The Imam of the Azhar Mosque, Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari (d. 1979), may Allah be pleased with him and please him, wrote: “Among the favours of Allah – most high- upon me is that I was once sitting in the Noble Rawda between the Maghrib and Isha prayers, my eyes closed, invoking blessings upon the Prophet,  […]

Reply to the Greeting

Al-Attaf ibn Khalid was a contemporary and colleague of Imam Malik (may Allah be pleased with them both), described by al-Dhahabi as a trustworthy shaykh. He related a story that happened to his maternal aunt, who would be the daughter of al-Salt ibn Makhrama ibn Nawfal, one of the Companions of the Messenger of Allah […]

Beautiful Behavior

الاقتصاد والهدي الصالح والسمت الحسن جزء من أربعة وعشرين جزءا من النبوة حديث شريف “Adopting a middle course, right guidance, and beautiful behavior constitute one portion out of twenty-four portions of prophethood.” – Noble Statement of the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) —————————————– Narrated by: – Imam al-Bukhari, al-Adab […]

Breaking the Fast and the Maghrib Prayer

The Imam of the Land of Hijra, Imam Malik ibn Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated in the Muwatta:   [Section on Hurrying to Break the Fast] The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “People will continue to be all right as long as they hurry to […]

The Deeper Meanings

The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) said: “Every verse (of the Qur’an) has an outward and an inward (meaning).” It was said to him: “Oh Messenger of Allah, we experience during your recitation a pleasure that we do not experience when anyone else recites.” He said: “That is because […]

The Four Imams

ولمالك فضل كبحر زاخر * جمع العلوم وسائر الأخبار Malik had virtue like an ocean filled he brought together all sciences and traditions للشافعي مكارم أكرم به * نشر العلوم بسائر الأقطار Al-Shafi’i, how great and honorable he spread knowledge to all the lands وأبو حنيفة ذو اجتهاد واسع *وعن الغوامض كاشف الأستار Abu Hanifa […]

The Prayer for Swift Relief and Ease

دَعْوَةُ الْيُسْرِ الْقَرِيْبِ بِإِذْنِ اللهِ السَّمِيْعِ المُجِيِبِ The Prayer for Swift Relief and Ease, By the Permission of Allah, the All-Hearing, the One Who Answers By Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari     To download PDF click on the link below Prayer for Swift Relief