• Allaah Swears by these 10 Days, Odd and Even

    Allaah Swears by these 10 Days, odd and even Allaah swears by these days. 1. By the dawn; 2. By the ten nights (i.e. the first ten days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah), 3. And by the even and the odd . [al-Fajr, ayat 1-3] The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said, The ten are(…)

  • Important information regarding Ud-hiyah /Sacrifice (Qurbani) on ‘Eid Al-Adhaa

    The Goal of the Udhiyyah according to Allah is the Sincerity and Taqwa of His Servant It is neither their meat nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is Taqwa from you that reaches Him The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah(…)

  • The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah

    The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah UNTIL the sacrifice is done. Shaykh Al-Albaanee, may Allah shower His Mercy upon him, states in our of his works: The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said: ‘When the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah(…)

  • Advice concerning the Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah – Sheikh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen

    In the name of Allaah, The All-Wise, The All-Knower, and may peace and blessings be upon the noblest of Prophets and Messengers, our Prophet Muhammad, his family and companions, as for what follows; Advice concerning the Ten days of Dhul-Hijjah by Sheikh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen, may Allaah have mercy upon him. Question: Oh noble(…)

  • Giving a part of Ud-hiyah/Aqeeqah meat to non-Muslim neighbors

    Q 1: If a neighbor is a Kafir (non-Muslim), but he never disturbs me with regard to ‘Ibadah (worship); is it permissible to give him from the Ud-hiyah (sacrificial animal offered by non-pilgrims) and from the ‘Aqiqah (sacrifice for a newborn)? Respected Shaykh, we hope you will clarify this issue for us. A: It is(…)

  • One Udhiyah is sufficient on behalf of a man and the members of his household

    - One Udhiyah is sufficient on behalf of a man and the members of his household – Ud-hiyah offered by your father is not sufficient for you if you are living with your family in a separate house Fatwas > Dhul-Hijjah Fatwas > What is the ruling on Ud-hiyah? Q: I am married, praise be to Allah,(…)

  • Time-unrestricted Takbir from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah

    Q: I hear some people reciting Takbir (saying: “Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]“) after each Salah (Prayer) during the Days of Tashriq (11th, 12th and 13th of Dhul-Hijjah) until the ‘Asr (Afternoon) Prayer of the third day. Is this correct or not? A: It is prescribed to recite an unrestricted [in terms of time.(…)

  • Significance & Virtues of the Day of Arafah

    Fasting on the day of Arafah is an expiation for two years. : The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the day of ’Arafah, since it is on this day that the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of ’Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. It is mustahabb (highly recommended) for those who are not(…)

  • Excellence of Fasting on the Day of Arafah

    This year ( Thursday Nov 26th 2009 ) is the day of Arafah FASTING THE DAY OF ’ARAFAH: The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the day of ’Arafah, since it is on this day that the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of ’Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. It is mustahabb (highly recommended)(…)

  • The Conditions of a Sacrificial Offering – Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen

    AUTHOR: Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen SOURCE: Talkhees Ahkaam-ul-Udhiyah wadh-Dhakaat (pg. 12-16) PRODUCED BY: Al-Ibaanah.com There are six conditions that a sacrificial offering (udhiyah) must meet: The First Condition: The sacrificial offering must be an animal from among cattle, which include camels and cows, or smaller livestock such as sheep and goats. This is based(…)

  • Fasting the first Nine Days of Dhul-Hijjah is a Sunnah

    Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah , Amma ba’d Fasting the first Nine Days of Dhul-Hijjah is a Sunnah Hunaydah ibn Khaalid narrated upon the authority of his wife who said, “Some of the wives of the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihiwasallam) told me that the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihiwasallam) used to fast the Day of(…)

Important information regarding Ud-hiyah /Sacrifice (Qurbani) on ‘Eid Al-Adhaa

The Goal of the Udhiyyah according to Allah is the Sincerity and Taqwa of His Servant It is neither their meat nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is Taqwa from you that reaches Him The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah(…)

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The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah

The one who intends to do a sacrifice should not cut his hair and nails from the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah UNTIL the sacrifice is done. Shaykh Al-Albaanee, may Allah shower His Mercy upon him, states in our of his works: The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said: ‘When the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah(…)

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Advice concerning the Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah – Sheikh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen

