Islam

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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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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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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A Muslim woman must remove nail polish whenever she intends to perform Ablution & Ghusl

Removing all things that prevent Water from Reaching the Skin: This means that a person must remove everything covering the body parts he washes during ablution that would prevent water from reaching his skin. This applies to those who work with paint. If this substance sticks hard onto the body parts they wash during ablution(…)

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Wild dogs defend the Shaykh from Communists – The story of Shaykh Muhammad Sultan Al Masoomi

Narrated by Shaykh Abdur-Rahman Muhiyyuddeen The following is a summary translation: It has been narrated by Abu Bakr رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ he said: I said to the Prophet صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ while I was in the cave: ‘If one of them looks beneath his feet he will surely see us’. He replied: ‘What do(…)

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From Dhikr Beads to Khurooj: The Danger of Small Innovations – Shaykh Khaalid ‘Uthmaan Al-Misree

The point is that it is upon he who desires safety in his religion to beware of innovations, both small and large; and he should not belittle any innovation. As an example, there are those who make light of the innovation of Tasbeeh[1] upon Dhikr beads. Had the companions saw these Dhikr beads they would(…)

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Who Should Initiate the Salaams, the Caller or the One who Answers the Phone?

By Shaykh Muhammad Naasir Ad-Deen Al-Albaanee Transmitted by Saalih ibn Taha Aboo Islaam [1] One day, he (Shaykh Al-Albaanee, may Allaah have mercy upon him) called me and I was not present, so my small daughter answered; saying, when she picked up the receiver of the phone: “As-Salaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullaah.” So the Shaykh asked for(…)

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A believer will say on the Day of Judgment: I have major sins too! – Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee

Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee: A man from the believers, a person of Tawheed, will be brought forth on the Day of Judgment. It will be said: اعْرِضُوا عَلَيْهِ صِغَارَ ذُنُوبِهِ وَيُخَبَّأُ عَنْهُ كِبَارُهَا ، فَيُقَالُ لَهُ :عَمِلْتَ يَوْمَ كَذَا وَكَذَا , كَذَا، وَهُوَ مُقِرٌّ, لا يُنْكِرُ، وَهُوَ مُشْفِقٌ مِنْ كِبَارِهَا Present to him his minor(…)

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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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The tragedy which lead him to Happiness – A touching story narrated by Shaykh Abdur Razzaaq Al Badr

Taken from the lecture: The Quran the Book of Happiness Shaykh Abdur Razzaaq: Guidance and happiness are two affairs which go hand in hand; thus whoever is guided then he is happy. And whoever is misguided then he is miserable. Misery is the companion to misguidance which is not separated from it. Therefore whenever misguidance(…)

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The Fitna of children upon the righteous people – Explained by Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee

Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee: Shaykh of Islam Ibn Taymiyyah—may Allah have mercy upon him said: As Hudaifah said to Umar رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُما فِتْنَةُ الرَّجُلِ فِي أَهْلِهِ وَمَالِهِ وَوَلَدِهِ وَجَارِهِ تُكَفِّرُهَا الصَّلَاةُ وَالصَّوْمُ وَالصَّدَقَةُ وَالْأَمْرُ وَالنَّهْيُ The afflictions for a man as it relates to his wife, his wealth, his children and his neighbor (and(…)

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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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Public petitions are not naseehah, nor are they from the way the Salaf would seek change in a society.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The following is some advice from our brother Abul-‘Abbaas Moosaa Richardson(حفظه الله تعالى)  to all those people who wish to bring about change within Muslim authorities by organizing public petitions.   The original advice that was sent out has been slightly modified at the request of Moosaa after I sought permission from our(…)

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The Danger of Drugs upon the Person and the Society – Shaykh ‘Alee Al-Haddaadee

Indeed all the praise is for Allaah. We praise him, we seek his aid, we seek His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil of our souls and the consequences of our evil actions. He whom Allaah guides there is none to misguide and he whom Allaah leads astray there in none to(…)

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