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Hitting Ones Children for the Purpose of Disciplining

Shaykh Ibn Baaz rahimahullaah: Q: What is the ruling on hitting children under the age of ten years, on what basis do they do this? And what is your advice? May Allaah reward you with good. A: It is for … Continue reading

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Seeking Permission when Entering Upon Ones Mother or Sister and the Like

Allaah – the Most High – said: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَدْخُلُوا بُيُوتًا غَيْرَ بُيُوتِكُمْ حَتَّىٰ تَسْتَأْنِسُوا وَتُسَلِّمُوا عَلَىٰ أَهْلِهَا Sooratun-Noor; (24):27 [[Meaning: O you who believe! Do not enter houses other than your own, until you have asked … Continue reading

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How should the Night Prayer be Prayed?

Imaam al-Hajjaawee said in his book ‘Zaadul-Mustaqni`’ [a very summarised book on the Fiqh methodology of Imaam Ahmad rahimahullaah]: “And the Taraaweeh [prayer] is twenty units (rak`ahs).” Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah said in his explanation ‘ash-Sharhul Mumti`’ vol. … Continue reading

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The Stages through which Alcohol was Prohibited

Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah said in his explanation of ‘Bulooghul-Maraam‘ ‘Fathu Dhil-Jalaali wal-Ikraam‘ vol. 7 pp. 9-10: Likewise the prohibition of alcohol was in four stages: (1) The First Stage: Permissibility – although this is not considered from … Continue reading

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The Stages through which Fasting was Prescribed

Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah said in his explanation of ‘Bulooghul-Maraam‘ ‘Fathu Dhil-Jalaali wal-Ikraam‘ vol. 7 pge. 9: And know that the obligation of fasting was in three stages. So first fasting the day of `Aashooraa (the 10th day of … Continue reading

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Glad Tidings Upon the Arrival of the Month of Ramadaan

On the authority of Aboo Hurayrah radiyAllaahu `anhu that he said: the Messenger of Allaah sallAllaahu `alaihi wa sallam used to give glad tidings to his Companions, saying: “The month of Ramadaan has come to you; a blessed month that … Continue reading

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Reward for Returning Home from the Mosque

Imaam Muslim reports in his ‘Saheeh‘ (no. 251) from a narration of Abu Hurayrah that the Messenger of Allaah sallAllaahu alaihi wa sallam said: “Shall I not guide you to that by way of which Allaah wipes out sins and … Continue reading

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The Permissible Types of Backbiting – Imaam an-Nawawee

Imaam an-Nawawee rahimahullaah says in his book ‘Riyaadus-Saalihen’ 256 – Chapter: What is Permissible From [the types] of Backbiting Know that backbiting is permissible if it is due to a valid reason approved by the Islamic legislation, and it is not … Continue reading

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Do you Order Righteousness of the People and Forget Yourselves? – Ibn Rajab

Ibn Rajab[1] rahimahullaah mentions in his ‘Lataaiful-Ma`aarif’: “A man said to Ibn Abbaas radiyAllaahu `anhumaa: “I want to enjoin the good and forbid the evil.” So he said to him: “If you do not fear these three verses exposing you; then … Continue reading

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ISIS Burning the Jordanian Pilot – Shaykh `Abdul Muhsin al-`Abbaad

Shaykh `Abdul-Muhsin al-Abbaad – may Allaah preserve him – was asked on Thursday 16th Rabee`uth Thaanee 1436H, (coinciding with 5th February 2015CE): Q: What do you say regarding that which Daa`ish (ISIS) have carried out by their burning of the [Jordanian] … Continue reading

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