In the name of Allaah, The All-Wise, The All-Knower, and may peace and blessings be upon the noblest of Prophets and Messengers, our Prophet Muhammad, his family and companions, as for what follows; Advice concerning the Ten days of Dhul-Hijjah by Sheikh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen, may Allaah have mercy upon him. Question: Oh noble(…)

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The Conditions of a Sacrificial Offering – Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen

AUTHOR: Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen SOURCE: Talkhees Ahkaam-ul-Udhiyah wadh-Dhakaat (pg. 12-16) PRODUCED BY: Al-Ibaanah.com There are six conditions that a sacrificial offering (udhiyah) must meet: The First Condition: The sacrificial offering must be an animal from among cattle, which include camels and cows, or smaller livestock such as sheep and goats. This is based(…)

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Fasting the first Nine Days of Dhul-Hijjah is a Sunnah

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah , Amma ba’d Fasting the first Nine Days of Dhul-Hijjah is a Sunnah Hunaydah ibn Khaalid narrated upon the authority of his wife who said, “Some of the wives of the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihiwasallam) told me that the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihiwasallam) used to fast the Day of(…)

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Ruling on transplanting organs after brain death – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Content > Rulings related to death and dissection > Organ transplant after brain death Q: What is the ruling on transplanting organs after brain death? A: A Muslim should be respected whether alive or dead. It is an obligation not to harm or disfigure a deceased by, for instance, breaking or cutting their bones. A Hadith is reported to the effect(…)

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A debate of Imam Ash-Shafi’i with one of the Murji’a 

[Before you read the below post, try to read about the deviated sect "Murji'ah" -  link http://salaf-us-saalih.com/2012/03/11/what-are-the-types-of-murjiah-shaykh-saalih-al-fawzaan] Imam shafi’i said: “On what bases do you say that actions do not enter into Iman (faith)?” The Murji said: ‘from the statement of Allaah the Most High: “Verily those who believe AND they do righteous actions” ‘Therefore the(…)

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Wooden “Sutrah Props” in the Masjid!

35 Years Ago Shaykh Ibn Baaz and the Lajnah Warned Against Going to Excesses in the Religion: Wooden “Sutrah Props” in the Masjid! “لم يعرف عنهم أنهم كانوا ينصبون أمامهم ألواحا من الخشب ليكون سترة في الصلاة بالمسجد بل كانوا يصلون إلى جدار- المسجد وسواريه فينبغي عدم التكلف في ذلك فالشريعة سمحة ولن يشاد الدين(…)

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Why Criticize the Latter-Day Callers when An-Nawawee and Ibn Hajr Had Mistakes? – Shaykh Saalih Aal-sh-Shaykh

Question: The questioner says, O our virtuous Shaykh, what is your statement, may Allaah reward you with good: You repudiate A-Turaabee, At-Tilmisaanee,[1] Al-Ghazaalee, and Al-Qardaawee; you declare them to be innovators, and you refute them, and backbite them whilst leaving off mentioning their good qualities; while there are Imaams who fell into innovation, such as(…)

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Issues Related to the Legislative Rulings of al-I’tikaaf – By Shaykh Badr ibn Muhammad al-Badr al-‘Anazy (حفظهالله)

Translated by Abu Afnaan Muhammad Abdullah (حفظهالله) This highly informative article is a compilation by our Shaykh ‘Badr ibn Muhammad al-Badr al-‘Anazy (حفظهالله) regarding several pertinent issues related to the issue I’tikaaf. The compilation is a series of questions that the Shaykh presented to his Shaykh the AllaamahSaalih ibn Muhammad al-Luhaydaan (حفظهالله). This article was translated by our noble brother Abu Afnaan Muhammad Abdullah (حفظهالله). The issues addressed(…)

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Does the Use of Ultrasound to Determine Gender of the Child Negate Allaah’s Knowledge of the Unseen? – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: May Allaah bless you. The listener named Majdee ‘Abdul-Ghanee from Iraq, in the Salahud-Deen Province has a question, O Shaykh Muhammad; we hope that you can shed additional light on it. His question says: To the Noble Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen: We see within these latter times that which has spread regarding the actualization(…)

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Is there Special Virtue for Dying in Ramadan? – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhaab Al-Wasaabee & Shaykh Uthaymeen

