Salafeeyah & Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah

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Salafeeyah & Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah السلفية و شيخ الاسلام ابن تيمية Compiled & Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – Salafeeyah is not exceeding the Qur’aan & the Sunnah Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimullaah- said: واعلم أنه ليس في العقل الصريح ولا في شيء من النقل...

The Origin is Tawheed

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The Origin is Tawheed Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya Imam Ibn al-Qayyim -rahimullaah- said: (فأصل ما تزكوا به القلوب والأرواح : هو التوحيد .) ‘So the origin with which the hearts and souls are purified is Tawheed.’ [Igathat al-Lahafaan 1/108] Love for the sake of Tawheed Shaykh...

Concern for the Heart

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Concern for the Heart By Shaykh Usama bin Sa’ood al-Amri Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Usama bin Sa’ood al-Amri said: ‘If you take great concern with protecting your heart, then do not take knowledge except from the one who has been testified to with this knowledge, this is...

Committing Shirk is the Greatest Sin

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Committing Shirk is the Greatest Sin Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya A Definition of Shirk: From Abdullaah bin Mas’ood who said: سَأَلْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ﷺَ :أَيُّ الذَّنْبِ أَعْظَمُ ؟ ‘I asked the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ which is the greatest sin?’ He said: أَنْ تَجْعَلَ لِلَّهِ نِدًّا...

The Conditions of Repentance

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The Conditions of Repentance By the Noble Shaykh Salih bin Fawzaan Al-Fawzaan Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Question: Could you talk to us about Tawbah (repentance), what are its conditions, and what does Tawbah an-Nasooha (sincere repentance) mean? The Answer: Tawbah is returning from sinning back to obedience and it...

The Pure ‘Aqeedah

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The Pure ‘Aqeedah By Shaykh Ali Nasir al-Faqeehee Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya ‘Indeed all Praise belongs to Allaah, we praise Him, we seek His aid, and we seek His forgiveness. We seek refuge in Him from the evil of our selves, and the evil of our actions. Whomever Allaah...

The Distinction of Imam Bukhari

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The Distinction of Imam Bukhari Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – Being with the Prophet Al-Firabari said from his Shaykh al-Imam al-Bukhari -Rahimullaah: ‘One day al-Bukhari dictated many Hadeeth to me, and the scribe became worried, so al-Bukhari said: ‘Be delighted, because the people of amusements are busy...

Whoever Does not Supplicate to Allaah, then Allaah is Angry with him

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Whoever Does not Supplicate to Allaah, then Allaah is Angry with him Taken from: Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah By Shaykh Muhadith Nasir as-Sunnah Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani Translated by: Abbas Abu Yahya No. 2654 – From Abu Hurairah from the Messenger–sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam–: ‘Whoever does not supplicate (make Dua’)...

Opposing the Saying of the Prophet

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Opposing the Saying of the Prophet Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Imam Shafi’aee -Rahimullaah- said: ‘If you find that my statement opposes the statement of the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam – then throw my statement to a wall. . .’ [Tareekh Damishk 51/365] Our Shaykh, Shaykh...

When the scholars differ about issues that require a scholarly process

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Title: When the scholars differ about masāʾil ijtihādiyyah [issues that require a scholarly process to derive an opinion from evidence], what is obligatory for us? Shaykh: ‘Ubayd al-Jābirī Category: Principles of Islāmic Jurisprudence The Question [Reader]: May Allāh grant you that which is good. This is the twentieth question. The female person...

Living in a country which the people of desires and innovation have power and authority

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Title: He lives in a country in which the people of desires and innovation have power and authority [to punish], so what should he do? Answered by: Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī Category: Creed & Methodology | Innovations | Enjoinders & Advice Question: This [person] is asking…his question comes...

Is the prayer in the Prophet’s Masjid being equivalent to a thousand prayers only for the obligatory prayer in congregation or is it general

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Title: Is the prayer in the Prophet’s Masjid being equivalent to a thousand prayers only for the obligatory prayer in congregation or is it general? Shaykh: Ubayd bin Abdullaah al-Jabiri Section: Fiqh/ The prayer/ Rulings for the Imam & the Masjid Question: Is the prayer in the Prophet’s Masjid...

