Author: Claudius

Exalted is He who holds all dominion

Presented below is a complete translation of the Tafsir of chapter 67 from the Qur’ān, which is entitled Surah Mulk.  The translation is rendered from the acclaimed Tafsir of the grand Imām, the scholar’s scholar,...

A declaration of war?

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَذَرُوا مَا بَقِيَ مِنَ الرِّبَا إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ فَإِنْ لَمْ تَفْعَلُوا فَأْذَنُوا بِحَرْبٍ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ O you who believe, beware of Allah: give up any outstanding dues from...

March of the Black Banners

Introduction The traditions of the ‘black banners’ or march of the ‘black banners’ al-Riyāt al-Sawd, for some are truly evocative.  In a world characterised by oppression, injustice and even outright evil, the reported wording of...

Allegiance

  The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him forewarned us that the era prior to the advent of the Dajjāl would be characterised by years of deception and treachery.  This is exemplified by...

Q&A Judgement in Yemen?

Question At last Friday prayer, the Imām discussed at length a ḥadith from the companion Mu’ādth ibn Jabal, when he was sent to Yemen and his discussion with the Prophet peace be upon him regarding...