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Re: Salat at fixed hours
By:Dr. Shabbir
Date: Sunday, 4 October 2009, 1:48 pm
In Response To: Salat at fixed hours (Naushad)

Dear Naushad, WA

Salat at 'fixed times' means the fixed times determined by the central Islamic government. Its frequency will keep changing according to circumstances. Friday Congregation, establishing Salat once a week, will always be mandatory.

Method: Wudhu, then ritual Namaz, standing, like today's funeral prayer. This is mental prep. Then the government and public issues are dealt with.

Please see brother Zubair's post on Role of the Masjid.

Mahkamat & Mutashabihat:

3:7 (The Book He has sent down, bears an important Principle.) He is the One Who has revealed to you (O Prophet) the scripture. In it some verses are literal, while some verses are allegorical. The verses that pertain to Permanent Values have been presented literally. These verses, Muhkamat, are the essence of the Divine law. But abstract phenomena, some historical events, and the World of the Unseen are described in similes, metaphors and allegories (Mutashaabihaat) for your understanding. But those who are given to crookedness in their hearts pursue the allegories and try to give them literal meanings, thus creating dissension of thought. None encompasses their final meaning (of such as the Essence of God, His Throne, His Hand, His Book of Decrees, the exact mode of revelation on the heart of the Messengers, the Eternity) but God. Those who are well founded in knowledge understand why the allegories have been used and they keep learning from them. They proclaim the belief that the entire Book is from their Lord. As the human knowledge evolves, more and more allegories will unfold their literal meaning. But only the men and women of understanding will bear this fact in mind.

[Every verse of the Qur’an is Muhkam, absolute truth. The context enables us to understand which ones are to be taken literally and which ones are to be taken allegorically. Each verse in the Book complements another. 11:1, 39:23, 41:53, 47:20, 74:31]

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Salat at fixed hours
Naushad -- Saturday, 3 October 2009, 8:19 pm
Re: Salat at fixed hours
Dr. Shabbir -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 1:48 pm
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Fadil -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 4:19 pm
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Dr. Shabbir -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 4:36 pm
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Naushad -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 7:15 pm
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Dr. Shabbir -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 8:52 pm
Re: Salat at fixed hours
Mubashir -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 9:57 pm
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Sidqi -- Monday, 5 October 2009, 1:06 am
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chibuzo ohanaja -- Monday, 5 October 2009, 7:00 am
Re:The Rituals and their spiriy
Dr. Shabbir -- Monday, 5 October 2009, 2:41 pm
Re:The Rituals and their spiriy
Chibuzo Ohanaja -- Monday, 5 October 2009, 10:54 pm
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Damon -- Sunday, 4 October 2009, 10:28 pm
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anwer -- Monday, 5 October 2009, 1:39 am
Re: Salat at fixed hours
UmeAimon -- Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 4:48 pm
Re: Salat at fixed hours
Naushad -- Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 4:35 am
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Umar -- Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 1:40 pm
Re: Salat at fixed hours
Dr. Shabbir -- Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 4:24 pm
Re: Salat at fixed hours
UmeAimon -- Saturday, 10 October 2009, 7:42 am
Re: Salat at fixed hours
Naushad P. -- Saturday, 10 October 2009, 12:21 pm