Grand Ramadhan Offers!

All over the world we have grand sales of different products and services with incredible offers and packages. Sometimes these offers are genuine while at other times they are just publicity stunts to attract customers. Also, some of these offers are limited to the periods the stocks last.

Whatever the case may be, special offers make most people very excited. If a person finds the reduction on one single item somewhat significant then he is ready to queue up for hours, or even camp overnight outside the store, to grab the offer.

However, whatever you gain or achieve in these offers and package deals are momentary or are limited to this world only.

Now let us turn our attention to a very ‘Grand Sale’ that Allah with His Great Mercy and Compassion has granted to us. The period of these Superb Offers is of course the sacred month of Ramadhan!

Whatever the savings are in the worldly offers, whether a few hundred dollars or even a few million dollars, they are not worth even ‘the dust’ compared to the gains of the special offers that Allah Ta’ala has kept in the month of Ramadhan.

Yes, this Blessed month comes with offers that are from the infinite Treasures of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. They are not only Genuinebut are also Everlasting, in this world as well as in the Aakhirat (Hereafter)!

Take the example of the incredible benefit of performing either a non-obligatory deed or an obligatory one. During the Holy month of Ramadhan, while anyone who performs a Nafl (non-obligatory virtuous deed) merely for the pleasure of Allah then Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala, with His infinite Mercy, would grant him a reward equal to a Farḍh (obligatory act) in any other time of the year, and anyone who performs a Farḍh act during this month shall receive the reward of seventy Faraiḍh performed in any other time of the year.

Laylatul Qadr 

Then there is that special night of the nights, the Laylatul Qadr that makes its once-in-a-year appearance in any night during the last ten nights of Ramadhan (there is a strong scholarly opinion that it is on one of the odd nights, i.e. the nights of 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th or 29th). Laylatul Qadr is the Crowning Glory of the holy month of Ramadhan. Besides being associated with the revelation of the Qur’an Majeed to Allah’s Beloved Nabi Muhammad Sallallahu ‘alayhi Wasallam, this night has been described as The Night of Powerthe Night of Spiritual Bliss. This night is better than a thousand months. Thousand months are equivalent to 83 years and 4 months. Fortunate are the ones who spend this night in ibaadah.

‘Package Deal’ of Mercy and Forgiveness 

This Sacred month also has a very special ‘Package Deal’comprising Mercy and Forgiveness of Allah Ta’ala plus freedom from the Hell-fire.

The Blessed month of Ramadhan has been divided into three parts. Each part consists of ten (‘ashara) days. The first ten days bring the Mercy of Almighty Allah; the second ten days bring the Forgiveness of Allah ‘Azza wa Jal; while the last ten days bringemancipation from the Hell fire. 

Thus, there is absolutely no doubt that Ramadhan is a blessed month which overflows with Grace and Mercy of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. It also provides the opportunity for all the believers to be saved from the Fire of Hell.

Taraweeh Salah

Then we have the Taraweeh Salah. We can say that Taraweeh Salah are the Remarkable Speciality of these ‘Grand Offers’. During these Salah we get the opportunity to listen to and reflect on the recitation of Allah’s Kalaam, the Qur’an Majeed.

Sadaqah and Zakat

The offers of this month are well-loved and enjoyed by all Muslims, whether rich or poor. The rich get the opportunity to pay Sadaqahand Zakat and obtain extra benefits during this month, while the poor get the once-in-a-year opportunity to enjoy these financial aids.

Extra Benefits

Then there are some extra benefits granted by our Creator during the month of Ramadhan. These benefits are:

  1. The gates of Jannah are opened!
  2. The gates of Jahannam are closed!
  3. All the rebellious Shayateen(devils) are chained!

Once-in-a-Year Opportunity

In short, Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala has packed so many virtues in these 30 (or 29) days that it is impossible to even count them. Undoubtedly this month is a very special month and its significance can never be overemphasised. This is a once-in-a-year opportunity to win His Divine favours, to take our piety to a Higher Level and thereby upgrade our Reward Collections. Every day, every hour, or rather, every minute of this month should be spent only to win His pleasure!

Of course, the month of Ramadhan will inshaAllah come back next year and the year after next, but what guarantee is there that we will be around to witness it?

My Brothers and Sisters! Do not be left behind in taking the maximum advantages of these Grand Offerscoming from our Malik-ul-Mulk (The Sovereign Owner of the World).

Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

By Haqqseeker

Praying Fajr Salat with the Wudhu of ‘Isha Salat

Our pious predecessors were so deeply immersed in worship that they performed Fajr Salat with the same Wudhu which they did for ‘lsha Salat. Even their Wudhu would not break due to intense concentration. This state of them would last for years.

Imam Ash-Shatibi said in wonder, “And how many [great] men prayed Subh with the Wudhu of ‘lsha!” [Al-Muwafaqaat 2/140]

Imam Ibn Hajar al-Haytami said, “It is well-known that many Tabi’een and others prayed Fajr with Wudhu of ‘Isha for forty years, some of them more than that while others less.” [Tuhfat al-Muhtaaj 2/245]

In this brief article, we will cite some examples of scholars during the blessed generations of the Sahaba, Tabi’een and Tabi’ Tabi’een who continuously prayed Fajr with their Wudhu of ‘Isha.

The great Tabi’i, Sa’eed ibn al-Musayyib (rahimahullah) [d. 93 H] performed Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha for fifty years. [Ibn al-Jawzi, Sifa as-Safwa 2/80]
The great Tabi’i, Al-Hasan al-Basri (rahimahullah) [d. 110 H] performed Fajr Salat with Wudhu of ‘Isha for forty years. [Al-Watari, Rawda an-Naadhireen 11]

The great Tabi’i, Wahb ibn Munabbih (rahimahullah) [d. 114 H] prayed Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha for forty years. [Ibn al-Jawzi, Sifa as-Safwa 2/294]

The Tabi’i, Sulayman at-Taymi (rahimahullah) [d. 143 H] lived forty years of his life fasting one day and not the next alternately and prayed Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha. [Ibn al-‘Imaad, Shadharaat adh-Dhahab 1/206]

The Tabi’i, Imam al-‘Adham (the greatest Imam), Abu Hanifa an-Nu’man (rahimahullah) [d. 150 H] prayed for forty years Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha. Imam Ibn Mubaarak (rahimahullah) added, “for forty five years.” [Al-Khawarizmi, Jaami’ al-Masaneed 1/236]

Imam Hushaym ibn Basheer abu Mu’awiyah (rahimahullah) [d. 183 H] performed Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha for twenty years. [Ibn al-Jawzi, Sifa as-Safwa 3/16]

Imam Abu al-Hasan al-Ash’ari (rahimahullah) [d. 324 H] lived twenty years of his life performing Fajr with the Wudhu of ‘Isha. [Ash-Sha’rani, At-Tabaqaat al-Kubra 2/190]

Imam Ibn Mughallis ad-Dawudi (rahimahullah) [d. 324 H] lived forty years of his life without sleeping at night. He prayed Subh with Wudhu of ‘Isha. [Ibn al-‘Imaad, Shadharaat adh-Dhahab 2/299]

For more examples of the great effort put by our pious predecessors in worship, you can refer to the book Iqaamat al-Hujjah ‘ala anna al-Ikthaar fi at-Ta’abbud laysa bi Bid’a by Imam Al-Luknawi (rahimahullah). Some were completing the recitation of the entire Quran daily, others twice, some were praying one hundred Raka’ats of Nafl Salat daily up to one thousand Raka’ats.

Ifran Nauyock
Al-Kawthari Academy
Mauritius

Mark of the Beast

BILL GATES:

The Hidden Back Story Everyone Needs to Know About Big Brother

Posted on April 23, 2020 by State of the Nation

MARK OF THE BEAST


Brought to you by
everyone’s Big Brother
~
 BILL GATES ~


Billionaire Bill Gates went from creating back doors for computer viruses … to creating back doors for corona viruses


State of the Nation

Computer Viruses

Founder and former Microsoft chairman, chief executive officer, president and chief software architect Bill Gates was responsible for overseeing the creation of Windows (and MS-DOS), the original security hole-filled operating system which purposefully permitted the entry of so many computer viruses to gain entry into every PC on the planet


Here’s why Bill Gates changed from creating operating systemswith backdoors for computer viruses to vaccines that make thehuman body vulnerable to coronaviruses!


This complex conspiracy to allow the infiltration of every PC running Windows (it was named “Windows” because the Five Eyes were given several windows through which to peer into your computer) is obviously much larger than Bill Gates.  Gates was merely chosen as the frontman for this covert DARPA project which ultimately necessitated that every PC be ‘protected’ with anti-virus software.  That was the ultimate goal which duly captured the vast majority of PC users.  Who knows what those cyber-security packages are really capable of doing once installed?

Microsoft’s security hole-filled Windows also required a constant stream of updates, each one designed to do things to the computer software (and hardware) that are virtually unknown to the user and/or owner.

For all anyone knows, those frequent and time-consuming updates are setting the operating system up with more vulnerabilities, as well as creating opportunities for Microsoft to retrieve any information whatsoever from everyone’s privately owned personal computer.


KEY POINT: That Bill Gates was at the helm of Microsoft and knew quite well about this intentional invasion of all PCs via built-in backdoors speaks to his true character and willingness to betray millions of personal computer buyers.  This pattern of highly unprofessional behavior has manifested again in his capacity of worldwide vaccine salesman.


So, here was Microsoft’s DARPA-dictated formula that made computer viruses a never-ending threat just like human viruses are today:

 Install an operating system full of security holes and other serious glitches

 Conduct non-stop updates with patches to patch the holes and fixes to fix the glitches

 Recommend that every PC user acquire virus and security software for protection of software and hardware alike

 Provide essential software data to hackers and back-channel OS vulnerabilities to malware makers using the dark web

In each of these steps of executing the preceding Problem~Reaction~Solution strategy was Bill Gates well prepared to smoothly segue over to the realm of human viruses and vaccines.  Read on to understand why.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Now fast forward to 2000 and the founding of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

First, it’s critical to understand that Bill Gates is a totally made man who was given his unearned stake in Microsoft in order to quickly transform him into the world’s richest man and multi-billionaire ON PURPOSE.

