Salih al-Munajjid

Salih al-Munajjid


In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful


He was born in 1381 AH. He completed his elementary, middle and
secondary schooling in Riyadh, and completed his university studies
in al-Dahran, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He attended the
classes of Shaykh Abd al-Azeez ibn Abd-Allaah ibn Baaz, Shaykh
Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen and Shaykh Abd-Allaah ibn Abd
al-Rahmaan al-Jibreen; they were the shaykhs from whom he learned
the most. He also studied under Shaykh Abd al-Rahmaan ibn Naasir
al-Barraak and Shaykh Muhammad, the son Seedi al-Habeeb
al-Shanqeeti. He learned the recitation of the Quraan from Shaykh
Saeed Aal Abd-Allaah. Among his shaykhs from whom he learned were
also Shaykh Saalih ibn Fawzaan Aal Fawzaan, Shaykh Abd-Allaah ibn
Muhammad al-Ghunaymaan, Shaykh Abd al-Muhsin al-Zaamil and Shaykh
Abd al-Rahmaan ibn Saalih al-Mahmood.

The Muslim Home: 40 Recommendations

Muhammad Salih al-Munajjid

Home is the place where you and your family spend most of
the time. Therefore, it should be decent and comfortable. In
order to be so, it must be based on intimacy, love,
sincerity, truthfulness, honesty, and the like. All these
concepts and others are just applications of the Islamic

This booklet presents the necessary advice about building up
such a home. Acquiring this information would enable you to
make of your home the most enjoyable place for yourself and
your family.

The Prophet’s Methods Of Correcting
People’s Mistakes

Muhammad Salih al-Munajjid

There are many teaching methods with different means and
aids. Correcting mistakes is one of these teaching methods
and educationalists call is the “remedial method.”
Correcting people’s mistakes is essential if teaching people
is the aim. Correcting mistakes is a divine method the
Prophet (pbuh) practiced as the Qur’an was sometimes
revealed to correct some mistakes of the Sahabah (companions
of the Prophet). The Prophet (pbuh) was divinely guided in
correcting the mistakes of people. So his methods are the
best mankind has ever known. Following the example of the
Prophet (pbuh) is therefore the best approach if one is
really keen to teach Islamic knowledge and all the other
branches of knowledge. The author has in this book compiled
many methods of the Prophet (pbuh) for teaching people and
correcting their mistakes. This book, as such, is
indispensable for everyone who is concerned with education
in general, and Islamic knowledge in particular.

Dealing with Worries and Stress

Muhammad Salih al-Munajjid

It is the nature of this life that people will suffer
from worries and stress, because this world is the place of
disease, hardship and suffering. It is also the nature of
this life that people have to put with suffering and
hardship for various reasons. So people feel regret for what
has happened in the past, anxious about that may happen in
the future, and worried about what is going on in the
present. The things that cross our mind and make us feel
distressed are things in the past that have caused grief,
things in the future that we are worried about, and things
in the present which concern us.

People react differently to stress and worries, depending on
how many things are concerning them, whether the worry is
continuous or not, and on whether they have faith in their
hearts or are rebellious and sinful. We may describe
people’s hearts as being of two types: either the heart is
the throne of Allaah, filled with light, life, happiness,
joy and all the treasures of goodness; or it is the throne
of Shaytaan, wherein is distress, darkness, death, grief,
worry and anxiety.

33 Ways of developing Khushoo in

By Sheikh Muhammed Salih

Salaah is the greatest of the practical pillars of Islam,
and khushoo in prayer is required by shareeah. When Iblees,
the enemy of Allaah, vowed to mislead and tempt the sons of
Adam and said Then I will come to them from before them and
behind them, from their right and from their left [al-Araaf
7:17, interpretation of the meaning], one of his most
significant plots became to divert people from salaah by all
possible means and to whisper to them during their prayer so
as to deprive them of the joy of this worship and cause them
to lose the reward for it. As khushoo will be the first
thing to disappear from the earth, and we are living in the
last times, the words of Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased
with him) are particularly pertinent to us: The first thing
of your religion that you will lose is khushoo, and the last
thing that you will lose of your religion is salaah. There
may be a person praying who has no goodness in him, and soon
you will enter the mosque and not find anyone who has
khushoo. (al-Madaarij, 1/521).

I Want to Repent, But

By Sheikh Muhammed Salih

based on the Noble Qur’an and the Honorable Sunnah,
quoting many verses and hadiths confirming that Allah’s
mercy and forgiveness embrace all things, and are greater
than all sins.

