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On Marrying One’s First Cousin in Islam

In relation to marrying first-cousins in what is referred to as consanguineous marriages, then it is an issue often raised against the Muslims. In many Muslim cultures, it is not uncommon for a man to marry his first cousin. However, a number of scientific reports highlight that marrying first cousins leads to children being born with birth defects [https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leeds-23183102]. Not…

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Why do Some Ahaadith Which Report a Single Incident Have Different Wordings? – Imam as-San’aani

Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked about the reasons for the different wordings of Ahaadith which report a single incident. So he responded with a work entitled:  (رسالة في اختلاف ألفاظ الحديث النبوي) The Treatise on the Differences in the Wordings of the Prophetic Hadith In summary, Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) argues…

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The Provision of Iblis

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ : ” قَالَ إِبْلِيسُ : يَا رَبِّ لَيْسَ أَحَدٌ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ إِلَّا جَعَلْتَ لَهُ رِزْقًا وَمَعِيشَةً فَمَا رِزْقِي ؟قَالَ : مَا لَمْ يُذْكَرْ عَلَيْهِ اسْمِي On the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Iblis said: ‘O my Lord, there is…

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Benefit on the Need to Learn the Methodology of the Salaf – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan (may Allah preserve him) said: In regards to His statement, the Exalted: وَالسَّابِقُونَ الْأَوَّلُونَ مِنَ الْمُهَاجِرِينَ وَالْأَنصَارِ وَالَّذِينَ اتَّبَعُوهُم بِإِحْسَانٍ “And the first to embrace Islam of the Muhajirun (those who migrated from Makkah to Al-Madinah) and the Ansar (the citizens of Al-Madinah who helped and gave aid to the Muhajirun) and also those who followed them…

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[Benefit] Saying “May Allah preserve you” If Someone Does Good to You – Shaikh ‘Adnan al-Masqari

Shaikh Abul-Yamaan ‘Adnan al-Masqari (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “Chapter: Supplication for the one who does good towards you. 1. May Allah reward you with good ( جَزَاكَ اللَّهُ خَيْرًا) عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، قَالَ حَضَرْتُ أَبِي حِينَ أُصِيبَ فَأَثْنَوْا عَلَيْهِ وَقَالُوا جَزَاكَ اللَّهُ خَيْرًا ‏ Ibn Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) said: “I was present with my father…

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[A Poem] On Following the Book and the Sunnah – Abu Abdillah Muhammad bin Abdillah as-Sulami al-Mursi al-Andalusi (d. 655 H.)

The Imam, the Skillful one, the Scholar of Hadith, the Mufassir, Abu Abdillah Muhammad bin Abdillah as-Sulami al-Mursi al-Andalusi (d. 655 H.) -may Allah have mercy upon him-recited the following lines of poetry: “Whoever desires salvation then there is no [way to obtain it] Besides following the Chosen One in that which he came with That is the straight path…

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A Poem on the Names of the Day of Judgment – Shaikh Fath al-Qadasi

A Poem on the Names of the Day of Judgment Written by: Abu Abdurrahman Fath al-Qadasi (may Allah preserve him) on (4/6/1431 H.) “And the most common names for the Day of Judgement / Are the Overwhelming (غاشية), and the Hour (ساعة), like the Greatest Catastrophe (الطامة) And the Day of Resurrection’s second blowing of Trumpet (الصاخة), and the Last Day (أخرة),…

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