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The One who Does Not Pray but Fasts : Is His Fast Accepted? – Shaykh Muhammad Akoor

Question: The second question, O Shaykh: A man does not pray but fasts; is his fast acceptable and does this expel him from the religion? Answer: The fast is not accepted from him. This is because the fast is the fourth pillar from the pillars of Al-Islaam. Before it comes the foundation of the religion,(…)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(…)

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Should we Display Respect for the Imaam of the Masjid? – Shaykh Abdul-Qaadir Al-Junayd

Question: Some people think that it is not upon them to show respect to the Imaam of the Masjid because he is not the supreme leader (i.e., the ruler etc.). This is to the point that you see him, when there occurs a dispute between him and the Imaam regarding a personal issue he raises(…)

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The birth of Jesus the son of Maryam narrated from Sahih Muslim – Explained by Shaykh Umar Fullatah

Translator’s foreword: About Shaykh Umar: Shaykh Abdul Mushin Al Abbad Al Badr said: As for his name, then he is my comrade, my friend, my beloved, the Shaykh Umar Muhammad Bakar Al Fulani known as Fullatah…and Al Fulani is an ascription to a tribe in Africa. He was born in 1345H (1925) and he passed(…)

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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(…)

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During the Illustrious Days of Islam, Arabic was the Dominant Language – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Shaykh Uthaymeen:  Do you not know that the religion of Islam—during its illustrious days—do you not know that foreign nations, meaning those who did not speak the Arabic language; became what? They became Arabs; they rushed to learn the Arabic language. Rather there were even from these people, those who were Imaams in the language.(…)

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Is it Obligatory to respond to the Sneezer when he Praises Allaah? – Shaykh Muqbil ibn Haadee

Question: Is saying: “May Allaah have mercy upon you,” to the one who sneezes and returning the Salaam a communal obligation (Fard Al-Kifaayah) or an individual obligation upon all those who hear it? Answer: As for returning the Salaam then one person suffices for the group, as is affirmed from the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa(…)

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Advice on Sisters Exercising and Working Out – Shaykh Muqbil ibn Haadee

Question: What is the legislative ruling on the woman who exercises, whether within her home or outside of her home?  Answer: If it is within the home then there is no harm; rather, we advise with this. If she has work to do then her work takes more precedence. Meaning, work in the service of(…)

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My husband is speaking with a woman on the internet for marriage – Advice from Shaykh Uthman As Saalimi Al Yemeni

Question: Noble Shaykh my husband wants to take a second wife. And it has been revealed to me that he became acquainted with a non-related woman by way of the internet. Then he started speaking with her by video chat in addition to text messages by phone. Then they began to exchange flirts, rather he(…)

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