ʿUmar ibn al-Khattāb (may Allāh be pleased with him) said: “Avoid the enemies of Allāh during their festivals.”
Oh! Muslim, contemplate about your religion, deliberate, and see who your enemy is. And if such a state is established that harnesses its media and wealth for revolutions and coups, rather it shelters seniors of the Muslim Brotherhood, those who advocate revolutions and speaks against the scholars of Islām and Sunnah, then it is permissible to speak against it unanimously and warn against its evil and even supplicate against it and we will pray against it.
“When the fitnah draws near, it is recognized by every ʿālim, and when it has retreated it is recognized by every jāhil.”
❝Allah gives respite to the oppressor, but when He takes him over, He never releases him.❞
The Kuffār wish us on our festivals. So can we wish or greet or co-operate with the Kuffār in celebrating their festivals?
The statement comes amid controversy over the use of cartoons insulting the Prophet Mohammad (ﷺ) in a french school class on so-called freedom of expression whose teacher was then unfortunately murdered by someone labeled an “Islamist” by the hate-monger french president. He then went on to claim that Islam is in crisis and that they would not let go of the accursed cartoons.
Within the past few months there have been dubious statements made regarding some of the foundational aspects of the authentic Islamic Creed and methodology. These statements in many instances were made by young men on various social media platforms. For those who are Salafi or have love for the Aqeedah of Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah this is sufficient to make a child age instantaneously. It is enough for those who have a mustard seed of jealousy to know that what they are calling toward is manifest misguidance.
Seven conditions to be met for one to be taken as a friend, as mentioned by Muḥammad ibn Juzay al-Kalbī رحمه الله
What truly occurred at Karbala 1340 years back with the grandson of the Prophet ﷺ ? Is there a real contradiction between the Sunni and Shīʿah traditions regarding it? Shaykh Iḥsān ʾIlāhī Ẓahīr -raḥimahullāh- throws light on the incident whilst quoting from the established works of Shiite scholars, thereby throwing bare their lies and false concoctions.
The Sultan of Brunei announced recently on implementing Islamic Sharī'ah in its entirety within the Sultanate of Brunei. Some of the Western influencers called it out and created a furore over it. As a Muslim, how does one understand this and what should his stance be in the light of the Qur'an and Sunnah?