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FISH CAUGHT IN SOUTH INDIAN COAST TESTIFIES ISLAM

FISH CAUGHT IN SOUTH INDIAN COAST TESTIFIES ISLAM
Read and see video/references from Local TV news channel at http://rabbaniway.com/2014/06/30/fish-caught-in-south-indian-coast-testifies-islam/

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Divine Message of the Sufi

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“Divine Message of the Sufi”

Islam is two principles, sitting on two principles, one is to learn how to worship your Lord. Second, learn to help and to reach his creations. If the person does these two things, then he will reach to the highest stations. Without separating, saying “this is Jew, this is Christian, this is black, this is white, this is green, this is yellow.” In originally, we are all created from the same thing, we have the same material, same creation material.

So Allah saying to us in the Holy Quran, “we have separate you in different nations, in different tribes, to go find one and each other, to learn from each other, to exchange, to learn, to improve yourself, to become better ones. To become better ones to the Divine service.”

In reality, we are all for Divine service. We are not for our own service, our own ego’s service, but for the greater service. We have to be in His service, when we are in His service, that time, we will be able to look at His creatures, saying “this is His creature, my duty is to serve that creature. If I’m serving my Lord, my duty is to serve that creature.”

So this is the name, the faith I believe every one of us here we are sharing. I don’t think anyone here finding the separation here. Our duty is to love each other as a man, and to respect each other, respect each other’s rights. And learn how to know, how to communicate, how to love each other.

When we learn how to love each other, then we will be able to reach to our Creator. One of the Hadith, the relating Hadith meaning the words of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Alayhi salam wa tu Salaam saying to us, “ The one who doesn’t says la ilaha illallah, Meaning la ilaha illallah, there is no God but only one who created all. Because the people they have invented Gods to themselves. They built idols and they did so many things. They started worship to those things, and they said, ‘this is our God.’”

So the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAWS is saying, “la ilaha illallah, there is no Gods man can created, but illallah, that One who have created everyone.” Anyone who says these words and they believe, they are entering into paradise. That means that one has a faith.

He says, “but if you don’t love each other, if you don’t learn how to love each other, even if you are saying that word, you are not really reaching to the main roots of the faith .”

~Sahibul Saif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi~

Charity in Islam

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Islam is established on prayer and charity. This is the basement of religion. Your dawah (Preaching) ,your salah, your prayers, your titles , your Hajj everything, everything that you did will become useless and rubbish without paying Zakat.
With reference to Sura Ma’oon and other verses about Salah(obligatory prayers) Islam and prayers are always mentioned together with Salah and Zakat,which are sides of single coin. One side you erased whole coin become worthless!!!

So one must learn to give the rights of Poor, before asking their rights.

Quran 107:

Seest thou one who denies the Judgment (to come)?

Then such is the (man) who repulses the orphan (with harshness),

And encourages not the feeding of the indigent.

So woe to the worshippers

Who are neglectful of their prayers,

Those who (want but) to be seen (of men), (for a show off)

But refuse (to supply) (even) neighborly needs.  (of poor,neighbor,needy,destitute,orphan etc)

HADITH:

Narrated AbuSa’id (al-Khudri): The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: If any Muslim clothes a Muslim when he is naked, Allah will clothe him with some green garments of Paradise; if any Muslim feeds a Muslim when he is hungry, Allah will feed him with some of the fruits of Paradise; and if any Muslim gives a Muslim drink when he is thirsty, Allah will give him some of the pure wine which is sealed to drink.

Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) commanded to give sadaqah. A man said: Apostle of Allah, I have a dinar. He said: Spend it on yourself. He again said: I have another. He said: Spend it on your children. He again said: I have another. He said: Spend it on your wife. He again said: I have another. He said: Spend it on your servant. He finally said: I have another. He replied: You know best (what to do with it).

Narrated AbdurRahman ibn Awf: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) say: Allah the Exalted has said: I am Compassionate, and this has been derived from mercy. I have derived its name from My name. If anyone joins it, I shall join him, and if anyone cuts it off, I shall cut him off.

Narrated Iyad ibn Himar: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: He who finds something should call one or two trusty persons as witnesses and not conceal it or cover it up; then if he finds its owner he should return it to him, otherwise it is Allah’s property which He gives to whom He will.   (from Sunan Abu Dawud)

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Narrated ‘Adi bin Hatim heard the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be up on him) saying: “Save yourself from Hell-fire even by giving half a date-fruit in charity.”

Narrated Asma: The Prophet said to me, “Do not withhold your money, (for if you did so) Allah would with-hold His blessings from you.”

