Believe in God

The Attributes Of Allah God

The attributes of Allah that every pubescent and sane Muslim is obliged to know are called the attributes of the Self of Allah and Allah is not attributed with their opposites. They are thirteen attributes: Existence (al-Wujud), Oneness (al-Wahdaniyyah), Eternity (al-Qidam), Everlastingness (al-Baqa'), Non-neediness of others (al-Qiyamu bin-Nafs), Non-resemblance to the creatures (al-mukhalafatu lil-hawadith), Power (al-Qudrah), Will (al-Iradah),...

Muslim Faith

Basic Islamic Belief. How Does One Become a Muslim ?

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم One has to believe that the Creator, Allâh, exists, and is not similar to anything. He is the only Creator and the only One Who deserves to be worshipped. He does not need anything and everything needs Him. God has Attributes of perfection that befit Him and any imperfection is not attributable to Him. Any imperfection, such as ignorance, place, direction, body, soul, organ, children, change or weakness, is not...

Islamic Jurisprudence

Importance of acquiring Islamic Knowledge by Oral Transmission

The high status of knowledge has been clearly established in Islam through explicit texts in the Qur'an and the Hadith as well as in the writings of the scholars of Islam. Allâh said in Surat al-Mujadalah, Ayah 11 which means: « Allâh raises the ranks of those among you who believe and those who were granted the knowledge » Also, Allâh said in Surat az-Zumar, Ayah 9 which means: « Those who know are not the same as those who do not know ». In the...

Islamic Reminders

The Torture of the Grave. Death and the Question of the two Angels

As for the Hadiths of the Prophet, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam, concerning the torture of the grave, they are numerous, to a point that al-Hafidh as-Suyutiyy said, « The news of the torture of the grave is narrated by at-tawatur from the Prophet, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam ». This means that a large number of companions narrated the Hadiths of the Prophet concerning the torture of the grave. ^Abdul Qâhir Abu Mansur at-Tamimiyy said in his book...