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Sa’ad ibn Mu’adh … A Hero Amongst Heroes of the Muslims and a Role Model for the Muslim Army Officers of Today

For every nation there are heroes and they are eternally etched in the memory of their nation. They are the ones who undertook great actions that only heroes are capable of. Even those nations that do not have real heroes, such as America, must raise bandits and criminals as their heroes, after they give make-overs […]

Prophets are Infallible and do not Make Mistakes in Propagation or in Ruling

Assayha Newspaper reported on Saturday, 28/01/2017, news entitled: “Al-Mahdi: the experience of the prophethood is accompanied by errors in ruling”, said: “There is no human experience not accompanied by errors including the prophets’ experience”, and added: “Because the human experience, including the prophethood experience has errors in ruling.”

The First and Foremost

The world appears to be at the precipice of great change, as the struggle between Kufr and Islam has reached a peak. It is witnessed by the entire world that Kufr and its people have become firmly entrenched in their arrogance. Donald Trump’s initial executive orders have established both a confirmation and a firming up […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah, Verses 153-157

From the Book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Sheikh Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اسْتَعِينُوا بِالصَّبْرِ وَالصَّلاَةِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ مَعَ الصَّابِرِينَ * وَلاَ تَقُولُوا لِمَنْ يُقْتَلُ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَمْوَاتٌ بَلْ أَحْيَاءٌ وَلَكِنْ لاَ تَشْعُرُونَ * وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُمْ […]

O Noble Scholars of the Ummah! Speaking the Truth will not advance one’s Ajal, nor decrease one’s Rizq

On the authority of Abu Ad-Dardaa’ (ra), RasulAllah (saw) said: «العلماء ورثة الأنبياء» “The scholars are the inheritors of the Prophets.” [Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi] For this high rank and responsibility that Allah (swt) has placed upon your shoulders, we have decided to address you, hoping that we will all be among those who stand for truth, […]

The Obligation of Nussrah in Order to Carry the Message of Guidance to all of Humanity

 Allah سبحانه وتعالى said: جَاهِدُوا فِي اللَّهِ حَقَّ جِهَادِهِ هُوَ اجْتَبَاكُمْ وَمَا جَعَلَ عَلَيْكُمْ فِي الدِّينِ مِنْ حَرَجٍ مِلَّةَ أَبِيكُمْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ هُوَ سَمَّاكُمُ الْمُسْلِمِينَ مِنْ قَبْلُ وَفِي هَذَا لِيَكُونَ الرَّسُولُ شَهِيدًا عَلَيْكُمْ وَتَكُونُوا شُهَدَاءَ عَلَى النَّاسِ فَأَقِيمُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُوا الزَّكَاةَ وَاعْتَصِمُوا بِاللَّهِ هُوَ مَوْلَاكُمْ فَنِعْمَ الْمَوْلَى وَنِعْمَ النَّصِيرُ “And strive for Allah with the striving […]

Remembering the Birth of the Prophet ﷺ on the 12th Rabii’ ul-Awwal Is a Remembrance of Guidance, Honour and Consolidation

Allah Al-Haqq Tabaaraka Wa Ta’Aalaa says: لَقَدْ مَنَّ اللّهُ عَلَى الْمُؤمِنِينَ إِذْ بَعَثَ فِيهِمْ رَسُولاً مِّنْ أَنفُسِهِمْ يَتْلُو عَلَيْهِمْ آيَاتِهِ وَيُزَكِّيهِمْ وَيُعَلِّمُهُمُ الْكِتَابَ وَالْحِكْمَةَ وَإِن كَانُواْ مِن قَبْلُ لَفِي ضَلالٍ مُّبِينٍ “Certainly did Allah confer [great] favor upon the believers when He sent among them a Messenger from themselves, reciting to them His verses and […]

The Gifts of Rabii’ ul-Awwal: After Nussrah from Military Commanders Was Secured, Rabii’ ul-Awwal Witnessed Hijrah to Establish Islam as a State

Throughout the Muslim World, it is witnessed that Muslims are reflecting with fervor and sincerity upon the significance of the month of Rabii’ ul-Awwal. And Pakistan is no exception and has been illuminated in this month with beautiful speech regarding the life of RasulAllah ﷺ. For not only did Rabii’ ul-Awwal witness the gift of […]

“Debasement in the sight of Allah and a severe punishment will strike those who did wrong for the plots that they concocted.”

