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اتَّبِعُواْ مَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكُم مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ مِن دُونِهِ أَوْلِيَاء
قَلِيلاً مَّا تَذَكَّرُونَ
Follow what has been sent down unto you from your Lord, and follow not any protectors, besides Him. Little do you remember!
[Al-A’raaf 7:3]

وَالسَّابِقُونَ الأَوَّلُونَ مِنَ الْمُهَاجِرِينَ وَالأَنصَارِ وَالَّذِينَ اتَّبَعُوهُم بِإِحْسَانٍ رَّضِيَ اللّهُ عَنْهُمْ وَرَضُواْ عَنْهُ وَأَعَدَّ لَهُمْ جَنَّاتٍ تَجْرِي تَحْتَهَا الأَنْهَارُ خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا أَبَدًا ذَلِكَ الْفَوْزُ الْعَظِيمُ
And the first to embrace Islaam of the Muhaajiroon and the Ansaar and also those who followed them exactly, Allaah is well-pleased with them as they are well-pleased with Him. He has prepared for them Gardens under which rivers flow, to dwell therein forever. That is the supreme success.
[At-Tawbah 9:100]

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Usool-uth-Thalaathah Audios (1-10)

Sharh Usool-ith-Thalaathah – Explanation of the Three Fundamental Principles of Imaam Muhammad ibn ‘Abdil-Wahhaab [1115-1206 H] 

Explained by Shaikh Saalih ibn Saalih al-Fawzaan haafidhahullaah

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Al-Usool-uth-Thalaathah (The Three Fundamental Principles) is the great work of Muhammad ibn ‘Abdil-Wahhaab, discussing the three questions which the dead person is asked in the grave: ‘Who is your Lord?’, ‘What is your religion?’ and ‘Who is your Prophet?’.

Translated by Abu Talhah Dawud ibn Ronald Burbank.

Transcripts by ‘Adnaan ibn Salmaan, Nasser ibn Najam and Umm Sufyaan Faatimah Agial

All lectures have been uploaded with the permission of the translator.

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Recommended Study Guide:

Al Usool Ath Thalaathah

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Lesson 1: Introduction to the Explanation; How to Seek Knowledge; The Basmalah; The Manners of a Teacher

(In the Name of Allaah, the Extremely Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy, Know may Allaah have mercy upon you…)

 

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Lesson 2: Knowlege Which it is Obligatory to Learn

(That it is obligatory upon us to learn four matters; the first is knowledge…)

 

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Lesson 3: Knowledge of Allaah, His Prophet and Islaam with the Proofs. The Meaning of Proofs

(And it is knowledge and awareness of Allaah and knowledge of His Prophet…)

 

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Lesson 4: Calling to Knowledge. Being Patient Upon This

(The third is calling to it…)

 

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Lesson 5: Sooratul-`Asr

(By Time, verily mankind is in loss…)

 

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Lesson 6: Knowledge comes before speech and action;

(And al-Bukhaaree rahimahullaahuta‘aalaa said…)

 

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Lesson 7: Belief that Allaah created us and gave us provision and did not leave us without purpose

(The first matter is that Allaah created us and gave us provision…)

 

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Lesson 8: Obedience to the Messenger sallAllaahu `alaihi wa sallam

(So whoever obeys him will enter paradise…)

 

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Lesson 9: Allaah is not pleased that anyone else should be associated in worship with Him

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Lesson 10: Proof for the Prohibition of Shirk; Alliance and Dissociation

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Usool-uth-Thalaathah Transcripts

Sharh Usool-ith-Thalaathah – Explanation of the Three Fundamental Principles of Imaam Muhammad ibn ‘Abdil-Wahhaab [1115-1206 H] 

Explained by Shaikh Saalih ibn Saalih al-Fawzaan haafidhahullaah

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Al-Usool-uth-Thalaathah (The Three Fundamental Principles) is the great work of Muhammad ibn ‘Abdil-Wahhaab, discussing the three questions which the dead person is asked in the grave: ‘Who is your Lord?’, ‘What is your religion?’ and ‘Who is your Prophet?’.

Translated by Abu Talhah Dawud ibn Ronald Burbank.

Transcripts by ‘Adnaan ibn Salmaan, Nasser ibn Najam and Umm Sufyaan Faatimah Agial

All lectures have been uploaded with the permission of the translator.