Narrated Abu Huraira : The Prophet said, “Every day two angels come down from Heaven and one of them says, ‘O Allah! Compensate every person who spends in Your Cause,’ and the other (angel) says, ‘O Allah! Destroy every miser.’ ”

Narrated Abu Huraira : Allah’s Apostle said, “By Him in Whose Hand my life is, it is better for anyone of you to take a rope and cut the wood (from the forest) and carry it over his back and sell it (as a means of earning his living) rather than to ask a person for something and that person may give him or not.” (Hadiths from Bukhari)

ALLAH DOES NOT NEED YOU TO FAST WITHOUT FULFILLING THE COMMANDS:

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, “Whoever does not give up forged speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his leaving his food and drink (i.e. Allah will not accept his fasting.)”  – Bukhari

Forged and Most Evil speech is to speak things to others (good things) which you do not do yourself!!!

Quran 61:2-3 O ye who believe! Why say ye that which ye do not?  Grievously odious is it in the sight of Allah that ye say that which ye do not.

So it is an evil act that you do not pay Zakat to it’s rightful persons according to the law of Islam!!!

 

So We can find that there is no Salah,fasting or Hajj will benefit a person if he/she do not pay obligatory charity!

Through Obligatory charity Islam established the concept of welfare state 1400 years ago, while the concept of welfare state is very new to western world less than 50 years!

What does Saint of Allah (Wali Allah) says:

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Rasulullah (asws) said that, “The one who is not giving Zakat has no prayer. The one who has no prayer has no Islam.” Today in the east, west, north and south the Muslim people are in trouble and the biggest problem is that; they stopped giving Zakat.

The month of Ramazan is the month in which to give Zakat. This is the month that must reach to the hands of the poor people. Maybe they have nothing. Maybe they will be happy buying something that will make their lives easier. Allah gives to everybody but Allah gives to everybody through the hands of others. And maybe Allah swt will make you to hold the Riziq of another fifty people. If you are holding on to it tightly and not giving, then maybe those people’s hearts will not be too happy with Allah although they are praying. And in the Judgment Day you will be responsible.

So if you give maybe you make one of them happy and they will pray for you. And the best people whose prayers are accepted are the poor who are not complaining and who are fasting. They are hungry. That is the time that their prayer is accepted.

So who’s going to give Zakat?

Now everyone may say, “Well I’m not rich. That’s for rich people.” The millionaire is going to say, “Well I’m not rich, there’s a billionaire.” The billionaire is going to say, “I’m not rich.” So everyone is pointing somebody out saying there’s someone richer than me. It doesn’t fit to me.

What kind of Muslim are you? Excuses, excuses, never-ending, never finishing. Don’t excuse yourself. Let somebody else excuse himself. If you are excusing yourself, then that is the biggest trouble, the biggest problem and you become the biggest enemy to your own self. Giving Zakat, It has to fit to you, to you, to you, to me, to everyone. It is obligation.

The Muslim world, the believers they have lost. They have lost because of this. One of the biggest problems why Muslims have lost today everywhere in Muslim nations and in Muslim countries is because they are not giving Zakat anymore. Go and search them and you will find how many of them are giving Zakat. That’s why no Berakat, no Rahmat, no mercy coming to those nations. Because we are stepping on the word of Allah swt that way.

– SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi Hz

 

THE COUNTRY OF THE PEACE: “OTTOMAN PALESTINE”

THE COUNTRY OF THE PEACE: “OTTOMAN PALESTINE”

Ottoman Sultan Selim captured peacefully Jerusalem on 28 December 1516 from Mamluks, and they possessed the Holy City until 9 December 1917 more than 400 years. Palestine was a peace country during this ages.. Muslims, Jews, Greek Orthodox, Armenian Catholics, Assyrians, Coptics, Russian Orthodox, Protestants, Samaritans and Latins lived in peace together in this holy lands under the Muslim Rule.

Ottomans built the Walls and Citadel of Jerusalem and they decorated the Muslim holy Aqsa Mosque and the Qubbat as-Sakhra (Dome of the Rock) with tiles. The Mawlawi and Naqshibandi dervishes from Turkey and Central Asia built their lodges. These are all visible proof that there was a Ottoman Jerusalem.

Famous Turkish world traveller Evliya Çelebi describes this event as follows:

“All the Ulama and pious men went out to meet Selim Shah. They handed him the keys of the Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. He then made presents to all the notable people, exempted them from the onerous taxes and confirmed them Sultan Selim prostrated himself and exclaimed “Alhamdulillah I am the possessor of the first Qiblah”.

This cry of Selim the possessor of the first Qiblah (praying direction) is characteristic of the relation between the Turkish Sultans and Jerusalem. Jerusalem was a holy city for all, and therefore the people were exempted from taxes and received subventions (Surra) from Istanbul every year. The Ottoman Sultan was servant of the holy places of Mecca and Medina and also of the 3rd Haram and the first Qiblah (Jerusalem).

The relation between the High Porte (as Istanbul was called) and Jerusalem was also important because Jerusalem was not only a Holy city for the Muslims (like Mecca and Medina) but it was also the Holy city of Christians and Jews. This multi-Holiness made otherwise strategically unimportant city very important for Turkish Rulers.

