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The best thing after Iman and the worst thing after Kufr [women] – Sayings of the Salaf

The best thing after Iman and the worst thing after Kufr [women]

It is reported that ‘Umar b. Al-Khattâb – Allâh be pleased with him – once addressed the people and said:

No man can have anything better after faith (îmân) than a woman of righteous character, loving and child-bearing. And no man can have anything worse after unbelief (kufr) than a sharp-tongued woman of bad character.

Al-Hâfidh Abul-Qâsim Al-Asbahânî, Al-Targhîb wa Al-Tarhîb article 1528. Also recorded in other sources with a slight variation in wording.

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  • My Advice to the Women – by the Shaykhah Umm Abdillaah al-Waadi’iyah
    Download PDFs – Part 0102030405 (keep checking here for other parts)
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  • A Word for Women – Shaykh Badiuddeen Shah ar-Raashidee as-Sindhee
    This is a part of a Khutbah by Allaamah Shaykh Badiuddeen ar- Raashidee as-Sindhee taken from Khutubaat Raashidiyyah. p.122-123
  • Advice to the Muslim Woman – Shaykh Saalih bin Fawzaan al-Fawzaan [Book]
    This book is a complete translation of a transcribed lecture from Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan entitled: “Naseehah Lil-Mar’at-il-Muslimah” (Advice to the Muslim Woman). The source used for this translation was the book Muhaadaraat fil-‘Aqeedah wad-Da’wah, a large compilation of over 25 transcribed lectures from Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan on issues of Creed and Methodology (vol. 3, pg. 281-299, Markaz Fajr, 2003 Edition)
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Shaykh Saalim ibn Sa’d at-Taweel USA visit July 2010

These are the happiest times for a Sunni, when he hears that he can have the chance to sit with one of the mashaayikh of Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah.

Many people in the West are referred to as “Shaykh” when they are not really deserving of that title. In the West, we don’t have any scholars, we only have speakers. And that is why when one of the mashaayikh come to the West, we should take every opportunity to go and sit with them inshaAllah.

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We are pleased to announce that Shaykh Saalim ibn Sa’d at-Taweel will be returning to St. Louis again this year for the 4th of July weekend. The Shaykh will be arriving Tuesday, June 29 and will leave for Chicago Tuesday, July 6.

St. Louis, MO (From Sun, 27-Jun to Tue, 6-Jul)

Chicago, IL (From Tue, 6-Jul to Tue, 13-Jul)

Washington DC (From Tue, 13-Jul to Tue, 20-Jul)

New York, NY (From Tue, 20-Jul to Wed, 28-Jul)

Please don’t waste this opportunity of meeting one of the Mashāyikh of Ahl-us-Sunnah wal-Jamā‘ah. Hope to see you Brothers there.

Read more…

Islamic Economics Class on refunds, fraud and defective merchandise…

As-Salaamu ‘alaykum Talha,

Real Quick…we are about to begin the next class in the
Islamic Economic series and I didn’t want you to miss out,
Insha-Allaah.  This class will center around the topic of
Khiyar – which may deal with the aspect of fraud, defects
in merchandise and/or refunds in business transactions.

The class will start at 6:30 PM ET and you can tune in via
phone or the web at…

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I hope that you find this lecture to be of great benefit!
And I look forward to hearing from you on the web!

Your brother in Islaam,

Khalid
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This Life in Brief – Sayings of the Salaf

As salaamu ‘aalykum wa rahmatullah

SubhanAllah, life is such a fleeting thing. We go towards it yet it runs away from us. Days and weeks and months go by so fast.

I have been really busy working on some projects, one of them, a new site dedicated to Expert Audio Interviews. The first audio interview we did was with Abdus Salaam Walker. Many of the readers of this blog, may Allah have mercy upon you all, may know him since he designs many of the book covers for authentic Islamic books in English. May Allah increase his rizq and make him successful in his endeavours.

I have realized after spending the past few months working really hard on developing the website myself along with the help of a good brother, Sajid al-Hindee, that the time one takes away from learning the Deen and reading the Qur’aan is not coming back. It is gone and after a while, you start to feel like you are missing something. Your heart desires knowledge and the circles of knowledge where authentic knowledge is shared and spread.

SubhanAllah, it is easy to become too attached to this dunya and leave the concern of the aakhiraa. That is why the Prophet sallalahu ‘alayhe wasallam used to make dua with words close to “O Allah, take the love of this dunya out of my heart and put the love of the aakhiraa in my heart”

And today, when I read a statement from ‘Ali radiyallahu anhu, I had to share it with everyone else. I hope it is of benefit to all. And we ask Allah that He keeps us firm on emaan and the straight path of Haneefiyyah.

It is reported that some people asked ‘Alî b. Abî Tâlib – Allâh be pleased with him –  to describe this worldly life (the dunyâ). He said:

Do you want a long description or a brief one? They replied, “a brief one.” He said, “Its permissible things (halâl) [lead to] accounts being taken from you, and its forbidden things (harâm) [lead to the] Fire.

Ibn Abî Al-Dunyâ, Dham Al-Dunyâ article 17.

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  1. Three Laughs and Three Tears
  2. The Last Drops of this World
  3. Which life to Pursue?
  4. Beneficial Brotherhood and Love
  5. The Provision of a Traveler [this world to the next]
Categories: Sayings of the Salaf

Telelink with Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalee on Women Related Issues – Sun May 2nd 2010

Muwahhideen Publications would like to announce a special LIVE online session with Shaykhanna Al-Allaamah Zayd Al-Madkhalee (hafidhahullaah). This session has been organized by a noble sister from Trinidad to deal with some questions and concerns from the sisters. We invite all the brothers and sisters to partake in this special Q&A session. We will be taking questions on women related issues. Please submit the questions to info@muwahhideenpubs.com and admin@muslimmotherhood.com . The session will be translated into English LIVE by Abdulilaah Lahmamee and broadcast LIVE in the Shaykh’s Pal-Talk Room, this Sunday. The details are as follows.

Topic: Q&A Session on Women Issues with Shaykhanna, Al Allaamah Zayd al-Madkhalee (hafidhahullaah) – Translated into English by Abdulilaah Lahmamee

Date: Sunday 2nd May, 2010

Time: 10:30am EST/ 3:30pm GMT/ 5:30pm Saudi

Where: Online ==>Pal-Talk==> Middle East ==> Islam ==>Live Doroos By Shiekh Zaid Al Madkhly

Please Submit All Questions to the following email addresses : info@muwahhideenpubs.com and admin@muslimmotherhood.com.

Deadline for Questions is Saturday 1st May @ 12pm EST (related to the Topic)

When you log on to Pal-Talk IM the User: Njza_net for further information