To complete a reading of the Qur’aan in Ramadan

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To Complete a reading of the Qur’aan in Ramadan By Shaykh Abu Anas Muhammad bin Hadi al-Madkhali Translated by Umm Yahya Shaykh Muhammad bin Hadi said: ‘Sa’eed Ibn Jubayr -Rahimullaah- used to complete the recitation of the Qur’aan every two nights in Ramadan. Aswad Ibn Yazeed an-Nakha’ee -Rahimullaah- used...

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...

The verdict on a sleight of hand magician

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Shaykh ‘Ubayd: “Were I the judge in this case I would rule with the verdict of Jundub (the death penalty)…” The Question: سألت شيخنا عن وصف عمل الساحر الذي يقال إنه خفة يد، فهل يقال عن الساحر الذي يقطع رأس حمامة فيسيل دمها ثم يعيد رأسها ثم تطير وكذلك...

Allowing gay marriage and the Muslims who are in agreement with the ruling

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SHAYKH ‘UBAYD AL-JAABIREE ON THE RECENT SUPREME COURT RULING IN AMERICA ALLOWING GAY MARRIAGE AND THE MUSLIMS WHO ARE IN AGREEMENT WITH THE RULING Question: The Supreme Court in America passed a law recently allowing marriage between men and women. You find that some of the Muslims are in...