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Recommended Study Guide:

Al Usool Ath Thalaathah

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Lesson 1: u3_-_08-03-03

Lesson 2: u3_-_08-03-17_-_02

Lesson 3: u3_-_08-03-24_-_03

Lesson 4: u3_-_08-03-31_-_04

Lesson 5: u3_-_08-04-07

Lesson 6: u3_-_08-04-14

Lesson 7: u3_-_08-04-21_-_07

Lesson 8: u3_-_08-04-28

Lesson 9: u3_-_08-05-05_-_09

Lesson 10: u3_-_08-05-12_-_10

Lesson 11: u3_-_08-05-19_-_11

Lesson 12: u3_-_08-05-26_-_12

Lesson 13: u3_-_08-06-02_-_13

Lesson 14: u3_-_08-06-09_-_14

Lesson 15: u3_-_08-06-16_-_15

Lesson 16: u3_-_08-06-23_-_16

Lesson 17: u3_-_08-06-30_-_17

Lesson 18: u3_-_08-07-07_-_18

Lesson 19: u3_-_08-07-14_-_19

Lesson 20: u3_-_08-08-04_-_20

Lesson 21: U3 – 08-10-13 – 21

Lesson 22: U3 – 08-10-20 – 22

Lesson 23: U3 – 08-10-27 – 23

Lesson 24: U3 – 08-11-03 – 24

Lesson 25: U3 – 08-11-24 – 25

Lesson 26: U3 – 08-12-01 – 26

Lesson 27: U3 – 08-12-15 – 27

Lesson 28: u3 – 08-12-22 – 28

Lesson 29: u3 – 08-12-29 – 29

Lesson 30: u3 – 09-01-05

Lesson 31: u3_-_09-01-12_-_31

Lesson 32: u3_-_09-01-19_-_32

Lesson 33: u3_-_09-01-26_-_33

Lesson 34: u3_-_09-02-09_-_34

Lesson 35: u3_-_09-02-16_-_35

Lesson 36: u3_-_09-02-23_-_36

Lesson 37: u3_-_09-03-09_-_37

Lesson 38: u3_-_09-03-16_-_38

Lesson 39: u3_-_09-03-23_-_39

Lesson 40: u3_-_09-03-30_-_40

Lesson 41: u3_-_09-04-06_-_41

Lesson 42: u3_-_09-04-13_-_42

Lesson 43: u3_-_09-04-20_-_43

Lesson 44: u3_-_09-04-27_-_44

Lesson 45: u3_-_09-05-04_-_45

Lesson 46: u3_-_09-05-11_-_46

Lesson 47: u3_-_09-05-18_-_47

Lesson 48: u3_-_09-05-25_-_48

Lesson 49: u3_-_09-06-01_-_49

Lesson 50: u3_-_09-06-08_-_50

One who turns away, upon knowledge

Explanation of Ayah 175-176 from Surat-ul-A’raaf

By Shaikh Abdur Rahman Ibn Nasir as Sa’di

Allaah said to His prophet (Peace be upon him),

< و اتل عليهم نبأ الذي آتيناهم آياتنا >

And inform them about the one who we gave our signs to.

i.e. we taught him the book of Allaah (Quraan), and so became learned.

< فانسلخ منها، فأتبعه الشيطان >

But he turned away from them and Satan followed him.

i.e. he physically turned away with knowledge of the book of Allaah. One who has knowledge of this (quraan) makes the person from the best and noblest  manners and purist of actions which take the person to the highest of stations, yet he abandons this and puts the book of Allaah behind him, renounces the manners which the Quraan orders and strips himself of it just as he removes his clothes.

So when he turns away from this Satan follows him, meaning, Satan overcomes him as he has now left the best of fortified fortresses and has now become from the lowest of the lowest and in turn he is led to sins,

< فكان من الغاوين >

and so became from those astray.

After he was once from those who were rightly guided and guided others. Because Allaah lowered him and left him to his own devices. Allaah says in this regard,

< و لو شئنا لرفعناه بها >

and had We willed we could have raised him because of it.

i.e. We could guide him to act upon it ( his knowledge ), and so would be elevated in this life and the next and be protected from his enemies.

< و لكنه >

But rather he…

did that which caused his misguidance when he..

< أخلد إلى الارض >

Clung to the earth…

i.e he clung to lowly desires and worldly possessions.

< و اتبع هواه >

And followed his desires…

i.e he stopped obeying his Lord.

< فمثله >

So his example…

i.e in regards to the extreme importance he places to this life and the attachment of his heart to it.

< كمثل الكلب إن تحمل عليه يلهث أو تتركه يلهث >

Is like that of a dog. If you chase him away he pants or if you leave him be he still pants.

i.e. He will not stop panting in every situation. Just like this one who is constantly seeking this worldly life with all his heart that he may lose something from the worldly possessions.

< ذلك مثل القوم الذين كذبوا بآياتنا >

That is the example of those who disregard our signs…

i.e. After Allaah had guided them but they never followed them, rather they disbelieved and rejected them due to Allaah disgracing them, following their desires and without guidance from Allaah.

< فاقصص القصص لعلهم يتفكرون >

So narrate the stories, perhaps they may reflect.

i.e. In putting forth for the people examples, lessons and signs. So if they reflect, they will know, and when they know they will act.

Translated by Abu Salmaan Talha ibn William

The joy of the fasting person

فرحة الصائم

The prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said:

( وللصائم فرحتان: فرحة عند فطره، و فرحة عند لقاء ربه ).

And the fasting person has two joys, joy when he breaks his fast and joy when he meets his Lord.

