THE CORRECT UNDERSTANDING OF TAWHID


  The Muslims, even though all of them testify to it, differ greatly in their actualisation of it. Some think that tawhid is merely to believe that Allah is the creator of everything and its Lord (i.e. they only affirm Tawhid ar Rububiyyahh) and hence end up not differentiating between that aspect of tawhid which…

NECESSARY RULINGS FOR THE MUJAHID TO KNOW


  Some legal rulings regarding Jihad: The body of knowledge is immense, and the details of rulings are endless.  But no one is excused from learning  at least the fundamentals. It is compulsory on every Muslim  to learn the necessary knowledge and that is the knowledge which the validity of our actions depends on.  …

A BRIEF CHAPTER ON THE ART OF JIHAD


  (1)  Allah mentions five things, if they exist in a fighting group they would definitely win regardless of their numbers. These five attributes are mentioned in the following two verses: “O you who have believed, when you encounter a company (from the enemy forces) stand firm and remember Allah much that you may be…

SINCERITY IN TESTIFYING TO TAWHID


  People may say the testification that none has the right to he worshipped save Allah upon their tongues, but when it is said sincerely, coming from the heart – it takes on board a completely different reality. It is in accordance to ones actualisation of Tawhid that one completes his servitude of Allah, “Have…

THE PROHIBITION OF NATIONALISM IN ISLAM


Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because it calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the Aqeedah, that is, belief in Allah and His Messenger (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam). In other words, Islam calls for the ideological bond. Grouping together on tribalistic lines is clearly forbidden.…