The Ruling on Nail Extensions (Fake Nails) - Shaykh Abdul-Azeez ibn Baaz

Question: What is the ruling on nail extensions, bearing in mind that I strive to never let any men see them.  And does that enter into the ruling of Al-Waasilah (i.e., using hair extensions) which has come within the Hadeeth? Answer: Nail extensions have no basis and it is not permissible to use nail extensions.(…)

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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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Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays after the 15th of Sha‘ban

Q 4: Is it permissible to observe Sawm (Fasting) on Mondays and Thursdays of Rajab and Sha‘ban? Is it permissible to observe Sawm after the fifteenth of Sha‘ban? A: Observing Sawm on Mondays and Thursdays is not only restricted to Rajab or Sha‘ban, rather it is a Mandub (commendable) act during all the months of the year.(…)

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The price of eternal life is the hours of his life, but what is left of them for him to buy it with?! – Ibn Al-Jawzi

What Can This Eternal Life be Bought With? WHEN A PERSON THINKS about the life of this world before entering it, he considers it long. Likewise, when he thinks about it after leaving it, he sees a long period of time and knows that the stay in the grave is long. When he thinks about(…)

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Ruling on adding “Sayyidinaa” to the tashahhud – Shaykh Muhammad Amaan al Jaami (rahimahullaah)

The Thirteenth and Fourteenth Pillar: “Allaahumma Salli ‘alaa Muhammadin wa ‘alaa Muhammadin kamaa Salayta ‘alaa ibraaheema wa ‘alaa Aali ibraaheema Innaka Hameedun Majeed” [O Allaah, send your praises upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad as you sent praises upon Ibraaheem and the family of Ibraaheem. Verily, You are Most-Praiseworthy, Most Glorified] This version of(…)

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Fear Allah and He will Teach you! (وَاتَّقُواْ اللَّهَ وَيُعَلِّمُكُمُ اللَّهُ) – Ibn Al-Jawzi

The following are excerps from ‘Sincere Counsel to the Seekers of Sacred Knowledge’ by Imaam Ibn al-Jawzi (Rahimahullaahu Ta’aala), in which he is advising his son: Observe, my son, the way you deal with the limits of Allaah and see how you can keep yourself within their bounds. Indeed, he who takes care of these limits(…)

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Eager About Fighting Jihad?!!!! Advice To A Jihad Enthusiast – Shaykh Al-Albani

Questioner: Ok, there is another question about our brothers in Bosnia … Shaykh Al-Albāny: Yes. Questioner: I heard that you said to some brothers who had wanted to go there to fight in the cause of Allāh with their lives: fight against yourselves (i.e. purify yourselves) Shaykh Al-Albāny: Yes, that’s true. Questioner: This means that(…)

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Enjoin right even if those advised become angry – Ibn Baaz fatwas

Q: There are some Muslim sisters from Al-Mujamma`ah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who say in their question: When we try to stop the spread of Namimah (tale-bearing) and Ghibah (backbiting) among people, those whom we advise may insult and become mad at us. Are we sinful for making them angry, especially if they are parents? Should we(…)

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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(…)

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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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They Say the Prohibition is only for Homosexuality but not for Lesbianism - Shaykh Fu’aad Al-‘Amree

Question: Some say, O Shaykh, that the prohibition is for homosexuality only; as for lesbianism between the women, then there is nothing (mentioned) regarding it. What is your statement regarding this? Answer: I seek refuge with Allaah! This is false speech, and the refuge is with Allaah. This is from the things which contradict the(…)

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Shaykh Fu’aad Al-‘Amree on the “Gay Imaam”

Question: Shaykh, there is a despicable man who is called “the gay Imaam”; and this person has no shame. He performs marriages between men with men and women with women. He says that Allaah does not prevent us from loving whoever we love, even if they be from the same gender. He is the Imaam(…)

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Placing Donation boxes in the Masjid – Answered by Sheikh Fawzan

Question: May Allah give you good, this question comes by way of the internet from America, the question is: ‘What is the ruling on placing donation boxes inside the masjid in order to collect money to cover the Masjids bills and expenses, keeping in mind that the Muslims in America do not receive financial assistance(…)

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Timely Reminder from Dar al Iman Orphanage

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Countdown to Ramadaan insha’Allah. Our second orphanage structure has now completed the basement & ground stage. Pictures later insha’Allah. Contractors will be working during Ramadaan in 40+ degrees heat. May Allah grant us & them success, Aameen. Reminder: We need more direct debits, Sadaqah & Zakah to help our current orphanage(…)

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Pursuing the Monuments of Prophets : People try to get closer to Allah through means that drive them further from Allah – Ibn Baaz Fatwas

It was authentically reported from Amir Al-Mu’minin (Commander of the Believers) `Umar ibn Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) that he condemned pursuing the monuments of prophets and ordered that the tree under which the Bay`ah of Al-Hudaybiyah took place be cut, when he learned that some people began going there. This was meant to protect Tawhid (belief(…)

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Is Dua of the traveler only answered while he is on the road? – Answered by Shaykh Abdul Aziz Al Bur’ee 

Question: We have learned that the supplication of the  traveler is answered; so is this only while he is on the road in travel, or does this  include the duration of his stay away from home? Shaykh Abdul Aziz Al Bur’ee : His supplication—inshaAllah—is answered for the duration as long as he is  considered a(…)

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Hiding your sins is not from hypocrisy – Explained by Shaykh bin Baz

The following is a summary translation Questioner: Broadcasting sins is consider a sin, while the hypocrite is the one whose hidden affair contradicts what is apparent, thus he is sinning. So how do we reconcile between the two? Meaning is it hypocrisy to hide the sins and display righteousness? Shaykh bin Baz: It is obligatory(…)

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But We Need a New Approach in Today’s Dawah! [Shaykh Ibn Baaz Responds] | Bakkah.net

In the Name of Allaah… as-Salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaah. The following VERY INTERESTING question was posed to the great scholar Shaykh ‘Abdul-’Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have Mercy on him): “Every era has a method that suits it. The Salaf (righteous predecessors) used lessons and sermons, but we have a more effective method: acting. Nice(…)

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When does the last third of the night begin and end? – Shaykh Ibn Baaz

Outset and end of the last third of night  [1] Q: It is reported in the Hadith that Allah descends every night to the lowest heaven in the last third of the night [2]. When does the last third of the night begin and end? A: There are Mutawatir Hadiths (a Hadith reported by a significant number of narrators(…)

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