(Bukhari & Muslim)

As for his joy upon breaking his fast, then the soul is inclined to incline to that which pleasures it from food, drink and sexual relations. So if the soul is prevented from any if these at any time then allowed to perform them at another time, he is joyful in being able to perform that which he was prevented from especially if he has a dying need for it. Naturally the soul is happy with this so if this is loved by Allaah then it’s legislatively loved also.

As Allaah has made it unlawful for the one fasting to carry out these desires during the day, he has allowed him to perform them during the night. Rather it is loved by Him (Allaah) that he hastens to perform them ( eating and drinking ) at Dawn until the end of the night. The most beloved servants to Him are those who are the most hasty in breaking their fasts and Allaah and His angels send salutations upon those observing the pre morning meal.

The fasting person abstains from his desires for Allaah’s sake during the day in order to draw close to Allaah and in obedience to Him, likewise he rushes to perform them during the night in order to draw close to Allaah and in obedience to Him.
He does not abstain from it except  by his Lord’s command and likewise he doesn’t return to it except by his Lord’s command. So he is obedient in both cases and because of this he is prohibited from lengthening his fast.

So if the fasting person hastens to break his fast out of seeking to please his Lord, and he eats, drinks and praises Allaah then it is hoped that he will attain Allaah’s forgiveness and pleasure because of that. The prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said,

( إن الله ليرضى عن عبده أن يأكل الأكلة فيحمده عليها و يشرب الشربة فيحمده عليها )

Allaah is pleased with his servant when he eats and praises Him for it, and when he drinks he praises Him for it.

Maybe his supplication is answered because due to what the prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم، said,

( إن للصائم عند فطره دعوة ما ترد )

The fasting person’s supplication is not rejected upon breaking his fast.

If he also intends by his eating and drinking to strengthen his body to be capable of fasting again then he is rewarded, just as if he was to sleep in the night and day to give him strength to perform good deeds then his sleep is considered to be worship.

The prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said,

( نوم الصائم عبادة )

The sleep of a fasting person is worship.[1]

Hafsa bint seereen said that Abu al-Aaliyah said, the fasting person is always in a state of worship as long as he doesn’t indulge in backbiting even if he is asleep on his bed.
Hafsa used to say, I love the fact that I’m in a state of worship while I’m asleep in my bed.

So the fasting person night and day is in the state of worship and his supplications are answered while fasting and upon breaking his fast. In the day he is fasting and patient and at night he eats and is thankful.

The prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said,

( الطاعم الشاكر بمنزلة الصائم الصابر )

The one who eats and is thankful is like one who fasts and is patient.

And whoever understands that which we have mentioned earlier, he will gain more than just the joy of breaking his fast when breaking his fast, for his breaking his fast is upon the way which we mentioned from Allaah’s blessings and mercy, then he enters into the saying of Allaah.

<< قل بفضل الله و برحمته فبذلك فليفرحوا هو خير مما يجمعون >>

Say, by the blessings and mercy of Allaah, so let them rejoice. That is better than what they amass. 

[Soorah Yoonus 10:58]

But all of this is on the condition that his breaking of his fast ( the food ) is halal. If his breaking of the fast is done with haram he is from those who did not fast upon that which Allaah made lawful and broke his fast with that which Allaah made unlawful, his supplication is not answered as the prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said about the one who is on a long journey and stretches his hands out to the sky saying ‘O my Lord! O my Lord! While his food is unlawful, his drink is unlawful, his clothes are unlawful and his provisions are unlawful, how will his supplication be answered?!

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Please note that this hadeeth is weak – as pointed out by Sh al-Albaanee rahimahullaah in Silsilat-ul-ahadeeth-udDa’eefah:

<<نومُ الصائمِ عبادةٌ، وسكوتُه تسبيحٌ، ودعاؤُهُ مُستَجابٌ، وعملُه مُتَقَبَّلٌ>>
الراوي:عبدالله بن أبي أوفى المحدث:الألباني – المصدر: السلسلة الضعيفة – الصفحة أو الرقم: 4696
خلاصة حكم المحدث: ضعيف

Taken from taa’iful Ma’aarif by Ibn Rajab

Translated by Abu Salmaan Talha ibn William

The Prayer Conditions, Pillars, Obligations, Sunnahs – Adapted from al-Wajeez

compiled and translated by Abu Talhah Dawud Burbank rahimahullaah:

The Prayer Conditions, Pillars, Obligations, Sunnahs – Adapted from al-Wajeez

Explanation of Four Ahadeeth from Imaam al-Bukhaaree’s al-Adab-ul-Mufrad

On the importance of good character. Compiled and translated by Abu Talhah rahimahullaah:

Explanation of Four Ahaadeeth from al-Adabul-Mufrad

Praying behind the Imaam Outside the Mosque

Statements of a number of the Major Scholars. Compiled and translated by Abu Talhah rahimahullaah:

Praying Behind the Imaam Outside the Mosque