Gates was controlled since birth by his various handlers, especially his father Bill Gates Sr. who, at 94 years old, still sits on the board of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The foundation is controlled by its three trustees: Bill and Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. Other principal officers include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Mark Suzman.[5] [1]

It’s of paramount importance to know that once billionaires like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett were given their massive fortunes, they were bound by their hidden masters to use that money in specific, and often malevolent, ways.  In other words, that extraordinary wealth is absolutely not theirs to use; rather, it belongs to the International Banking Cartel and Crime Syndicate.  The banksters at the IBCCS ultimately control the fortunes of every billionaire on Earth—bar none.

Therefore, like virtually all billionaires on planet Earth in 2020, Gates and Buffett are merely bagmen who allocate their ill-gotten gains toward various black operations and black projects such as the Super-Vaccination Agenda.


SUPER-VACCINATION AGENDA Being Foisted On The USA 24/7


However, Bill Gates is not only a glorified bagman, he’s also the world’s premier frontman for the exceedingly dangerous and deadly Super-Vaccination Agenda.  His entire life was painstakingly set up so that he would eventually transition from his computer virus scam to his human virus scandal.

Human Viruses

One the primary goals of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is to impose highly toxic childhood vaccination schedules on schoolchildren throughout the Third World.

Another goal is to vaccinate all adults and children with annual flu vaccines that not only do not work, they actually cause major outbreaks of the flu strains being inoculated for.

However, the main goal of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF) in 2020 is to see a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine administered to every living person.  Not only that, such a draconian global vaccine regimen will be enforced with immunity certificates if Gates has anything to say about it.

There’s something very wrong when the predictive programming is accurate down to the exact year of the predicted event. That has happened more than once in the case of Bill Gates.


Bill Gates 1997 Prediction: 2020 Extinction By Lung-Attacking Virus


Before there was even a coronavirus called COVID-19, Gates & Company worked very hard to fabricate a full-blown pandemic around any virus that reared its ugly head naturally or was expertly bioengineered in a military bio-lab.

Just like Gates did with computer viruses as he first created the back doors for them to be penetrated, then Microsoft handed the keys to the kingdom to the hackers so they could attack with the right viruses that would then require a whole new regime of cyber-security.

Similarly, vaccines stealthily create a back boor though which microchips, heavy metals, pathogenic micro-organisms, toxic chemicals, nanobots and other harmful ingredients can be introduced into the human body without the knowledge of the vaccinated individual.

In light of the various enterprises that Bill Gates is directly and indirectly connected to, it’s clear he and his silent business partners have set up a horizontal and vertical monopoly that exploits the “Pandemic Problem~Panic Reaction~Vaccine Solution” like a charm.  However, sometimes those foreign business ventures crash and burn like this one did in India. (Why is it that poor Indian and African children are often experimented on and with such great consequences?)


How is Bill Gates NOT IN PRISON after causing a polio epidemic that paralyzed 496,000 children in India?!


Clearly, Big Pharma and the B&MGF have been joined at the hips from day one, just as there is a swiftly revolving door between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the CDC, NIH, FDA and HHS.

Big Pharma-Medical-Government Complex

It’s crucial to correctly comprehend the true depth and breadth of this genocidal enterprise, ongoing depopulation exercise and disease-causing operation.

As the frontman, Bill Gates was selected as the face of the Big Pharma-Medical-Government Complex where it concerns COVID-19.  According to this duplicitous scheme, the wrath of truth seekers everywhere is being directed at him alone just like it was often during his tenure at Microsoft.

Yes, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Robert Redfield, Dr.Deborah Birx are also on the front line of this immense conspiracy to permanently lock down Earth and imprison humanity but they occupy their positions temporarily and will all be fired or resign sooner than later only to be replaced by other stooges from the Big Pharma-Medical-Government Complex.

Each of those three co-conspirators of Bill Gates have been selected because they have vested interests in both the creation of COVID-19 as well as in the pre-planned vaccine solution.  Fauci, Redfield and Birx were each chosen to play their prominent roles because of their personal contributions to the bioengineering of COVID-19.  How can they possibly leave the BPMGC reservation when they have so much skin in the game?

Moreover, a close auditing of their investment portfolios will reveal either a HUGE stake in companies associated with the coronavirus crisis, substantial payments made to them individually or corporately for vague consulting services, and/or various forms of consideration secretly given to family members or business associates.

In the absence of any of these typical acts of bribery and extortion, there is also the great likelihood of blackmail and coercion via Pedogatetransgressions which always take place at this high level of government and corporate leadership.

OPERATION COVID-19 = AI Simulation

There is another very good reason why Gates was identified early on to lead this particular part of the New World Order agenda to lock down planet Earth, chip every human being and incarcerate them within an AI-directed Global Control Matrix.

In fact, everything points directly to the high probability that Bill Gates has been totally taken over by either AI or AS.  As an AI-controlled entity whose body and mind have been merged with an advanced form of Autonomous Superintelligence (AS) certainly explains a lot of his sociopathic behavior that goes way beyond his father’s deep involvement with eugenics.[2]


The Gates Family, Eugenics and COVID-19


Perhaps this is why Mary Maxwell Gates, Bill Gates’ mother, was strategically positioned as a fellow United Way committee member of John Opel, the chairman of International Business Machines Corporation.  As the president of IBM, Opel gave Microsoft its first big break and in the process put her son Bill in touch with the most cutting-edge AI research and development in the world.

What’s the essential point?

The entire planetary civilization may now be witnessing or experiencing a global live exercise coordinated as an AI simulation via OPERATION COVID-19.  If that is the case, it behooves everyone to really understand how that might be the case.  As follows:


Welcome to the COVID-19 AI Simulation! Brought to you by your AI ‘friends’ at DARPA.


That’s not to say that OPERATION COVID-19 is not very real, but more likely a live exercise that cunningly blends grim reality with elaborate hoax.  The use of crisis actors on the streets, as well as fictional ICU sets in hospitals and makeshift coronavirus wards with hundreds of empty beds has already been proven.  Furthermore, there has never been such an extraordinary, transparent and coordinated effort by the mainstream media to exaggerate the number of confirmed cases and deaths related to COVID-19.

In this particular regard, unappointed ringleaders like Bill Gates, who basically bought his influence and power over the World Health Organization with a string of massive donations, must be watched like a hawk.  Just since February of 2020, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $250 million to coronavirus relief efforts run under the rubric of WHO.[3]

Never in American history has a private citizen wielded so much influence over a global response to a civilization-altering pandemic.  Gates has utilized his many MSM and Internet-based platforms to fearmonger nations everywhere into a pen of COVID-19 vaccine compliance.

Now that’s quite an accomplishment even for Gates in view of the fact that there is no vaccine available, nor will there be one that really works.  All the experts have confirmed that this strain of coronavirus mutates so fast that vaccines will be ineffective … … … except to trigger the Coronavirus syndrome in those folks with weakened immune systems and/or serious medical ailments and underlying conditions.


KEY POINTS: Bill Gates built a 66,000 square foot home named Xanadu 2.0, an earth-sheltered mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington.  According to news reports, the main house is particularly “noted for its design and the technology it incorporates”.  Some detailed press accounts have offered various descriptions which reflect a fully operational Internet of Things where the advanced WiFi and IT configuration; high-tech wireless devices, appliances and equipment; and 6G-level power grid are all state-of-the-art.  Other technological refinements include “a high-tech sensor system that helps guests monitor a room’s climate and lighting”.  The extent to which Bill interfaces with the many AI-driven components via voice and/or mind is not known, but surely 2020’s Big Brother is pushing the edge of the envelope in regard to total command and control of the entire Xanadu 2.o space.  Which is exactly where he wants every home in America to be as he monitors them from Medina (named after the former capital of the Muhammad’s Muslim Empire).


MARK OF THE BEAST

Let’s face it, in Bill Gates did the New World Orderglobalist cabal find the perfect purveyor of the MARK OF THE BEAST (MOTB).  His whole life and career path were ushered along by satanic forces to give him the range of experience, knowledge base, skill set and public profile so that he could get the dirty work done.

Gates was especially able to apply his knowledge of computer chips to the design of vaccine chips among many other parts and processes that were necessary to fabricate a fully functional MARK OF THE BEAST.

Gates and his vast team of software developers, computer programmers, IT device chipmakers and AI research scientists have colluded over decades to pack as much power as possible into the smallest microchips ever developed.  As head of Microsoft, he had access to the best and the brightest in the various fields of endeavor needed to perfect the MARK OF THE BEAST.

What very few people yet realize is that the MARK OF THE BEAST is actually a binary weapon system.  But not only does it have two components — vaccine-delivered microchips and handheld smartphone — it also has two targets: the human body and mind.

This is exactly why the now ubiquitous smartphone has replaced all wired IT technology practically overnight.  Landline telephones, as well as wired desktops and laptops, have been replaced with wireless devices and WiFi networks by a majority of people the world over.

This stealthy initiative was carried out by all of Corporate America with a vengeance.  There has never been such a concerted corporate effort conducted worldwide like the creation of the smartphone society.  This wireless culture was quite deliberately shoehorned into place just before the same perps pushed the button on OPERATION COVID-19. See: COVID-19 Outbreak Is The Trojan Horse To Increase Smartphone Surveillance

The next revolution within information technology taking place is, of course, the military deployment of 5G as a necessary precursor to the build-out of the Internet of Things.  The 5G roll-out in conjunction with the IoT will surely super-charge the MARK OF THE BEAST.  Not only will it greatly expand the potential for 24/7 monitoring of those who are “marked” (i.e. vaccinated and smartphoned), it will also provide an instantaneous feedback mechanism administered by advanced AI platforms (or AS entities) at the MOTB control center.

