May Allah guide us and make us of those on the straight path, who also don’t rush to wrongly accuse others of deviance without proper investigation.

leenabaleena: by Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Ibn ‘UthaymeenSource: Lecture “Alaykum Bissunnah”* From his [the Prophet] sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam’s statement, “Whoever lives amongst you will see much differing, so adhere to my Sunnah”, It can be learnt that if parties (ahzaab) within the ummah emerge in increasing numbers then one should not affiliate himself to a [...]

Madhabs…why?

honeststrangers: “Rasulullah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Make things easy! And do not make them complicated! Be cheerful! And do not be repulsive.”” — Bukhari (via oneislam) This hadith echoes the thoughts in my head right now. Whenever I find myself delayed in the performance of my dhuhr salaah, I have to fight the [...]

On Choosing A Sect

These thoughts have plagued me for a long time now, and reading through some posts this morning further cemented my views on whether or not I should choose a specific madhab.  I’ve traditionally been raised as part of the Hanafi madhab, but have had significant exposure to the Shafi madhab as well. And given the [...]