Random thoughts and notes: Days 13-17

o    Some people ask that if there were Verses that were meant to be Mutashaabih (ambiguous, and most of the Muslims would never know the meaning of it), then what was the purpose of revealing them in the first place, if we would not get exact instruction by means of such Verses? Continue reading

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Initial notes on the post ‘Allah’s Relationship with Time and Space’

(Please read the notice concerning our draft articles)

By a member of the MuslimAnswers.net Team

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

The following are some introductory notes I am taking in order to better understand an answer given by Shaykh Faraz Khan of the SeekersGuidance institute and its associated site, on the subject of Allah’s Relationship with Time and Space. I know this is a matter that may seem again to be recurring again and again in what I write, but we have to understand that non-Muslims are what they are due Continue reading

Preliminary notes on the book ‘Adab of the True Seeker’

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

Salam Alaykum,

What follows are notes on the book “Adab of the True Seeker” by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Buzaydi. Normally, I would have kept the notes and writings on Islamic works to matters directly related to the Aqeedah and Usool of Islam, but this is a very good work and I hope that by composing notes on it, this may help to alleviate some of our ailments so far as implementing the religion is concerned. It is one thing to know what one has to do and this comes with knowledge, but it is another thing to have the enthusiasm and commitment to actually carry out what we know has to be done, and this is always a matter related to the heart. Continue reading

Important notice concerning ‘Draft Articles’

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

Salam Alaykum,

We would like to mention to our readers that we are uploading a number of articles in the ‘Draft’ stage. Such articles have been written or are being written, but they have not yet been formally approved of by any Muslim scholar. Continue reading