Despite this importance only one Ottoman Sultan, Sultan Selim visited Jerusalem. But this was not uncommon. Because of power balances Sultans could not leave the capital. Even Sultan Selim did not visit the other two holy cities of Mecca and Medina. So it was only Jerusalem that was honoured with a Royal Visit of Turkish Sultan.

The First and only royal visit after Sultan Selim was by a Westerner and that was Kaiser Wilhelm II from Germany who visited it in 1898.

Until 9 December 1917 for more 400 years the city and Palestine lived peacefully under Pax Ottomana. Despite this 400 year long rule of Turks in Jerusalem there are not many visible Turkish Architectural Works. No slender minarets or Royal Mosque as in Balkans was build. The reason for this was respect for the local traditions and because there was a congregational Mosque of Masjid el-Aqsa. No other Mosque could be built that could surpass the holy shrine. Never the less, the City of Jerusalem has still a visible Turkish Presence.

One of the best methods to mark a ruler’s sovereignty over a city is by putting inscription on places where people gather. Inscription is a visible stamp of the ruler. There are also many inscriptions in the city’s strategic and prominent places.

Preservation of old City of Jerusalem as it survives today is the work of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent as called by Westerners and Kanuni by Turks. He undertook great infrastructural works to make the city more secure. Most important of his works is the rebuilding of the walls of the city. Jerusalem had in Mamluk times no walls. Suleiman the Magnificent remade the citadel and also he undertook efforts to bring water to the city where 6 Sabils are still witness of this. He decorated his infrastructural works with inscriptions. There are/were 35 inscriptions in Jerusalem bearing the name of Sultan Suleiman. That is abundant compared to other cities even to the capital Istanbul, Jerusalem comes in the first place for containing so many well-preserved inscriptions of Sultan Suleiman.

Suleiman had a special relationship with Jerusalem. Evliya Çelebi describes Sultan Suleiman’s special relationship with Jerusalem as follows:

“In the year 926/1520 Sultan Suleiman acceded to the throne and conquered the fortress of Belgrade 927/1521 and later on the island of Rhodes 928/1522 and accumulated thereby intense wealth. The Prophet Muhammed (s.a.w) appeared to him in a blessed night and told him: “O Suleiman you will make many conquests You should spend these spoils on embellishing Mecca and Medina, and for the fortification of the citadel of Jerusalem in order to repulse the unbelievers, when they attempt to take possession during the reign of your followers. You should also embellish its sanctuary with a water basin and offer annual money gift to the dervishes there, and also embellish the Rock of Allah and rebuild Jerusalem.”

“Such being the order of the prophet Suleiman sends from his spoils one thousand purses to Medina and another thousand purses to Jerusalem. Together with required material he dispatched the master architect Koca Sinan and transferred Lala Mustafa Pasha from the governorship of Egypt to that of Syria, this latter having been ordered to carry out the restoration of Jerusalem, gathered all the master builders, architects and sculptors available in Cairo, Damascus and Aleppo and send them to Jerusalem to rebuild it and to embellish the Holy Rock.”

Suleiman never visited the city but the works he implemented in the city and the inscriptions set on his behalf are proof of this relationship. Thanks to his imperial patronage the city has preserved its character and integrity. It is still a living city. Old City of Jerusalem could be without any doubt called his city, Suleiman city.

After these immense works of Sultan Suleiman, the city became less of a point of interest for the later Sultans. In the 18th and 19th. century when the western (mainly) christian powers showed interest in Jerusalem the city attracted again the attention of Ottoman Sultans.

To call a few examples of later works: There is the restoration of the Citadel by Sultan Mahmud I., and Abdülhamid II., renovation of Tile works of the Dome of The Rock in 1874 by Sultan Abdülaziz.

In later times Sultan Abdülhamid II was active in modernizing the Arab provinces and trying to integrate the holy cities to the capital Istanbul; by building railways, and telegraph lines. His 25th year of accession was overall celebrated with building of clock towers in Ottoman Cities.

The British demolished the Jerusalem Clock tower and sabil in 1922. In 9 December 1917 Turkish Army withdraw from the city which became a scene of change, violence, war and struggle that it never had seen in the thousand years before.

When one nowadays walks in the streets of Jerusalem one can hear the voice of the city desiring for the peaceful times of Pax Ottomana.

 

Jerusalem Under Ottoman Caliphate

Jerusalem Under Ottoman Caliphate

Truth About Ramadan-Month of Distinction and Purification

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The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of other days. Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful. (Quran 2:185)

Piety cannot be acquired without following Law and Commandment (Shariah in Islam):

Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and righteousness” (Quran 2:183)

Narrated Abu Huraira(r.a): The Messenger of Allah (saw) said:”… whoever fasts during Ramadan out of sincere faith and hoping to attain Allah’s rewards, then all his past sins will be forgiven.” (Imam Bukhari).

