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

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

  The following is a letter written by Shaikh Hamad Al-‘Ateeq[1] (rahimahullaah) in which he elaborates upon the key factors which allow Shaitaan to enter upon the progeny of Aadam (‘alaihis salaam); and so proliferates amongst them an array of evils and harms; the text of the letter: From Hamad … Continue reading

Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen’s Position On Uttering the Intention for Wudhu and Saying ‘Bismillaah’ and Doing so Whilst in The Bathroom

  Pronouncing the intention for wudhu: Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) held that the verbal utterance of the intention before performing wudhu was not to be done[1] and this is in agreement with the view of Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah who mentioned: “and what is correct is that it is not recommended to … Continue reading

Ten Ways to Avoid Punishment Due to Sins

  Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: “And so sins decrease eemaan, therefore if the servant repents – Allaah then Loves him; and so his rank ascends due to repentance. Some of the Salaf said: ‘After repentance; Dawood would be better as compared to before the error.’ So whosoever … Continue reading

An Illustration of Repelling Harm with Excellence

Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said during his discussion of showing excellence:   “The second level: that you bring close the one that has become distant from you; and you are gracious to the one that harmed you. Likewise that you excuse the one that incriminated you and so is generously pardoned … Continue reading