How to overpower one’s own soul to do good

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Shaykh ʿAlī al-Ḥaddādī on How to Overpower One’s Own Soul to Do Good Shaykh ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyá al-Ḥaddādī said: [The question] says: “How can I fight my [own] soul in [making myself] love acts of obedience, seeking knowledge, learning knowledge, and praying in congregation?” How do you fight against...

When Should a Missed Prayer Be Made Up?

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When Should a Missed Prayer Be Made Up? By Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-ʿUthaimīn Question: This letter comes from Jordan. The letter’s female author says: “I am sister Um Walīd al-Miqdādī, residing in the city of ʿAmmān. I am asking about the following: First, at what time is making...

And most of mankind will not believe even if you desire it eagerly

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Title: What is the strongest opinion regarding the statement of Allaah Ta’ala: وما أكثرالناس ولو حرصت بمؤمنين? << And most of mankind will not believe even if you desire it eagerly.>> [Yusuf: 103] Shaykh: Muhammad bin Hadi Al-Madkhali Section: Sciences of Quraan/ Tafseer Question: What is the strongest opinion...

Indeed Allaah gives the Dunyaa to whom He loves and to whom He does not love

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Title: Question regarding the Hadeeth: ‘Indeed Allaah gives the Dunyaa to whom He loves and to whom He does not love. . .’ Shaykh: Muhammad bin Hadi Al-Madkhali Section: Hadeeth The Question: This question is regarding the Hadeeth: ‘Indeed Allaah gives the Dunyaa to whom He loves and to...

One who knowingly does not take a sutrah

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Shaykh Al-Albānī Regarding One Who Knowingly Does Not Take a Sutrah [Someone] with a question: The hadīth of the sutrah, [regarding] the imām who prays without a sutrah: what is the ruling [regarding the acceptability] of his prayer if he had known the ruling [regarding the sutrah being obligatory],...

Muslims buying goods on sale during christian holidays

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Title: Is it permissible for Muslims to buy goods (on sale) sold during christian holidays? Answered by: Shaykh Ali bin Yahya bin Ali Al ‘Amiree Al Haddaadi Question: Unfortunately here in the west (and some Muslim countries) we have clothing, furniture and other types of discount sales offered by shops, which take...

Giving Salaam to people of the (Baqī) Cemetery

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Title: When I pass by the people of the Baqīʿ [Cemetery] in my car, should I give my salām to them? By: Shaykh Muḥammad al-Madkhalī Category: Islāmic Jurisprudence| Funeral and Burial Issues Source: http://ar.miraath.net/fatwah/10609 Translator: Mikail ibn Mahboob Ariff The Question [Reader]: This one is asking: when I pass...

Ending being lax about seeking knowledge

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Title: What ways are there that help [one] put an end to being lax about seeking knowledge and performing [additional] voluntary acts of worship? By: Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jabiree Category: Seeking Knowledge | Enjoiners and Advice The Question [Reader]: May Allāh grant you good, our Shaykh. The seventeenth question says:...

How to advise a Salafi who is lenient with regard to some sins

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Title: How do we advise a Salafī who is lenient with regard to some sins or with regard to sitting with those who do not deserve to be sat with? By: Shaykh ʿUbayd al-Jābirī Category: Creed and Methodology | Enjoiners and Advice Source: http://ar.miraath.net/fatwah/10508 Translator: Mikail ibn Mahboob Ariff...

Is it permissible for a Muslim in the lands of disbelief to take it upon himself to inform the disbelieving authorities about the Khārijites?

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Is it permissible for a Muslim in the lands of disbelief to take it upon himself to inform the disbelieving authorities about the Khārijites? By Shaykh ʿUbayd al-Jābirī The Question [Reader]: May Allāh grant you good. This questioner says: “Our Shaykh, is it permissible for a Muslim in the...

What is the ruling with regard to giving a loan on the condition that work [be done for the lender]?

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What is the ruling with regard to giving a loan on the condition that work [be done for the lender]? By: Shaykh ʿUbayd al-Jābirī The Question [Reader]: May Allāh bless you, our Shaykh. The eleventh question says: “What is the ruling with regard to giving a loan on the...

Ruling of a Boy Being Made to Stand with the Congregation While He is Not in a State of Ritual Purification

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Title: The Ruling of a Boy Being Made to Stand with the Congregation While He is Not in a State of Ritual Purification Shaykh: Muḥammad al-Madkhalī Category: Islāmic Jurisprudence | Ritual Purification | Prayer in Congregation The Question [Reader]: And [someone] asks about a boy being made to stand...