“Fasting is a shield with which a servant protects himself from the Fire.” [Imam Ahmad, Saheeh]

The Messenger of Allah (saw) said: He who gives food for a fasting person to break his fast, he will receive the same reward as him, except that nothing will be reduced from the fasting persons reward.” [Ahmad, at-Tirmidhee, Ibn Maajah, Ibn Hibbaan, Saheeh].

The Prophets (peace and blessings of Allah be up on him) sermon on Ramadhan

Baihaqi reported on the authority of Salman Al-Farsi (Radhi Allah ‘Anh) that Prophet (‘Alaihi Salat was-Salam) delivered a sermon on the last day of the month of Sha’ban. In it he (‘Alaihi Salat was-Salam) said,

“O People! The month of Allah (Ramadan) has come with its mercies, blessings and forgiveness. Allah has decreed this month the best of all months. The days of this month are the best among the days and the nights are the best among the nights and the hours during Ramadan are the best among the hours. This is a month in which you have been invited by Him (to fast and pray). Allah has honoured you in it. In every breath you take is a reward of Allah, your sleep is worship, your good deeds are accepted and your invocations are answered.

Therefore, you must invoke your Lord in all earnestness with hearts free from sin and evil, and pray that Allah may help you to keep fast, and to recite the Holy Qur’an. Indeed!, miserable is the one who is deprived of Allah’s forgiveness in this great month. While fasting remember the hunger and thirst on the Day of Judgment. Give alms to the poor and needy. Pay respect to your elders, have sympathy for your youngsters and be kind towards your relatives and kinsmen. Guard your tongue against unworthy words, and your eyes from scenes that are not worth seeing (forbidden) and your ears from sounds that should not be heard.

Be kind to orphans so that if your children may become orphans they will also be treated with kindness. Do repent to Allah for your sins and supplicate with raised hands at the times of prayer as these are the best times, during which Allah Almighty looks at His servants with mercy. Allah Answers if they supplicate, Responds if they call, Grants if He is asked, and Accepts if they entreat. O people! you have made your conscience the slave of your desires.

Make it free by invoking Allah for forgiveness. Your back may break from the heavy load of your sins, so prostrate yourself before Allah for long intervals, and make this load lighter. Understand fully that Allah has promised in His Honour and Majesty that, people who perform salat and sajda (prostration) will be guarded from Hell-fire on the Day of Judgment.

O people!, if anyone amongst you arranges for iftar (meal at sunset) for any believer, Allah will reward him as if he had freed a slave, and Allah will forgive him his sins. A companion asked: “but not all of us have the means to do so” The Prophet (SAAWS) replied: Keep yourself away from Hell-fire though it may consist of half a date or even some water if you have nothing else.

O people!, anyone who during this month cultivates good manners, will walk over the Sirat (bridge to Paradise) on the day when feet will tend to slip. For anyone who during this month eases the workload of his servants, Allah will make easy his accounting, and for anyone who doesn’t hurt others during this month, Allah will safeguard him from His Wrath on the Day of Judgment. Anyone who respects and treats an orphan with kindness during this month, Allah shall look at him with kindness on that Day. Anyone who treats his kinsmen well during this month, Allah will bestow His Mercy on him on that Day, while anyone who mistreats his kinsmen during this month, Allah will keep away from His Mercy.

Whomever offers the recommended prayers during this month, Allah will save him from Hell, and whomever observes his obligations during this month, his reward will be seventy times the reward during other months. Whomever repeatedly invokes Allah’s blessings on me, Allah will keep his scale of good deeds heavy, while the scales of others will be tending to lightness. Whomever recites during this month an ayat (verse) of the Holy Qur’an, will get the reward of reciting the whole Qur’an in other months.

O people!, the gates of Paradise remain open during this month. Pray to your Lord that they may not be closed for you. While the gates of Hell are closed, pray to your Lord that they never open for you. Satan has been chained, invoke your Lord not to let him dominate you.”

Ali ibn Talib (RAA) said: “I asked, ‘O messenger of Allah, what are the best deeds during this month’?” ‘He replied: ‘O Abu-Hassan, the best of deeds during this month is to be far from what Allah has forbidden’.”

Conclusion:

According to the Sufi Schools, fasting is not only for stomach!, staying hungry/leaving food alone does not make anyone pious and great in the sight of Allah Almighty Exalted.

There are millions in Africa who does not have any food or water  for many days to eat and drink, but are not in fasting.  But fasting is more of a spiritual retreat “Khalwat-Seclusion and Uzla (Isolation).

On the authority of Sahl bin Saad Al-Saedi, who said :
A man came to the prophet and said: “O Messenger of Allah, direct me to an act which, if I do it, [will cause] Allah to love me and people to love me.” He said: “Renounce the world and Allah will love you, and renounce what people possess and people will love you.”  a fine Hadith related by Ibn Majah and others with good chains of authorities.  (From 40 Hadith Imam Nawawi)

Therefore fasting is to prepare a Muslim to seclude and Isolate from all evil thoughts and deeds!.