Obviously, the opportunities for Bill Gates and his countless partners-in-crimes like Fauci, Birx, Redfield, as well as the founders and CEOs of the notorious FAANGTM companies that dominate the emerging tyrannical technocracy, to manipulate this BEAST SYSTEM, are endless.

FAANGT = Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google, Twitter and Microsoft.


KEY POINT: You know Bill Gates has some serious problems when a fellow Democrat heavyweight is exposing his highly malevolent criminal vaccine conspiracy in real-time. See: Robert F Kennedy Jr. Exposes Bill Gates’ Vaccine Dictatorship Plan – Cites Gates’ Twisted ‘Messiah Complex’


Conclusion

There are specific reasons why Bill Gates doesn’t seem to care about his rapidly spreading reputation as an incorrigible and criminally insane psychopath hellbent on the extermination of the human race.

Perhaps the biggest reason is that William Henry Gates III is no longer one of US.  He is now one of them.  Who but a hardcore globalist would ever fund the creation of a pandemic-causing bioweapon, release it in his own country after launching it on 2 other continents, and then promote a bioengineered microchipped vaccine that ultimately allows him to exercise extraordinary control over the human race?!  See: CORONAVIRUS: A Globalist Bioweapon Created by DARPA, Big Pharma, Bill Gates and his British Overlords

Whether Bill Gates has completely merged his consciousness with a state-of-the-artAI platform or a highly evolved AS entity is only known by his NWO masters.  Nevertheless, his sustained level of extremely anti-human behavior is indicative that he has been completely taken over by some very dark forces indeed.

Therefore, it’s incumbent upon every American to expose this extremely dangerous MARK OF THE BEAST pusher and vaccine pitchman.  The more who wake up to the quickly manifesting BEAST SYSTEM, the better the chances of shutting it down—for good!


CAVEAT: It will take only one more generation to pass away before Bill Gates’ dream becomes an all-American nightmare.  That’s because the Baby Boomers are the only remaining generation who were not born with a smartphone in their hand.  In point of fact, the peer pressure to conform to the smartphone society is now so overwhelming that even many computer-illiterate Baby Boomers have surrendered to the wishes of their children and friends and co-workers, etc.  This does not bode well for the wireless and 5Ged American society; nor for the hyper-vaccinated U.S. citizenry.


It cannot be overstated that Bill Gates’ entire life was deliberately shaped for him to make the seamless transition from overseeing an unparalleled computer virus deceit to a cataclysmic corona virus deception.  The fateful progression of his notorious career path profoundly hinged on that baneful reality.  It also provides grist for another great meme.


#GATESgate

From computer viruses and invasive updatesto corona viruses and weaponized vaccines


State of the Nation April 23, 2020

Source

[1] Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

[2] Major Advancements in Autonomous Superintelligence Technology Being Made by Google

[3] How the World Health Organization collects its money

Ramadhaan, Ahkaam and Taqwa

By Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng

“O Believers! Fasting has been made obligatory upon you just as it was made obligatory upon those before you so that you may adopt Taqwa.” (c2 v 83)

“There are people who fast and get nothing from their fast except hunger..” Sunan Ibn Majah

The Purpose of Life

Allah Ta’aala has not created Insaan in vain. He has made this plain and clear to everybody: “Did you think We have created you in vain and that you will not return to Us?” (C. 23 V. 115)

Each and every soul has a purpose and a role to play in life. Nobody has been created in vain or to spend his days loafing in this world.

Each and every one of us has a mission to fulfill even as we go about our daily task. When we look at the skies and ask the question: “Yaa Allah why have you created me?” we will find the answer in The Holy Qur’aan: “(My servant), I have not created mankind or Jinn accept that they worship Me.”

The answer is clear. It is straightforward and simple. “Worship me!” says Allah. Though the answer is basic, it requires some elaboration.

The need for ’Ilm

No matter how sincere and dedicated a person may be in his desire to worship Allah, if he does not have the Knowledge of what worship entails, he will be prone to mistakes. Take the example of someone who wishes to fast during Ramadhaan. He has no knowledge of the time when to commence his fast, or when to make Iftaar, or what to abstain from. Obviously, such a person will not succeed in worshipping Allah Ta’aala! He will require knowledge of how to keep a fast. Armed with this ‘Ilm he will now be in a position to worship Allah. Knowledge, with the Fadhl of Allah, protects one from Shaytaan’s deceptions. There is no greater a robber, or more dangerous a thief, than ignorance.

Deen is Ahkaam (Divine Laws)

Islam is Ahkaam. If there are no Ahkaam there is simply no Deen. There is no religion which continuously guides its adherents in all facets of life, like Islam.

There is no moment wherein we are free from the Ahkaam of The Shariah. From the moment we open our eyes until we go and sleep, we are constantly subjected to a host of Ahkaam. Abiding to these Ahkaam is the essence of worshipping Allah Ta’aala. The Ahkaam take different forms and structures. Sometimes it is in the form of Fardh, sometimes Sunnat. Other times it is in the mode of Mustahab and Nafl. Similarly, it is the Ahkaam of the Shariah which labels acts to be Haraam, Makruh and Mubah.

Ahkaam are not limited only to acts of Worship.  In cleanliness we find the Ahkaam concerning Paaki/Na-paaki (purity/impurity). Ahkaam in the consumption of food revolves around Halaal/Haraam/Mushtabah (Doubtful), in Akhlaaq (character) Ahkaam orbit around Akhlaaq-e-Hamida (meritorious qualities) and Akhlaaq-e-Razeelah (despicable attributes). In social relationships it is based upon Huqooq (Rights of others). The more firmly one adopts the Ahkaam of Allah Ta’aala and The Shariah, the more one is engrossed in worshipping Haq Ta`aala. The more meticulously one observes the Ahkaam, the more Taqwa one’s heart will be inspired with.

“Taqwa is here, and he pointed to his heart”

Rasullullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam once explained the concept of Taqwa. He pointed to his Sacred heart and said: “Taqwa is here.”  Ramadhaan is that special time when many Ahkaam manifest themselves. The Ahkaam of Sehri, Iftaar, Taraweeh, Laylatul-Qadr, I’itikaaf etc. if abided to sincerely will sow the seeds of Taqwa in the heart in the form of self-sacrifice, humility and the solitude which Rasullullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam so dearly loved. Ahkaam pertaining to spending generously in the Path of Allah will generate in the heart the lofty Taqwa of gratitude and glowing contentment.

Sabr and Ma’iyyat:

Ramadhaan is the month of Sabr, a Sabr which if observed correctly, will, Insha-Allah, strengthen and fortify the heart to cope with and bear future tests, trials and difficulties. With Allah a Muslim lives alone in the World. The seeds of this Ma’iyyat (companionship) with Allah Ta’aala are found in Sabr. And, verily Allah is with those who make Sabr.

Man is hopelessly addicted to food and drink and pursuing his pleasures. This in turn increases his desires for all forms of merriment and amusement which ultimately makes him forget Allah Ta’aala and His Ahkaam.

Ramadhaan with all its splendour has arrived in order to teach us how to curb our pleasures. The beast within us needs to be tamed. Heads filled with humility and hearts overflowing with submission need to bow to Allah Ta’aala.

Free from the burden of a filled stomach, the Muslim journeys on the saddle of Ramadhaan with the fuel of Ahkaam propelling him to his ultimate destination of Taqwa and a brilliant success.

 “These are the limits Allah has set, so do not even come close to breaking them. In this manner Allah explains His Aayaat to people so that they attain Taqwa.” (C. 2  V. 87)

 Yes, Ramadhaan is here, but are we ready to train ourselves to surrender to the Shariah of Allah Ta’aala? 

Are we prepared to become true Muslims?

Are we prepared to please our Creator?

Are we prepared to make our numbered days in this ephemeral world count?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to perform all our Salaah from now up until our last breath?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to pay all our Zakaat?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to give up all our Riba (interest) transactions?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to stop wasting away our precious lives watching TV, sport, youtube etc?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to stop listening to music?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to practice on all the Divine Laws of Hijaab?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to only eat what is Halaal and Tayyib (beyond a shadow of doubt)?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to dress in proper Islamic attire at all times and hold up the flag of Islam and the Sunnah of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Salam instead of the flag of kuffaar sport clubs and western satanic culture?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to obey and respect out seniors (even if they are at fault) and forgive their weaknesses with humble silence and without any reproach?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to mend our family ties at all costs?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to abstain from pride, anger malice, jealousy, greed and all other evil qualities of the lowly self (nafs)?

Are we prepared to make a firm intention to keep our tongues pure from lies, gheebat, slander, backbiting etc and keep it busy in the remembrance of Allah Ta’ala and in the Tilawat of His Holy Quran?

Let us make this Ramadhaan count!

Let us turn to our Creator and repent and atone for our evil past with sincere Taubah!

Let us make the object of our existence be to please only Him as best as we can and not to please our nafs, our egos and shaytaan.

Oh Allah, we fast the month of Ramadhaan, we forsake the essentials of existence, our food, drink and our spouses, in respect of Your law. Through the barakaat of this sacrifice help us to abandon sin and our immoral ways and enter us amongst Your chosen servants, the people of Taqwa.

