The first ten days of Dhul Ḥijjah are the best days of the year, just as the last ten nights of Ramadān are the best nights of the year.
In this lecture, Imām Al-Albānī explains the basis of the Salafī Manhaj, which is following the way, understanding and practical application of the Salaf, who were
namely the first three generations of Muslims: The Sahābah, Tābi’īn and Atbā’
at-Tābi’īn. They are the ones referred to in the Prophet’s saying: “The best of mankind is my generation, then those that come after them, then those that come after them.”
This is the basis that distinguishes the true call to Islām from all other false and erroneous calls, regardless if they claim to be “upon the Qur’ān and the Sunnah.” Al-Albānī goes into depth discussing this fact, that one cannot truly understand and apply the Qur’ān and Sunnah unless he follows the understanding and application of the Salaf.
❝Allah gives respite to the oppressor, but when He takes him over, He never releases him.❞
As lockdowns were announced due to the pandemic, a Ḥadīth regarding the reward of martyrdom for the one who remains at home, has been widely circulated. The Shaykh clarifies regarding it’s condition.
“O brother stand up! Collect donations to buy water”, He said: “This is not our way but I have a very good way”, They said: “What is it?”, He said: “Give me a Qufl (lock)”
An advice on Being Patient upon Seeking Knowledge during the meeting with the brothers in Egypt
An Enlightening Lecture on the topic ‘Taqwa of Allah’ along with English Translation
The statement comes amid controversy over the use of cartoons insulting the Prophet Mohammad (ﷺ) in a french school class on so-called freedom of expression whose teacher was then unfortunately murdered by someone labeled an “Islamist” by the hate-monger french president. He then went on to claim that Islam is in crisis and that they would not let go of the accursed cartoons.
Seven conditions to be met for one to be taken as a friend, as mentioned by Muḥammad ibn Juzay al-Kalbī رحمه الله
"As for seeking refuge from the trial (fitnah) of the worldly pleasures, then it is the most tormenting affliction of all that has been mentioned"