Isolate your heart from evil and seclude it with good remembrance and thoughts (Remembrance of Allah in silent Zikr, prayers,and thoughts for charity etc).

Isolate Ears from all evil hearings and seclude your ears with recitation of Quran , remembrance of Allah in recitation of loud zikr, calling people to the Truth and Path etc)

Isolate your eyes from all evil views  and seclude your eyes to sit in Rabitha/Ithikaf (sitting and facing Qibla and reading Quran and zikr, Salawat on Prophet Muhammad and his family peace and blessings of Allah be up on him&his family) etc

Isolate your nose from tempting smells of  food and fragrance (used by women) during the time of fasting

Isolate your tongue from speaking evil and indecent things!

Seclude your feet from walking to places of evil

in total, fasting means a training to protect your thoughts and deeds according to the book of Allah and Traditions (Sunnah) of the Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings of Allah be up on him

Truly a Person who really got the reward of Ramadan: is the one who kept the Morals and Manners prescribed in Ramadan  after Ramadan. That is the Sign of someone whose fasting is accepted by Allah. If the best character and life style is from the best of months (Ramadan), then the one who really got reward from Allah during the month of  Ramadan is the one who preserved the attributes of the month of Ramadan (Quran revealed and devils chained,hell closed etc) in his life throughout the year.

Truly If a person really prayed to Allah in Salah (Obligatory prayers) the sign for his prayer is accepted is the change of  his lifestyle!,

Our Shaykh Sahibu Saif Hazret Shaykh Abdul Kerim Al-Kibrisi (Q.S) say: The believers today must be better than yesterday and tomorrow must be better than today!, if not then check yourself”!!!

Today x groups y groups and z groups fooling each other, we are saved and we are on true path etc!

The point is clear, accept the truth and don’t fool yourself by claiming something else!

Article by: JOUHAR ALI NAQSHBANDI AL-HASSANI

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Islamic Jihad (Islamic Way of Struggling in the Cause of God) Explained

REAL JIHAD (STRIVE IN THE CAUSE OF ALLAH) IN ISLAM:

True Jihad/ Vs Fake Jihad

True Jihad/ Vs Fake Jihad

Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem

Today the word “Jihad” is misused and misinterpreted for accomplishing political and economic invasion..

Some Hadith explains what is real Islamic Jihad (Islamic Way of Struggling in the Cause of Allah)

Sahih Al-Bukhari:
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 1:

Narrated Al-Walid bin ‘Aizar:
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I heard Abi Amr ‘Ash-Shaibani saying, “The owner of this house.” he pointed to ‘Abdullah’s house, “said, ‘I asked the Prophet ‘Which deed is loved most by Allah?” He replied, ‘To offer prayers at their early (very first) stated times.’ ” ‘Abdullah asked, “What is the next (in goodness)?” The Prophet said, “To be good and dutiful to one’s parents,” ‘Abdullah asked, “What is the next (in goodness)?” The Prophet said, To participate in Jihad for Allah’s Cause.” ‘Abdullah added, “The Prophet narrated to me these three things, and if I had asked more, he would have told me more.”

From the above Hadith (Words of Prophet Muhammad Peace and blessings of Allah be up on him) We can see that the foremost Jihad (struggle in the cause of Allah is to pray the obligatory prayers on time. In Islam prayers are five times, the most difficult prayer for a person is the Dawn prayer (Fajr), one has to struggle to wake up before sunrise to pray this obligatory prayer. Prayers are the second pillar of Islam after testimony of Islamic faith. And the prayer at late after noon before sunset which has the highest reward. It is narrated from another Hadith that the first question an Angle will ask in the grave is about the prayers.

To be dutiful to parents is the second highest level of Jihad (Struggle), Especially in this days when parents are sent to care homes and elderly homes instead of children looking after them!. In Islam after prayers the Jihad is to protect and care one’s parents, especially when they are in need of love, care and kindness in their old ages!

The Third Jihad is to participate in Allah’s cause. What is Allah’s Causes? That is to immigrate with the leader of Muslims (Prophets or Caliphs) for a good cause. Prophet says :”To love one’s country is part of faith” (Hadith)
If England is attacked by Russians, or if Russian are attacked by Mongols, then the Jihad of a British Muslim is to fight against Russian invasion, and a Jihad of Russian is to fight against Mongol invasion. To help poor and needy, to fight for human rights, to fight for animal rights ect are Jihad in the Cause of Allah.

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Saheeh Al-Bukhari,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 3:
Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr:

A man said to the Prophet, “Shall I participate in Jihad?” The Prophet said, “Are your parents living?” The man said, “Yes.” the Prophet said, “Do Jihad for their benefit.

