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Dua’a directly after the prayer is not legislated – Explained by Shaykh Uthaymeen

Question: You mentioned as it relates to the issue or Dua’a or raising the hands during the Dua’a; that the Salaf, the Companions, and the people of knowledge would supplicate before the Salaam. Thus as it relates to the issue of raising the hands after the prayer, is this for the obligatory prayers and the(…)

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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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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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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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How the Companions greeted the Month of Ramadan – Explained by Shaykh bin Baz

Questioner: The pious predecessors—O noble Shaykh—have guidance in greeting this blessed month. So how was the guidance of the Companions—may Allah be pleased with them—in greeting this month? Shaykh bin Baz: They greeted the month with joy, happiness, and enjoining each other to righteous actions during the month; because it is a great month. To(…)

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Some Points of Contention for The One Who Celebrates The Remembrance of Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi’raaj To Be Aware Of : Shaykh ‘Abdul Qaadir al-Junayd

 The First Point:  No authentic proof has been related affirming the specific date of al-Israa’ wal-Mi’raaj. Al-Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah stated, as in “Zaad al Ma’ad,” 58/1: “No known proof has been established. Neither concerning its month, which part of the month it was in nor its specific date. Rather, what has been narrated related to(…)

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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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Our tongues quietly mumble: We want Ramadan and we love it, while our actions shout the opposite!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ramadan is Less than Two Months Away! For those of us who are drunk and drowning in shirk, sin, and innovation, it is time to rehabilitate and cleanse ourselves with Tawheed, obedience to Allah and adherence to the Sunnah of His Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). Let us rehabilitate ourselves(…)

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They say that Hearing and Obeying the Rulers is the Manhaj of the Jaamees : Doubt Obliterated by Shaykh Fawzaan

Question: Eminent Shaykh, this question says: What is your view regarding the one who says that (the concept of) hearing and obeying the leader is Jaamee terminology; and who are the Jaamees? Answer: Who is the one who said: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ أَطِيعُواْ اللّهَ وَأَطِيعُواْ الرَّسُولَ وَأُوْلِي الأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ O you who believe! Obey(…)

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Holding Him Down UnTil He Comes Out – Shaykh ‘Abdul-Muhsin Al-‘Abbaad

Question: The sinners who enter the Fire and Allaah punishes them by way of it and then their end result is Paradise; what is the state of their wives who are in Paradise? Will they be waiting for them to come out of the Fire or what? Answer: As has come within the Hadeeth, the(…)

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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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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 Western Plot against the Muslim Women – Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

O people, have Taqwaa of Allaah, the Exalted within, yourselves and as it relates to your families and your children. And know that the callers to westernism, from outside of our lands and within them, want to make the woman depart from the legislation of Al-Islaam and dress her with the western manner of dress;(…)

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