ON THE SECRETS OF FASTING

by Shaykh Muhammad Shareef bin Farid

ﺃَﺳْﺮَﺍﺭُ ﺍﻟﺼَّﻮْﻡِ

The Secrets of Fasting

ﻓَﺎﻟْﺼَّﻮْﻡُ ﻓِﻲ ﻟُﻐَّﺔِ ﺃَﻫْﻞِ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺍﻟﺮِّﻓْﻌَﺔُ ﻟِﺎِﺭْﺗِﻔَﻌِﻪِ ﻋَﻦْ ﺳَﺎﺋِﺮِ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ ﻛُﻠِّﻬَﺎ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟﺪَّﺭَﺟَﺔِ، ﻓَﺈِﻥَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪَ ﺍَﺭْﺗَﻔَﻊُ ﺍﻟﺼَّﻮْﻡَ ﺑِﻨَﻔْﻲِّ ﺍﻟْﻤِﺜْﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﻋَﻨْﻪُ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ، ﻓَﺠَﺮَّﺩَﻩُ ﺍﻟﺼِّﻴَﺎﻡَ ﻣِﻦَ ﺍﻟْﻌَﺒْﺪِ ﻭَﺃَﻥْ ﻳَﻌْﺒَﺪَﻩُ ﺑِﻪِ ﻭَﺃَﺿَﺎﻓَﻪُ ﺇِﻟَﻲ ﻧَﻔْﺴِﻪِ، ﻭَﺟَﺰَﺍﺋَﻪُ ﻣَﻦ ﺍِﺗَّﺼِﻒُ ﺑِﻪِ ﺑَﻴَﺪِﻩِ ﻣِﻦْ ﺃَﻧَﺎﻧِﻴَّﺘِﻪِ ﺑِﻘَﻮْﻟِﻪِ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ : )) ﻛُﻞُّ ﻋَﻤَﻞِ ﺍﺑْﻦِ ﺁﺩَﻡَ ﻟَﻪُ ﺇِﻻَّ ﺍﻟﺼِّﻴَﺎﻡَ ﻓَﺈِﻧَّﻪُ ﻟِﻰ ﻭَﺃَﻧَﺎ ﺃَﺟْﺰِﻯ ﺑِﻪِ (( ، ﻭَﺃَﻟْﺤِﻖُ ﺍﻟﺼَّﻮْﻡَ ﺑِﻨَﻔْﺴِﻪِ ﻓِﻲ ﻧَﻔْﻲِّ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺜَﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﺑِﻘَﻮْﻟِﻪِ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﺍﻟﺴَّﻠَﺎﻡُ: )) ﻓَﺈِﻧَّﻪُ ﻻَ ﻣِﺜْﻞَ ﻟَﻪُ )).

For fasting in the language of the People of Allah means spiritual eminence because it is raised in rank above all the remaining acts of worship. Allah exalts fasting above all else by negating likeness to it among the other acts of worship.

For He divests the act of fasting from the servant although he worships Him by means of it, and then rewards the one described by it with His Own Hands from His ‘I-ness’; by His words: ‘Every action of the son of Adam belongs to him except fasting, for it belongs to Me, and I alone reward for it’. He further connects fasting to Himself in the negation of likeness by his words, upon him be peace: “…fasting, it has no likeness”.

ﻓَﻬُﻮَ ﻓَﺎﻟْﺤَﻘِﻴْﻘَﺔُ ﺗَﺮْﻙُ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ ﻟَﺎ ﻋَﻤَﻞٌ، ﻭَﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺜَﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﻧَﻌْﺖُ ﺳُﻠْﺒِﻲٍّ، ﻓَﺘَﻘَﻮَّﺕْ ﺍﻟْﻤُﻨَﺎﺳِﺒَﺔُ ﺑَﻴْﻨَﻪُ ﻭَﺑَﻴْﻦَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ، ﻗَﺎﻝَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ : ﴿ﻟَﻴْﺲَ ﻛَﻤِﺜْﻠِﻪِ ﺷَﻲْﺀٌ﴾، ﻓَﻨَﻔْﻲُّ ﺃَﻥْ ﻳَﻜُﻮْﻥَ ﻟَﻪُ ﻣِﺜْﻞٌ، ﻓَﻠَﺎ ﻣِﺜْﻞٌ ﻟَﻪُ ﺑِﺎﻟﺪَّﻟَﺎﻟَﺔِ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻘْﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﻭَﺍﻟﺸَّﺮِﻳْﻌَﺔِ، ﻭَﺃَﻳْﻀًﺎ ﻭَﺻَﻒَ ﺭَﺳُﻮْﻝُ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺻَﻠَّﻰ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﻭَﺳَﻠَّﻢَ ﺍﻟﺼِّﻴَﺎﻡَ ﺑِﻨَﻔْﻲِّ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺜَﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﺭَﻭَّﺍﻩُ ﺍﻟﻨِّﺴَﺎﺋِﻲُّ ﻋَﻦْ ﺃَﺑِﻲ ﺃُﻣَﺎﻣَﺔَ ﻗَﺎﻝَ ” : ﺃَﺗَﻴْﺖُ ﺭَﺳُﻮْﻝَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺻَﻠَّﻰ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﻭَﺳَﻠَّﻢَ ﻓَﻘُﻠْﺖُ ﻟَﻪُ : ﻣَﺮْﻧِﻲ ﺑَﺄَﻣْﺮٍ ﺁﺧِﺬَﻩُ ﻋَﻨْﻚَ ﻗَﺎﻝَ : )) ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻚَ ﺑِﺎﻟﺼَّﻮْﻡِ ﻓَﺈِﻧَّﻪُ ﻻَ ﻣِﺜْﻞَ ﻟَﻪُ ))”.

For fasting in reality is the leaving of action, not an action. And the negation of likeness is an attribute of negation. Thus there is a relationship of subsistence between the act of fasting and Allah Himself. Allah ta`ala says: “There is nothing like Him.”

Thus He negates any resemblance to Himself since there is nothing that resembles Him by evidence of reason or the shari`a. Likewise the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace described fasting by negating resemblance to it as it was related by an-Nisaai’ on the authority of Abu Amama who said:

“I once went to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace and said to him: ‘Order me to a matter which I can take from you.’ He said: ‘Obligatory upon you is fasting, for it has no likeness to it’.”

ﻓَﻨَﻔْﻲُّ ﺃَﻥ ﻳُﻤَﺎﺛِﻠَﻪُ ﻋِﺒَﺎﺩَﺓً ﻣِﻦَ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ ﺍَﻟَّﺘِﻲ ﺷُﺮِﻉَ ﻟِﻌِﺒَﺎﺩِﻩِ، ﻓَﻤَﻦْ ﻋَﺮِﻑَ ﺃَﻧَّﻪُ ﻭُﺻِﻒَ ﺳَﻠْﺒِﻲٍّ ﺇِﺫْ ﻫُﻮَ ﺗَﺮْﻙُ ﺍﻟْﻤُﻔْﻄِﺮَﺍﺕُ ﻋَﻠِﻢَ ﻗَﻄْﻌﺎً ﺃَﻧَّﻪُ ﻟَﺎ ﻣِﺜْﻞٌ ﻟَﻪُ، ﻭَﻟِﻬَﺬَﺍ ﻗَﺎﻝَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﺭَﻭَّﺍﻩُ ﺍﻟْﺈِﻣَﺎﻡُ ﻣُﺴْﻠِﻢٌ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﺤَﺪِﻳْﺚِ ﺍﻟْﻘُﺪْﺳِﻲِّ ” )) ﻛُﻞُّ ﻋَﻤَﻞِ ﺍﺑْﻦِ ﺁﺩَﻡَ ﻟَﻪُ ﺇِﻻَّ ﺍﻟﺼِّﻴَﺎﻡَ ﻓَﺈِﻧَّﻪُ ﻟِﻰ ﻭَﺃَﻧَﺎ ﺃَﺟْﺰِﻯ ﺑِﻪِ )).

Thus, fasting is negated from resembling any form of worship from the varieties of worship which has been made lawful for the servants. For whoever realizes that he is described through negation by avoiding eating also realizes decisively that He has no likeness to Him.

It is for this reason that Allah ta`ala said as related by Imam Muslim in a Hadeeth Qudsi: “Every action of the son of Adam belongs to him except fasting, for it belongs to Me, and I alone reward for it.”

ﻓَﻔِﻲ ﻫَﺬَﺍ ﺍﻟْﺤَﺪِﻳْﺚِ ﺃَﺳْﺮَﺍﺭٌ ﻟَﺎ ﺣَﺼَﺮٌ ﻟَﻬَﺎ، ﻣِﻨْﻬَﺎ ﺃَﻧَّﻪُ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ ﺟَﻌَﻞَ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞَ ﺍَﻟَّﺬِﻱ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﺤَﻘِﻴْﻘَﺔِ ﻟَﺎ ﻋَﻤَﻞٌ ﻟِﺄَﻧَّﻪُ ﺗَﺮْﻙُ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ ﺃَﻭْ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ ﻓَﺄَﻟْﺤَﻘَﻪُ ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﻧَﻔْﺴِﻪِ ﻟِﺄَﻧَّﻪُ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺜَﻠِﻴَّﺔِ ﻟَﻪُ ﻣِﻦْ ﻛُﻞِّ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺃَﻥْ ﻳَﻜُﻮْﻥَ ﻟَﻪُ ﻣِﺜْﻞٌ ﻣِﻦَ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺨْﻠُﻮْﻗَﺎﺕ ِ.

For in this prophetic tradition are innumerous secrets. Among them being that He has made an action which in reality is a non-action because it is abstinence from actions, or the negation of action; and connects it to Himself because it is negated from resemblance to all the acts of worship in the same manner that He is negated from resembling anything from His creation.

