Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hadith 2: Islam, Faith, Ihsan, Up to

Also on the authority of ‘Umar, radiyallahu ‘anhu, who said:“While we were one day sitting with the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam, there appeared before us a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair. No traces of journeying were visible on him, and none of us knew him.He sat down close by the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam, rested his knee against his thighs, and said, O Muhammad! Inform me about Islam.” Said the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam, “Islam is that you should testify that there is no deity save Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger, that you should perform salah (ritual prayer), … Continue reading

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Hadith 1: Actions are judged by intentions

It is narrated on the authority of Amirul Mu’minin, Abu Hafs ‘Umar bin al-Khattab, radiyallahu ‘anhu, who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam, say:“Actions are (judged) by motives (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. Thus, he whose migration (hijrah) was to Allah and His Messenger, his migration is to Allah and His Messenger; but he whose migration was for some worldly thing he might gain, or for a wife he might marry, his migration is to that for which he migrated.”[Al-Bukhari & Muslim] Background This hadith was said by the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam, at the time when a man emigrated from MakkahContinue reading

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Greetings Greetings

Shizuoka Mussala/静岡ムサッラーはこちら Assalaam aleikum. We, the Shizuoka Muslim Association, carry an important mission to reach out to this society because now that many Japanese people are curious about Islam and wish to access to information on this beautiful religion. There has been a great amount of efforts put in introducing Islam in Japanese thanks to muslim brothers and sisters, yet we shall never stop making Dahwa for the future of this county. Muslims in Japan also introduces lives of muslims living in the local Shizuoka area and stories of Japanese muslims on how they came to Islam. Please take your opportunity to look into the site and help the masjid fundraising project by spreading this website to your family and friends, and by donating continuously. … Continue reading

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Imam Nawawi

Imam Muhyi al-Din Abu Zakariya Yahya bin Sharaf al-Nawawi, for short Imam Nawawi, was born in the village of Nawa in the vicinity of Damascus in 631 A.H. (1233 A.D.). He grew up in Nawa and at the age of nineteen went to study in Damascus which was considered the center of learning and scholarship. During his stay at Damascus, Imam Nawawi studied from more than twenty celebrated teachers, regarded as masters and authorities of their fields and disciplines. He studied Hadith, Islamic jurisprudence and principles, syntax and Etymology from great scholars such as Abu Ibrahim Ishaq bin Ahmad AI-Maghribi, Abu Muhammad Abdur-Rahman bin Ibrahim Al-Fazari, Radiyuddin Abu Ishaq IbrahimContinue reading

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