Ibn Abbas R.A. relates that Rasulullah S.W. said, “The person performing I’itikaaf remains free from sins, and he is indeed given the same reward as those who do righteous deeds (in spite of not having done those deeds as a result of having been secluded in the musjid)”. Reported in Mishkaat from Ibn Majah
(Note that one remaining secluded in the musjid is not allowed to depart from there for worldly needs. He may only set forth to the outside for the calls of nature, to perform ablution or ghusl or for attending Jumu-ah when that is not performed in the same musjid, after which he must return forthwith). Now this Hadith points to two great benefits of I’itikaaf. Read more... (327 words, estimated 1:18 mins reading time)
The one who disdains the prayers will receive fifteen punishments from Allah.
Six punishments in this lifetime
Three while dying
three in the grave &
three on the Day of Judgment.
THE SIX PUNISHMENTS OF LIFE:
1. Allah takes away blessings from his age (makes his life misfortunate)
2.Allah does not accept his plea (Dua’s)
3.Allah erases the features of good people from his face.
4. He will be detested by all creatures on earth.
5. Allah does not award him for his good deeds. (No thawab)
6. He will not be included in the Dua’s of good people. Read more... (316 words, estimated 1:16 mins reading time)
Taqleed of Forefathers in The Qur’an
1. The first objection is that the Qur’an has condemned taqleed:
“And when it is said to them, “follow that which Allah has revealed”, they say, “Nay, we follow that (way whereon we found our fathers.” What! Even though their fathers understood not anything, nor were they rightly guided.” (2:170) Read more... (432 words, estimated 1:44 mins reading time)