Category Archives: Excellence of the Masjid

The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 3

Encouragement to Go to the Masaajid for Prayer: From Abee Hurayrah (radiyallaahu ’anhu), from the Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) who said, “Whosoever performs the wudoo‘ (ablution), doing it perfectly, then he leaves embarking for the Prayer, then he is in Prayer as long as he is going for the Prayer. And for one step that he takes a reward is written for him and for another step an evil deed is wiped away. So when one of you hears the iqaamah (call to establish…

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The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 2

Encouragement to Build and Establish Masaajid: Allaah the Mighty and Majestic said, “The masaajid of Allaah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allaah and the Last Day and establish Prayer and give zakaat and do not fear except Allaah, for it is expected that those will be of the rightly guided.” [Sooratut-Tawbah 9:18] From ’Alee Ibn Abee Taalib (radiyallaahu ’anhu) who said, ‘The Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whosoever builds a masjid for Allaah from his wealth, then…

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The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 1

The Excellence of the Salafi Masaajid: Allaah the Glorified and Exalted said, “And He revealed that the masaajid are for Allaah, so do not invoke with Allaah anyone.” [Sooratul-Jinn 72:19] From Abee Hurayrah (radiyallaahu ’anhu) that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The most beloved of places to Allaah are the masaajid and the most hated of places to Allaah are the marketplaces.” [1] From Abid-Dardaa‘ (radiyallaahu ’anhu) that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The masjid is the…

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