Beauty & Ugliness

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Beauty & Ugliness Compiled & Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya [Beauty is Apparent on the Righteous] Shaykh ul-Islaam Ahmad bin AbdulHaleem Ibn Taymeeyah (d.728 A.H.) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘Every time a person increases in doing good acts and Taqwaa [1] then his goodness and beauty strengthens. Every time his sinning...

The Sun & Moon Cast into the Hell-Fire

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The Sun & Moon Cast into the Hell-Fire Taken from Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah of Shaykh Al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya From AbdulAziz bin al-Mukhtar bin Abdullaah ad-Danaaj who said he witnessed Abu Salmah bin AbdurRahman sitting in a Masjid at the time of Khalid bin Usayd; He said...

A Discourse about Rebelling against An Oppressive Ruler

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A Discourse about Rebelling against An Oppressive Ruler Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya They say: Is rebelling against the oppressive ruler in opposition to the principles of Ahl-ul-Sunnah? We say: Yes. They say: What’s the proof? We say: The hadeeth of Ubadat: ‘except if you see clear cut disbelief.’...

Getting Married with the Intention of Divorce

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Getting Married with the Intention of Divorce by Shaykh Allaama Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen (d.1421 A.H.) Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Getting married with the intention of divorce is Haraam because it is cheating the wife and her family The Esteemed Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen may Allaah have...

How does a Father Teach his Children Tawheed?

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كيف يعلم الأب أبناءه التوحيد؟ How does a Father Teach his Children Tawheed? Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Allama Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen -Rahimullaah- was asked: How does a father teach his children Tawheed? He answered: ● ‘He teaches them Tawheed just like he teaches them other matters...

From the Gardens of Paradise

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From the Gardens of Paradise By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya The questioner: ‘Regarding the Hadeeth ‘What is between my house and my Mimber is a garden from the gardens of Paradise’ Is the intent a multiplication of reward or is...

Advice About Rulers & Ruling

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Advice About Rulers & Ruling Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – The desire for leadership Al-Muhalab said: ‘Desiring leadership is the reason for people to fight over leadership. So much so that blood is spilt and peoples’ wealth & chastity is regarded lawful for taking and evil and...

Following the First Three Generations

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Following the First Three Generations Compiled & translated By Abbas Abu Yahya Returning to the First Period of Islaam 1– From Abu Waqid al-Laythee -Radi Allaahu anhu- said: ‘Indeed the Messenger of Allaah –sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said while we were sitting on a type of mat: ‘There will...

Following the Aathaar

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Following the Aathaar Compiled & translated By Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah (d.728) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘What is known by necessity for the one who reflects upon the Book and the Sunnah and what the Ahl-ul-Sunnah wal-Jammah agree upon from all the different sects: is that...

What Shaykh Hamad al-Ansaari said About Knowledge

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What Shaykh Hamad al-Ansaari[1] said About Knowledge[2] Compiled & translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – Seeking Knowledge is Worship ‘Seeking knowledge is worship, so it is not allowed to leave it due to having a bad intention, because with time, seeking knowledge will guide you to goodness.’[3] 2...

Some Ahadeeth Pertaining to taking Oaths, Vows and Expiations

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Some Ahadeeth Pertaining to taking Oaths, Vows and Expiations Taken from Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – 1175 – From Hudayfah that the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ‘Do not say: whatever Allaah wills and whatever so...

Only Saying Bismillaah When Beginning Food

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Only Saying Bismillaah When Beginning Food Taken from ‘Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah’ By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya No. 344– From Umar bin Abu Salmah who said: I was a young boy in the house of the Messenger of Allaah-sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam-and my hands used...

The Encouragement in Islaam to Utilize the Land & to Till the Land

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The Encouragement in Islaam to Utilize the Land & to Till the Land Taken from ‘Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah’ By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya ‘There are many Ahadeeth regarding this, I will mention a few of them: 7 – From Anas the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said:...

Writing ‘Ya Allaah & Ya Muhammad’

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Writing ‘Ya Allaah & Ya Muhammad’ By Rabee’ ibn Haadee al-Madkhalee Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya The Question: A lot of what we see in certain Masajid is ‘Ya Allaah & Ya Muhammad’ (O Allaah & O Muhammad) written on the Mihrab, is it permissible to pray in the likes of these...