Library and Research Center of Western Pennsylvania, Supervised by Moosaa Richardson
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful…
Al-hamdulillaah, the library has reached America and is now being cleared to deliver to the First Muslim Mosque in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In an effort to cover shipping, clearing, and initial setup costs of this 5.2-ton library, we encourage those interested in supporting the project to contribute $100. *Update (1438/07/16, Apr 13, 2017): 100% of shipping and clearing costs have been covered, wal-hamdulillaah! May Allaah bless and reward all those who contributed.
We will still continue accepting contributions toward the project. Funds collected at this point will be used to cover furniture and physical alterations to the structure of al-Masjid al-Awwal needed to accommodate the library, in shaa’ Allaah.
As a token of our appreciation, we will send you a MicroSD card (What’s this?) with the newly-released Volume IV of our latest classes and khutbahs in shaa’ Allaah. Using Paypal’s “Pay for Goods or Services” option, send $100 to Education@FirstMuslimMosque.com, by clicking the PayPal logo below:
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NOTE: Some people are reporting difficulty in using Paypal, like the initial request to send money being rejected. We apologize for these inconveniences, and we ask you to try a second time, as others have been successful after trying a second time. May Allaah reward you for your patience.
By Allaah’s Permission, this opportunity is not only a great way to help a highly beneficial ongoing charity (sadaqah jaariyah) of Islamic knowledge, it is a way collect for yourself (or as a gift to someone else) a massive audio library of high-quality MP3 recordings, containing treasures of authentic Islamic knowledge. Skim the contents below:
AQEEDAH (BELIEF) 21 Classes 639 MB +PDF
Our study of Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen’s explanation of al-Usool ath-Thalaathah, the Three Fundamental Principles. Classes 16 through 36 (up to the topic of Israa’ & Mi’raaj). Read & explained by Moosaa Richardson.
AQEEDAH (BELIEF) 21 Classes 816 MB +PDF
The first 21 sessions of our Friday night workshops in study of the classic “Kitaab at-Towheed”. The community works together to connect the “masaa’il” (lessons) to the evidences of each chapter.
KHUTBAHS 28 Sermons 644 MB
Friday sermons from the last 6 months at al-Masjid al-Awwal on topics like: Imitating the disbelievers, prophetic financial advice, and the lost Sunnah of Soorah Qaaf as a khutbah.
FIQH of HADEETH 8 Classes 257 MB +PDF
The hadeeth classic, ‘Umdat al-Ahkaam, is studied in our weekly Fiqh class. This installment of classes (#21-28) begins Kitaab as-Salaat (the Chapter of Prayer). Explained by Moosaa Richardson.
TAFSEER 16 Classes 483 MB +PDF
The explanation of the entire Soorah ash-Shu’araa’ by Imaam as-Sa’dee, with an amazingly detailed account of Prophet Moosaa’s dialogue with Pharaoh, as well as the patient and rational arguments of Prophets Ibraaheem, Nooh, Hood, Saalih, Loot, and Shu’ayb. From weekly TROID classes. Read & explained by Moosaa Richardson.
MANNERS 5 Classes 179 MB
An engaging study of the first few hadeeths of Kitaab al-Jaami’ from the classic Buloogh al-Maraam by al-Haafith Ibn Hajr, reading the explanation of Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan. Taught by Moosaa Richardson.
AQEEDAH (BELIEF) 5 Classes 221 MB +PDF
A study of the book, Usool as-Sunnah (Foundations of Creed), by Imaam Ahmad and its explanation by Shaykh Rabee’ ibn Haadee. Classes 16-20 from the monthly classes in Columbus, Ohio. Read & explained by Moosaa Richardson.
BIOGRPAHY 4 Classes 235 MB
In Abul-Hasan Maalik’s first visit to Pittsburgh, he recounts the life of his teacher, the great scholar of Yemen, Shaykh Muqbil ibn Haadee al-Waadi’ee (may Allaah have Mercy on him). A unique series that will boost your love and appreciation -in shaa’ Allaah- for one of the best of this era’s scholars.
40 HADEETH 7 Classes 285 MB +PDF
Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan’s explanation, al-Minhat ar-Rabbaaniyyah, is read. Moosaa Richardson supervises and comments. Hadeeths #11 through #14 are all studied in detail.
SUPPLICATIONS 4 Classes 215 MB +PDF
From Germantown Masjid’s Back to Basics 4 Seminar. A study of the first twelve chapters of Kitaab ad-Da’awaat from Saheeh al-Bukhaaree. Includes helpful handouts and course resources. Taught by Moosaa Richardson.
AQEEDAH (BELIEF) 8 Classes 416 MB
“The Explanation of the Creed” by Imaam al-Barbahaaree, explained by Shaykh Rabee’ ibn Haadee al-Madkhalee. Classes #32-39 of the monthly classes taught by Moosaa Richardson at Masjid Ibn Mas’oud in Cleveland.
MANNERS 4 Classes 176 MB +PDF
The Meemiyyah Poem on knowledge and manners, explained by Shaykh ‘Abdur-Razzaaq Badr. Classes #16-19 from the monthly classes taught by Moosaa Richardson at Masjid as-Sahaaba in Columbus, Ohio.
May Allaah grant us all sincerity and forgive our sins!