ﻓَﻬَﺬَﺍ ﺍﻟﺴِّﺮُّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻈِﻴْﻢُ ﻟِﺄَﻥَّ ﺍَﺗَّﻔِﻘُﻮﺍْ ﺃَﻫْﻞُ ﺍﻟﻄَّﺮِﻳْﻘَﺔِ ﻋَﻠَﻰ ﺃَﻥَّ ﺑَﻨَﺎﺀَ ﺃَﻣْﺮِﻫِﻢْ ﻋَﻠَﻰ ﺃَﺭْﺑَﻊِ ﺃَﺷْﻴَﺎﺀٍ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﻗَﺎﻝَ ﺳَﻴِّﺪُ ﺳَﻴِّﺪِﻧَﺎ ﺍﻟﺸَّﻴْﺦُ ﺍﻟْﺤَﺒِﻴْﺐُ ﻋَﺒْﺪُ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺑْﻦُ ﺃَﺑِﻲ ﺑَﻜْﺮٍ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻴْﺪَﺭِﻳﺲُ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﻜِﺒْﺮِﻳْﻂِ ﺍﻟْﺄَﺣْﻤَﺮِ ” : ﻗِﻠَّﺔِ ﺍﻟﻄَّﻌَﺎﻡِ ﻭَﻗِﻠَّﺔِ ﺍﻟْﻜَﻠَﺎﻡِ ﻭَﻗِﻠَّﺔِ ﺍﻟْﻤَﻨَﺎﻡِ ﻭَﺍِﻋْﺘِﺰَﺍﻝِ ﺍﻟْﺄﻧَﺎﻡِ “.

This is an immense secret because the People of the spiritual path are unanimous that their affair is constructed upon four things as the master of our master Shaykh al-Habib Abdallah ibn Abu Bakr al-`Aydarus said in his al-Kibreet’l-Ahmar:

“[1] the decrease of food; [2] the decrease of speech; [3] the decrease of sleep; and [4] seclusion from people.”

ﻓَﻜُﻞُّ ﻫَﺬِﻩِ ﺍﻟْﺄَﻋْﻤَﺎﻝُ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﺤَﻘِﻴْﻘَﺔِ ﻟَﺎ ﻋَﻤَﻞٌ ﺃَﻭْ ﺃَﻧَّﻬَﺎ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ، ﻭَﺑِﻬَﺎ ﻳَﻔْﺘَﺢُ ﻟْﻠْﻌَﺒْﺪِ ﻣَﻌْﺮِﻓَﺔَ ﺍﻟْﺤَﻖِّ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ، ﻓَﺒِﻨَﻔْﻲِّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ ﻳُﻌْﺮِﻑُ ﺍَﻟَّﺬِﻱ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﻟَﻪُ ﻛُﻞَّ ﺻِﻔَّﺔِ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺨْﻠُﻮْﻗَﺎﺕ،ِ ﻓَﻠِﺬَﻟِﻚَ ﺍﻟﺼَّﻮْﻡُ ﻫُﻮَ ﺃَﻋْﻠَﻰ ﺍﻟﺪَّﺭَﺟَﺔِ ﻓِﻲ ﻣَﻌْﺮِﻓَﺔِ ﺍﻟْﺤَﻖِّ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﻗَﺎﻝَ ﺳَﻴِّﺪُ ﺍﻟﺼِّﺪِﻳْﻘِﻴْﻦَ ﺃَﺑُﻮ ﺑَﻜْﺮٍ ﺍﻟﺼِّﺪِﻳْﻖُ ” : ﻋَﺪَﻡُ ﺍﻟْﺈِﺳْﺘِﺪْﺭَﺍﻙِ ﺇِﺳْﺘِﺪْﺭَﺍﻙٌ ” ، ﺃَﻱِّ ﺇِﺫَﺍ ﻳَﻌْﺒَﺪَ ﺍﻟﻠﻪَ ﺑِﺎﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺓِ ﺍَﻟَّﺘِﻲ ﻟَﺎ ﻣِﺜْﻠُﻬَﺎ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ ﻳُﻌْﺮِﻑُ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﺍَﻟَّﺬِﻱ ﻟَﻴْﺲَ ﻛَﻤِﺜْﻠِﻪِ ﺷَﻲْﺀٌ ﻣِﻦَ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺨْﻠُﻮْﻗَﺎﺕ ِ.

For each of these actions are in reality non-actions or the negation of actions, but by means of them the servant has opened to him, direct experiential knowledge of the Absolute Being exalted be He.

For by the negation of actions one comes to have gnosis of the One from whom all the attributes of creation are negated. For this reason fasting has the most exalted rank in achieving gnosis of the Absolute Being, as the master of the Champions of Truth Abu Bakr as-Sideeq said:

“The absence of comprehension is comprehension.” That is to say, if one worships Allah with an act of worship which has no likeness among acts of worship, he will come to know Allah who is unlike anything from created things.

ﻭَﺃَﺷَﺎﺭَ ﺍﻟْﻤُﺼَﻨِﻒُ ﺭَﺣْﻤَﺔُ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﻫَﺬَﺍ ﺍﻟﺴِّﺮِّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻈِﻴْﻢِ ﻓِﻲ ﺳَﻮْﻕِ ﺍﻟﺼِّﺪِﻳْﻘِﻴْﻦَ ﺣِﻴْﻦَ ﻗَﺎﻝَ : ” ﻗَﺎﻝَ ﺭَﺳُﻮْﻝُ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺻَﻠَّﻰ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﻭَﺳَﻠَّﻢَ : )) ﺟَﺎﻫِﺪُﻭﺍْ ﺃﻧﻔُﺴَﻜُﻢْ ﺑِﺎﻟﺠُﻮﻉِ ﻭَﺍﻟْﻌَﻄَﺶِ، ﻓﺈِﻥّ ﺍﻷﺟْﺮَ ﻓِﻲ ﺫَﻟِﻚَ ﻛَﺄَﺟْﺮِ ﺍﻟْﻤُﺠَﺎﻫِﺪِ ﻓِﻲ ﺳَﺒِﻴْﻞِ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪِ ﻭﺃﻧَّﻪُ ﻟَﻴْﺲَ ﻣِﻦْ ﻋَﻤَﻞٍ ﺃَﺣَﺐُّ ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪِ ﻣِﻦْ ﺟُﻮْﻉٍ ﻭَﻣِﻦْ ﻋَﻄَﺶٍ )).

The Shehu, may Allah be merciful to him indicated this in his Sawq as-Sidiqeen when he said: “The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace said:

“Struggle against your soul by means of hunger and thirst; for truly the reward in that is like the reward of the mujaahid in the way of Allah. There is no action more beloved to Allah than hunger and thirst.”

ﻭَﻋَﻨْﻪُ ﺻَﻠَّﻰ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﻭَﺳَﻠَّﻢَ : )) ﻟَﺎ ﺗَﺪْﺧُﻞُ ﻣَﻠَﻜُﻮْﺕَ ﺍﻟﺴَّﻤَﺎﺀِ ﻣَﻠَﺄ َﺑَﻄْﻨَﻪً )).

He, may Allah bless him and grant him peace said: “The one who has filled his stomach will not enter the unseen kingdoms of the heavens.”

ﻭَﻗَﺎﻝَ ﻓِﻴْﻪِ ﺃَﻳْﻀًﺎ ﻣِﻦْ ﺳَﻬْﻞٍ ﺑْﻦِ ﻋَﺒْﺪِ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ : ” ﻗَﺎﻝَ … ﺇِﻧَّﻢﺍَ ﺻَﺎﺭَ ﺍﻟْﺄَﺑْﺪَﺍﻝُ ﺃَﺑْﺪَﺍﻻً ﻟِﺈِﺧْﻤَﺎﺹِ ﺍﻟْﺒُﻄُﻮْﻥِ ﻭَﺍﻟﺼَّﻤْﺖِ ﻭَﺍﻟﺴَّﻬَﺮِ ﻭَﺍﻟْﺨَﻠْﻮَﺓِ ﻭَﺍﻟﺘَّﻔَﻜُﺮِ .

He also said in it quoting Sahl ibn Abdallah: “He said…’Trully the abdaal only obtain the station of badaliyya by means of the emptiness of their stomachs, silence, wakefulness, seclusion and reflection’.”

ﻭَﻗَﺎﻝَ ﻓِﻴْﻪِ ﺃَﻳْﻀًﺎ ” : ﻛَﺎﻥَ ﻋَﺒْﺪُ ﺍﻟْﻮَﺍﺣِﺪِ ﺑْﻦُ ﺯَﻳْﺪٍ ﻳَﻘْﺴِﻢُ ﺑِﺎﻟﻠﻪِ : ﺇِﻥَّ ﺍﻟﻠّﻪَ ﻣَﺎ ﺻَﻔَّﻰ ﺃَﺣَﺪًﺍ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﺑِﺎﻟْﺠُﻮْﻉِ ﻭَﻟَﺎ ﻣَﺸِﻲَ ﺍﻟْﺄَﻭْﻟِﻴَﺎﺀُ ﻋَﻠَﻰ ﺍﻟْﻤَﺎﺀِ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﺑِﺎﻟْﺠُﻮْﻉِ ﻭَﻟَﺎ ﻃُﻮِﻳَﺖْ ﻟَﻬُﻢُ ﺍﻟْﺄَﺭْﺽَ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﺑِﺎﻟْﺠُﻮْﻉِ ﻭَﻟَﺎ ﻭَﻟَﺄَﻫُﻢْ ﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﺑِﺎﻟْﺠُﻮْﻉِ “.

He also said in it: “Abd’l-Wahid ibn Zayd swore by Allah:

‘Truely Allah does not purify anyone except by means of their hunger. Truly the protected friends of Allah do not walk upon water except by means of their hunger. The earth is not rolled up for them except by means of their hunger. Allah has not made them His protected friends except by means of their hunger.’.”

