn Abbas -Radi Allaahu anhu: ‘The Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- prohibited blowing on food and drink.’ [Authenticated by Al-Albaani in Irwaa al-Ghaleel No. 1977] 2 – From Abu Qatada -Radi Allaahu anhu: ‘That...

Day 14: Only Allaah Can Remove Harm

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Day Fourteen: Only Allaah Can Remove Harm وَإِن يَمۡسَسۡكَ ٱللَّهُ بِضُرّٖ فَلَا كَاشِفَ لَهُۥٓ إِلَّا هُوَۖ وَإِن يُرِدۡكَ بِخَيۡرٖ فَلَا رَآدَّ لِفَضۡلِهِۦۚ يُصِيبُ بِهِۦ مَن يَشَآءُ مِنۡ عِبَادِهِۦۚ وَهُوَ ٱلۡغَفُورُ ٱلرَّحِيمُ ١٠٧ <<And if Allah should touch you with adversity, there is none who can remove it except Allah;...

Day 13: One Cannot Come Close to Allaah by Lying Against The Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam-

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Day Thirteen: One Cannot Come Close to Allaah by Lying Against The Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Uthmaan ad-Dhahabi (d.748 A.H.) -Rahimullaah- narrates in ‘Siyaar ‘Alaam an-Nubala’: ‘Ali bin al-Madeeni said: ‘One day I came to Ahmad bin ‘Attah...

Day 12: The Preference between that of Itikaf in the Masjid al-Haraam & Staying at home for the Woman

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Day Twelve: The Preference between that of Itikaf in the Masjid al-Haraam & Staying at home for the Woman By Shaykh Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Question: What is better; Itikaf for a woman in the Masjid al-Haraam in the last ten days in the...

Day 08: Not Raising the Hands to Supplicate After the Obligatory Prayer

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Day Eight: Not Raising the Hands to Supplicate After the Obligatory Prayer Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya ‘The people of knowledge explained that it is not legislated to raise the hands in Dua’ after completing the obligatory prayer, and that it opposes the guidance of the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi...

Day 07: Some Ahadeeth Regarding Fasting

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Day Seven: Some Ahadeeth Regarding Fasting Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya a) From Abi Umamah -Radi Allaahu anhu- from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- who said: ‘Allaah frees slaves at the time of every Iftaar*.’ [Collected by Ahmad, Tabraani, al-Bayhaqi and Al-Albaani declared it Hasan Saheeh in ‘Saheeh...

Day 06: Placing the Hand on the Bride’s Head then Supplicating for Her

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Day Six: Placing the Hand on the Bride’s Head then Supplicating for Her Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘It is required for the groom to place his hand on the forehead of his bride before consummating the marriage or even before that,...

Day 05: The Ruling Concerning the One with Food in his Mouth when the Time of Fajr Comes in

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Day Five: The Ruling Concerning the One with Food in his Mouth when the Time of Fajr Comes in Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- said: The Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ‘If one of you hears the call to prayer and the...

Day 04: If you differ in anything amongst yourselves

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Day Four: <<فَإِن تَنَٰزَعۡتُمۡ فِي شَيۡءٖ >> ‘If you differ in anything amongst yourselves.’ Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya ‘An initial principle of ‘Aqeedah is: Judging by the Book and the authentic Sunnah in every issue of ‘Aqeedah, and adhering to the Book and the Sunnah. This occurs by...

Day 03: Repelling the consequences of sinning

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Day Three: Repelling the consequences of sinning Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh ul-Islaam Ahmad bin AbdulHaleem Ibn Taymeeyah (d.728 A.H.) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘It has been established in the ‘Saheeh’ of al-Bukhari from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- that he said: ‘Indeed one’s actions are judged by his...

Day 02: Taking Injections during Ramadhaan and the Fasting Person having his Tooth Treated

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Day Two: Taking Injections during Ramadan and the Fasting Person having his Tooth Treated Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- was asked: Questioner: A person asked a question: ‘If a fasting person is given an injection in the mouth due to treatment on his...

Day 01: The Beginning of the Obligation of Siyaam (Fasting)

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Day One: The Beginning of the Obligation of Siyaam (Fasting) Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Abee Bakr Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751 A.H.) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘The guidance of the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- concerning fasting is the most complete of guidance, and fasting is...