Islam

Minor Shirk

Shirk Asghar (Minor Shirk) and What It Means To Be Involved In It

I dwelled upon the perils of the major Shirk and consequent never-ending punishment and continuous infliction of torture on its perpetrator. In this write-up, I would like to underscore the gravity of the minor Shirk which is often not so apparent but is there. This category of Shirk (polytheism) should never be taken lightly as is the scenario in the Indian sub-continent. There are examples which indicate that the companions of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) took this sort of Shirk very earnestly.

Allah is above his throne

Where is Allah ‎ﷻ ?

Allah is above his throne, which is above the seven heavens “Allah, It is He who created the Heavens and the Earth and whatever is between it in six days and established Himself above the Throne..”-Quran (32:4). “..Indeed, Your Lord is Allah, who created the Heavens and the Earth in six days and established Himself above the Throne..”-Quran (7:54). “..He established …

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Imam Tirmidhi

About Imam Tirmidhi (209 – 279 AH)

At-Tirmidhi’s full Name and Lineage His full name is Muhammad ibn Eisa ibn Sawrah ibn Musa ibn Ad-Dahhak At-Tirmidhi Al-Bughi As-Sulami, from the well-known Arab tribe of Sulaim ibn Mansur. He is the compiler of the well-known book of Hadith Jami At-Tirmidhi which is distinguished by At-Tirmidhi’s unique approach of the classification and verification of Hadiths. Imam …

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Kutub Al-Sittah

What is Kutub Al-Sittah (The six major hadith collections)?

Al-Kutub al-Sittah The six major hadith collections (Arabic: ;ﺍﻟﻜﺘﺐ ﺍﻟﺴﺘﻪ Al-Kutub Al-Sittah) are collections of hadith by Islamic scholars who, approximately 200 years after Prophet Muhammad Salla’Allahu ‘alayhi wa-sallam, death and by their own initiative, collected “hadith” attributed to Muhammad Salla’Allahu ‘alayhi wa-sallam. They are sometimes referred to as Al-Sihah al-Sittah, which translates to “The …

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