Question: A friend at university has joined a new group that has recently been hosting programs on various issues. Hence he no more strictly follows any of the four Imaams (Imaam Abu Hanifah, Imaam Shaafi, Imaam Maalik and Imaam Ahmad bin Hambal Rahmatullahi Alaihim). He claims that in many aspects he directly follows the Qur’an and Hadith. He has also recently been performing his salaah somewhat differently. Please comment.
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Recently on a few threads I have had a back and forth debate/argument with another user who will remain nameless here. People read the posts and the way we go at each other it really sounds like we are totally trashing and bashing one another. What people dont see is what is going on behind the scenes over email, the brother writes to me:
Hope you are doing great Shaikh. Just wanted to ask forgiveness for all your huqooq i've destoryed over the course
Last night I swung by ICC Masjid Takaful here in Chicago Shareef for their monthly Saturday night brothers itikaaf and Shaikh Hamzah Maqbool gave the talk. He started around 1215am-1230am and finished about 1-110am and then the nafil salaah and dua. This shaikh had been teaching during the day, then came at midnight to give what I thought was a great talk to youth - it was great. Im not making this up, last night he easily set about 50 kids on the right course in life - though he looked incredibly
For physical illnesses like cancer we insist the doctor sends us for an x-ray yet we have no concern for the many spiritual illnesses which lie within our hearts.
Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat (Hafizahullah) said he was not asking that people make immediate contact with a qualified Shaykh or leave to spend time in jamaa’at. To begin with all that is required is for one to spend time on reflecting at the spiritual illnesses like pride, vanity, jealousy etc. which lie within one’s
Updated 20-03-2012 at 09:10 PM by ummitaalib
Tips to help lower the gaze
Here are some tips to help us lower our gaze at all times:
1. When you first gaze upon a woman then know that the first gaze is yours and you will not be sinful for it but if you look again then that is from shaythan and you will be sinful for the second gaze.
2. Avoid going to the mall and high streets as much as possible because those are the areas of shaythan where much free mixing takes place and are places