Tabarruk means blessed. In special terms, it means to obtain a blessing from the pious. This is permissible, but there are some people who say: to obtain a blessing from the pious or their possessions is not permissible and if one says it is permissible, he is leading the people into the way of shirk. We the Ahle Sunnah say, it is proved from the Sunnah and Qur’an that this is permissible and to call it Kufr and Shirk is not acceptable. Proof from the Qur’an Allah Almighty says in the Qur’an, “And their Prophet said to them: ‘the s

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Redhill Imam speaks out against the terror attacks in the Greater Manchester, Muslim Community has been saddened and horrified about the events that have unfolded recently, the unprovoked mindless attacks on innocent people. These are just some of the challenges we all face coming up to in the future to come. We take this opportunity in sharing the grief of all the victims, families, friends and the Nations concerned. These are indeed testing times for us all, whether we are directly affected or not, we pray for all the victims and ask that Allah (swt) gives us strength to see us through th

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1. Hadrat Abu Hurairah reported that the Messenger of Allah has said, “When Ramadan begins, the doors of heaven are opened.” A version has, “the doors of Paradise are opened and the doors of Hell are closed, and the Satans are tied with chains.” Another version has, “the doors of Mercy are opened.” [Sahih al-Bukhari Vol 1, Page 255 and Sahih al-Muslim, Vol 1, Page 346] Hadrat Shaykh ‘Abd al-Haq Muhaddith-e-Dehlwi comments: The meaning of the “Doors of heaven” being opened is the continuous descending of mercy and the ascension of good deeds to the Court of the Almighty without any obstac