سَيُصِيبُ الَّذِينَ أَجْرَمُواْ صَغَارٌ عِندَ اللَّهِ وَعَذَابٌ شَدِيدٌ بِمَا كَانُواْ يَمْكُرُونَ “Debasement in the sight of Allah and a severe punishment will strike those who did wrong for the plots that they concocted.” (Al-An’aam, 6:124) Today, the rejection of Democracy by the Muslims of Syria is an encouraging sign of the liberation of the Ummah […]

Ayat Reflection: “Do not incline towards the oppressors!”

وَلَا تَرْكَنُوا إِلَى الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا فَتَمَسَّكُمُ النَّارُ وَمَا لَكُمْ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ مِنْ أَوْلِيَاءَ ثُمَّ لَا تُنْصَرُونَ  “And incline not towards those who do wrong, lest the Fire touches you, and you will not have any protectors, apart from Allah. And you will not be helped.” (Hud, 11:113)

Ashura: The Day Musa was Victorious against all odds

There they stood with the Red Sea in front of them and the Pharaoh and his ferocious army behind them. The deep sensation of doom fell upon them and their Iman was tested. قالَ أَصحابُ موسىٰ إِنّا لَمُدرَكونَ قالَ كَلّا ۖ إِنَّ مَعِيَ رَبّي سَيَهدينِ “The companions of Musa cried, ‘We are doomed!’ Musa replied, […]

Ayah Reflection: Surah Yasin Verse 12

إِنَّا نَحْنُ نُحْيِي الْمَوْتَى وَنَكْتُبُ مَا قَدَّمُوا وَآَثَارَهُمْ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ أحْصَيْنَاهُ فِي إِمَامٍ مُبِينٍ “Verily we shall give life to the dead, and we record that which they send before and that which they leave behind, and of all things have we taken account in a clear book.” (Yasin, 36:12)

Q&A: Disparity and Difference

Question: Assalamu Alaikum our honorable Sheikh, It was mentioned in the book of The System of Islam (on page 11, Arabic Edition) as follows: “…because his understanding of the organization of man’s instincts and organic needs is liable to disparity, differences, contradiction…”  It is my understanding that the terms disparity (Tafawot) and difference (Ikhtilaf) were […]

Ayah Reflection: “O you who believe, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you.”

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَطِيعُوا اللَّـهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الْأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ فَإِن تَنَازَعْتُمْ فِي شَيْءٍ فَرُدُّوهُ إِلَى اللَّـهِ وَالرَّسُولِ إِن كُنتُمْ تُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللَّـهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ وَأَحْسَنُ تَأْوِيلًا “O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to […]

Sunnah acts on the Day of ‘Eid

1. The Takbeer The Takbeer is Sunnah Mustahabbah in the days of Tashreeq as Allah سبحانه وتعالى says: وَاذكُرُوا اللَّهَ في أَيّامٍ مَعدوداتٍ “And remember Allah during the appointed Days” (Al-Baqarah, 2:203) These appointed days are the days of Tashreeq (The days of Hajj) and this was mentioned by Ibn ‘Abbaas (ra) as reported by […]

“Announce the Hajj to mankind.”

Mus’ab Ibn Sa’d narrated from his father (ra) that he said: “I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, which people are most severely put to trial?’ He said: «الأَنبياءُ ثمَّ الأَمثلُ فالأَمثلُ؛ يُبتلَى الرَّجلُ علَى حسَبِ دينِهِ، فإن كانَ في دينِهِ صلبًا اشتدَّ بلاؤُهُ، وإن كانَ في دينِهِ رقَّةٌ ابتليَ علَى قدرِ دينِهِ»،   “The Anbiyaa’ […]

Nussrah is the Shariah Method to Attain Ruling by Islam And It is a Duty for the People of Power and A Great Reward

Whenever the word of Nussrah (Support) is mentioned it comes to our mind as Muslims that its related actions were carried out by RasulAllah ﷺ himself with respect to the Arab tribes, asking them for protection, strength and support, as stated in his ﷺ Seerah (biography). So, what exactly is the meaning of Nussrah? Who […]

The Lost Jewels of Hajj

The true power of Hajj has been lost. What would we say to Allah about what we did to find it? Allah سبحانه وتعالى built the foundations of the Islamic society on solid grounds. He started with the individual and nurtured in them the iman and taqwa as the foundations of their personality لَعَلَّكُم تَتَّقُون […]