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Ruling on Visiting the Pyramids and Museums to Learn a Lesson – Shaikh al-Albani

Question: So like this, Oh Eminent Shaikh, is it allowed to visit the museums like the pyramids and other than it? Shaikh: It is allowed. Questioner: However, to gain an exhortation or not? Like this? Shaikh: For an exhortation, lesson, information. From the angle of: عرفت الشر لا للشر ولكن لتوقيه ***ومن لا يعرف الشر من الخير يقع فيه I…

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The Ruling on Visiting the Church – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question: What is the ruling on going inside the church to view it? Shaikh: “How many times will you pass in it?” Questioner: Once or twice? Shaikh: “If you will pass by it once or twice with the purpose of learning a lesson [by seeing it] then that is fine. Otherwise it is not…” [al-Mutafariqaat no. 82] Translated by Faisal…

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Benefit: From the Sunnah is Not to Use a Napkin While Eating Until the End – Shaikh Al-Albani

Jabir radiallahu anhu said that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: و لا يمسح يده بالمنديل حتى يلعق يده ، فإن الرجل لا يدري في أي طعامه يبارك الله “…He should not wipe his hand with a napkin until he licks his hand, for verily a man does not know in what part of his food the blessing lies ” [Silsilatus-Saheeha no.…

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The Ruling on Writing Children Stories – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: May Allah good to you. Umm Maraam said: Oh Virtuous Shaikh (may Allah preserve you), what is your opinion about writing stories for children and having excitement for them and writing narratives? Answer: “Writing instructional stories for children which have good cultivation for the children, then there is no harm in it. This is because the goal is to cultivate the children and…

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Is Producing Crops Through Genetic Engineering Considered Creating? – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question:  Oh Virtuous Shaikh, May Allah facilitate good for you: is the challenge from Allah, the Exalted to create a creation specifically in regards to the creation that possesses a soul or is it for other than that? This is because in this era they claim that they have produced some agricultural crops like rice and other than it. Likewise, what…

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The Ruling on Liposuction For the Purpose of Beautification – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: The sister asks about the ruling on liposuction for the purpose of reducing some parts of the woman’s body, considering that this is not due to obesity but only for beautification or beautification for the husband? Answer: “All praise is due to Allah the Lord of the Worlds and may peace and blessings be upon Muhammad (ﷺ) , his…

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