Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes #02

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA), in full Taqi al-Din ibn Taymiyyah, was a great Islamic scholar. He was born in 1263 CE in Harran, east of Damascus. Ibn Taymiyyah dedicated most of his life to learning, writing, and teaching. He was one of Islam’s most powerful theologians who focused on revealing the true essence of Islam based on Quran and Sunnah. As such, the importance of Ibn Taymiyyah quotes and sayings can never be underestimated.

Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA) was an expert on Hadith, Tafsir and Fiqh. He was strictly against the innovations in religion and the innovators. Continue reading “Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam”

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History of Major Religions in Under 3 Minutes

I came across a video, posted by Business Insider, that shows how religions spread around the world. This video, primarily an interactive map, shows the growth of major religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and of course, Islam.

The video, in itself, has some minor flaws, such as the fact that Hinduism is shown to have originated in the Indus Valley Civilization — while the Indus Valley Civilization’s religion was slightly similar to modern-day Hinduism, it was not purely identical, and excluding a few major gods and idols, both have huge differences. Continue reading “History of Major Religions in Under 3 Minutes”