Turn to Repentance

Published September 9, 2012 by vianathesalafi

Allaah – the Might and Majestic – says: “Say O My Slaves who have transgressed against their own souls! Do not despair of Allaah’s mercy. Indeed Allaah forgives all sins, Truly He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” [Soorah az-Zumar 39:53].

There is a consensus from the Scholars that this noble aayah (verse) was revealed for the taa’ibeen (those who repent). So whoever sincerely repents from his sins, then Allaah will forgive him all his sins, as occurs in the saving of Allaah – the Most Perfect – :

 

“O you who Believe! Turn to Allaah in sincere repentance. Perhaps your Lord may remove from you your sins and admit you into Paradise beneath which rivers flow.” [Soorah at-Tahreem 66:8].

So in this aayah (verse), Allaah has made the removal of sins and entry into Paradise dependant upon sincere repentance.

And sincere repentance is conditional upon:

[i] abandoning the sin and keeping away from it,

[ii] having regret and remorse for committing the sin,

[iii] truly intending not to commit the sin again,

[iv] remembering the greatness of Allaah and hoping for His reward, whilst fearing His punishment.

“Turn you all in repentance to Allaah, O Believers, in order that you may be successful.” [Soorah an-Noor 24:31].

in this aayah (verse) Allaah the Mighty and Majestic – linked success with tawbah (repentance) and points to the fact that the repentant person will reach success and happiness, and if such a person were to follow up this repentance with eemaan (faith) and doing righteous actions, then Allaah would efface his evil actions and change them to good actions, as Allaah the Most Perfect – said after mentioning the sins of Shirk (directing worship that is due only for Allaah to other than Allaah), taking a life without just cause and fornication and adultery

“And whoever does this, will receive the punishment, The punishment will be doubled for him on the Day of Judgement and he will live therein in disgrace. Except for those who repent, have eemaan (faith) and do righteous actions. For them Allaah will change their evil deeds into good ones, and Allaah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” [Soorah al-Furqaan 25:68-70]

 

And from the causes of tawbah (repentance) are humility and submissiveness to Allaah – the Most Perfect – and asking Allaah for guidance and ability, and that acceptance of one’s repentance is considered as a Favour from Allaah, as Allaah – the Most Perfect – said:

 

‘Call upon Me and I will respond to your supplication.” [Soorah Ghaafir 40:60] And He – the Mighty and Majestic – said: “And when My servant asks you concerning Me, say to them that I am indeed near, And I respond to the supplication of the one who supplicates to Me.” [Soorah al-Baqarah 2:186].

 

Also, from the causes of tawbah is choosing good companionship and friendship and following them in righteous conduct, whilst staying clear of bad companionship. It is authentically related from Allaah’s Messenger sallaallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam that he said:

 

“A person is upon the way of life of his friend, so let one of you look to whom he keeps as a friend.”2 And the Prophet sallaallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam also said: “The example of a good companion and a bad companion is like that of a seller of musk, and the one who blows the blacksmith’s bellows. As for the seller of musk, then either he will grant you some, or at the very least you enjoy a pleasant smell from him. As for the one who blows the blacksmith’s bellows, then either he will burn your clothes or you will get an offensive smell from him.”3


1. Al-Fataawaa (1/251-253)
2. Hasan: Related by Abu Dawood (no.4812) and others, from Abu Hurayrah radiallaahu ‘anhu. Imaam an-Nawawee authenticated it in Riyaadus-Saaliheen (no.174).
3. Related by al-Bukhaaree (4/323) and Muslim (no.2628), from Abu Moosaa al-Asharee radiallaahu ‘anhu.

source: http://abdurrahman.org/character/cry-for-help.html

Market in Xinjiang Chicken

Published March 13, 2012 by vianathesalafi

Raw material market in Xinjiang chicken: fresh chicken (1, 500 g);

Market in Xinjiang chicken ingredients: potatoes (4), green pepper (2), red peppers (2), the Welsh onion (1), Ginger (5 pieces), garlic (5 valves), Sichuan peppercorns (1 tablespoon), chilli (15), cone pepper (10);

