Shaykh Ibn al-Uthaimeen


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]


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(…)

[Read Full Post]