The Reward For Good Deeds & the Consequence of Bad Deeds During The Sacred Months ( الأشهر الحرم )

  Regarding the Tafseer of the saying of Allaah, The Most High: إِنَّ عِدَّةَ الشُّهُورِ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ اثْنَا عَشَرَ شَهْرًا فِي كِتَابِ اللَّهِ يَوْمَ خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ مِنْهَا أَرْبَعَةٌ حُرُمٌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ الدِّينُ الْقَيِّمُ ۚ فَلَا تَظْلِمُوا فِيهِنَّ أَنْفُسَكُمْ ۚ وَقَاتِلُوا الْمُشْرِكِينَ كَافَّةً كَمَا يُقَاتِلُونَكُمْ كَافَّةً ۚ وَاعْلَمُوا أَنَّ اللَّهَ … Continue reading

The Prerequisites of The Obligation of Performing The Hajj

الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين نبينا محمد، وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين. أما بعد Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “For the obligation (of Hajj) there are conditions: Firstly: Islaam: therefore non-muslims are not obligated to perform the Hajj – rather it is not … Continue reading

The Supplication For Laylatul Qadr & Some Points of Benefit Related To It

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   With regards to supplicating generally on Laylatul Qadr, then it is a highly recommended act which is established from the Sunnah. The specific wording for the supplication during this night as is found in the Sunnah has has … Continue reading

Rulings Pertaining to Blood Loss & The Varying Forms of Bleeding Whilst Fasting

  Regarding Unintentional Blood Loss, Blood Tests & Blood Donations:   Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) was asked: Q: Does a large amount of blood loss lead to a fasting person having to break his fast? A: A large amount of blood loss; if it leads to that which cupping would lead … Continue reading

The Types of Sickness During Ramadhaan & Their Rulings

  Regarding the exemption from fasting during the month of Ramadhaan due to sickness as well as the types of sickness which warrant the permissibility to eat and drink during Ramadhaan the Scholars state the following: Ibn Qudaamah Al-Maqdisee (rahimahullaah) mentioned (Sharh Al-Kabeer vol 7 p.367): The people of knowledge … Continue reading

Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee & Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan on The Wisdoms Behind The Legislation of Fasting

  With regard to some of the wisdoms in fasting, Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said:   Firstly: It is a spiritual exercise of the soul due to the withholding itself from its desires and that which is beloved to it. Secondly: That the abandonment of food and drink … Continue reading

Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee’s Sermon On The Advent of The Month of Ramadhaan

Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   As for that which follows; O people – be fearful and dutiful to Allaah, The Most High:   {يَاأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَلْتَنْظُرْ نَفْسٌ مَا قَدَّمَتْ لِغَدٍ وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ وَلَا تَكُونُوا كَالَّذِينَ نَسُوا اللَّهَ فَأَنْسَاهُمْ أَنْفُسَهُمْ أُوْلَئِكَ هُمْ … Continue reading

Upon Arriving at The Very End of The Jumu’ah Prayer; Does One Go On To Complete it as a Jumu’ah or as a Dhuhr Prayer?

  Regarding the issue of a person arriving at the Masjid to find that the congregation has completed the two rak’ahs for the Jumu’ah prayer and are in the Tashahud and so he enters the rows and joins them in the prayer. Once the Imaam has given the Tasleem for … Continue reading

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