Who is an Aalim?

Source: Ask Imam Allah Ta’āla mentions in the Holy Qur’aan, إِنَّمَا يَخْشَى اللَّهَ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ الْعُلَمَاءُ [فاطر: 28] Only those amongst His servants who possess knowledge fear Allah.  Who is an Aalim? In Explaining this verse, Hazrat Hassan Basri Rahimahullah mentioned: الْعَالِمُ مَن… Continue Reading

Salāt al-Awwābīn (after Maghrib)

The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم has mentioned great rewards for one who prays six rak’ahs after Maghrib.  The rewards for these rak’ahs, called Salāt al-Awwābīn (the prayer of one who repents to Allāh Ta’ālā with abundance), include: 1.       Reward equivalent to the ‘ibādah of twelve years[1] 2.       Forgiveness of sins, even if it is as… Continue Reading

Etiquette of Relieving Oneself (Going to the loo)

Our beloved prophet Muhammed (May peace and salutations be upon him ) has advised,  َقالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ: ” الطُّهُورُ شَطْرُ الْإِيمَانِ” Translation:                                                              “Cleanliness is half of faith” [Musnad Ahmad-22909] In teaching us how to relieve ourselves,… Continue Reading