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Wearing bracelets that imitate the disbelievers or women – Permenant Committe for Scholarly Research and verdicts

Question: We see many Muslim youth, may Allah guide them, wearing bracelets of strange form and color on their hands and they say: we wear them like fashion and adornment and their is no harm in wearing them. So we want your Eminence’s opinion on these bracelets, may Allah reward you. I have enclosed [with this question] a sample bracelet.…

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Teachers restricting the course curriculum for the students before the exam – Shaikh al-Fawzaan

Question: Teachers restricting the student’s curriculum before the exams. Is this permitted or is it haram? Answer: This is cheating, it is not allowed for the teachers to do this. It is obligatory for the teacher to hide the exam from the students. The entire curriculum should be a possibility [to be tested on] in order that they [the students]…

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Does Islam increase and decrease just as Imaan increases and decreases- Shaikh Yahya ibn Ali al-Hajoori

The Shaikh: The Questioner says: Does Islam increase and decrease just as Imaan increases and decreases? Answer: Yes, as indicated by the Hadith of Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiallahu anhumma) and others that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “The best Islaam is to feed the poor and tie the kinship…” The Hadith of Abdullah ibn Salaam. [Reported by Tirmidhi no. 2485 and…

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The permissibility of placing a stereo near the head to listen to Quran – Shaikh Ibn ul-Uthaymeen

Question: Oh Virtuous Shaikh, some youth, when they are sleeping, place a stereo near their head and busy themselves with Quran. So what is the validity of this? Shaikh: Why do they place the stereo? Questioner: For example, he cannot sleep except when he hears the Quran? Shaikh: There is no harm in this. [Taken from: http://shamela.ws/browse.php/book-7687/page-2426 ] Translated by…

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Ruling on Playing Cards

The Ruling of Shaikh Bin Baz (may Allah have mercy upon him) Question: Our Brother asks about the ruling on playing cards? Answer: “playing cards is not allowed because it is from the instruments of amusement, because in it are seductive pictures for play, so it is not allowed. It is from the instruments of amusement from what we know…

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