Sincere Advice to Abu Khadeejah & Others

In my previous post, I mentioned that I got a call yesterday morning from Abu Usamah Atthahabi to pick my brain about a particular matter involving some words he translated for Shaikh ‘Adnân ‘Abdul-Qâdir of Kuwait during a lecture given at Green Lane Mosque. Here’s the video of the response Abu Usamah gave during a talk he gave at Mohammadi Masjid in Birmingham, England, regarding the matter titled Sincere Advice To Abu Khadeejah and Others. Enjoy, folks.

Video after the jump.

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Envy & Hatred

I got a nice wake up call this morning from my dear friend Abu Usamah Atthahabi. He had called to get my input on a recent matter that has come up for him. Seems like the guys at SPubs and their cronies in London are all up on his case again, this time for translating some praise Shaikh ‘Adnân ‘Abdul-Qâdir gave for his first shaikh, Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahman ‘Abdul-Khâliq, and for another shaikh who benefitted him greatly, Shaikh ‘Abdullah as-Sabt (my bad, I thought the shaikh had passed away; he’s still alive, may Allah preserve him). As is usually the case with the Spubs lot, the whole thing is pretty retarded, with them taking statements taken out of context, their double standards, accusations of heresy, accusations of treachery, accusations of misguidance, pretence, pretext, and on and on, and on and on.

In any case, I was searching Youtube to find if the video the SPub groupies in London posted criticizing Abu Usamah had been reposted (as the original video “is no longer available due to a copyright claim by GLMCC”), and while searching, I came across this short lecture by Abu Usamah on a very, very fitting topic: envy and hatred (hasad and baghdâ’), as many times, as history proves over and over again, the underlying causes for these attacks on individuals is this very disease of the heart (i.e., envy). Being that this is the blessed month of Ramadân, I thought it’d be more beneficial to watch/listen to this lecture than to write about this recent retardedness from AK and the gang.

Video after the jump.

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Salafism, Do You Really Get It?

I had originally began this article a few months ago in hopes that it would be completed well before Ramadân. Circumstances however, have prevented its completion until fairly recently. I’ve been waiting on some feedback from some brothers I sent the completed article to before; so far only a few brothers have responded with their input. I thought, however, that I’d post it now despite not hearing back from some of them, since most of the feedback I was getting while working on it was fairly positive.

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