Monthly Archives: July 2008

To Say ALLAH and His Rasool Know Best

Some people say that it is Shirk to say, “Allah and His Rasool know best” as we are equating Rasoolullah�s (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) knowledge with Allah Ta�ala�s Knowledge. They say that Rasoolullah�s (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) knowledge is limited … Continue reading

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The Permissibility of Kissing the Thumbs

Some people say that at the time of Azaan, it is Haraam to kiss the nails of the thumbs when the name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is uttered. The Ahle Sunnah Wal Jama’at believes that … Continue reading

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Using The "Harf-e-Nida" when Reciting Salawat And Salam

The “Harf-e-Nidaa” means – to use the pronoun for addressing the second person – who is present (ie. using the word “YA” which means “OH!” when addressing the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) eg. “Ya Nabi! Ya Rasool!”) Some people … Continue reading

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OPINION OF GREAT SCHOLARS AND SAINTS

Ghousal Azam, Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (radi allahu anhu) states: “There are 73 groups as foretold by Sayyiduna Rasoolallah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and (bear in mind that), the Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat was the rightful group”. (Ghunyatut Taalibeen) … Continue reading

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DIVISIONS IN THE UMMAH

The concept of the Muslim nation separating into 73 sects, is taken from authentic Ahadith such as the following related by Hazrat Abu Hurairah (radi Allahu anhu): “The Messenger of Allah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said: ‘The Jews separated into … Continue reading

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ABSTAINING FROM MISGUIDED GROUPS

The Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) clearly warned his Ummah to completely abstain from joining in the gatherings of or listening to the words of any of the other misguided groups that will appear amongst the Muslims, whose beliefs … Continue reading

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REMAINING WITH THE AHLE SUNNAT WAL JAMAAT

The Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) advised us to remain firm with the largest group of Muslims and remain steadfast upon their way in beliefs and in actions. The Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said: “Allah will never … Continue reading

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