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Takfir – Anathematizing

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Answered by Shaykh Gibril F Haddad Does any person (be it a regular person or a an ‘alim) have the right to put any other person (who claims to be Muslim), out of faith?… if yes, is there anything in the the Quran or Sunnah that would prove it? and if no, then isn’t this… read more »

Virtue of Ikhlas

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Answered by Sayyidi Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani Virtue of Ikhlas Answer: [of Shaykh Abdal-Qadir al-Jilani] 2. CONCERNING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SINCERE DEVOTION [IKHLAS].   As for the significance of sincere devotion [ikhlas], Allah (Almighty and Glorious is He) has said: And they have been commanded only to serve Allah, making the religion His sincerely as men… read more »

Obligatory prayers performed alone not valid?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani One could call our local mosque an “ecumenical” mosque; sometimes traditional scholars with sufi inclinations from the Shafi’ and Hanafi schools give khutbas and lead prayers, and at times Tablighis and Wahhabi-inclined ulema preside over Friday prayers. My question is regarding a khutba given by a scholar. In the khutba,… read more »

A non-Muslim co-worker of mine has asked me to attend a church service with him, would it be permissible to do so?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani A non-Muslim co-worker of mine has asked me to attend a church service with him, would it be permissible to do so? Answer: [FR:] Walaikum assalam, In the Hanafi school, it is prohibitively disliked and sinful to enter the worship places of disbelievers without a strong, overwhelming interest. This does… read more »

The Dhikr of La ilaha illa Allah

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The Dhikr of La ilaha illaAllah Answer: The Dhikr of La ilaha illaAllah Extracted from Ithaafi’s saail (Gifts For The Seeker) of Imam ‘Abdallah Ibn ‘Alawi al-Haddad Translated by: Dr. Mostafa al-Badawi, Madina La ilaha illaAllah You should know that this phrase is the most comprehensive and profitable of all… read more »

Going to the Temple for Good Will & Respect

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani What if we have friends who belong to another religion which has beliefs constituting shirk (under the Islamic way of perceiving things), and if they invite us to come and attend a ceremony with them or just sit and see how their religion works (prayer and other aspects of their… read more »

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