Islam


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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Beef is a disease: Explanation of Hadith by Shaykh Al Albani

Questioner: The milk of the cow is a cure while its meat is a disease. So how do we reconcile between this and the fact that the cow can be used as a sacrificial animal. As it is not possible for the legislation to allow sacrifices from that which is harmful? Shaykh Al Albani: Yes,(…)

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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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