ﻓَﺎﻟْﺤَﺎﺻِﻞُ ﺃَﻥَّ ﺍﻟﺼِّﻴَﺎﻡَ ﻣِﻦْ ﺍَﻋْﻈَﻢِ ﺃَﺳْﺒَﺎﺏِ ﺍﻟْﻮُﺻُﻮْﻝِ ﺇِﻟَﻰ ﻣَﻌْﺮِﻓَﺔِ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ ﻟِﺄَﻧَّﻪُ ﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟْﻌَﻤَﻞِ ﻟِﻠْﻌَﺒْﺪِ ﻭَﻧَﻔْﻲُّ ﺍﻟﺘَّﻤَﺜِﻞِ ﻟَﻪُ ﻓِﻲ ﺍﻟْﻌِﺒَﺎﺩَﺍﺕِ ﻓَﻬُﻮَ ﻟﻠﻪِ ﻓَﻘَﻂْ ﺍَﻟَّﺬِﻱ ﴿ﻟَﻴْﺲَ ﻛَﻤَﺜْﻠِﻪِ ﺷَﻲْﺀٌ﴾ ﻓَﻠَﺎ ﺑَﺎﺏٌ ﻓِﻲ ﺃَﻗْﻮَﺍﻝِ ﺍﻟﻠﻪِ ﺗَﻌَﺎﻟَﻰ ﻣَﻔْﺘُﻮْﺣًﺎ ﻟِﻤَﻌْﺮِﻓَﺎﺗِﻪِ ﻛَﻤَﺎ ﻫُﻮَ ﺣَﻘُّﻪُ ﻣِﻦَ ﺍﻟْﺒَﺎﺏِ : ﴿ﻟَﻴْﺲَ ﻛَﻤَﺜْﻠِﻪِ ﺷَﻲْﺀٌ﴾، ﻭَﺍﻟﻠﻪُ ﺍَﻋْﻠِﻢُ .

In short, indeed fasting is among the greatest causative factors for Arrival at gnosis of Allah ta`ala, because it is the negation of actions to the servant and resemblance to it in others acts of worships is negated from it. For fasting belongs to Allah only, the One whom: “There is nothing like Him”.

For there is no door from the Words of Allah ta`ala which is more open to gnosis of Him as He should be known than the Door of: “There is nothing like Him.” And Allah knows best.

PAKISTAN MOLVIS BETRAY ISLAM – BOOTLICK THE KUFFAAR

Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:

“Soon will an era dawn when nothing of Islam will remain except its name. Nothing of the Qur’aan will remain except its text. The Musaajid will be ornate (beautifully adorned) structures but devoid of Hidaayat. The worst of the people under the canopy of the sky will be the ulama.

From them will emerge fitna, and the fitnah will rebound on them.”

Today that era predicted by Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) has dawned. A Brother from Pakistan writes:

“The shameful character the Deobandi ulama of Pakistan have adopted in this corona virus episode is absolutely disgusting. Even the Barelwi Mufti Muneeb- ur-Rahman showed more ghairat (honour) than mufti Taqi Usmani and the rest of the Deobandi gang. (They are not Deobandis. They are cranks and bogus ‘deobandis’. They are worse than the Barelwi Qabar Pujaaris. They are traitors. They have sold Islam down the sewerage drain for the carrion of the dunya. They are the worst specimens of creation under the canopy of the sky. –The Majlis)

The ulama have finally accepted that Government has equal authority to Allah and His Rasool. Whatever the government says should be accepted. (They are ulama-e-soo’ of the worst kind. They are the agents of Iblees. They are bootlickers and lap up the najaasat-e-ghaleezah of the kuffaar rulers. The Pit in Jahannam known as Jubbul Huzn is the abode of these stercoroceous vermin who are an absolute disgrace to Islam and the Ummah. –The Majlis)

Thousands of Masjids have been literally locked. Supermarkets, bazaar and other places are open but Masjids are closed. The molvis accepted it. (The la’nat of Allah Ta’ala, of His Malaaikah and of mankind and animal-kind is on these shayaateenul ins –The Majlis)

The extent to which the molvis bootlick the government and have Imaan on science and doctors is also amazing. (They are not Muslims. They have no Imaan. Their nifaaq has been exposed by the corona Athaab of Allah Ta’ala. Their outer façade of the Deen is to hoodwink the masses and to parasitically extravsate money from people to fill their haraam coffers. Their Madrasahs and Deeni institutions are used by these vermin for worldly objectives. They are Signs of Qiyaamah. – The Majlis)

The worst thing is they have towed the WHO line and issued a fatwa that people older than 50 should not come to the Masjid. (They are munaafiqeen.  They are in the pursuit of haraam boodle, hence the kuffaar have become their ‘muftis’- The Majlis)

I was listening to these fatwas and press conferences of these molvis, no where do they ever mention death that those who are 60+ are already living a bonus life. They should come to Masjid, and if they die they will die as Shaheeds. But no! Molvis are heard saying that saving life is very important and I heard a senior molvi saying ‘jaan hai to jahan hai.’ (If you have life, then you have the world.)

(This scoundrel molvi is a zindeeq or perhaps an atheist. Life and death are the prerogatives of Allah Ta’ala. The Qur’aan Majeed says: “No person will die except at the appointed time with the command of Allah.” These scoundrel molvis have no Imaan on the Qur’aan. They have traded the Deen for the dunya for an extremely miserable price. – The Majlis)

I met a Tablighi who is over 75 years of age, in the Masjid wearing a mask. I said salaam and extended my hand for musafaha but he said: “No! No musafaha sorry.” I said to him its sad that at this age you are fearing death. If we young people fear death its somewhat understandable but you at this age and for 30+ years you have been teaching people “Imaan ki mehnat”.   It’s sad indeed.

(Although sad and lamentable, it is not surprising. The abject putrefied condition of the Ulama was predicted by Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam). The molvis of today are the materialization of Rasulullah’s prediction. They are the worst destroyers of the Deen. They have placed shaitaan on vacation. –The Majlis)

When our Masjid was still open, 90% of the old people 60+ had vanished. They are sitting in isolation and quarantine as if they will never die. Even the regular namazis have vanished. (Dictated to by the kuffaar, they bootlick and demonstrate their kufr. This is the proof for their lack of Imaan. All these hidden kuffaar are now surfacing – The Majlis)

I am attaching the press release of the government regarding Masjids and a diagram how people will stand 6ft apart. And Mufti Taqi Usmani’s twitter statements, and how he is happy that WHO (World Health Organization) has released guidelines for Masjids. (On the Day of Qiyaamah they will be resurrected with these WHO kuffaar whom they are today bootlicking. The Taqi character is the arch-bootlicker and mudhil in the world. –The Majlis)

These ulama are happy that they feel that they have succeeded in ‘opening’ Masjids and that they have won.  In fact, they have utterly disgraced the Muslims by accepting stupid conditions. (The kuffaar prescribed conditions are an utter disgrace. These molvis have no shame. Truckling at the boots of the kuffaar is for them honour and respect. – The Majlis)

My questions are:

(1)  Should I go to the Masjid and pray in this 6ft part style? It seems like making fun of Namaaz and Masjid. I feel its better to pray alone rather than praying in this stupid fashion which I believe invokes the la’nat of Allah Ta’ala.

(2) Secondly, should I pray Taraweeh in this stupid fashion or pray at home?

JazakAllah khair.  Was-salaam”

THE MAJLIS’s RESPONSE TO THE BROTHER

May Allah Ta’ala protect our Imaan.  We do not know what the morrow holds for us. The Mashaaikh say: “Imaan is suspended between fear and hope.”

“Disgusting” is too mild a term to describe the khanaazeer molvis mentioned by you. In fact, they are worse than khanaazeer. Pigs do not harm our Imaan, but these human devils ruin and destroy the Imaan of the juhala (ignoramuses). Thy are rotten bootlickers of the kuffaar. They are NOT Deobandis. They are worse than the Qabar Pujaaris. They are the illegitimate progeny of Iblees.

The character who had pretended to be the ‘grand mufti’ of Pakistan is a sell-out, a vile traitor who has betrayed Allah Ta’ala, Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) and the Ummah. The dunya and shaitaan have embraced him totally. This Taqi character is a great danger for the Imaan of the ignorant masses. They are accursed vermin, the worst under the canopy of the sky.  The answers to your questions are:

1) The kuffaar-advised spacing of the Salaat sufoof is HARAAM. Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) commanded: “Taraas-soo” (Stand shoulder to shoulder). Even a small gap between two musallis is filled by shaitaan.  The kufr spacing has brought in numerous shayaateen into the Musaajid. Every musallis has several devils alongside him.

This spacing is not only haraam. It is kufr since the kuffar-advised system has been acquired from the kuffaar and has been adopted to displace the Waajib Masnoon practice. The Salaat performed in the clownish manner is a mockery and is NOT VALID.

2)   Perform Salaat at home. Do not demean yourself standing stupidly like a devil and a clown in the kuffaar style. It is a kufr mockery of Salaat.  If you are able to call some brothers, then perform Jamaat at home. If not, then perform alone.

3)  Taraaweeh too should be performed at home. Do not join the stupid, devilish mockery in the Musjid. During the day time when all the devils  have left, i.e. before the Salaat times, go to the Musjid, sit in Nafl I’tikaaf for a few minutes, and perform some Nafl so that on the Day of Qiyaamah the Musjid will testify regarding your presence in the Musjid.

Brother, we are yet to see worse kufr, fisq and fujoor in the Musaajid. The Musaajid invoke the La’nat of Allah Ta’ala on these vile vermin.

Mirza Dajjal’s Fake Prophecy regarding death at age of 80!!

by Ebrahim Saifuddin

I am going the article into in different parts to increase the understandability of the argument by everyone.

PART A

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad boldly claimed that he has received a revelation from Allah(swt) that he will live till the age of 80 or maybe even more. This is recorded in Roohani Khazaein Vol 19 Page 239 as unders:

“God have given me good news that I shall live till 80 years or maybe even more.”

Ghulam Ahmad was born in 1839 [http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/a/ahmadiyy.asp] and he died in 1908. This is a total of 69 years.

Prophecy Unfulfilled – Allah the Exalted exposed this dajjal for all mankind to see.