Comments: In Islam State-Religion and Army are co-existing existence. i.e Caliphate. And The Jihad in the cause of Allah refer to defending one’s country and the Muslim ruler etc.
For example All western countries today have international, America and Saudi Arabia stood together against Iraq . Here Saudis will refer their fight against Iraq as an act of Jihad against Iraqis invasion on Kuwait.

In Islam we do not call it Jihad if some individual or minor groups make a destruction on earth. Jihad require approval of state and the scholars and leaders of Muslims. Jihad is not only mean war against invasion of unbelievers.We can see that even different Muslim countries fighting each other, for example Iraq-Kuwait war, Syrian war which is happening today!. Jihad is arabic word for struggling/striving against someone or something. Jihad against ourown ego is know as greater Jihad (Jihad al Akbar), to liberate our heart from various sickness like jealousy, greed, anger, lust, envy etc..

And the best Jihad is to purify our own self and to serve parents.

Hadith-3 Volume 8, Book 73, Number 34:
Narrated Sahl bin Sa’d:

The Prophet said, “I and the person who looks after an orphan and provides for him, will be in Paradise like this,” putting his index and middle fingers together.
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 35:
Narrated Safwan bin Salim:

The Prophet said “The one who looks after and works for a widow and for a poor person, is like a warrior fighting for Allah’s Cause or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all the night.” Narrated Abu Huraira that the Prophet said as above.

There are millions of Orphans and Widows left abandoned in Africa and Asia with no one to look after them, Why no body want to do this Jihad to look after them?, Because that does not serve this filthy people’s political and social agenda to create chaos and conflict in Multi-Cultural societies!

Looking after Aminals is Jihad:
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 38:
Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah’s Apostle said, “While a man was walking on a road. he became very thirsty. Then he came across a well, got down into it, drank (of its water) and then came out. Meanwhile he saw a dog panting and licking mud because of excessive thirst. The man said to himself “This dog is suffering from the same state of thirst as I did.” So he went down the well (again) and filled his shoe (with water) and held it in his mouth and watered the dog. Allah thanked him for that deed and forgave him.” The people asked, “O Allah’s Apostle! Is there a reward for us in serving the animals?” He said, “(Yes) There is a reward for serving any animate (living being) .”

I never know any charity among Asian and Muslims which support the suffering Animals.But such works are carried out by some charities in Europe.

JIHAD FOR GREENPEACE:
Saheeh Al-Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 41:
Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet said, “If any Muslim plants any plant and a human being or an animal eats of it, he will be rewarded as if he had given that much in charity.”

While a person have time to earn for himself, but he struggle against his selfish desires and he goes out to plant trees and a wide variety of creatures benefiting from it.

JIHAD TO FULFIL THE NEEDS OF ONE’S NEIGHBOUR:
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 43:
Narrated ‘Aisha:the Prophet said “Gabriel continued to recommend me about treating the neighbors Kindly and politely so much so that I thought he would order me to make them as my heirs.

Volume 8, Book 73, Number 45:
Narrated Abu Shuraih:

The Prophet said, “By Allah, he does not believe! By Allah, he does not believe! By Allah, he does not believe!” It was said, “Who is that, O Allah’s Apostle?” He said, “That person whose neighbor does not feel safe from his evil.”

Neighbours does not mean only Muslim neighbours.: From the Book -Islamic Morals and Manners by Imam Bukhari:
Mujahid reported: I was with Abdullah ibn Amr while his servant was skinning a sheep. He said, “O boy, when you finish up, then start with the Jewish neighbor.” A man there exclaimed, “Jewish? May Allah correct you!” He replied, “I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, recommending that we treat our neighbors well until we thought that he would order us to make them our heirs.”

JIHAD FOR TREATING NEIGHBOUR,GUEST,AND TALKING GOOD:
SAHEEH AL BUKHARI:Volume 8, Book 73, Number 47:
Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah’s Apostle said, “Anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should not harm his neighbor, and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should entertain his guest generously and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should talk what is good or keep quiet. (i.e. abstain from all kinds of evil and dirty talk).

We always try to find evil talks, to disturb neighbours, or do not care when a guest comes to our home!
But the Jihad is to strive to be a best host,a best neighbour and to become a best speaker and listener!

To be Patient with an ignorant one is Jihad even if he urinate in your mosque:
Sahih AL-Bukhari,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 54:
Narrated Anas bin Malik:
A bedouin urinated in the mosque and the people ran to (beat) him. Allah’s Apostle said, “Do not interrupt his urination (i.e. let him finish).” Then the Prophet asked for a tumbler of water and poured the water over the place of urine.

A HADITH EXPLAIN WHAT IS FAKE JIHAD:
Saheeh al-Bukhari
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 4:
Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr:

Allah’s Apostle said. “It is one of the greatest sins that a man should curse his parents.” It was asked (by the people), “O Allah’s Apostle! How does a man curse his parents?” The Prophet said, “‘The man abuses the father of another man and the latter abuses the father of the former and abuses his mother.”

