All posts filed under: Islamic Culture

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 215

From the book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: يَسْأَلُونَكَ مَاذَا يُنفِقُونَ قُلْ مَا أَنفَقْتُم مِّنْ خَيْرٍ فَلِلْوَالِدَيْنِ وَالأَقْرَبِينَ وَالْيَتَامَى وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَابْنِ السَّبِيلِ وَمَا تَفْعَلُواْ مِنْ خَيْرٍ فَإِنَّ اللّهَ بِهِ عَلِيمٌ‏ “They ask you, [O Muhammad], what […]

The Parable of the One who Establishes the Limits Prescribed by Allah and that of the One who Transgresses them

Nu’man bin Bashir (may Allah (swt) be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, «مَثَلُ القَائِم في حُدُودِ اللَّه والْوَاقِع فيها ، كَمثل قَومٍ اسْتَهَموا على سَفِينَةٍ ، فَأَصابَ بَعْضُهم أعْلاهَا ، وبعضُهم أَسْفلَهَا ، فكان الذي في أَسفلها إذا استَقَوْا من الماء مَرُّوا على مَنْ فَوقَهمْ ، فقالوا لو أنا خَرَقْنا في نَصِيبِنَا […]

Q&A: The Coercion which Forces an Act to be Performed and the Prohibition of Donating the Heart

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, One of the aims of the Shariah is the preservation of the human being, and the aims do not mean a reason (‘illah) for the rulings as a whole, nor are they a reason for any specific verdict. In Shariah, there is the rule: “الضَّرُورَاتُ تُبِيحُ المَحْظُورَاتِ” “The […]

Gardens of Jannah: Actions of the Messenger ﷺ were Continuous (Deemah ديمة)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم – Bukhari and Muslim reported from Alqama: قُلْتُ لِعَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا هَلْ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَخْتَصُّ مِنْ الْأَيَّامِ شَيْئًا؟ قَالَتْ: لَا، كَانَ عَمَلُهُ دِيمَةً، وَأَيُّكُمْ يُطِيقُ مَا كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يُطِيقُ؟ “I asked `Aisha (ra): “Did the Messenger of Allah ﷺ use […]

The Dawah to Allah

Allah (swt) says, ادْعُ إِلِى سَبِيلِ رَبِّكَ بِالْحِكْمَةِ وَالْمَوْعِظَةِ الْحَسَنَةِ وَجَادِلْهُم بِالَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَن ضَلَّ عَن سَبِيلِهِ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِالْمُهْتَدِينَ‏ “Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and good instruction, and argue with them in a way that is best. Indeed, your Lord is most knowing of who […]

The Noble Quran, the Permanent Miracle of Allah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Noble Quran, the Permanent Miracle of Allah (swt) of Inimitability (إعجاز) and Challenge (تَّحدي) The Noble Quran represents the basis for the confirmation (ithbaat) of the validity of the Message of Islam. Invalidating its evidence of miraculous Inimitability (‘ijaaz) would mean the collapse of the entire Islamic edifice, which has […]

Q&A: Compilation of The Holy Quran During the Reign of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, A question about collecting the Noble Qur’an at the time of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him, I have a question related to the compilation of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq (r.a) of the Holy Qur’an; was it copying or collection of the tablets in which the […]

No Rest After this Day

The first moment of this Message meant tireless struggle for this Deen. Allah (swt) revealed regarding Sayyedena Muhammad ﷺ, يَا أَيُّهَا الْمُدَّثِّرُ * قُمْ فَأَنذِرْ “O you [Muhammad] enveloped (in garments)! Arise and warn.” [74:1-2]. With this verse, revelation became a Message. “Arise and warn!” means to prepare to go forth with zeal and warn […]

Resumption of Islamic Thinking

The response of the Muslims of Pakistan towards events that befall the Ummah globally reveals that the Islamic way of thinking is increasing in its quality, prominence and completeness. Regarding the actions undertaken by Arab rulers to normalize relations with the Jewish occupation of Palestine, there was an overwhelming rejection to an extent that Pakistan’s […]

Q&A: The Use of Animal Parts, Organs and Bones

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I noticed some shops selling rosaries/masabih necklaces, bracelets, etc. from animal bones. My question is about animals, is it permissible to use animal parts and organs? The Prophet ﷺ said: «من يرد الله به خيراً يفقهه في الدين» “The one for him Allah wills good (Khair), He grants […]

