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The Dangers of Spreading Rumours – Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan

An excellent article on the danger of spreading rumours without verification. The Noble Shaykh al-'Allamah Salih al-Fawzan was asked: What is the dangers of rumours and spreading speech and narrations without deliberation and verification? He answered: It is not permissible to transmit rumours and to spread fear amongst the Muslims and weaken their spirits; this action is from the actions of the hypocrites who spread rumours amongst the Muslims in order to impede them and set them back, and to bring about fear in their hearts. So this is from the actions of the hypocrites, and Allaah (Tabaraka wa ta'ala) says, "O you who believe! If a rebellious Read more ...
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The First Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam)

The First Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) The Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) started the speech by praising Allaah and thanking Him then said: "Verily, Ar-Raid (one whom his people send to search for water and grass) does not lie to his people. By Allaah! Even if I lied to all people, I would never lie to you, and if I deceived all people, I would never deceive you. By Allaah, other than Whom there is no deity worthy of worship, I am Allaah’s Messenger (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) to you in particular and to all people in general. By Allaah! You will die just as easy as you sleep, and you will be resurrected Read more ...
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Why Allaah created us?

Shaikh Abdullaah Bin Muhammad Bin Humayd (rahimahullaah) said: In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful The Bestower of Mercy. All praise belongs to Allaah and may the peace and blessings be upon His trustworthy Prophet; and may peace and blessings be upon the Prophet's family, his companions and those who follow them in righteousness until the day of recompense. To proceed: Indeed, Allaah (Glorified and Exalted Be He) stated: "And I (Allaah) created not the Jinns and humans except they should worship Me (Alone). I seek not any provision from them (i.e. provision for themselves or for My creatures) nor do I ask that they should feed Me (i.e. feed Read more ...
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The Conditions of Repentance

Verily, all Praise belongs to Allaah; we praise Him, we seek His help and we ask forgiveness from Him, and we seek refuge with Allaah from the evils of our souls and our bad deeds. Whom so ever Allaah guides, no one can lead him astray and whom so ever He misguides (because he does not want to receive guidance), then no one can guide him. And I bear witness that there is no deity worthy of worship in truth except Allaah, He is the One and there is no associate with Him and I bear witness that Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) is the is His slave and His Messenger, may many peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him and his family and his companions. Tawbah Read more ...
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Ten Points for the First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah

Ten Points for the First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah 1. The first ten days are actually nine days with the addition of the day of Eid. It is called the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, but only nine of it is for fasting as the tenth day is the beginning of Eid. It is impermissible to fast on the day of Eid, this is a consensus amongst the people of knowledge. 2. It is permissible to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah with the last day being the day of Arafah for those not doing Hajj. The Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) said in a hadith narrated by ibn Abbas (radhiAllaahu anhuma) (in at-Tirimidhi): “There are not any days that good deeds are more Read more ...
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The Five tests of today mentioned in the Quran

Allaah Subhanahu ta'ala says in the Quran: "And certainly, We shall test you with something of fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to As-Sabirin (the patient). Who, when afflicted with calamity, say: "Truly, to Allaah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return." They are those on whom are the Salawat (i.e., who are blessed and will be forgiven) from their Lord, and (they are those who) receive His mercy, and it is they who are the guided ones." [Quran, Surah al-Baqarah, 2:155-157] The Believer is Patient with the Affliction and thus gains a Reward Allaah informs us that He tests and tries His servants, just as Read more ...
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The Eight Categories of People Entitled to Receive the Zakat

By Shaykh Saalih Al-Uthaymeen Allaah has mentioned in the Quran where to spend your charity and (has outlined) those who deserve to receive the obligatory charity, (which is all) based on His knowledge, wisdom, justice and mercy. "As-Sadaqat (here it means Zakat) are only for the Fuqara' (poor), and Al-Masakin (the poor) and those employed to collect (the funds); and for to attract the hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam); and to free the captives; and for those in debt; and for Allaah's Cause (i.e. for Mujahidun - those fighting in the holy wars), and for the wayfarer (a traveller who is cut off from everything); a duty imposed Read more ...
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Woe to those who defraud in Measure and Weight

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. "Woe to Al-Mutaffifin. Those who, when they have to receive by measure from men, demand full measure, And when they have to give by measure or weight to men, give less than due. Do they not think that they will be resurrected, On a Great Day, The Day when (all) mankind will stand before the Lord of all that exists." [Surah Al-Mutaffifin, 83:1-6] Increasing and decreasing in the Measure and Weight will be a Cause for Regret and Loss An-Nasa'i and Ibn Majah both recorded from Ibn 'Abbas that he said, "When the Prophet came to Al-Madinah, the people of Al-Madinah were the most terrible people Read more ...
Divorce in Islam

Wisdom behind legislation of Divorce in Islam

The great noble Scholar, Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan stated under the chapter heading, "Kitab at-Talaq" (The Book of Divorce): Separation of marriage is of types: there is separation by way of Khula' (dissolution of the marriage); there is is separation by way of talaq (divorce); separation by way of death of a spouse; separation due to the apostasy of a spouse. So the types of separation of many. Much has been authored in explanation of each of the categories. Talaq (divorce) linguistically refers to the untying of something that is tied. In the Sharee'ah it refers the untying of the knot of marriage completely or partially. Divorce in Islam is from the Read more ...
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There is No Marriage without a Guardian, and the Conditions of a Valid Nikaah

Title: Kitaabun-Nikaah (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan’s explanation of Buloogh al-Maraam min Adillatil-Ahkaam of Al-Haafidh Ahmad Ibn 'Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalaanee (Born 773H, Died 852H). Shaikh Al-Fawzaan’s tremendous explanation is entitled Tas-heel al-Ilmaam bi-fiqhil-Ahaadeeth min Bulooghil-Maraam and is printed in seven volumes. The following is a translation of this important and very enlightening chapter, adapted in places for brevity and simplicity. The following are from the Volume 4. "Announce the marriages!" - Buloogh al-Maraam (no. 981) Al-Haafidh Ibn Hajr (rahimahullaah) said: 979: Narrated 'Aamir Ibn Read more ...