Sunday, March 28, 2010

Weird But True..

This is a past video regarding the book 'Pelik Tapi Benar dalam Solat' which was ridiculed by a Malaysian ustaz at a certain seminar in Singapore recently which created controversy.

The book discusses the type of allowances permissible while performing solat, (such as carrying your child who needs attention), through authentic proofs of hadeeths from Prophet Muhammad but not commonly known to the average Muslim in our region.

Isn’t this that time?

It is reported that Al-Fudayl b. ‘Ayyâd – Allâh have mercy on him – said:
How will you be if you reach a time when you will see people who do not distinguish truth from falsehood, believer from unbeliever, trustworthy from treacherous, nor ignorant from knowledgeable, and neither recognize what is right nor censure what is wrong?

Ibn Battah, Al-Ibânah Al-Kubrâ 1:188.

After reporting this narration, Imâm Ibn Battah (d. 387H) said:

To Allâh we belong and to Him we will return! We have reached that time, we have heard this and have come to know most of it and witnessed it. If a man to whom Allâh has bestowed sound reasoning looks and thinks carefully and ponders the matter of Islâm and its people and treads the rightly guided path as regards to them, it will become clear to him that most people have turned back on their heals, deviated from the correct path, and turned away from correct proof.

Many people have started to like what they used to hate, allow what they used to forbid and recognize what they used to reject. And for sure – Allâh have mercy on you – this is not the [right] character of the Muslims, nor the behaviour of those who have insight into this religion, and neither of those who believe in it and are certain about it.

--> The excerpt above is from this website, a website that I've been looking into recently. Be enlightened and humbled by quotes, deeds and stories of our Righteous Predecessors, the first three generations of Islam.

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