So the greatest sin in the sight of Allah is to attack others unjustly so that others attack you back. In islam, Muslims are ordered to Love Allah and Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be up on him and his family) than his own family ,wealth and his own life.
So when a Muslim attack an innocent person and other faith and culture by cursing and abusing them, they attack Muslims back with same kind of curse and abuse, since the Muslim have become a cause for others to attack Allah, Prophet and Islam, the Muslim has become a worst sinner in the sight of ALLAH Almighty!!!

Because according to the Hadith a Muslim must love Allah and His Prophet more than his family and his own self! And a Muslim becoming a reason for other people to curse Islam , Allah and Prophet is a greatest sin that the Muslim becoming a reason for others to curse his parents.

Islam is the Holy Religion of ALLAH ,the way of Holy Prophets and Saints. A real Muslim cannot publicise Islam as a Notorious religion!

Saheeh al Bukhari Volume 8, Book 73, Number 6:
Narrated Al-Mughira:

The Prophet said, “Allah has forbidden you ( 1 ) to be undutiful to your mothers (2) to withhold (what you should give) or (3) demand (what you do not deserve), and (4) to bury your daughters alive. And Allah has disliked that (A) you talk too much about others (

 , ask too many questions (in religion),(C ) or waste your property. “Islam gives such respect and dutifulness to one’s foster mothers too, and not to make abortion! In West everyone is worried about a mad person killing an innocent one!, How about you burying your children alive?, i mean you are doing abortion and female infanticide?So wake up to yourself, keep your finger clean before pointing it to a religion just because some Muslim named cowards does something!

Saheeh Al Bukhari Volume 8, Book 73, Number 7:
Narrated Abu Bakra:

Allah’s Apostle said thrice, “Shall I not inform you of the biggest of the great sins?” We said, “Yes, O Allah’s Apostle” He said, “To join partners in worship with Allah: to be undutiful to one’s parents.” The Prophet sat up after he had been reclining and added, “And I warn you against giving forged statement and a false witness; I warn you against giving a forged statement and a false witness.” The Prophet kept on saying that warning till we thought that he would not stop.

Comments: Today Muslims and non-Muslims alike, especially Asian communities are busy with the above act of forging documents to claim insurances and other grants!. This is a very serious crime in Islam!
Cheating the system, insurance fraud, benefit fraud, income tax fraud, we are living in the world of frauds! And how can a Muslim be fraud. In Islam taking 1 penny or a million pound unlawfully deserve same punishment! The punishment is for the sinful act not for the weight/amount!

BE MERCIFUL TO ALL IF YOU FOLLOW RELIGION OF ALLAH (ISLAM_:
Sahih Al-Bukhari,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 121:
Narrated Abu Musa:

The Prophet said: None is more patient than Allah against the harmful saying. He hears from the people they ascribe children to Him, yet He gives them health and (supplies them with) provision.”

Comments: When a Muslim is not accepting his LORD, he goes to kill a non-Muslim or an atheist!, God is giving food to everyone regardless a believer or an atheist!. If God wanted all atheists to be killed, isn’t God Himself capable of Doing that?. Think Wisely, you are brainwashed and fooled by some evil Jihadists!

WHO IS THE REAL WARRIOR?:
Saheeh Al-Bukhari ,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 135:
Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah’s Apostle said, “The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.”
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 137:
Narrated Abu Huraira:

A man said to the Prophet , “Advise me! “The Prophet said, “Do not become angry and furious.” The man asked (the same) again and again, and the Prophet said in each case, “Do not become angry and furious.”

NO JIHAD AGAINST INNOCENT PEOPLE:
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 9:
Narrated Asma’ bint Abu Bakr:

My mother came to me, hoping (for my favor) during the lifetime of the Prophet asked the Prophet, “May I treat her kindly?” He replied, “Yes.” Ibn ‘Uyaina said, “Then Allah revealed: ‘Allah forbids you not with regards to those who fought not against you because of religion, and drove you not out from your homes, that you should show them kindness and deal justly with them. (60.8 )

unfortunately Some idiotic Muslims and people have misundertsood that Jihad is to kill a disbeliever!, Jihad is to save life,to prevent an evil act, to support good cause, to fight for human justice without taking the justice of others!

No Mercy to Terrorists:
Saheeh Al Bukhari:
Volume 8, Book 73, Number 42:
Narrated Jarir bin ‘Abdullah: The Prophet said, “He who is not merciful to others, will not be treated mercifully.