Market in Xinjiang chicken seasoning: oil (6 tablespoons), salt (1 tablespoon), sugar (2 tablespoons), soy sauce (2 tablespoons)

Xinjiang chicken market practices:

1, wash dry water fowl, chopping block, join the one-second spoon 2 tablespoons of oil and salt and mix well, pickled 15 minutes;

Block 2, cut the peeled potatoes hob; wash green chilli and pepper, remove the pedicle, all oblique cut into blocks;

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Head 3, onion, cut into segments and then cut half garlic stripped off clothes, ginger cut into pieces to be used;

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4 tablespoons of oil within 4, hot pot, fried to put 2 tablespoons white sugar syrup bubbling, add chicken fried without, under their colors;

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2, chicken also have mud, gently rubbing salt on it, the epidermis of dirt is removed, then washed with water, and sprinkle with salt, a spoonful of starch to make meat more tender results.

Eat healthy:

Chicken:

Chicken with protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, vitamins a, B1, B2, c, e, and Nicotinic Acid and other ingredients. Less fat, which contains highly unsaturated fatty acids. Higher proportion of protein content, variety, and high digestibility, easily absorbed, with enhanced physical strength, strong function of the body. Also containing Phospholipid classes has an important effect on human health and development, are an important source of dietary fats and phospholipids in the structure of Chinese one. Chinese medicine believes that temperature of chicken essence of qi, tonifying deficiency and the efficacy of invigorating the spleen and stomach, strong live blood, bones and tendons. Green, sweet red pepper crusted tuna size digestibilities, Lima Bean grain can provide adequate amounts of vitamins to pregnant women. The whole dish crispy spicy and sour taste, color, colorful, and appetite.

Potatoes:

1, potatoes are good medicine for patients with gastric disease, heart disease and high quality health care products; starch in the human body absorption is slow, is the ideal diet for diabetic patients of staple foods and vegetables; high quality cellulose, containing a large number of effects such as constipation prevention and cure of cancer; very high potassium content, weekly 5-6 to eat potatoes, can bring down the chances of suffering from cerebral apoplexy about 40%. Fresh potato repeatedly erased parts of hair loss, have a significant effect on promoting hair regeneration.

2, and muscle gravis and the appetite sluggish who, and long-term taking diuretics or light Xie agent who more eat potatoes can supplementary body lack of potassium; potatoes contains rich of dimension c has against scurvy of efficacy; potatoes contains of magnesium, and iron element can help you out nausea, and hand cold, symptoms; potatoes high content of protein, and b family vitamin can enhanced physique, while also has improve memory, and let thinking clear, role; complexion pale, and appetite sluggish who most adaptation eat potatoes.

Food taboos:

Chicken:

Chicken, chrysanthemum, mustard, Sesame and not glutinous rice, plums, garlic, meat, shrimp, carp, turtles with fresh rabbit meat;

Taking l-dopa is unfit;

Unfit when to take iron preparations.

Potatoes:

Bogey germination of fresh potatoes.

Pepper:

Pepper and carrot grams (not with fresh, lower nutritional value);

Pepper and pumpkin grams (not food distribution will undermine Vc);

strawberry containt

Published March 4, 2012 by vianathesalafi

Strawberries contain a range of nutrients, with vitamin C heading the group. They also contain significant levels of phytonutrients and antioxidants, which fight free radicals. These antioxidant properties are believed to be linked to what makes the strawberry bright red.

So what are these weird free radicals? Free radicals are elements that can damage cells, and they are thought to contribute to the formation of many kinds of cancer.

In addition to vitamin C, strawberries also provide an excellent source of vitamin K and manganese, as well as folic acid, potassium, riboflavin, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, copper, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids.

The Description of the Worldly Women in Jannah

Published March 3, 2012 by vianathesalafi

Bismillahi Wal hamdullillah Was Salaatu Was Salaamu ‘alaa Rasoolillahi

Ammaa Ba’d:

The following are some text related to the women of Jannah, and I intend by the women of Jannah here, the women from the women of the Dunya who were successful in making it to Jannah. Since in the texts of the Book and the Sunnah, we understand that the women of Jannah are of two main types, The women of the Dunya who were rewarded with Jannah (From Mankind and the Jinn), and: The Hoorul Een who have never been in the dunya but were created in Jannah for Jannah.

