• From the Gardens of Paradise – Shaykh al-Albaani

    By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya  The questioner: ‘Regarding the Hadeeth ‘What is between my house and my Mimber is a garden from the gardens of Paradise’ Is the intent a multiplication of reward or is it for blessings?’ Shaykh Albaani -Rahimullaah-  answered: The intent of this Hadeeth is not for the people to(…)

  • Visiting the places of Hajj outside of it’s time – Shaykh Rabee’ al-Madkhalee

    Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Post Courtesy: Maher ibn Ahmad Attiyeh al-Maqdisi via SalafisOfFlorida mailinglist Related Links: Seeking blessings (Tabarruk) from Maktabah Makkah Related posts: The Ruling on the Statement: “He Was the Qur`an Walking on the Earth” – Shaikh Rabee bin Hadee al-Madkhalee Encouragement to have Affection and Friendliness and Warning Against(…)

  • “Why don’t you allow us to perform tabarruk/make istighatha from the Prophet’s grave?”

    “Why don’t you allow us to seek blessings from the Prophet’s grave?” Answered by ash-Shaykh al-‘Allaamah Saalih ibn Sa’d as-Suhaymee [Watch the Video with English Captions Here]  Questioner: He says: “What is the ruling on seeking blessings (tabarruk) from the Black Stone? And why don’t you allow us to seek blessings from the grave of(…)

  • Ruling on wiping over the Ka’bah (to seek blessings) – Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan

    Question: Ahsanal-Laahu ilaykum. Another questioner says: “Is the du’aa (supplication) in front of the Ka’bah from the places where du’aa is accepted? And what is the ruling on holding and wiping over the covering of the Ka’bah?” Answer: Holding and wiping over the covering or the stones of the Ka’bah has no basis [in the(…)

  • Saying “Kullu ‘aamin wa antum bi khayr” (Wishing you well every year) – Shaykh al-Albanee(rahimahullaah)

    Saying “Kullu ‘aamin wa antum bi khayr” (Wishing you well every year) In the casette no. 323 of the series “Silsilah al-Hudaa wal-Nur”, Shaykh al-Albanee (rahimahullaah) – following a conversation at the end of which a person gave him the greeting, “Kullu ‘aamin wa antum bi khayr” (Wishing you well every year) – he said:(…)

  • Go Home Right After Hajj for More Reward! – Moosaa Richardson

    Go Home Right After Hajj for More Reward! The Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhe wa sallam) said: إذا قضى أحدكم حجه فليعجِّل الرجوع إلى أهله فإنه أعظم لأجره “When one of you finishes his Hajj, let him hasten to return to his family, as that is greater for his reward.” Collected by Al-Haakim and al-Bayhaqee, and declared(…)

  • Division of the Udhiyah and the Wisdom Behind it

    Division of the Udhiyah (Sacrificial Meat of Eid al Adha) Taken from Book of Udhiyah By Shaykh Uthaymeen from Noor Al Darb Source : http://mtws.posthaven.com Shaykh Uthaymeen stated: As for the method of distributing (the Udhiyah) then Allah the Most High Says “ Then eat thereof and feed therewith the poor who have a very(…)

  • Arriving Late For The ‘Eid Prayer – Permanent Committee for Research and Verdicts

    Arriving Late For The ‘Eid Prayer Question: What is the ruling upon the one that caught the tashahud along with the congregation in the ‘Eid prayer and in the prayer for rain? Should he then pray two rak’ahs and do as the Imaam had done or what should he do? Answer: Whosoever catches only the(…)

  • Hajj 2012 Live – http://makkahlive.net/hajj2012.aspx

    Check the Below Link: http://makkahlive.net/hajj2012.aspx   Related posts: Hajj Without a “Hajj Pass” (Tasreeh) Visit our new Website – http://understand-tawheed.com My wife or my mother, which one should I take for Hajj? – Sheikh Fawzan Go Home Right After Hajj for More Reward! – Moosaa Richardson Al-Hajj Al-Akbar

  • Buying a “Sacrifice” via Various Charitable Organisations to be Slaughtered Abroad for the Poor?

    Buying a “Sacrifice” via Various Charitable Organisations to be Slaughtered Abroad for the Poor? Written by Abu Muadh Taqweem Aslam (hafidhahullaah) on October 22, 2012 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It is a common practice for Charity Organisations to advertise and offer “sacrifices” to be done abroad and distributed to the poor in exchange for a(…)

  • If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options?

    Important Issue: If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options? Answer: Dr. Muhammad Baazmool, may Allah protect him, says, “If Friday prayer and ‘Eid prayer fall on the same day, whoever prays ‘Eid prayer, Friday  prayer is not obligatory on him. Rather, [he can] pray the afternoon(…)

  • 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(…)

  • Eating the Meat Sacrificed by One who Does not Pray – Shaykh Muqbil ibn Haadee

    Eating the Meat Sacrificed by One who Does not Pray The ‘Allaamah Muqbil ibn Haadee Al-Waadi’ee Question: My father is a man who does not pray. He sacrifices for us on the Day of ‘Eed. What is the ruling on this sacrifice when he slaughters or entrusts it to someone else? Answer: If he slaughters(…)

  • 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(…)

  • Meeting the Scholars on Hajj: A Discussion between Shaykh Fawzan and Shaykh Abdur Razzaq Al Badr

    From the Benefits of Hajj: Meeting the Scholars Shaykh Abdur Razzaq Al Badr speaks with Shaykh Fawzan Host: We have the Noble Scholar Doctor Shaykh Abdul Razzaq Abdul Al Muhsin Al Badr with us on the line; he is in Medina the city of the Prophet. Please proceed Shaykh Abdul Razzaq. Shaykh Abdul Razzaq: As(…)

  • Lessons of Creed Acquired From The Hajj – By ‘AbdurRazzaq bin ‘Abdul-Muhsin al-Badr

    Lessons of Creed Acquired From The Hajj – By ‘AbdurRazzaq bin ‘Abdul-Muhsin al-Badr Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya  [all in PDF format] Chapter 01 – An Explanation Concerning the Hajj being a Great Centre of Learning Chapter 02 – An Explanation of a Number of Benefits of Hajj Chapter 03 – The Proclamation of Tawheed(…)

  • My wife or my mother, which one should I take for Hajj? – Sheikh Fawzan

    My wife or my mother, which one should I take for Hajj?     Question: I intended to make Hajj this year, me and my wife; and my mother tried to go with us. But I refused because I am not able to help my mother and my wife at the same time. Am I sinning by(…)

  • The Terms ‘al-Munawarah’ and ‘al-Mukkarama’ – Shaykh Hamad al-Ansaari (rahimahullaah)

    The Term ‘al-Munawarah’ Hamad al-Ansaari (rahimahullaah) said: ‘I searched for the origin of what people say these days of al-Madina ‘al-Munawarah’ and I found that the first people to label it ‘al-Munawarah’ were the ‘Uthmaanyoon’.  As for the Companions and the Successors and those after them, then for many centuries they called it al-Madina an-Nabaweeyah.’(…)

  • Start Preparing for Hajj – Always good to Start Early

    The following is the Post by our elder brother Aboo Bilal Nahim on KSA_Dawah Google groups: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Whilst in Makkah yesterday I saw some strange practices, nothing unusual as I had seen most of them before.  But what shocked me was how blatant people were In defending what they were doing. Whilst(…)

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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