Category Archives: Fiqh

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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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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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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