When is it prescribed for a worshipper to do the prostration of forgetfulness?. Praise be to Allaah. By the mercy of Allaah to His slaves, as one of the beauties of this perfect religion, Allaah has prescribed that His slaves may make up for shortcomings and mistakes that they make in their worship and … Continue reading Reasons for doing the prostration of forgetfulness.
Imam Ibn Taymiyyah Al-'Ibaadah which we are commanded to perform includes the meaning of humility and love, it contains extreme humility before Allah (subhanahu wa ta 'ala) together with the extreme love for Him (Aza wa jal). The uppermost level of love is the extreme adoration (Tatayum) and its lowermost level is the interest, because … Continue reading Ibaadah and Levels of Love
The Merits of Muharram and the Day of Ashura We all know that Muharram is one of the sacred months, which Allah, the Sublime said about them in His Holy Book: “Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them.” (At-Taubah 9:36).
Question: How sound is this hadith? “Whoever recites Aayat al-Kursiy after doing wudoo’, Allah will raise him forty degrees in status, and for each letter of its verses He will create for him an angel who will pray for forgiveness for him until the Day of Resurrection, and he will divert from him one thousand … Continue reading A false and fabricated hadith about the virtue of reciting Aayat al-Kursiy immediately after doing wudoo’
Question: I heard that Shaykh ‘Abd-Allah ibn Jibreen said that it is permissible to raise the finger after wudoo’ and say Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah, and I have seen many brothers doing that. I would like to find out the decisive view of the scholars concerning this matter. Answer: Praise be to Allaah. There is no … Continue reading Ruling on raising the finger when saying the shahaadah following wudoo’