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Faith Essentials | Risalah Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani | Part 3

(باب) ما تنطق به الألسنة وتعتقده الأفئدة من واجب أمور الديانات That which is pronounced by the Tongues and firmly Believed in the Hearts, concerning the obligatory matters of the Deen من ذلك الإيمان بالقلب والنطق باللسان أن الله إله واحد لا إله غيره، ولا شبيه له، ولا نظير له، ولا ولد له، ولا والد…


Beautiful Names of Allah | Ar-Ra’uf

This name comes from the root word رأف which means pity (a higher degree of mercy); it is mercy that does not come with any sort of difficulty attached with it. Mercy (رحمة) by itself does not negate the possibility of difficulties or hardship existing with it. For example, Allah sends punishments or trials as…


Beautiful Names of Allah | Ar-Raheem

The name ar-Raheem is one of the most commonly mentioned names in the Qur’an, occurring about 114 times. Whenever ar-Rahman is with another attribute in the Qur’an, it is with ar-Raheem alone. Ar-Raheem occurs most often with the name al-Ghafoor (الغفور الرحيم) and with the name al-Azeez (العزيز الرحيم). The second combination of names pairs…


Crowdfunding from the Prophetic Seerah

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. [The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet, 2018] Crowdfunding represents a great tool of financial inclusion as well as an important support for families and small enterprises. From starting at the…


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Zakat| Zakat al-Fitr and Sadaqah

  زَكَاةُ اَلْفِطْرِ وَتَجِبُ اَلْفِطْرَةُ عَلَى كُلِّ مُسْلِمٍ إِذَا كَانَتْ فَاضِلَةً عَنْ نَفَقَةٍ وَاجِبَةٍ يَوْمَ اَلْعِيدِ وَلَيْلَتَهُ وَحَوَائِجَ أَصْلِيَّةٍ, فَيُخْرِجُ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ وَمُسْلِمٍ يَمُونُهُ, وَتُسَنُّ عَنْ جَنِينٍ Zakat al-Fitr is obligatory for every Muslim when the amount of this zakat is in excess of his necessary expenses for the day and night of Eid and…


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Funerals| Carrying and Burying

 Carrying and Burying the Deceased وَسُنَّ تَرْبِيعٌ فِي حَمْلِهَا, وَإِسْرَاعٌ وَكَوْنُ مَاشٍ أَمَامَهَا, وَرَاكِبٍ لِحَاجَةٍ خَلْفَهَا, وَقُرْبٌ مِنْهَا, وَكَوْنُ قَبْرٍ لَحْدًا, وَقَوْلُ مُدْخِلٍ : , بِسْمِ اَللَّهِ, وَعَلَى مِلَّةِ رَسُولِ اَللَّهِ –  وَلَحْدُهُ عَلَى شِقِّهِ اَلْأَيْمَنِ, وَيَجِبُ اِسْتِقْبَالُهُ اَلْقِبْلَةَ, وَكُرِهَ -بِلَا حَاجَةٍ- جُلُوسُ تَابِعِهَا قَبْلَ وَضْعِهَا, وَتَجْصِيصُ قَبْرٍ, وَبِنَاءٌ وَكِتَابَةٌ, وَمَشْيٌ, وَجُلُوسٌ عَلَيْهِ, وَإِدْخَالُهُ شَيْئًا…


Beautiful Names of Allah | Allah

I begin with the most obvious name, the name which is constantly on our tongues, in our hearts, our prayers- ‘Allah’. It is that name with which the Quran begins (بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم) and it is that which comes in the ending of the Quran (إله الناس). It is that name that you usually…

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