Shaykh Ibn al-Uthaimeen

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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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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