All Good deeds and good words including smiling are charity:
Sahih Al-Bukhari.Volume 8, Book 73, Number 50 :
Narrated Jabir bin ‘Abdullah: The Prophet said, Enjoining, all that is good is a Sadaqa.”
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Filthy People are Worst People:
Sahih Al-Bukhari ,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 56:
Narrated Masruq:
Abdullah bin ‘Amr mentioned Allah’s Apostle saying that he was neither a Fahish nor a Mutafahish. Abdullah bin ‘Amr added, Allah’s Apostle said, ‘The best among you are those who have the best manners and character.’

Fasting and Prayers of people who engage in fraud and cheating are not accepted:
Saheeh Al-Bukhari,Volume 8, Book 73, Number 83:
Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, “Whoever does not give up false statements (i.e. telling lies), and evil deeds, and speaking bad words to others, Allah is not in need of his (fasting) leaving his food and drink.”

So I hope brothers and sisters understood what is real Jihad and what is fake Jihad!.

Wa Mina Allahu Tawfeeq

You may ask any questions if you have.

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Young Imam Abu Hanifa and Romans

Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem

Imam Abu Hanifa(Peace be up on him)- an Ocean of Knowledge who reflected divine Light on earth.

Imam Abu Hanifa(Peace be up on him)- an Ocean of Knowledge who reflected divine Light on earth.

One day, the ruler of Rome at
the time sent an envoy to
Baghdad with three challenges for
the Muslims. When the messenger
reached the city, he informed the
khalîfah that he had three questions which he challenged the
Muslims to answer.

The khalîfah gathered together
all the scholars of the city and
the Roman messenger climbed
upon a high platform and said, “I
have come with three questions.
If you answer them, then I will leave with you a great amount of
wealth which I have brought from
the king of Rome.” As for the
questions, they were: “What was
there before Allâh?” “In which
direction does Allâh face?” “What is Allâh engaged in at this
moment?”

The great assembly of people
were silent. In the midst of these
brilliant scholars and students of
Islam was a man looking on with
his young son. “O my dear father!
I will answer him and silence him!” said the youth. So the boy
sought the permission of the
khalîfah to give the answers and
he was given the permission to
do so.

The Roman addressed the young
Muslim and repeated his first
question, “What was there before
Allâh?”

The boy asked, “Do you know
how to count?”

“Yes,” said the man.

“Then count down from ten!” So
the Roman counted down, “ten,
nine, eight, …” until he reached
“one” and he stopped counting

“But what comes before ‘one’?”
asked the boy.

“There is nothing before one-
that is it!” said the man. “Well then, if there obviously is
nothing before the arithmetic
‘one’, then how do you expect
that there should be anything
before the ‘One’ who is Absolute
Truth, All-Eternal, Everlasting the First, the Last, the Manifest, the
Hidden?”
Now the man was surprised by
this direct answer which he could
not dispute. So he asked, “Then
tell me, in which direction is Allâh facing?”

“Bring a candle and light it,” said
the boy, “and tell me in which
direction the flame is facing.” “But the flame is just light- it
spreads in each of the four
directions, North, South, East and West. It
does not face any one direction
only,” said the man in
wonderment. The boy then said, “Then if this
physical light spreads in all four
directions such that you cannot
tell me which way it faces, then
what do you expect of the Nûr-
us-Samâwâti -wal-‘Ard: Allâh – the Light of the Heavens and the
Earth!? Light upon Light, Allâh’s
Light encompasses all directions
at all times.”

The Roman was stupified and
astounded that here was a
young child answering his
challenges in such a way that he
could not argue against the
proofs. So, he desperately wanted to try his final question.
But before doing so, the boy
said,

“Wait! You are the one who is
asking the questions and I am the
one who is giving the answer to
these challenges. It is only fair
that you should come down to
where I am standing and that I should go up where you are right
now, in order that the answers
may be heard as clearly as the
questions.” This seemed reasonable to the
Roman, so he came down from
where he was standing and the
boy ascended the platform. Then
the man repeated his final
challenge, “Tell me, what is Allâh doing at this moment?”

The boy proudly answered, “At
this moment, when Allâh found
upon this high platform a liar and
mocker of Islam, He caused him to
descend and brought him low. And
as for the one who believed in the Oneness of Allâh, He raised
him up and established the Truth.
Every day He exercises (universal)
power (Surah 55 ar-Rahmân,
Verse 29).”The Roman had nothing
to say except to leave and return back to his country,
defeated. Meanwhile, this young
boy grew up to become one of
the most famous scholars of Islam.
Allâh, the Exalted, blessed him
with special wisdom and knowledge of the deen. His name
was Abu Hanîfah (rahmatullâh
‘alayhi- Allâh have mercy on him)
and he is known today as Imâm-
e-A’dham, the Greatest Imâm and
Scholar of Islam.

[Adapted into English from
“Manâqib Abî Hanîfah” written by
Imâm Muwaffaq Ibn Ahmad al-
Makki (d. 568 Hijri). Dar al – Kitâb
al-‘Arabiy, Beirut, 1981/1401H.]

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