“Know, may Allaah have mercy on you, that the first thing Allaah obligated on the Son of Aadam is to reject the Taaghoot and believe in Allaah.”
by Shaykhu-l-Islam Muhammad ibn Abdulwahhab
  • ’Udhr bil jahl – excuse in ignorance in shirk

    ’Udhr bil jahl – excuse in ignorance in shirk0

    The following verses from the Quran and their tafseer clearly reject any form of ‘udhr (excuse) for the one who commits shirk before the hujjah is established, and confirms that this person is given the name mushrik by Allah and by the acknowledged mufassirun. Anyone who claims that a person can remain a muslim while

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  • Some mistakes regarding tahakum and participating in gatherings of kufr

    Some mistakes regarding tahakum and participating in gatherings of kufr0

    الخطأ الخامس: عدمُ التفريق بين عابد الطاغُوت والكافر به The fifth mistake: Not differentiating between the one who worships taghut and the one who rejects it. يقُولُ بعضُ النَّاس:”الحُكمُ عبادةٌ، ومجلسُ الطاغُوت مجلسُ عبادة، فكلُّ من أجاب دعوتهُ ودخل في مجلسه فهو كافرٌ وفي عبادة الطاغُوت، وإن كان مُسلما قبل مجيئه”. “Some of the people

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  • How is aslul-islam known?

    How is aslul-islam known?0

    Aslul-Islam (the foundation of Islam) with which a person enters into Islam is known by the following 7 things: 1. The foundation of Islam is known through the agreement of the religions regarding it. The Exalted said: وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا مِنْ قَبْلِكَ مِنْ رَسُولٍ إِلَّا نُوحِي إِلَيْهِ أَنَّهُ لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنَا فَاعْبُدُونِ ”And we have not

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  • Worship and its types

    Worship and its types0

    The sheikh (Ibn Taymiyyah) – rahimahullah – was asked regarding His the Mighty and Majestic’s words: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اُعْبُدُوا رَبَّكُمْ ”O people worship your Lord.” (Al-Baqarah 2:21) “So what are the worship and its branches? And is all of the religion included in it or not? And what is the reality of Al-’ubudiyyah (the

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  • Islam and shirk are opposites

    Islam and shirk are opposites0

    Islam and Shirk, in their true meanings, are complete opposites. Their meanings are explained absolutely clearly in the Qur’an and Sunnah – about this there is a consensus. So he who commits Shirk does not fulfill the basis of Islam. How can one who commits Shirk fulfill the basis of Islam, when this very basis

  • The meaning of taghut

    The meaning of taghut0

    Section one Mankind’s First Obligation: Know, may Allaah have mercy on you, that the first thing Allaah obligated on the Son of Aadam is to reject the Taaghoot and believe in Allaah. The proof for this is Allaah’s saying: “And We have indeed sent to every nation a messenger (saying to his people): ‘Worship Allaah alone