Shaykh Ibn al-Uthaimeen

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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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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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 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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Manhaj Point: Unity upon What? – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

As for uniting the Ummah, without doubt, this is obligatory. As Allaah, the Majestic and High, has said: وَاعْتَصِمُوا بِحَبْلِ اللَّهِ جَمِيعاً وَلا تَفَرَّقُوا And hold fast to the Rope of Allaah, altogether, and be not divided. (Aali Imraan 3:103) However, it is obligatory upon what? Upon the guidance of the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa(…)

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Masturbation and Its Effect upon Worship -  Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Noble Shaykh, I hope for from you—may Allaah grant you Tawfeeq, and may He benefit me and those listening—and answer to my question; rather, my problem which affects me in my life and my worship; and I fear that it will separate me from my religion. So I want from you a remedy which(…)

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Remember: It’s about piety not popularity! – A reminder from Shaykh Uthaymeen

Shaykh Uthaymeen: In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful. The author—may Allah have mercy upon him—said concerning what has been narrated by Abu Huraira—may Allah be pleased with him; the Prophet, صلى الله عليه وسلم said: رُبَّ أَشْعَثَ أَغْبَرَ مَدْفُوعٍ بِالْأَبْوَابِ لَوْ أَقْسَمَ عَلَى اللَّهِ لَأَبَرَّهُ “Many a person who are(…)

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Cutting the Prayer to Move Away from One who Smells – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Noble Shaykh, if I stand within the congregational prayer and the one standing next to me reeks with the scent of smoke can I change my place after the opening Takbeer and stand in another place if the smell is too much for me? Answer: If one is standing in the rank next to(…)

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How do we Respond to one who uses the Narration that Ibn Umar Took from his Beard? – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Questioner: How do we respond to he who uses as proof the action of Ibn ‘Umar and Aboo Hurayrah in taking from the beard that which goes beyond the fist? Shaykh: When did he take from it? Questioner: Excuse me? Shaykh: When did Ibn ‘Umar take from it? Questioner: In that which is affirmed from(…)

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HomoSexuality : Worse than Murder – By Shaykh Abdul-Qaadir Al-Junayd

The proof that it is worse than murder is that Allaah has made the punishment of the murderer to be at the discretion of the heir. If he (the heir) wills then he is executed and if he wills then he pardons him. Whereas He has predetermined the execution of he who does the action(…)

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Spanking the Children for other than the Prayer – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Noble Shaykh, is it permissible to spank the child who is under ten years old for the prayer, and is he to be spanked for other than the prayer, such as for discipline? And at what age can he be spanked? Answer: As for spanking him for the prayer, then it is not permissible(…)

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Can two friends sleep in the same bed together? – Answered by Shaykh Uthaymeen

The following is a summary translation Questioner: The statement of the Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم: وَفَرِّقُوا بَيْنَهُمْ فِي الْمَضَاجِعِ And separate them in the bed. O Shaykh is this hadith general? Shaykh Uthaymeen: What do you mean by general? Questioner: Meaning it includes everyone, such as brothers in faith who are not related, and(…)

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Supplicating within the Prayer in other than the Arabic Language – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling of supplication within the prayer in a language other than Arabic; specifically for a man who is not good in the Arabic language? Answer: Supplicating in other than the Arabic language for a person who does not know Arabic is permissible, whether it be in the prayer or outside of(…)

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Giving and Accepting Christmas Gifts – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-Uthaymeen

The Christians’ celebrating the ‘Eid of the birth of ‘Eesaa, upon him be peace, is for them. However, it is not permissible for the Muslim to participate in their holidays. They are not to give them gifts at the time of their holidays nor is it befitting to accept their gifts from them at the(…)

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How could a Muslim celebrate Christmas and New Year’s? – By Shaykh Uthaymeen

Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) : Then what is worse than that; is some Muslims celebrate the New Year, and they glorify it and venerate it, and it is connected to the religious occasion of the Christians; which is; what? The birthday of the Messiah Eesa ibn Maryam peace be upon him. Thus celebrating New Year’s(…)

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What do the Muslims believe about Jesus the son of Mary? – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Host: Shaykh Muhammad at the beginning of this gathering we would like for you to speak to us concerning the belief of the Muslims regarding Eesa (Jesus) peace be upon him. And what is the ruling for those who say he was killed and crucified? Shaykh Uthaymeen: All praises belong to Allah, and may the(…)

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During the Illustrious Days of Islam, Arabic was the Dominant Language – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Shaykh Uthaymeen:  Do you not know that the religion of Islam—during its illustrious days—do you not know that foreign nations, meaning those who did not speak the Arabic language; became what? They became Arabs; they rushed to learn the Arabic language. Rather there were even from these people, those who were Imaams in the language.(…)

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Important Benefit from Sheikh ‘Uthaymeen Related to Marriage and Observing that which is Apparent – Translated by Mustafa George

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم While explaining the hadeeth of Fatimah bint Qaes (may Allah be pleased with her); in which she approached the Prophet  صلى الله عليه و سلم and informed him that individuals have approached her for marriage, upon hearing the names of these individuals the Prophetصلى الله عليه و سلم  replied: As for Abu Jahil, he(…)

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Depicting Images of the Paradise and the Hellfire – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on drawing orchards as if they are depicting Paradise and a fire as if it is depicting the Hellfire? Answer (Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen): This is not permissible, because we do not know the description of this; as Allaah the Mighty and Majestic has said: No person knows what(…)

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Liberalism, Secularism, and Globalization – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Liberalism, Secularism, and Globalization Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen (1421 H) Questioner: Is it permissible to apply the term secularist, or liberal upon the person who boast with these labels and he says he is a secularist, and a liberal and he openly opposes the implementation of Sharia? Shaykh Uthaymeen: Who is the liberal? Questioner:  The one(…)

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