Those Who Truly Love RasulAllah ﷺ Must Re-Establish the Khilafah

 on the Method of Prophethood, which will Protect the Honour of RasulAllah ﷺ It was narrated that Anas (ra) said that RasulAllah ﷺ said, «لَا يُؤْمِنُ أَحَدُكُمْ حَتَّى أَكُونَ أَحَبَّ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ مَالِهِ وَأَهْلِهِ وَالنَّاسِ أَجْمَعِينَ» “None of you has believed until I am dearer to him than his family, his wealth and all the […]

Q&A: The Principal “The Lesser of Two Evils or Lesser of the Two Harms”

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, our Sheikh. I have a question related to the two principles: “The Lesser of Two Evils or Lesser of the Two Harms”, quoted by many Dawah carriers and Islamic movements to participate in the legislative and presidential elections. Are they both Shariah principles? Did some of the jurists adopt them? What are […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verses 211-212

From the book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: سَلْ بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ كَمْ آتَيْنَاهُم مِّنْ آيَةٍ بَيِّنَةٍ وَمَن يُبَدِّلْ نِعْمَةَ اللّهِ مِن بَعْدِ مَا جَاءتْهُ فَإِنَّ اللّهَ شَدِيدُ الْعِقَابِ * زُيِّنَ لِلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا وَيَسْخَرُونَ مِنَ […]

Sharia Prohibits Peaceful Agreements with the Jewish entity

Making peaceful agreement with the Jewish entity has been debated amongst the Ummah for long since its inception. Whenever peaceful agreements were made with the Jewish entity, they were justified by quoting the Treaty of Hudaibiya as evidence to have peaceful agreements with the illegitimate Jewish entity. In reality, Islamic Sharia forbids having any agreement […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verses 208-210

From the book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ ادْخُلُواْ فِي السِّلْمِ كَآفَّةً وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ خُطُوَاتِ الشَّيْطَانِ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُّبِينٌ * فَإِن زَلَلْتُمْ مِّن بَعْدِ مَا جَاءتْكُمُ الْبَيِّنَاتُ فَاعْلَمُواْ أَنَّ اللّهَ عَزِيزٌ […]

Our Devotion to Allah and His Messenger ﷺ Comes Before Our Devotion to Family and Career

In our era, devotion to family affairs, parenting, studies, career, business or trade comes before devotion to our Islamic duties towards the Islamic community (jamaa’ah) and the Deen. Such shortcoming is costly at a time that the oppression upon the Islamic Ummah has reached an all-time high. It seems as if the rulers of the […]

Developing the Correct Islamic Thoughts Towards Coronavirus

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there is widespread anxiety, panic and fear among the people. It is reflected by their behavior and by their words on different platforms. It is a result of their thoughts, beliefs, faiths, principles in life, media propaganda, public opinions, healthcare facilities, systems of life such as the economic system, the […]

Q&A: The Guidance (Al Huda) and the Misguidance (Al Dhalaal) in the Science of Usul Al-Fiqh

Question: Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem, My question to our Sheikh; in the book of The Islamic Personality Vol. III, page 301 (Arabic edition) third line it states: The second: As for the branches, the failure to follow them is considered disobedience (fisq), and so it is not called guidance. I was told that the word “misguidance” […]

The Blasphemy Against Islam and the Prophet ﷺ Continues in the Absence of Khilafah

French Paper Charlie Hebdo Reprints Controversial Prophet Muhammad Cartoons. “We will never live down. We will never give up,” Charlie Hebdo director Laurent “Riss” Sourisseau wrote in the latest edition of the magazine. France’s Macron refuses to condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoons of Prophet Muhammad. [The Eurasian Times, SEP 1, 2020]

Q&A: Various Usul Al-Fiqh Issues

Question: Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Subject: Questions in Usool AlFiqh First: It was mentioned in the book of The Islamic Personality vol. III, page 182 (Arabic edition) “The requirement denotation is that which the required matter in it is denoted from the meanings of the expressions by being a condition […]

Q&A: Ijmaa’ is a Hadith which the Sahaabah did not Narrate

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Our Sheikh, may Allah open at your hands, may He accept your obedience, and hasten us with victory and empowerment. I have a question regarding inferring from the consensus (Ijmaa’) of the Sahaabah with evidence from the Qur’an and Sunnah; as came in the Islamic Personality, Volume III […]

O People of Nussrah! If You Do Not Support the Establishment of Khilafah on the Method of Prophethood Now, then When?!

Allah has revealed the great Islamic Deen to the best of humankind, the Prophet Muhammed ﷺ. He (swt) established authority for him ﷺ upon the earth. He (swt) revealed the noble Quran through the unlettered Prophet ﷺ, to judge amongst the people, as the basis for the constitution of the political state. Allah (swt) prepared […]