Search Results for: Umar Ibrahim Vadillo

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The Judgment on Riba By Umar Ibrahim Vadillo

Introduction This paper on Riba’ is of primordial importance, a necessary step on the path to Islamic recovery in our time. It is by ‘Umar Ibrahim Vadillo whose great near-thousand page study, ‘The Esoteric Deviation in Islam’, marks the historic turning-point which takes us beyond the two false and twin positions of terror and ‘tolerance’….

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Paper Money: A Legal Judgment by Umar Ibrahim Vadillo

The first aspect of arriving at a judgment is to understand the subject matter, in this case what paper money is. After that we can look at the Qur’an and the fiqh. Paper money has evolved in nature through history. What we know today as paper money is not what it used to be. This…

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The Future of Islam by Umar Ibrahim Vadillo

Bismillahi rahmani rahim Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmutullah Shaykh Abdalqadir has asked me to give some words on the topic of the future of Islam. Of course, Islam is eternal, so therefore Islam is always the same. Islam was established finally at the death of Rasul, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salam, and the Deen of Islam will…

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Priorities in the Fiqh and the Muamalat by Umar Ibrahim Vadillo

Conference Papers – Priorities in the Fiqh and the Muamalat by Umar Ibrahim Vadillo From the 8th International Fiqh Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa on the 18-20 October 2003 All Praise is due to Allah, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful, the Lord of all the worlds, the King of the Day of Judgment, Who has gathered…

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The Islamic Dinar – A Way-stage Passed

When I entered Islam in the early sixties of last century the Azhari ‘ulama informed me that Zakat was a voluntary charity comprising 2½ percent of my income which was to be given to worthy causes. Of course, income is not even taxable in Shari’at. The issue of Zakat was never clear to me until…

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Ayyuha’l-Walad! Lesson Seven. Ikhwanism

We are still held back from taking on our full, and as yet unconfronted, responsibilities as Muslims about to introduce Islam into a world at present deeply misled about its nature. Perhaps the major harm and inhibition which prevents the new generation from embracing Islam – and we are referring to the Arab nation in…

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Fatwa Concerning the Deliberations of Pope Benedict XVI in Germany

A group of our Fuqaha have asked me to comment on the event of the Pope’s speech made recently in Germany. This is a FATWA – and in it I will make my assessment of what the event means, what the pronouncements in themselves mean, and the politique these imply. It follows from this that…

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Allah’s Earthquake Shatters Political Democracy

Allah the Exalted declares in Surat al-Hajj (22:74): They do not measure Allah with His true measure. Allah is All-Strong, Almighty. Within a few weeks of each other mankind has been struck by two natural disasters. In America, both the atheist and christian baptist population defined it as a natural disaster, the mushriks among them…

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Second Anniversary of The Great Mosque of Granada

Respected Imam, Shaykh Muhammad al-Kasbi, the noble Muslim community of the city and its Amir, and distinguished guests – The second anniversary of this monumental historic occasion the restoration of a Jumu’a Mosque in the city of the Alhambra truly deserves celebration. We wish fruitful results to all your deliberations and genuine harmony in all…

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Fatwa on Son Killing in Palestine

Allah the Almighty says in Surat at-Tawba (9:112); Those who make tawba, those who worship, those who praise, those who fast, those who bow, those who prostrate, those who command the right, those who forbid the wrong, those who preserve the limits of Allah: give good news to the muminun. Despite the accelerated pace of…

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The Recovery of True Islamic Fiqh An introduction to the work by Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley

The Recovery of True Islamic Fiqh An introduction to the work of Shaykh Dr. Abdalqadir as-Sufi by Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley (Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley and his wife Hajja Aisha together produced: ‘The Noble Qur’an: a New Rendering of its Meaning in English’, which is now the translation of choice among Muslims.) A man came running from…

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Jurassic Park Mosque and Other Matters

There is no more fitting symbol of the deliberate subversion, humiliation and deviation of the Muslims than the Regent’s Park Mosque of London. It was born in Nifaq and conflict. As someone who was there before it was built, while it was being built, and at its completion, I have the misfortune of knowing more…

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Democracy and Finance – the Axis of Evil

Allah the Exalted has said in His Discriminating Book, in Saba’, (34: 3, 7-8, 31-35) Those who are kafir say, ‘The Hour will never come.’ Say: ‘Yes, by my Lord, it certainly will come!’ He is the Knower of the Unseen, Whom not even the weight of the smallest particle eludes, either in the heavens…