Belief & Doctrine



Beliefs of Islam.


Riyad-us-Saliheen

I recently got sent books (Riyad-us-Saliheen) from Pakistan from my Aunty,… Continue reading

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How could I invite my family to Islam

I am a convert living in Damascus. My non-muslim relatives live in Germany. How can I invite them to Islam?… Continue reading

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meaning of Mahdi?

What is the meaning of Mahdi? Continue reading

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unbeleivers

my question is regarding unbelievers.it is said in holy quran that we should not ask forgiveness for idolaters but when we ask from god swt to forgive ummati muhammad saw .arent unbeleivers also part of the ummat.?how do we reconcile these two points and also i have heard that some shaykhs can intercede for unbeleivers,how do i understand this as well? Continue reading

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Asking about namaz with wahabi people

The area where I am working, it has only one mosque and that is of Wahabi people… Continue reading

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Shariah Constraints in the Punishment of a Thief

Recently, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Allah preserve him, stated in an interview on al-Jazeera that even though the shari`a dictates cutting the hand of the thief,… Continue reading

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God’s Pronoun

Semitic languages do not have a gender neutral pronoun, and so are forced to use the male pronoun, he (هو). English, however, does have a gender neutral pronoun, “it.” Continue reading

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family relative

s. alaikum dear shaykh hisham. i have an issue. one of the imams close to our city is a big wahabi salafi imam. i heard from reliable people that he said bad things about the the prophet’s s.a.w. parents. he said athaghfirullah, they are going to hell fire. i hate this wahabi imam. he is a devil in my eyes for saying such a thing. he is mal’oon! la’nathallahu ‘alayh! i have a relative that goes to his masjid. he is neither wahabi nor in sufism. if my relative says something smart to me, getting offended about this, then we might get into a fighting argument. what should i do dear shaykh? forgive me for lack of manners. i dont know how to have adab. thank you. salamu alaikum.

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Learning in islamic school

I take islamic courses in Franc, I wanted to improve my knowledge. Our teacher in Coran & Sunna sometimes contredict our shuyuks : Imam Mahdy a legend, criticize sufis on making hadras, saying we can judge the actions of Sahabas if good or wrong. Continue reading

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On asking for support from Shaykh

“Put simply, why can’t we just ask Allah? I can imagine the answers are that awliya have access to divine knowledge, are closer to Allah than us and I don’t doubt that for a moment, but it feels too much like we are going to an intermediary – and one of the first things I learned about Islam is there is no intermediary- that priests/clergy don’t stand between the believers and God- that we all have a direct line – we ask and He hears. And when I remember Him, I am invoking His presence with me…” Continue reading

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