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The Story of the Revelation – Day 6 Ramadhaan Reminder – Shaykh Fawzaan

Being in seclusion was made beloved to the Prophet prior to his prophet-hood, this was known as laying the foundations as the early signs of prophet-hood. The Prophet would go to his wife Khadeejah (May Allah be pleased with her) and she would give him provisions enough to last for a long time for when he went to Cave Hira at the top of Mount Nur. He would sit there being in devout worship, and he would remember his Lord in this Cave at the top of Mount Nur which faced in the direction of the Ka’ba…

 

The Levels of Explanation (Bayaan) – Ibn ‘Uthaymeen from Ibnul-Qayyim

  1. Explanation via revelation – the Qur’an itself.
  2. Explanation of its meaning such as the explanation that dhulm is shirk.
  3. Explanation through action.
  4. Explanation of something asked about not found in the Qur’an, then it is revealed in the Qur’an.
  5. Explanation of something asked about via revelation and is not revealed in the Qur’an, such as the man who entered into ihraam with a scented garment and then asked the Prophet (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
  6. Explanation of some rulings initiated within the Sunnah.
  7. Explanation of the permissibility of something being performed and the absence of him forbidding it.
  8. Explanation of the permissibility of something being performed through affirmation of it.
  9. Explanation of something being allowed as a pardon through remaining silent about it
  10. Explanation of something the Qur’an obligated which has conditions and preventative barriers explained by the Prophet (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

 

Mukhtārāt min ‘Ilaam Al-Muwaqq’een – Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymīn
Translated by Abū Humayd

The Levels Of Revelation – Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymīn from Ibnul-Qayyim

 

  1. The true dream.
  2. The Angel casts into his (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) heart.
  3. The Angel speaks to him (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in human form.
  4. It comes to him as the ringing of a bell and this is the most difficult upon him (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
  5. He (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sees the Angel in his created form.
  6. That which Allah revealed to him (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) on the Night of Ascension.
  7. The direct speech of Allah without mediator.
  8. Some added: Allah speaking to him (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) without a veil (based on the opinion that he saw his Lord. However, all the Companions are of the position that he did not see Him).

 

Muktārāt min Zād Al-Ma’ād – Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymīn
Translated by Abū Humayd