50) Excess Against Others


Beliefs & Practices, Major Sins

Allah, the Almighty said,

{The blame is only against those who oppress men with wrong-doing and insolently transgress beyond bounds through the land, defying right and justice: for such there will be a chastisement grievous} (Ash-Shura: 42)

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

“Allah has inspired to me that you are all to be humble and that no one should exalt himself above another.” (Muslim)

It is also reported that,

“If a mountain transgresses against the other, Allah will make the one that transgressed it into dust.” (Suyuti)

The Prophet (pbuh) also said,

May 8, 2009

47) A Wife’s Rebellion Against Her Husband


Beliefs & Practices, Major Sins

Allah, Most High says,

{As to those women on whose part ye fear disloyalty and ill-conduct, admonish them first. Next refuse to share their beds and lastly beat them (lightly). If they return to obedience, seek not means against them (of annoyance); for Allah is Most High, great (above you all).} (An-Nisa’: 34)

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

When a man calls his wife to his bed and she does not come, if he spends the night angry with her, the angels curse her until morning.” (Bukhari and Muslim)

Another version from Al-Bukhari and Muslim is,

April 27, 2009

Chapter 02 THE QUR’AN AND TAQLEED Part 4


Fiqh, The Legal Status of Following a Madhab

“So, ask the people (having the knowledge) of the Message, if you do not know.” (16:43 & 21:7)

This verse outlines the principle of guidance that those people who are not experts in knowledge and sciences may ask the specialists in this field and act accordingly. This is known as taqleed. Allamah Aalusi wrote:

“This verse is cited to prove that it is wajib to refer to the ulama for such things in which one lacks knowledge. Allamah Jalaluddin Suyuti wrote in Ikleel that it is deduced from this verse that taqleed is allowed to the common men for branch issues.” (Ruh-ul-Ma’ani, v14 p148)

August 18, 2008