Did Abu Talib pass away in the state of belief

Did Abū Ṭālib pass away in the state of belief?

Question

Is there any evidence that Abu Ṭālib passed away in the state of belief?

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Warning the Ummah of the poison of tale-bearing (Namimah)

تحذير الأمة عن سم النميمة ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني

Warning the Ummah of the poison of tale-bearing (Namīmah)

This Arabic treatise is a collection of ḥadīths and statements of scholars regarding Namīmah (tale-bearing). The treatise includes the following:

  • 40 ḥadīths regarding Namīmah.
  • Statements of more than 20 scholars regarding Namīmah.
  • Qurʾānic verses regarding Namīmah and its definition.
  • The interconnectedness of Namīmah and Ghībah (backbiting) and the difference between the two.
  • The harms of Namīmah and the six actions prescribed by scholars when someone undertakes Namīmah in your presence.
  • Is Namīmah a major or minor sin and how should a person recompense for this sin?

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Six Days in Sierra Leone

Six Days in Sierra Leone

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The following is a daily account of a visit to Sierra Leone by Shaykh Yusuf Shabbir and Shaykh Muhammad Ahmad of Ummah Welfare Trust in Rabīʿ al-Awwal 1438 / December 2016.

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What should a Muslim student study? By Imam Ibn al-Sunni

What should a Muslim student study?

By Imam Ibn al-Sunnī (d. 364/975)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

On a recent visit to Bahrayn, my respected father Mufti Shabbir Ahmad (b. 1376/1957 – ) was given copies of Riyāḍat al-Mutaʿallīmīn, a book recently published by Shaykh Nizam Yaquby (b. 1378-9/1959 – ).  Continue reading

O Dog the Son of a Dog

O Dog, the Son of a Dog

“Do not insult one another by (offensive) nicknames” (Qurʾān, 49: 11)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

The great Shāfiʿī scholar Shaykh Tāj al-Dīn al-Subkī (d. 771/1370) writes in al-Tarshīḥ[1]:

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How would the Prophet of Allah assist with housework?

How the Prophet of Allah would assist with housework

Question

I have heard that the Prophet ﷺ would assist with housework. Can you outline the ways in which the Prophet ﷺ would do this?

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