Weakness of Iman

Muhammad Salih al-Munajjid

The phenomenon of weak faith has become very widespread
among Muslims, and many people complain about the hardness
of their hearts. So often we hear the words, I feel hardness
in my heart, I do not find any joy in worship, I feel that
my faith has hit rock bottom, Reading Quraan does not move
me, I fall into sin so easily. The effects of this
affliction can be seen in many people, and this problem is
the cause of every disaster and adversity.


The Forbidden, Issues Of Great Importance That We Underestimate.
Al-Muharramat (the forbidden) are the limits of Allaah (the
Mighty and Magnificent). “These are the limits of Allaah, so
do not approach them”. . Allaah has threatened whoever
transgresses His limits and violates His sacraments stating
(Glorified be He): “And whoever disobeys Allaah and His
messenger and transgresses His limits – He will put him into
the fire to abide eternally therein, and he will have a
humilating punishment.” It is obligatory to avoid
al-muharramaat in view of the saying of the prophet: “And
whatever I forbade you, then avoid it and whatever I
enjoined upon you, then fulfill as much of it as you able.”
I ask Allaah guidance, success, and observance of His limits
for myself and for my Muslim brothers. I ak Him (Glorified
be He) to help us avoid al-muharramaat and protect us from
sins and evil deeds, Allaah is the best protector and He is
the Most Merciful (Author)


By Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid. It is narrated on the authority
of the Mother of the Believers, Umm ‘Abdullah ‘Aishah,
radiyallahu ‘anha, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu
‘alayhi wasallam, said: “Whosoever introduces into this
affair of ours (i.e. into Islam) something that does not
belong to it, it is to be rejected.” [Al-Bukhari & Muslim]


Ruling On Celebrating The Birthday Of
The Prophet

The subject of celebrating the Prophets’ (peace be upon him) is a hotly
disputed one. In this book Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid
gives the ruling on this widespread practice.


Ruling on celebrating the middle of

There are some hadiths that speak about the Middle of Sha`ban and its
night. However, the scholars of hadith say that most of the
hadiths concerning this night are not authentic. They are
weak (da`if) according to the criteria of the narrators and
scholars of hadith. In this book Sheikh Muhammed Salih
Al-Munajjid takes us through these hadith giving rulings on
their authenticity.


Celebrating Valentines Day

By: A book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid focusing on the history
of valentines day and the permisibility of muslims
celebrating it.


Rulings of Udhiyah Sacrifice

By: Udhiyah refers to the animal (camel, cattle or sheep) that is
sacrificed as an act of worship to Allaah, in the country in
which the person offering the sacrifice lives, during the
period from after the Eid prayer on the Day of Nahr (Eid al-Adhaa)
until the last of the Days of Tashreeq (the 13 th day of
Dhul-Hijjah), with the intention of offering sacrifice.
Udhiyah is one of the great rituals of Islam, in which we
remember the Unity of Allaah, His blessings upon us and the
obedience of our father Ibraaheem to his Lord, and in this
act of udhiyah there is much goodness and blessing. So the
Muslim must pay attention to its great importance. This book
is a brief look at this important ritual.


Matters Related to Fasting

by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid. Allah has blessed His slaves with
certain seasons of goodness, in which hasanat (rewards for
good deeds) are multiplied, sayyi’at (bad deeds) are
forgiven, people’s status is raised and the hearts of the
believers turn to their Lord. Those who purify themselves
attain success and those who corrupt themselves fail. One of
the greatest acts of worship is fasting, which Allah has
made obligatory to his slaves. As the status of this act of
worship is so high, it is essential to learn the Ahkam
(rulings) that have to do with the month of fasting, so that
the Muslim will know what is obligatory, in order to do it,
what is haram, in order to avoid it, and what is
permissible, so that he does not need to subject himself to
hardship by depriving himself of it. This book is a good
summary of the rulings, etiquettes, and Sunnah of fasting.


Zakat al-Fitr

By Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid. This short book explains the necessity
for the proper collection and distribution of Zakat.

Benefits From Surah Yoosuf

Author: Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid | Pages: 10 |
Size: 1 MB

This book is an adaption of a friday khutbah given by
Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid which explains the fruits
that can be taken from the life of prophet Yoosuf (may Allah
be pleased with him). This chapter Yoosuf relates to the
story of one of the noble prophets, peace be upon him, and
includes great admonitions and numerous benefits for the
believers, as well as Islaamic rulings which the scholars of
Islaam have extracted from this wonderful story that Allaah
revealed to His Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa
sallam. The story of Prophet Yoosuf, peace be upon him, has
a distinct, beautiful style, and neither the Jews nor the
Christians have anything like it in their books, especially
in such detail.



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