Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Attending the funeral of an Innovator

Question: Is there reward in attending the funeral procession of someone that commits acts of shirk and innovation? Response: Do not attend a funeral procession of someone that commits clear acts of shirk. However, if the person has committed some sins or innovations that do not remove him from the fold of Islam, then attend [...]

Praying, asking for mercy for the people of innovation

Fataawa of Shaykh al-Albaanee (May Allah have Mercy on him) Translated by Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips http://www.bilalphilips.com In the Name of Allaah, and may Allaah's peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah. This tape, a continuous series of fataawaa (rulings) of Shaykh Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee, was recorded by Abu Laylaa al-Athharee on the [...]

Do Saudi Scholars impose Saudi moon sighting on Non-Saudi residents?

TAKEN FROM:  http://central-mosque.com/index.php/Ramadhan/do-saudi-scholars-impose-saudi-moon-sighting-on-non-saudi-residents.html Do Saudi Scholars impose Saudi moon sighting on Non-Saudi residents? Sayyidina Abu Huraira (RA) narrated that Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) made a mention of the new moon and (in this connection) said: Observe fast when you see it (the new moon) and break fast when you see it (the new moon of [...]

Narrating unverified stories in the path of da’wah

Question: What is the ruling regarding narrating stories I have heard, but am unaware as to their authenticity, in the path of da’wah to some people, and likewise narrating stories which I know are fabricated [lies]? And what is the ruling regarding narrating a hadeeth whilst I do not know whether it is authentic or [...]

Kindness & Gentleness (Rifk)

Aisha رضي الله عنها‎ reported: The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم, peace and blessings be upon him, said: O Aisha, Allah is gentle and He loves gentleness. He rewards for gentleness what is not granted for harshness and He does not reward anything else like it. [Source: Sahih Muslim 2593, Grade: Sahih] Jareer [...]

The story of Satan (Shaitaan), his tactics, and methods to ward off his influences and whispers

TAKEN FROM: http://www.iqrasense.com/satan-and-evil/satan-story-shaitaan-tactics-methods-to-ward-off-influences-whispers.html The dawn of evil started with the arrogance and rebellious nature of Iblees Shaitan’s (also referred to as Satan) enmity with man started when Allah (SWT) created the first man, Adam (alaihis salaam). Satan was from amongst the “jinn” who have been created with the ability to obscure themselves from human sight, [...]

Islamic Rulings on Protests & Demonstrations

Posted on 02/10/2011 by Abdul Kareem Ibn Ozzie Today in this ummah many Muslim are involved going to, supporting, helping set up and calling to protest and demonstrations on a wide range of issues. However these actions are all haram as protest and demonstrations are haram in Islam. Some Muslim have even claimed protesting and [...]

Allah’s wisdom behind trying His servants with calamities and ordeals

[Allamah Ibn Baaz] From `Abdul `Aziz Bin `Abdullah Ibn Baz to all Muslims. May Allah help us do what pleases Him and safeguard us against what causes His wrath and punishment! Amen! As-salamu `alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah's Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you!) Allah has bestowed on us many blessings and countless graces. [...]

Fast according to the sighting of the new moon in Saudi Arabia Or Local ?

Sighting the Moon Question: Should we fast and end our fast according to the sighting of the new moon in Saudi Arabia or should we do it according to the sighting of the new moon in the country where we are? Response: There are as many as six different opinions amongst the scholars concerning this [...]

Muslim division due to sighting the new moon of Ramadan

Fatwas of the Permanent Committee>Group 1>Volume 10: Zakah and Sawm>Sawm>New moons, different sighting locations, and astronomy calculations>Muslim division due to sighting the new moon of Ramadan (Part No. 10; Page No. 109) Fatwa no. 1657 Q 1: We are Muslim students in the United States and Canada. Each year, we face a problem with the [...]