eBook Category Archive: CALAMITIES

Warning from the Fitan, Democracy and its derivatives Shaykh Rabee’ bin Hadi Al Madkhalee

Dajjaal – Knowing the False Messaiah – by Abu az-Zubayr Harrison

Al-Qaradaawee on the Scales – Naasir bin Hamad Al-Fahad

Characteristics of the Extremist Khawaarij – Shaykh Saalih al Fawzaan ibn al Fawzaan

The Way out of Tribulations

“And fear the Fitnah (affliction and trial) which affects not in particular those of you who do wrong, and know that Allah is Severe in punishment.” [Al-Anfal: 25]

This Ummah is certainly one bestowed with mercy, but it is also one that will be tested again and again with trials and tribulations. The hidden nature …

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The Contemporary Fitan – Afflictions, Trials, Test, Tribulations

The linguistic meaning of fitnah is testing, afflictions, and trials. It is derived from fitnatul fiddati wa-thahab (the testing of gold and silver when they are melted under heat to distinguish the pure parts from the impurities). Also, fitnah linguistically means burning as in the saying of Allaah (SWT): «(It will be) a Day when …

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Testing, Affliction & Calamities

“And certainly, We shall test you with something of fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to As-Saabiroon (the patient). Who, when afflicted with calamity, say: “Truly, to Allaah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return.” They are those on whom are the Salawaat (i.e. who are blessed …

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Sickness: Regulations And Exhortations

The Inevitable Journey, We inevitably go through the journey starting in this life and extending into the grave, before our final abode in the hereafter. In the process, we pass through stages of sickness, death, and the intermediate life in the grave (al-Barzakh). These are the subjects that “The Inevitable Journey” discusses over a sequence …

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Blind Following Of Madhhabs

Anyone who comes across the discussions of the followers of the madhhabs will not doubt that the misfortune of blind-following of madhhabs is one of the causes of decline of the Muslims and their backwardness. It has transformed their minds so that they do not think except with the minds of other people. The Imaams …

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The Abandonment Of Masajid Adh-Dhirar

This article is a translation of an essay by Shaykh Abū Qatādah ‘Umar Ibn Mahmūd Abū ‘Umar Al-Filastīnī, entitled “Hijrān Masājid Adh-Dhirār” (The Abandonment of Masājid Adh-Dhirār). Along with this essay, there were additions from an essay by Shaykh Abū Basīr ‘Abdul-Mun’im Mustafā Halīmah At-Tartūsī, entitled “Sifatu Masājid Dhirār Allatī Yajibu I’tizālahā”. Extra points and …

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“And Sell Not The Covenant Of Allah For A Small Gain”

“And Sell Not the Covenant of Allah For A Small Gain” [An-Nahl: 95]. Brothers of Islam There has indeed been an excellent example for you in Ibrahim and those with him, when they said to their people: ‘Verily, we are free from you and whatever you worship besides Allah. We have rejected you and there …

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Verily The Victory Of Allah Is Near

Many of the Islāmic peoples live in a variety of different countries and an array of cities within a heap of blunders and mischievous conduct with an exposure of their honour and a loss of their rights and property. And (they live among) confusions in their ideologies and in a scarcity and weakness of successes …

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Sailing Through the Storms

Life is difficult!” That is what you almost hear from everyone: from the poor and the rich, the young and the old, men and women, and from those who are highly educated and those who are not. This book presents a road map for effective dealing with life challenges. The book starts with a discussion …

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Dealing with Grief in Islam

Why do bad things happen according to the Quran? Suffering is a means of purifying oneself. Testing the believers through adversity. The tested one is in the company of the righteous. So how should we deal with grief?

Worldly Difficulties: Reality, Causes And Benefits

Worldly difficulties are an inevitable part of life; they range from simple problems to fatal diseases and loss of loved ones. This booklet helps the reader see his arduous affairs in their appropriate perspectives by encouraging complete trust in Allah’s Decisions, and by defining the great principle of al-Qadha wal-Qadar (Predestination) that, ‘Whatever happened to …

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Islamic Principles For Muslims During Fitan

Islamic Principles for the Muslim’s Attitude during Fitan (trials, tribulations, afflictions, calamities) This is the translation of an extremely important book by the eminent scholar Ash-Shaikh Saaleh Aal-Shaikh. In it are essential guidelines from the Sunnah and the example of the sahabah, on how a Muslim should think and behave in situations of tribulations, trials …

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Religious Extremism by Abdul-Rahmaan al-Luwaihiq

“In this work, the noted author has concentrated on many of the manifestations of extremism found in the Arab world. However, upon closer inspection, one will readily note that many of the ideas which Dr. al-Luwaihiq critiques can be found in many Muslim communities. Indeed, Dr. al-Luwaihiq touches upon many topics of direct concern to …

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The Calamity Of The Prophet’s Death And Its Effects On The Muslim Nation

The Prophet (S) said, “If one of you is afflicted with a calamity, then let him remember his calamity by me (i.e., by my death); for indeed, it is the greatest of calamities.” The Messenger of Allah (S) says that when we remember our calamities or afflictions, we should remember his death and his parting …

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Characteristics of the Victorious Party

In this era in which the Muslims are living a life of humiliation and disgrace, they have lost the characteristics of guidance from within themselves, and the Rope of Allah that He united them upon – the Rope of establishment and leadership – has been cut, so they have become insignificant in front of themselves …

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The Slicing Sword

The Slicing Sword Against The One Who Forms Allegiances With The Disbelievers And Takes Them As Supporters Instead Of Allah, His Messenger And The Believers By Imam ‘Abd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Bari al-Ahdal

The Journey of the Strangers

In this age of materialism, Muslim often finds himself at a loss. He or she is looked at askance, accused of being backward, non-conformist and refusing to integrate. In the face of peer pressure, the resolve of some may weaken, the result being a watering-down of one’s adherence to Islam and the values it calls …

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Trials and Tribulations – Wisdom & Benefits

A wonderful treatise on the reality and causes of trials and tribulations, their reasons, their benefits, there results and the correct understanding and approach towards them. People often see, and hear of, the believers being afflicted with adversity and tribulations, and conversely they often see, and hear of, the disbelievers attaining leadership and wealth in …

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