PART B

Now some Qadianis that I have also talked to previously say that he was not born in 1839, rather he was born in 1835. Firstly I would like to point it out to everyone that I gave a link to an encyclopedia that confirms his year of birth to be 1839. The above link was to encyclopedia.com and below I will give other links to another encyclopedia that will further confirm the year of birth:

– Ghulam Ahmad, Mirza [http://www.britannica.com/ebc/article?tocId=9365553&query=ghulam%20ahmad&ct=]

– Ahmadiyya[http://www.bartleby.com/65/ah/Ahmadiyy.html]

Now would the Qadianis say that Muslims / anti Qadianis have written Britannica Encyclopedia as well all the others that I have given references to?Anyways so the Qadiani people kept on insisting like little babies that it is 1835. I told them that I will not argue with them for now whether it was 1839 or 1835 and for arguments sake I will accept for now that it is 1835.So that would mean he died at the age of 73 which is NOT 80!!

It still does not fulfill the prophecy!!!

Once again the dajjal is exposed!

PART C

So then this one qadiani told me that Mirza Sahib’s age is not even known!! It was not 1835! His real year of birth isn’t even known!! She said that Mirza Ghulam did not even KNOW his age!! Thus, she concluded that it cannot be said if the prophecy was fulfilled or not because no one knows his real year of birth.

My Reply to her:

1. The Official Qadiani Website [http://www.alislam.org/library/links/00000185.html] clearly says that his year of birth was 1835. (Read the 1st line of the 3rd paragraph)

This qadiani misguided soul was so hell bent on proving the dajjal to be right that she just declared their Official Website to be LYING!! Now that’s funny

2. If Mirza did not know his age then how in the world can he say that he will live for 80 years or more?! That is like misguiding people. When a person does not know his age then how can he/she say that he/she will die at 80 or more?!? Only a devious man would do such a thing because if no one knows his age and he himself does not know his age then him making a prophecy regarding his age would mean that no one can counter check it. If it cannot be counter checked then it is the work of satan to confuse people!

3. Allah is not evil or devious! Therefore if this would have been a revelation, then surely Allah the Exalted would have informed him of his actual age! A person who claimed himself to be a prophet does not know his age and YET prophesized regarding his age?!!? NONSENSE!! This is the work of Satan!!

PART D

And then she and this other qadiani said that the actual prophecy was different.

She told me that is was “a little less or a little more than 80″

The other fellow told me that is was “5 years less or 5 years more”.

Seriously these Qadianis need to make up their minds and agree between themselves first!!

In Roohani Khazain, the book written by Ghulam Ahmad himself, it clearly states:

“80 years or more”

Note: There is NO “a little less” or “5 years less”

However the Qadianis reject this. They are rejecting a book written by a person who they claim to be a prophet?! That’s odd!

In the end we are left with the following which ghulam ahmad is to have said regarding a prophecy about his age:

1. 80 years or more

2. A little less or a little more than 80

3. 5 years less or 5 years more than 80

I ask What the hell is this?!!?!? You call this a revelation from Allah? I say this is exactly how a “revelation” from Satan would be like!! Is Ghulam Ahmad trying to tell us that Allah is so indecisive that He was not even sure about something that He was revealing?!!? So I asked the qadiani female whether she would say “indecisive prophet or indecisive God?”

And well she put me on her ignore list from then onwards, running away from the truth. Allah the Exalted exposed this liar ghulam ahmad and did not let his prophecy come to pass. This is enough evidence to know that a person is not a prophet but a liar!!It was Mirza Ghulam himself who said:

“To Judge my truthfulness or lies, there is no better test than my prophecies.” (Roohany Khazaen, Vol. 19, P. 288)

“It is not possible that the prophecies of Prophets are delayed.” (Roohany Khazaen, Vol. 19, P. 5)

“To turn out a liar in his own prophecy is biggest disgrace of disgraces.” (Roohany Khazaen, Vol. 15, P. 382)

I have proved above that Ghulam Ahmad was nothing but a liar and his prophecy was NEVER FULFILLED, hence according to his own sayings he was a LIAR – a Dajjal – a Kazzab and nothing more.

The Origin of Handshake

Shaking hands when meeting someone is a generally accepted and praiseworthy practice in all societies. In Islam, it is a Sunnah.

Imam An-Nawawi said: “It is recommended to shake hands when meeting. It is a sunnah without any difference of opinion.” [Al-Minhaaj Sharh Muslim 9/115]

Handshake was a common practice among the Sahaba and it is a way through which our sins are forgiven.
Anas (radhiyallahu anhu) said: “When they (the Sahaba) would meet they would shake hands.” [At-Tabarani, Al-Awsat 1/37]

Abu Hurayra (radhiyallahu anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “Verily, when the Muslim shakes hands with his brother, both of their sins fall away like the falling of leaves from a tree.” [Al-Bazzaar 8335]

This practice has many benefits. It dispels hatred, rancour and grudges among the Muslims. It is an expression of brotherhood, love and frienship. [See for example: Ibn Muflih, Adaab ash-Shar’iyya 2/257]

The origin of this beautiful practice is from the blessed country, Yemen.
Anas (radhiyallahu anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “The Yemenis have come to you. They are the first (nation) to practice handshake.” [Abu Dawud 5213]

There are many Hadiths regarding the virtues of Yemen and its people. They have the best of characters.

Abu Hurayra (radhiyallahu anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “The people of Yemen have come to you and they are more gentle and soft-hearted. Iman is from Yemen and Wisdom is from Yemen.” [Al-Bukhari 4070]

May Allah protect Yemen from all those who wish to harm it and its beautiful people.

It should be noted here that shaking hands with non-mahram is strictly prohibited.

Ifran Nauyock
Al-Kawthari Academy
Mauritius

The A-Z of Why It Is Haraam To Close the Masaajid Even in The Face of Covid-19

By Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng

(a) Plagues and epidemics are not new to mankind. These forms of Divine Punishment had existed since time immemorial. In the great epidemic during the era of the Sahaabah there is adequate lesson and guidance for Muslims. While deviates advise Muslims to abandon the Musaajid, never did the Sahaabah (the Noble Companions) proffer such treacherous advice. If such a drastic measure bordering on apostasy had been necessary during an epidemic, there would have been ample guidance from the Sahaabah.

(b) Sahaabah who had returned to Madinah from the plague-stricken region were not debarred from the Musjid.

(c) It is the Sunnah (Traditional Practice) of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to rush to the Musjid whenever he discerned some calamity such as stormy weather and the like. Now is the time for Muslims to observe Jamaat Salaat with greater diligence.

(d) In the entire history of Islam, from its very inception, to a few weeks ago, NEVER were any Musaajid closed by Muslims, neither by Muslim governments nor by the mutawallis nor by the communities. In our era in close proximity to Qiyaamah (the Resurrection), the villainy of the closure of the Musaajid and the cancellation of Salaat are the satanic handiwork of the Munaafiqeen (hypocrites) in our midst. Allah Ta’ala has made manifest the Munaafiqeen. Their nifaaq (hypocrisy) has been advertised by Allah Ta’ala for all and sundry to see and to recognize the traitors lurking within the community.

(e) Whenever Musjids closed in any epidemic, it was not a closure by Muslims or the authorities, it was due to the total or near total decimation of the populace.  Bodies were being dumped unceremoniously in mass graves. There was no choice – no option other than to act as they did. No one locked the Musaajid. There were just no Muslims remaining to attend the Musaajid. On the contrary, where there were communities, still alive, they flocked to the Musaajid, supplicating and pleading to Allah Ta’ala. But it was too late. The decree had already gone forth. There was no turning back. The Athaab (Divine Chastisement) had to take its course.

(f) Never in the entire, 1400 year history of this Ummah, throughout its numerous plagues, epidemics, and pandemics, did a single Faqeeh (jurist), nor even a single Munaafiq (a disbeliever at heart masquerading as a Muslim) scholar, ever dare to come out and declare the suspension of Jumu’ah (the Friday Prayer) or the daily congregational prayers.

(g) Plagues existed since time immemorial. Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) spoke about plagues and provided the necessary guidance for observance during plagues. Plagues are not new occurrences. Yet no one among the authorities of Islam shut down the Mosques.

(h) During the era of the Sahaabah there erupted a severe plague which claimed the lives of many thousands. Numerous Sahaabah and senior Taabieen Ulama (scholars who were the students of the Sahaabah) and Fuqaha (jurists) were martyred in the plague of Amwaas in the Land of Shaam. Despite the ravaging plague of Amwaas as well as other plagues of greater severity in which millions perished, NEVER did the idea of closing the Musaajid and performing the Fardh Salaat at home ever occur to the Sahaabah and to the Ummah until this present era in which we witness a glut of munaafiqeen and bootlickers.

(i) Furthermore, according to the Shariah when a valid factor prevents one from attending the Musjid for Jamaat Salaat, then the absentee will receive the full reward of Jamaat Salaat. This is Allah’s grace and benevolence. But it has not been extended to the plague. As far as the plague is concerned the Ta-aamul of the Sahaabah, Taabieen and the entire Ummah throughout the history of Islam is ample direction and guidance for us.

(j) It is haraam (totally forbidden in Islamic Law) to present the plague as an excuse for closing the Musaajid, for convoluting the Athaan into Bid’ah (an innovated form), for banning the Fardh Salaat in the Musaajid and for the heresy of forcing musallis (congregants) to stand a ‘kilometre’ apart in the sufoof (rows of Prayer) in flagrant and heretical violation and rejection of the Fardh command of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to stand shoulder to shoulder such as Bunyaanul Marsoos (a solid steel wall).

(k) For these Munaafiqeen, the Qur’aan Majeed says:

“Who is a greater zaalim (oppressor) than the one who prevents the Thikr of Allah’s Name in the Musaajid and he strives to ruin the Musaajid?”

This Aayat of the Qur’aan applies most aptly to these munaafiqeen who have ruined the Musaajid.

