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The Benefits of Belief in Destiny (Taqdīr) and Trust (Tawakkul)

By Mawlānā Ashraf Ali Thānawi Edited by IlmGate The belief that everything which happened, is happening and will happen is according to the knowledge, will and command of Allah (SWT) is called Taqdīr. Belief in Taqdīr is compulsory. The advantages of…

Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās

By ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi Translated by Zameelur Rahman [Translator’s note: The treatise Zajr al-Nas ‘ala Inkar Athar Ibn Abbas by ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lacknawi was written three years after Mawlana Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi’s Tahdhir al-Nas min Inkar Athar Ibn…

Some Aspects Concerning the Jinn

By Mawlana Qari Muhammad Tayyib al-Qasimi Translated by Mohammad Javed Qasmi Edited by IlmGate Rights of Jinns Jinns too live in this world having basic rights to food, shelter and security, which nobody can deny them. The way they live…

Can Supplications to the Divine Change One’s Destiny?

By Mawlana Hamzah Wald Maqbul Having taught basic `aqidah courses several times over, through phone, internet, and the time honored medium of person to person contact, I can tell you that one of the trickiest subjects to tackle is always…

Rūh & Nafs – The View of Qādi Thanā’ullah Pānipati

By Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani (ra) و إذ قال ربك للملائكة اني خالق بشراً من صلصال من حما مسنون. فإذا سويته و نفخت فيه من روحي فقعوا له ساجدين And (remember) when your Lord said to the angels, “I am…

On the Life of the Prophet ﷺ in His Grave

By Mawlana Khalīl Ahmad al-Sahāranpūrī Translated by Mawlana Musa Sugapong Question: What is your position in regards to the life of the Holy Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) in his noble grave? Is that a matter exclusive…

The People of Al-A’raf

By Shah Waliullah al-Muhaddith al-Dahlawi Translated by Shaykh Muhammadullah Khalili Qasmi Companions of the A’raf [a boundary between Hell and Paradise] are of various types. Some of them are as follows: [1] People whom the message of Islam did not…

The Philosophical Outlook of Islam in a Nutshell

By Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah The vitality of any society, people or civilization depends in a large part on its philosophy of life conceived and practised. In his natural state, man scarcely thinks of anything but his own individual interests, and…