Differences in Matters of Fiqh or Ijtihaad Should Not Lead to Disunity & Splitting – How do We Overcome Such Differences?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   In condemning disunity and splitting over issues of jurisprudence or issues in which Ijtihaad is deemed permissible  – wherein there may be tolerated differing; Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “Then … Continue reading

That Moment in Which You Were in Close Acquaintance With Your Lord

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Al-‘Allaamah Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “The greatest blessing upon the person is that he is guided to Islaam, as He, The Most High, said: الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ … Continue reading

Doubts in the Prayer – Their Rulings & When to Ignore them

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد The following compilation of statements and fataawa seek to make clear the common problem of doubts occurring when a person is engaged in prayer: Doubts Are to be Paid No Attention to in … Continue reading

Rulings on Medical Issues and Similar Matters Related to Fasting

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   The rulings on bleeding whilst fasting and extracting blood   Q: A fasting person bleeds, should he break his fast or complete it? Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin Baaz (rahimahullaah) said: “Blood emanating from the … Continue reading

Matters Which Distinguish the Optional (Nafal) Prayers From the Obligatory Prayers – and Some Rulings Pertaining to Them

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) mentioned a list of distinguishing points of difference between the optional (Nafal) prayers and the obligatory prayers – as listed below. As a point of note, in … Continue reading

What Virtues Does the Religion of Islaam Command With?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد The following illustrations by two scholars of Islaam cite the virtuous characteristics and noble mannerisms which the religion of Islaam commands with and calls to;   Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   “So the … Continue reading

The Levels of the People in Relation to Sicknesses & Some Words of Encouragement for Those Afflicted With Illnesses

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said when speaking of the levels of people in relation to sicknesses:   “The first level: the level of annoyance/embitterment In that one is annoyed with … Continue reading

Teaching Children the Religious Rulings Along With Their Relevant Proofs – An Important Point of Benefit

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Al-‘Allaamah Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “It befits to inculcate the offspring/sons with the rulings along with their proofs… So for example; if you intended to say to you son: ‘pronounce … Continue reading

The Categories of Movements Within the Prayer & Their Rulings

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) was asked: Esteemed Shaikh; movement within the prayer nullifies it, there is no doubt in that; however when an insect comes during the prayer upon the face … Continue reading

How Many Takbeers Does One Make When Joining the Congregational Prayer & the Imaam is in Rukoo’ or Other Than it?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “It has preceded that if one reaches the Imaam whilst he is in a state of rukoo’, then the author of the text (of Zaad … Continue reading