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Praying the Sunnah of Fajr Before Praying the Fajr Prayer – Even if the Time has Passed

Shaykh Abdul Azeez ibn Baz rahimahullaah was asked the following question: Q: I wake up late sometimes in the morning, and there are only six or seven minutes left till sunrise; & I perform ablution – so should I start … Continue reading

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The Best Way of Fasting the Day of Aashooraa

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah in his Majmoo’ Fataawaa vol. 20, pages 42-43 was asked: Q: Is it permissible to fast the day of Aashooraa by itself – without fasting a day before it or after it; because I … Continue reading

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Ways of Fasting the Day of `Aashooraa

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah in his Majmoo` Fataawaa vol. 20 pge. 37-38 was asked the following question: Q: What do you say regarding fasting a day after `Aashooraa, as that which is legislated is fasting a day before … Continue reading

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The Excellence of Fasting the Month of Muharram & the Day of Aashooraa

Shaykhul-Islaam Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhaab (d. 1206H) rahimahullaah mentions in his book ‘Aadaab al-Mashy ilas Salaah‘: “[And it is from the Sunnah (supererogatory)] to fast the month of Muharram [the first month of the Islamic calendar], the best of it … Continue reading

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Praying in Folded Garments

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah was asked the following question: Q: What is the ruling on a person folding his sleeves during the prayer? A: If he were to fold them because of the prayer then it enters into the … Continue reading

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The Story of the Spiders Web & the Dove

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah was asked the following question: Q: Is the (story of) the spider-web and the two doves on the day the Messenger of Allaah hid in the cave of ‘Hira’ (authentically) reported? A: No, the historians … Continue reading

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Striving With Regards to Supplication on the Day of Arafah is General for the Pilgrim and Other than Him

Shaykh Saalih bin Fawzaan bin Abdullaah al-Fawzaan (may Allaah preserve him) was asked the following question: Q: Is the answering of supplication, and the virtue of supplication on the day of Arafah – O Shaykh Saalih – something specific to the … Continue reading

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