It should also be Known that from the worldly women that are rewarded with Jannah there are those who are superior to the Hoorul Een.

The messenger – Sallallahu Alaihi Was Salam said: “The best women of Jannah are four Khadeejah Binti Khuwailid, Faatimah Binti Muhammad, Maryam Binti ‘Imraan and Aasiyah Binti Mazaahim the wife of Pharoah.. )

(Collected by Imaam Haakim in his ‘Mustadrak’ (3836))

Concerning the Hadeeth Imaamul Manaawi states:

“..he mentioned ‘.. Women of Ahlul Jannah’ and he didnt (just) say ‘Women‘ to prove that they are more virtuous than (even) the Hoor (Al Een), otherwise it would be believed that he (only) intended the women of this world..”

Indeed from the scholars are those who held that the women of Jannah who were in this world and earned Jannah are all better than the Hoorul Een, since one was created in Jannah, while the other was rewarded with Jannah through their Imaan and righteous deeds and thus are superior.

So there are a number of characteristics mentioned concerning the women of Jannah who were women from the children of Aadam that were rewarded with Jannah after being in the dunyah.

From that:

Allah will purify them!

Allah the most high says:

“And give glad tidings to those who believe and do righteous good deeds that for them will be gardens beneath which rivers flow. Everytime they will be provided with a fruit therefrom they will say this is what we were provided with before and they will be given things in resemblance and they will have therein purified spouses and they will abide therein forever”

(Suratul Baqarah Vs 25)

Concerning the portion of the verse “..they will have therein purified spouses” Ibn Abbaas and Ibn Mas’ood said: “They will not have menses, neither will that defecate, urinate, break wind or have mucus.

Allah will ‘recreate’ them!

Concerning the statement of Allah the most high:

“Verily we will create them of special creation, and will make them virgins, Loving and playful (with their husbands) of equal age“

(Suratul Waaqi’ah 35-37)

concerning the first verse mentioned here Qataadah and sa’eed ibn Jubair mentioned: ” i.e We Have created them anew”

Ibn Abbaas mentioned: “He (Allah) intends here, Adamiyaat (that is, women from the children of Aadam, since some held that the intent with the verse are the Hoorul ‘Aen’)

That which brings clarity to this is the hadeeth of the messenger -Sallallahu Alaihi was Salam “Elderly women will not enter Jannah” Upon hearing this an elderly woman began to cry so the messenger of Allah said: “Inform her that on that day she will not be elderly rather she will be youthful For indeed Allah has said: “Verily we will create them of special creation..”

(Collected by At Tirmidhi and declared ‘Hasan’ by Shaikh Al Albaani in ‘Ghaayatul Maraam p215)

Concerning the statement: ‘Uruban..(Loving and playful (with their husbands)

Ibn Abbaas mentioned: “Passionate and emotional with their husbands and their husbands are passionate and emotional with them“

(Tafseer Ibn Katheer 7/533 – Darut Taiybah print)

They will be large Chested maidens

Concerning the statement of Allah

“Gardens and grapeyards, and young full breasted maidens of equal age..”
(Suratul Naba Vs 32-33)

Ibn Katheer mentions:” It was mentioned by Ibn Abbaas, Mujaahid and others concerning the statement of Allah: “Kawaa’iba Atraabaa ‘That is they will be Full breasted young maidens, due to the fact that they will be virgins, Loving and playful (with their husbands) of equal age (since the people of Jannah will be of one age) as has been clarified in (the explanation of) Suratul Waaqi’ah

(Tafseer ibn Katheer 8/308 (Dar Tayyibah Print))

They will have the most beautiful clear skin!

Upon the authority of Abu Huriaira who said the prophet – Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Was Salam Said (describing the beauty of women in Jannah): “..Her marrow is visable beneath her skin, and there are no bachelors in Paradise“

(Collected by Bukhaari and Muslim)

Concerning this description of her skin in the hadeeth Imaamul Iraaqi mentions in tarhu Tathreeb “..Her marrow is visable beneath her skin..” That is, from the extremely pure nature of her skin, one can see her marrow just as one can see the fine threads inside a very pure pearl..”

