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Ibn Qudamah on Ablution: The obligatory, customary, and disapproved actions in the ritual ablution

January 23, 2013

Ibn Qudamah said, “Among the elements of the ritual ablution, the following are strictly obligatory: the intention, washing one time except for the hands, rubbing the whole heads, performing ablution in the correct sequence, and not to delay washing one limb until another dries. The following elements are among the prophetic tradition (sunnah): the invocation […]

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Ibn Qudamah on Ablutuion: Steps of Ritual Ablution according to the Hanbali School

January 23, 2013

Ibn Qudamah said, “Having formulated his intention, the worshiper should begin with the name of Allah; he should wash the palms of his hands three times; he should rinse his mouth and nostrils with water, using one or three scoops of water; he should wash his face three times, lengthwise from the points where hair […]

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Ibn Qudamah on Security: The pledge of safety is valid for all Muslims, men and women, free and slave

January 17, 2013

Ibn Qudamah said: Whoever says to a person at war that I give you protection, or that no harm will come to you or a similar statement, then he has granted him security (al-aman). The pledge of security is valid for every Muslim of sound mind and choice, free or slave, man or woman, because […]

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Ibn Qudamah on Anger: Satan plays with a man’s anger just as children play with a ball

October 12, 2012

Ibn Qudamah reported: It has been related to us that Satan, may Allah curse him, said to Moses, upon him be peace, “O Moses! Beware of the sharpness of anger. Verily, I play with a man’s fury just as children play with a ball.” Source: Minhaj Al-Qasideen 3/39 قال ابن قدامة وروينا أن إبليس لعنه […]

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Hadith on Immunity: Diplomatic immunity is granted even to false prophets at war with Islam

October 2, 2012

Nu’aim reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, speaking to those who were reading the letter of Musaylimah the Liar, “What do you both say?” They said, “We say what he said.” The Prophet said, “I swear by Allah, were it not that messengers are not killed, I would […]

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Ibn Qudamah on Immunity: Diplomatic protection can be established several ways in Islamic Law

October 2, 2012

Ibn Qudamah said, “Diplomatic immunity is established with whatever words demonstrate it or anything else, such as the saying: I give you security; or you are secured; or I give you protection; or you are protected; or you are in my protection; or you are in my covenant; or you are in my security; or […]

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Ahmad ibn Hanbal on Eid: The companions would ask Allah to accept our good deeds on the day of Eid

August 19, 2012

Muhammad ibn Ziyad reported: I was with Abu Umamah Al-Bahili and others among the companions of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and when they would return from the Eid prayer, they would say to each other, “May Allah accept good deeds from us and from you.” Ahmad, may Allah have mercy on […]

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