Explanation of Sooratul-Maa’oon (The Small Kindnesses)

In the name of Allaah, the Beneficent, Most Merciful. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and companions. As for what follows;

[This is a pdf that was published by our brothers at troid.ca, may Allaah reward them, about a year ago. I’m resposting it here on the site in hopes that we can gain benefit from it by Allaah’s permission. May Allaah accept from us our deeds.]

Presented to you is the explanation of Sooratul-Maa’oon (The Small Kindnesses), the 107th chapter of the Qur’aan, by illustrious scholar of our era, Shaykh ibn ‘Uthaymeen.  Found within this explanation is the discussion of riyaa’, showing off in ibaadah, and Allaah’s threat to those that delay their prayers.

“These individuals perform actions to be seen by the people. The origin of the worship is for Allaah however they intend with that the praise of the people. They draw close to the people by that which draws them close to Allaah. These people are indeed Muraa’oon, those who do actions to be seen. As for a person who prays for the people meaning that he prays to a king for example or other than him and he submits himself before him (like you would to Allaah) by bowing or prostrating, then this is a Mushrik Kaafir, Allaah has made Paradise forbidden for him and his abode is the Hell-fire (if he dies upon that).”

To read the full pdf click here.

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About Abu Fouzaan Qaasim
American student studying in the Islaamic University of Medinah from Chester,PA.

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