(Tarhu Tathreeb 9/226)

However this manifests, it will be beautiful!

They will continue to become more beautiful every friday….forever!

Upon the authority of Anas ibn Maalik who said that the Messenger of Allah – Sallallahu alaihi wa Salam said: “Indeed in Jannah there is a market that will be attended (by the inhabitants of Jannah) every Jumu’ah, wherein a breeze will blow upon them from the north, it will blow in their faces and upon their garments and they will increase in good looks and beauty (due to it). They will return to their families who would also have become more good looking and beautiful. Their families will say to them ‘By Allah! you have become more good looking and beautiful since you have left us! and they will say back to them: ‘And you By Allah have become more good looking and beautiful since we have left out!’

one version mentions at its end ’..and that is every Jumu’ah’

(Collected by Muslim in his ‘Saheeh’)

Their beautiful fragrance

Upon the authority of Anas Ibn Maalik – Radhiyallahu ‘anhu – who said that the Messenger of Allah – Sallallahu alaihi Was Salam – Said: “..If a woman from the women of Jannah were to appear in this world, that which is between (the heavens and the earth) would be filled with her (beautiful) fragrance.

Their Brilliance!

Upon the authority of Anas Ibn Maalik – Radhiyallahu ‘anhu – who said that the Messenger of Allah – Sallallahu alaihi Was Salam – Said: “..If a woman from the women of Jannah were to appear in this world, that which is between (the heavens and the earth) would be filled with her (beautiful) fragrance. And they they would illuminate that which is between the heavens and the earth..“

The brilliant beauty of their garments alone

The previous hadeeth continues..

“.. The scarf that is on her head is better than the world and that which is upon it!”

(Collected By Tirmidhi (1651) and declared ‘Saheeh’ by Shaikh Al Albaani in Saheeh Sunan At Tirmidhi)

And as some of the salaf said: “If this is her scarf (or shawl) then what about her!. Think of All the tremendous beauty that is present in our present world and know that one of her accessories alone is better than it all!

This is just a portion of that which has occured concerning what is promised to her, that is not to mention all the other delights of Jannah that she will partake in alongside the men who enter.

Wallahu A’lam

Abu Hakeem Bilal

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Husband calls his wife to bed, but she is ill and unable to respond to his call

Published February 28, 2012 by vianathesalafi

 

Question: Does the woman fall into sin if she refuses her husband when he calls her (to his bed) if she is suffering from a fleeting mental lapse, or she is ill and suffering from pain?

 

Response: It is obligatory upon the woman to respond to her husband if he calls her to his bed. However, if she is ill due to a mental lapse and is unable to face her husband, then in this situation it is not permissible for her husband to request her (to satisfy his (sexual) needs) as the Prophet (sal-Allaahu `alayhe wa sallam) said:

 

«There is to be no harm and no causing of harm».

 

And it is upon him to restrain himself and seek to satisfy (himself) with his wife in a manner which will not cause any harm (to her).

 

Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen

Fataawa az-Zawaaj wa ‘Ishratun-Nisaa. – Question 72, Page 103

 

My husband sucks my breasts like a baby

Published February 28, 2012 by vianathesalafi

 

Question: I married the son of my maternal uncle, and I love him and he loves me. Only six months have passed since we got married, and everytime we go to sleep he grabs hold of me and begins sucking my breasts like a baby, so I said to him: “This is wrong!”. However, he did not stop and I did not try to make it difficult for him.

 

Response: There is no harm in this, because it is for the married couple to enjoy themselves with each other in other than that which Allaah has prohibited.

 

This includes sexual intercourse in (her) anus or sexual intercourse whilst she is on her menses or in the state of post partum bleeding or in an act of worship within which sexual intercourse is haraam, or when he has pronounced his wife haraam upon himself until he pays a kaffaarah, and similar to these from those known aspects according to the people of knowledge where sexual intercourse is haraam and in it entails harm for the married couple.

 

Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen

Fataawa az-Zawaaj wa ‘Ishratun-Nisaa. – Question 79, Page 109