Articles by Mohammad Zahid

Mohammad Zahid

Born Najdi, Bred Hijazi, Brought Up Nawabi. Founder - Currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies as well as a Masters Degree in Information Technology at International Islamic University Malaysia. Studying Islamic Sciences under the guidance of Sheikh Ibrahim Nuhu. An ardent interest in Islamic History especially the Seerah of our Beloved Prophet. Aims to rekindle the spark to read amongst the Muslim Youth through various projects and activities. An ever expanding appetite for books - Bibliophile. Life is just a transit and we pass away as strangers, a legacy left behind is all that matters.


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Salah | Voluntary Prayers, Taraweeh and Witr

Voluntary Prayers, Taraweeh and Witr – صَلَاةُ اَلتَّطَوُّعِ وَالْوِتْرِ وَالتَّرَاوِيحِ آكَدُ صَلَاةِ تَطَوُّعٍ: كُسُوفٌ فَاسْتِسْقَاءٌ فتراويحُ فَوِتْرٌ: وَوَقْتُهُ مِنْ صَلَاةِ اَلْعِشَاءِ إِلَى اَلْفَجْرِ, وَأَقَلُّهُ رَكْعَةٌ, وَأَكْثَرُهُ إِحْدَى عَشْرَةَ: مَثْنًى مَثْنًى, وَيُوتِرُ بِوَاحِدَةٍ, وَأَدْنَى اَلْكَمَالِ ثَلَاثٌ The most recommended of voluntary prayers is the salah of Khusuf – Eclipse prayer as the Prophet did and commanded for it…


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Salah | Prostration of Forgetfulness

Prostration of Forgetfulness – سُجُودُ اَلسَّهْوِ وَيُشْرَعُ سُجُودُ اَلسَّهْو ِ لِزِيَادَةٍ وَنَقْصٍ وَشَكٍّ Sajdah is to prostrate and Sahw means to forgetfulness, mistake or error.  Sajdah Sahw is legislated (and this could be obligatory or recommended) for 3 things: for an addition to the salah, a suntraction to the salah or having a doubt in the…


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Salah | Description, Pillars and Obligations

Description of the Salah – بَاب صِفَةِ اَلصَّلَاةِ يُسَنُّ خُرُوجُهُ إِلَيْهَا: مُتَطَهِّرًا بِسَكِينَة ٍ وَوَقَارٍ مَعَ قَوْلِ مَا وَرَد “وَقِيَامُ إِمَامٍ, فَغَيْرُ مُقِيمٍ إِلَيْهَا عِنْدَ قَوْلِ مُقِيمٍ :”قَدْ قَامَتْ اَلصَّلَاةُ فَيَقُولُ :”اَللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ” وَهُوَ قَائِمٌ فِي فَرْضٍ رَافِعًا يَدَيْهِ إِلَى حَذْوِ مَنْكِبَيْه ِ ثُمَّ يَقْبِضُ بِيُمْنَاهُ كُوعَ يُسْرَاهُ وَيَجْعَلُهُمَا تَحْتَ سُرَّتِهِ, وَيَنْظُرُ مَسْجِدَهُ فِي كُلِّ صَلَاتِهِ It…


The Other Side of Ramadan

Today more than half of Ramadan has flown past us and we are more and not still wondering why we don’t feel that blessed vibe of Ramadan. We may wait for Ramadan to arrive and for the Shayateen to be chained so that we can start working on ourselves. What we need to remember, and…


Ode of Bayquniyyah

المنظومة البيقونية This book is written by Sheikh, Taha Ibn Muhammad Ibn Futuh Al-Bayquni. Some other scholars argue and said that his name is Umar Ibn Muhammad. Khairuddin az-Zirikhly in his book talks of the doubt if the name of the author is Taha or Umar. He was a muhaddith usuli. He was alive before…


Is not the Quran Enough?

“Is not the Quran enough for guidance?” An innocent question but plump with sinister fillings. Today we are seeing again a rise of those who reject the Hadiths of the Prophet and claim to only follow the Quran directly. Why? Because when you remove the Sunnah, you are basically removing the entirety of the Shariah….

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