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The Ruling on Photocopying a Book Which Has “All Rights Reserved” Written Inside of It – Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam

Question: A man photocopied a book which has “all rights reserved” [written] in it because he is not able to obtain a copy of the book which is available for sale. So what is the ruling on this action? Answer: “In relation to photocopying books which have “all rights reserved” [written] in them, then whoever needs a copy to benefit…

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The Recommendation of Having a Siwaak Next to You When You Sleep

On the authority of Ibn ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with him): كَانَ لا يَنَامُ إِلا وَالسِّوَاكُ عِنْدَ رَأْسِهِ ، فَإِذَا اسْتَيْقَظَ بَدَأَ بِالسِّوَاكِ “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) did not sleep except the siwaak was at his head. When he woke up he would begin with the siwaak” [Reported by Ahmad and Ibn Nasr graded Hasan by Imam al-Albani…

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A Forgotten Sunnah: When the Mu’adhin says the Two Testimonies of Faith (in the Adhan), the listener says: “And I (too), and I (too)”

  A Forgotten Sunnah: When the Mu’adhin says the Two Testimonies of Faith (in the Adhan), the listener says: “And I (too), and I (too)” ‎عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَانَ إِذَا سَمِعَ الْمُؤَذِّنَ يَتَشَهَّدُ قَالَ ‏ “‏ وَأَنَا وَأَنَا ‏ ‘A’ishah said that when the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) heard the Mu’adhain uttering the testimonties,…

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The Ruling on Power Bands/Bracelets – Shaikh Salih al-‘Usaymee

Shaikh Salih al-‘Usaymee (may Allah preserve him) said: “That which should be cautioned against is that which has spread in recent times called power bands/bracelets. Verily these bracelets and bands which have spread are from minor Shirk because they are not established as a means through the path of the Legislation nor the path of Qadr. The factor for establishing…

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The Ruling on Downloading Books from the Internet Which are Copyrighted and Sold in the Market – Shaikh Yahya bin Ali Al-Hajuri

Question: What is the ruling reading and downloading books from the internet with knowledge that its owners benefit from their sale? Answer: “The one who spreads it on the internet and wants to spread it, and in most cases he does not spread it except he wants to benefit the people. As for the owners of publishing houses who do…

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Islamic Research

The Ruling on Wearing Wedding Rings

Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “The Dublah is a ring which is bought during weddings and worn on the groom’s finger. Whenever the husband removes it, the wife portends that he does not love her! They believe that it attracts benefit or averts harm, and that, as long as it remains in the hand of…

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The Ruling on Repeating After an Adhan Which Has Innovation in it – Shaikh Yahya bin Ali al-Hajuri

Question: What is the ruling on repeating after the Adhan if the mu’adhdhin is Sufi or Shi’ee? Answer: “Replying to what is authentic from the adhan is Sunnah and what is newly invented, innovated, then do not repeat it after the mu’adhdhin, like [the wording] “Come to the best of deeds”. This is due to the generality of the statement…

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[Benefit] Who is Known as the Judge of the Jinn? – Shaikh Hussain al-Hateeby

From the benefits of our Shaikh Abu Mu’adh Hussain al-Hateeby (may Allah preserve him): “Who is the Judge of the Jinn? And why is he called that? It is Muhammad bin Abdullah bin ‘Ulaatha (may Allah have mercy upon him). Hafidh Ibn Hajar (may Allah have mercy upon him) said in at-Taqreeb (no. 6040): “Muhammad bin Abdullah bin ‘Ulaatha al-Jazari,…

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