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhaab Al-Wasaabee Question: Is the one who dies in Ramadan from the people of Paradise? Answer: We say: We hope for good for him. If he was one who prays and fasts; if he was from the people of Tawheed then good is hoped for him. Specifically if he fasted Ramadan then(…)

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Ruling on Itikaf in a Masjid other than the Three Holy Masjids – Ibn Baz Fatwas

Fatwas of Ibn Baz Q. What is the degree of authenticity of the Hadith: There should be no I`tikaf (seclusion for worship in a Masjid) except in the Three Masjids (mosques) If it is authentic, does it actually mean that there should be no I`tikaf except in the Three Masjids (i.e., the Sacred, Prophet’s, and(…)

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Dua’a directly after the prayer is not legislated – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Question: You mentioned as it relates to the issue or Dua’a or raising the hands during the Dua’a; that the Salaf, the Companions, and the people of knowledge would supplicate before the Salaam. Thus as it relates to the issue of raising the hands after the prayer, is this for the obligatory prayers and the(…)

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Making peace treaties with the Jews or other Kuffaar(disbelievers) does not necessitate supporting and befriending them – Ibn Baz

Q 1: Some people understood from your answer to the first question in the interview about concluding treaties with the Jews that signing a peace treaty or truce with the Jews who captured the lands and committed transgressions is unconditionally permissible. They also understood that they have to support and befriend the Jews. Making peace(…)

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He Missed ‘Ishaa in the Masjid and Finds the People Praying Taraaweeh: What does He Do? – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling of establishing a second congregation while the people are praying the Taraaweeh prayer in Ramadan? This is because I have heard some of the people say that it is an innovation, while some of them say in the (last) ten nights then there is no problem, as for other that,(…)

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The One who Does Not Pray but Fasts : Is His Fast Accepted? – Shaykh Muhammad Akoor

Question: The second question, O Shaykh: A man does not pray but fasts; is his fast acceptable and does this expel him from the religion? Answer: The fast is not accepted from him. This is because the fast is the fourth pillar from the pillars of Al-Islaam. Before it comes the foundation of the religion,(…)

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The Ruling on Showing the Wounds of the Muslims in Syria, Iraq, Palestine and Other Places – Ash-Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the Giver of Mercy All Praise is due to Allaah Question:  Some presentations are established to show the wounds of the Muslims in Palestine and other places, and they contain pictures of the wounded and those killed, and sometimes they are presented by means of video, and the reason(…)

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The ruling on whoever fasts but does not pray – Permanent Committee & Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question: I have witnessed some of the Muslim youth fasting, but they do not pray. Is the fast of the person who fasts but does not pray accepted? I have heard some of the preachers telling these youth to break their fast and not to fast, as he who does not pray has no fast?(…)

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The Khilafah has Arrived. . . !!!- By Shaykh Muhammad bin Umar Bazmool

The Khilafah has Arrived. . . !!![1] – By Shaykh Muhammad bin Umar Bazmool Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Muhammad bin Umar Bazmool wrote: ‘My Noble Muslim brother, do not let yourself be deceived by the statement ‘Khilafah Rashida’ (Guided Caliphate), and the claim to having established the ‘Khilafah Rashida’!! Can the shadow be straight(…)

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Differing Regarding Hastening the Breaking of the Fast – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhaab Al-Wasaabee

Question: This question of Algeria says that they have differences with regards to the issue of hastening the breaking of the fast. He says: The majority of the people break their fast when the Adhaan is called bearing in mind that it is only around two to four minutes after the setting of the sun.(…)

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Ramadhan vs World Cup – Shaykh Salih b. Fawzan Al-Fawzan

Translated by Abu Abdillah Owais Al-Hashimi حفظه اللهSource: http://www.alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/15245 Question to Shaykh Salih Al-Fawzan: Could you give some advice to the young Muslims, including students of knowledge, who watch World Cup matches late into a third of the night; and in the month of Ramadan matches will be played during the time of Isha and Tarawih(…)

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Shaykh Bin Baaz on Sisters Exercising

Question: The questioner asks about the ruling on young ladies exercising? Answer: Exercise varies; it is a general word. Exercising amongst the girls with something that does not oppose the pure legislation; by way of an abundance of walking in a place specific to them in which men will not mix with them or men(…)

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