Shaikh Bin Baaz On The Types of Soorahs One Should Recite In The Five Daily Prayers After Soorah Al-Faatihah

  Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin Baaz (rahimahullaah) said: It is better in the Dhuhr prayer that it (the recitation) be done so from the mid-length Mufassal[1] soorahs such a soorah Al-Ghaashiyah and Al-Layl and Abasa and At-Takweer and Al-Infitaar – and the like of that. In the ‘Asr prayer it should … Continue reading

The Sunnah in Observing The Rukoo’ And The Subsequent Sujood Behind The Imaam – By Shaikh Al-Albaanee

  Shaikh Al-Albaanee (rahimahullaah) discusses the Sunnah in observing the rukoo’ behind the Imaam in a congregational prayer; and when those behind the Imaam should proceed to go into sujood after arising from the rukoo’ once the Imaam has already done so. The Shaikh (rahimahullaah) stated before citing the hadeeth: … Continue reading

Readings from Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa: Patience, Resilience, Strength and Bravery

The following are a selection of illustrations cited by Imaam Adh-Dhahabee in his book: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa of the unique qualities of patience, resilience, strength and bravery possessed by the Salaf of this Ummah as well as others after them:   Aboo Dharr (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) remained for thirty days without … Continue reading

Those Behind The Rise of Takfeer in This Era – By Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee

  Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said:   As for the rise of takfeer (to declare a person to be an unbeliever – outside the fold of Islaam) in this era; then those who have revived the madhab of takfeer in this era are the group: Ikhwaan Al-Muslimoon. That … Continue reading

The Key to Paradise & That Which Leads to it; & The Key to The Hell-Fire & That Which Leads to it – By Ibn Al-Qayyim

Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) quotes from Al-‘Allaamah Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) who said after mentioning the narration in which is the mention that the key to Paradise is: ‘Laa ilaaha illallaah’ (none has the right to be worshipped except Allaah): Indeed its teeth are: the legislations of Islaam; the outward forms … Continue reading

The Legislated Principles Regarding Marriage and Divorce

  Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) was asked:   When is marriage considered to be: Obligatory Forbidden Disliked Permissible Recommended? The Shaikh stated: Marriage is: Obligatory if one fears falling into fornication and he has the ability (to marry). Forbidden if one is in a hostile land which is … Continue reading

Backbiting is Sinful in Practice as it is to Listen to

  Imaam An-Nawawee (rahimahullaah) said:   Know that backbiting – just as it is forbidden upon the one who backbites to utter it; then likewise it is forbidden upon the listener to listen to it and to approve of it. So it is obligatory upon the one who hears a person initiating … Continue reading

Shaikh Fawzaan Responds To The Claim That The Salafi Methodology is Inappropriate For This Era

  Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan (hafidhahullaah) was asked:   Some people claim that the manhaj (methodology) of Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaa’ah is inappropriate for this era. They utilise their proof that the principles of the Sharee’ah as deemed by Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaa’ah cannot be actualised today. The Shaikh replied: “The … Continue reading

In The Event of The Loud Speakers Failing Mid-Prayer & So The Imaam Cannot be Heard

  Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) was asked: Q: I prayed with the Imaam and entered into the prayer along with him in the opening takbeer and I heard the recitation of Soorah Al-Faatihah, then suddenly the voice of the Imaam was cut and so I did not hear the takbeer for … Continue reading

The Six Doors Through Which Shaitaan Enters Upon The Son of Aadam: Part II

  Shaikh Hamad Al-‘Ateeq (rahimahullaah) continues:   As for the excesses of sight; then it is that a person sets forth his sight upon that which he has been forbidden from. Ibn Al-Qayyim said: “the eye is the reconnoiterer (surveyor) of the heart, so it sends its reconnoiterer to observe; … Continue reading