Archive for the ‘Books Not Recommended’ Category

Not Recommended: Men Around the Messenger

August 16, 2013


The following translated from:

The Question: What do you think about the book: “Men Around the Messenger” by Khalid Muhammad Khalid?

The Answer (by Shaikh Muqbil): That author is not to be entrusted with (affairs of) the religion.  This man is not to be entrusted with (affairs of) the religion.  He has no understanding with regards to distinguishing the authentic (narrations) from the weak (narrations).  Rather, he declares (ahaadeeth) to be authentic and weak based upon his desires.


Not Recommended: The Sealed Nectar

August 22, 2012

The author of The Sealed Nectar (ar-Raheeq al Makhtoom), SafiurRahman al Mubarakfuree, quotes from both Sayyid Qutb and Maududi.  References of where to find in the book the quotes of these two innovators may be found here:

Some alternatives:

2 volume biography by Shaikh Abdullah bin Muhammad



Life of the Messenger by Imam an Nawawi:


Biography by Imam Muhammad

Not Recommended: The Ideal Muslimah

August 22, 2012

Shaikh Ubaid al Jaabiree answers a question about the book “The Ideal Muslimah” by Ali Hashimi and gives valuable advice with regards to the types of books we should accept (Arabic and English).

Q114. Is the book ‘The Ideal Muslimah’ recommended?