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Aqeedah Tahawiyyah by Abu Jafar al Tahawi

“The religion of Islam is characterized by and distinguished from all other religions by its many ordiances, rules and systems of life. The concept that comes in the forefront of these ordiances and systems is the Islamic Creed (Aqeedah). This is from the viewpoint that belief is the fundamental principle for action and from it emanates the philosophy of life and the view of the creation and the Creator.” – A quote from the commentary, written by the publisher. Aqeedah is the most important matter for a Muslim as it helps them worship properly and believe in what they should believe, while shunning what they should shun. A corrupt Aqeedah results in misguidance and turning away from the straight path (As Sirat al Mustaqeem). We present one of the classical works on … Read entire article »

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Provisions of The Hereafter by ibn Qayyim

Provisions of The Hereafter by ibn Qayyim

Provisions of the Hereafter, how does the name sound? It is a book written by Imam ibn Qayyim Al Jawziyyah while he was travelling for Hajj. It is a classic book written by a great classical scholar, while on a classic journey from Damascus to Makkah. It deals with the biography of the Prophet and the learning from it. The book is originally called Zadul Ma’aad Fi Hadyi Khairil ‘Ibaad (Provisions of the Hereafter in … Read entire article »

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The Devil’s Deception by Imam Ibn Jawzi in English

The Devil’s Deception by Imam Ibn Jawzi in English

The biggest enemy of Mankind is Satan, because of who our father Adam and our mother Hawwa peace be on them were removed from the Paradise. It was he who made false promises and lured them, made them follow their desire and disobey Allah, thus oppressing their own selves. Indeed, disobedience of Allah is self oppression. Since the day Allah Expelled Satan from the Paradise, he and his offspring have been coming up with plots and … Read entire article »

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Legacy of The Prophet by Ibn Rajab al Hanbali

Legacy of The Prophet by Ibn Rajab al Hanbali

If anyone’s advice can be considered the best advice, it is the advice of the Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him. His advice to his companions, may Allah be Pleased with them are found in hadith. All of his advice is worth consideration, but some of it is extraordinary and deserves focus. The Prophet once advised his beloved companion, Abdullah bin Abbas, may Allah be Pleased with them both: Safeguard Allah and He will safeguard you. Safeguard … Read entire article »

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The Sealed Nectar, The Best Biography of the Prophet

The Sealed Nectar, The Best Biography of the Prophet

The most wonderful man that ever lived, the best of creation and the man of highest character is the role model of those who want to reach the Paradise, those who want to Please Allah and want to get closer to Him. It is the Prophet Muhammad Peace be upon him. To love him more than one’s own parents or kids and in fact more than one’s own self is a necessity for a believer. Learning … Read entire article »

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Book of The End – Great Trials and Tribulations by Ibn Kathir

Book of The End – Great Trials and Tribulations by Ibn Kathir

The universe, the sun and the moon, the earth, human beings, animals, everything will come to an end after their appointed time has come to an end. When the time ends, the jinn and human beings will be brought to account and will be rewarded based on their deeds. The Last Day is an event which will occur for sure, but most of the people are careless and busy with their own chores. The Prophet, peace … Read entire article »

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Explanation to the Beautiful and Perfect Names of Allah

Explanation to the Beautiful and Perfect Names of Allah

Allah Says in Surah Hashr, verses 23 and 24: He is Allah than Whom there is La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He) the King, the Holy, the One Free from all defects, the Giver of security, the Watcher over His creatures, the All-Mighty, the Compeller, the Supreme. Glory be to Allah! (High is He) above all that they associate as partners with Him. He is Allah, the Creator, the Inventor of all … Read entire article »

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Taqwiyatul Eemaan by Shah Ismail Dehlwi

Taqwiyatul Eemaan by Shah Ismail Dehlwi

The Indian sub-continent is a place where the darkness of misguidance, ignorance and shirk are found on a very high level compared to other parts of the world. The land has seen many scholars and leaders, who tried to clarify what was a part of Islam and what was not. One of those scholars was Shah Ismail Dehlwi, who was a warrior and a man of great wisdom. He belonged to a family of scholars and … Read entire article »

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The Criterion Between The Friends of Rahman and the Friends of Shaitaan

The Criterion Between The Friends of Rahman and the Friends of Shaitaan

Did we know that Allah Has friends and those who are not Allah’s Friends are the friends of Shaitaan? Indeed, Allah’s friends, known as Awliya’ Allah are the most fortunate people in this world and in the Hereafter, while the friends of Shaitaan, known as Awliya’ ash Shaitaan, are the most unfortunate people in this world and in the Hereafter. What differentiates between Awliya’ Allah and Awliya’ ash Shaitaan? Imam ibn Taymiyyah has written a book … Read entire article »

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Aqeedah Wasitiyyah and Aqeedah Hamawiyyah by Ibn Taymiyyah

Aqeedah Wasitiyyah and Aqeedah Hamawiyyah by Ibn Taymiyyah

Aqeedah (Creed), in English, is defined as a set of beliefs that summarize core tenets of a religion. In Islam, it is the most important factor, as it makes a Muslim what he/she is. One’s state of faith and one’s upright status depends largely on what creed one follows. To be rightly guided and in order to make sure one is on the straight path, it is important to correct one’s Aqeedah. Without it, many … Read entire article »

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