(l) Another heinous lie is the fabrication: “Those who stay at home to protect themselves and others are under the protection of Allah.” Attributing this fabrication to Musnad Ahmed (a Hadith Work) they further indurate their heresy. The term ‘bait’ (house / home) in the context does not have a literal meaning. It refers to the region or locality where the plague has struck. If it was of literal import, the Sahaabah would have implemented it during the Plague of Amwaas in which tens of thousands, including senior Sahaabah, were killed and martyred. Those for whom the plague was an Athaab, were killed, and those for whom it was a Shahaadat, were martyred. No one during the plague was confined by authority to remain indoors as we are subjected to currently. The people emerged from their homes and flocked to the Musaajid for Salaat. The Musaajid were not closed. Jamaat Salaat was not banned in the Musaajid. Jumuah Salaat was not cancelled. And, the Athaan was not interpolated with the words: Salloo fi buyootikum. The Salaat sufoof formed normally, shoulder to shoulder.

(m) That the entire earth has been made valid for Salaat does not cancel the Wujoob (Compulsion) of performing Salaat with Jamaat (in congregation) in the Musjid. It does not cancel Jumu’ah Salaat in the Musjid. The entire earth has NOT been made a Musjid in the technical meaning of the Shariah. The Hadith only means that Salaat is valid wherever one is able to perform it. No one has an excuse for foregoing Salaat. The Hadith does not abolish the Waajib (mandatory) acts of Salaat which incumbently require a Musjid for their performance.

(n) The Wujoob (compulsion) of performing the Fardh Jamaat Salaat in the Musjid has such great and imperative importance that Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) threatened to burn down the houses of those who do not attend the Musjid for Fardh Salaat. Now if the Musjid had the insignificant connation attributed to it by the munaafiq agents of Iblees (Satan), what is the meaning of burning down the houses of those who do not attend the Musjid to perform Salaat with Jamaat? The Musjid is inextricably interwoven with the valid and proper discharge of the Daily Fardh and Jumuah Salaat.

(o) There is Ijma’ of the Ummah from the inception of Islam to this day, that it is haraam (absolutely forbidden) to close the Musaajid, and in cases of the Munaafiqeen and Zindeeqs (heretics) closing the Musaajid it is kufr (apostasy).

(p) The Five Fardh Salaat with Jamaat in the Musjid is Waajib. Jumu’ah Salaat in the Musjid is Fardh. Eid Salaat in the Musjid / Eidgah is Waajib. Those who discard this Waajib injunction pertaining to the Musjid venue are are in line for severe divine punishment.

(q) Regarding those who do not observe the Waajib (Mandatory) injunction of performing Salaat in the Musjid, Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:

   “I take oath by the One in Whose control is my life! Most certainly, I had resolved to command the gathering of firewood. After it has been gathered, the Athaan shall be given. Then I shall command a person to lead the Salaat. He will then lead the Salaat while I shall proceed to those people who are not present for Salaat (in the Musjid). Then I shall burn down their houses.”  (Bukhaari and Muslim)

(r) Commenting on this Hadith, Mullah Ali Qaari (the great Hadith exegetist) says: “The imperative importance of Jamaat Salaat in the Musaajid can be adequately gauged. Just ponder with what emphasis the warning of Divine Punishment has been sounded for those people who absent themselves from the Musaajid for Jamaat Salaat without valid reason. Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) himself had decided such severe punishment for those who abstain from the Musjid for the Fardh Salaat.” (Mirqaatul Mafaateeh)

(s) Another Hadith in Muslim states:

“A blind man came to Nabi (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) and said: ‘O Rasulullah! Verily, I do not have a guide to lead me to the Musjid.” He then sought permission for abstention.  Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) granted the concession. As he departed, Nabi (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) recalled him and asked: ‘Do you hear the Athaan for Salaat?’ He said: ‘Yes.’ Then Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Then answer!”.

(t) The blind man was ordered to attend Jamaat Salaat despite not having a guide to lead him to the Musjid.

(u) From these narrations the compulsion of performing Fardh and Jumuah Salaat in the Musjid can be easily comprehended. There is no difference of opinion in Islam on the imperative importance and incumbency of Jamaat Salaat and Jumuah Salaat in the Musjid. Thus, the Fardh, Jumuah and Eid Salaat are Venue-Dependent. Any contrary claim of a Zindeeq (heretic) is palpable bunkum to be dismissed with contempt.

(v) Noteworthy is the fact that all of the numerous Sahaabah, senior Taabieen and innumerable others had died in the plague-stricken locality of Amwaas. They did not close the Musaajid. The Musaajid remained open, and Jamaat Salaat and Jumuah Salaat continued unabated throughout the duration of the Plague of Amwaas as well as in all subsequent plagues. Never did the Islamic authorities order closure of the Musaajid nor a satanic suspension of Salaat in the Musaajid. The type of abrogation of Salaat called for by the munaafiqs (hypocrites) renders them murtaddeen (apostate).

(w) Allah Ta’ala says in the Qur’aan Majeed: “Who is a greater oppressor than the one who prevents the Thikr of Allah in the Musaajid, and he strives (plots) in its destruction?” (Baqarah, Aayat 114)

(x) There are no viler munaafiq scoundrels than those of these fake and bogus jamiats and judicial councils who have closed the Musaajid and discontinued the daily Fardh and Jumuah Salaat. The villainy of these Hypocrites is unprecedented in the annals of Islam.

(y) Whereas it was the Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to make haste to the Musjid  whenever there occurred a perceived calamity such as a storm, the munaafiqs of today have rushed to close the Musaajid and to prevent Muslims from performing Salaat in the Musaajid. Their actions are the very antithesis of the Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam). They are the enemies of the Sunnah, the enemies of Allah, the enemies of the Ummah and the enemies of Islam.

(z) The Musaajid are the noblest and most sacred places on earth according to Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam).

Salaam upon those who follow the Guidance and Guidlines of Islam

Sabr and the Meaning Of “Inna Lillaahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raaji’uun”

By Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng

We say this statement when someone dies. Also some of us may say this sentence when we lose something, suffer a setback or harm. But, do you know what it means? Sure, everyone knows that it obviously translates to ‘To Allah we belong and to Him is our return.’ But, do you REALLY, TRULY understand these words and their implications in a Muslim’s life? It means …Whatever we have is not really ours. It belongs to Allah.

Take a look around you; everything you see, all that you have and all that there is….in you, on you, around you…. belongs to Allah, alone. It is Allah Who has given you all the property and goods you possess, and that He is the true Owner of them all. So the cars that you own, the houses that you live in, the businesses you possess all truly belong to Allah. The kids that He blessed you with, the health that He gave you, the time that He has allowed you are all Allah’s property. Even the bodies we live in and the life that we have, belongs to Allah alone.

Allah says;

“And to Allah belongs the inheritance of the heavens and the earth” (Surah Aal-Imraan:180)

“The kingdom of the heavens and the earth and everything in them belongs to Allah. He has power over all things.” (Surat al-Ma’ ida: 120).

Now, since everything belongs to Allah, then we have to include even our souls in that list. The very souls that we think of as our “self”, our “nafs”, our “being” — whatever you want to call it — that very thing that distinguishes you from the rest of the world, belongs to Allah. It’s not YOURS. In fact, YOU are not YOURS. You belong to Allah. And, this is the essence of the concept of slavery to Allah in Islam. He is the true Possessor of everything, and everything is His property, He gives what He wills to whomever He wills…And then He takes it away. After all, it was Allah’s to begin with. So, He may give you something and then take it back after a while.

He will bless you with a precious child that you love dearly…and then He may take it away.

He will grant you money, honour and status….and then He may take it away.

He will give you youth, vitality and health and then surely He will take it away.

In fact, everything you have will only be with you for a very short while.

And, then The Owner will claim His Right.

So, when Allah does reclaim what was rightfully His, WHY MOURN OUR LOSSES?

Just like a friend who lends you his book. And, then after a few days, he wants it back and you give it back to him…no regrets….no sorrow…. no questions asked. Similarly, if Allah takes back some of His blessings upon you for some reason….so be it. Say Alhamdulillaah. Don’t grieve too long (follow the Sunnah and ascribed days for grieving). Be patient. Submit to the will of Allah, being pleased with His decision for you. For surely He will only do what is best for you. Just think…. The Owner came and took it back. Remember…. man enters into this world empty handed…and leaves it empty handed. Anything you have is a trust from Allah…a loan to you…to see how you respond to these gifts from Allah and how you use them….in the obedience of the Almighty, thanking Him and worshipping Him……OR………to the disobedience to the One Who gave them to you in the first place.

‘Our eyes are filled with tears, our hearts with grief, but we say nothing with our lips except that which pleases Allah….Verily, to Allah we belong, and to Him we return.’ (Bukhaari)

And, we all know the famous incident about Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam’s companion, Abu Talha (Radiallahu Anhu) and His wife, when one of their sons died and Abu Talha (Radiallahu Anhu) was not at home. She washed and shrouded him and when Abu Talha came home and asked about his son, she said, ‘The child is quiet and I hope he is in peace….’ (Bukhaari).

Subhaan Allah…. such patience! And such Iman in the statement “Inna lillaahi wa inna ilayhi Raaji’oon”! She truly understood its meaning and the effect it has on her life as a Muslimah, submitting to Him and being pleased with whatever He has decreed for her. She knew that whatever she has, is not truly hers. Rather, it is Allah’s….and He took back whatever He owns at its appointed time. And, it is because their Iman was so strong and their understanding that the Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam made dua for them and that Allah blessed them immensely.

“‘They (i.e. Abu Talha and his Wife) had nine sons and all of them became reciters of the Qur’an (by heart).” (Bukhaari). Allahu Akbar! That’s the reward of their patience over loss of one child.

“Be sure we will test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives, but give glad tidings to those who are steadfast, who say when afflicted with calamity: ‘To Allah we belong and to Him is our return.’ They are those upon whom are blessings from their Lord and mercy and it is those who are (rightly) guided.” (al-Baqarah: 155 -157)