Shaykh Ibn al-Uthaimeen

Does the Shahaadah Comprise the Types of Tawheed? – Shaykh ibn Utahymeen

The Relation of the Shahaadah with the Types of Tawheed Question 5: But does the Shahaadah Comprise the Types of Tawheed? The Answer: Indeed it does encompass the types of Tawheed altogether, either by way of inclusion or implication. This is because a persons statement, “I testify that La ilaaha illallaah,” is immediately understood such(…)

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The Six Conditions Of Adhering To The Guidance Of The Prophet (Shuroot Al-Mutaabi’ah Sittah) – Shaykh Ahmed al-Wasaabee

Translation Of The Text In Al-Qawl-ul-Mufeed Fee Adillatit Tawheed: Benefit (Faa’idah): ash-Shaykh al-‘Allaamah al-Faqeeh Muhammad ibn Saalih ibn ‘Uthaymeen (rahimahullaahu ta’aalaa) said: In his valuable book ((al-Ibdaa’ fee Kamaal ash-Shara’ wa Khatar al-Ibtidaa’)) [Innovations in the Perfect Legislation and the Hazards of Innovations] pages 21 –23: ( … Oh my brother, verily following and adherence(…)

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The Meaning of “Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah” – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

The Meaning of The Shahaadah: Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah. Question 13: You explained the meaning of the Shahaadah: La Ilaaha Illallaah. So, what is the meaning of the Shahaadha: Muhammad Rasoolullaah The Answer: As for the meaning of the testification that Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم) is the Messenger of Allaah [Muhammad(…)

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Agreement & Unity Of the Hearts are From The Most Distinguished Qualities Of The Saved Group – Shaykh Uthaymeen

[You may want to read Most Distinguished Qualities of the Saved Group – Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen before reading the below] Question 55: Is there something you want to add concerning the qualities of the saved sect? The Answer: The truth of the matter is that there isn’t anything to add, since the four fundamental matters that we(…)

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The Correct Tawassul (Means of nearness to Allaah) and its Types – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question 56: What is the correct and false Tawassul ? The Answer: At-Tawassul is the infinitive of Tawassala, Yatawassal–meaning to take a means that will make the person reach his intended goal. So, its original meaning is: Seeking to attain the intended objective. And it is divided into two types: Correct: And this is the(…)

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Clarification on the ‘Awrah and the Covering of Women in the Presence of Other Women and Mahrams – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

By Our Sh. Muhammad bin Salih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) Prepared by Saleh As-Saleh (rahimahullaah) Transcribed by Br. Abu Abdullaah al-Amreeki, Jazaahullaahu Khairan, from live duroos in Paltalk’s “Understanding Islam 1″ room. Text edited by sis Umm Ahmad al-Kanadiyyah, Jazaahaallaahu Khairan. All Praise is due to Allaah, and may the salaah and salaam be on Prophet Muhammad, his household,(…)

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Benefit: Person requesting someone to supplicate Allaah for him – Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen

From the kind of permissible Tawassul: that a person asks someone to supplicate to Allaah, The Most High, for him, if it is hoped for that this person’s supplication will be answered. However, it should be that the person requesting someone to supplicate Allaah for him intends to benefit himself and his brother, the one(…)

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Most Distinguished Qualities of the Saved Group – Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen

The Characteristics of the Saved Group Question 53: What is the most distinguished qualities of the saved group? The Answer: The most distinguishing quality of the saved group is the adherence to that upon which the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) was upon in matters of ‘Aqeedah (creed), ‘Ibaadah (worship), manners, and transactions. You(…)

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So beware O Muslim! Of negating faith from yourself – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Prophet ( صلى الله عليه وسلم‎) said: “Whoever Allah wants good for, He gives him understanding of the religion.”[1] And understanding of the religion demands acceptance of it, because every person who understands and knows the religion, he accepts it, and loves it. He, the Exalted, said: But no, by your Lord, they(…)

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Ruling on Celebrating Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries in Islam – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on organizing celebrations for the birthdays of children or for wedding anniversaries? Answer: There are no celebrations in Islaam except Friday the weekly ‘Eid, the first day of Shawwal – ’Eidal-Adha. The day of ’Arafah might be called an ‘Eid for those who are at’Arafah on that day, and the(…)

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Soothsaying (Fortune-Telling) & Categories of People who visits Fortune Tellers – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question 32: What is Soothsaying? The Answer by Shaykh Uthaymeen: Soothsaying or divination (Kihaanah) is of the measure Fi’aalah and it is derived from al-Kahn which means speaking falsely, and searching for the facts in ways that are completely unfounded. This was the practice of some people during the pre-Islamic era (al-Jaahiliyyah) and with whom the(…)

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Belief in Pre-decree (al-Qadar) produces magnificent fruits affecting the conduct and the heart of a person – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

There remains a brief statement regarding al-Qadar, and it pertains to the fact that belief in Pre-decree produces magnificent fruits affecting the conduct and the heart of man. Because if you believe that everything occurs by the Pre-decree of Allaah, then at times of delight you will give thanks to Allaah, The Mighty and Majestic,(…)

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The Recitation of Soorat al-Faatihah For the Prophet’s Soul – Shaykh ibn Utahymeen

Question 62: As regard those who bequeath that the Faatihah be recited on behalf of the Prophet’s soul, or on his behalf by the Prophet’s grave? The Answer by Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah): It is not binding to execute this bequest, because it is a bequest of an unprescribed matter. For the Prophet (Sallallaahu alaihi wa(…)

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