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The Ruling on Attending Training Sessions Which Have Free-Mixing Between Men and Women – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on attending training sessions which have free-mixing between men and women? Answer: “If a necessity calls for that, then there is no harm, along with avoiding communicating with women and looking at them with desire”*. [‘Ilaam ul-Musaafireen pg. 86] * Translator’s Note: With that being said, the Shaikh’s final view on the issue of attending free-mixing schools…

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The Ruling on Viewing Pictures/Videos

Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen rahimahullah said: “As for viewing pictures in magazines, newspapers, and television, then if it is a picture that is not human, then there is no harm in viewing it. However, he should not possess it due to this picture. If it is a picture of a human, then if viewing it is with pleasure or enjoyment by…

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The Ruling on Hugging and Shaking Hands When Giving Condolences – Shaikh Yahya Ibn Ali al-Hajoori

Question: Assalamu Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa baraktuhu Virtuous Shaikh, We notice at the time of the condolences that some people, when they want to give condolences,  hug the condoled. Some people detest this severely saying that there is no origin for it in the Sunnah. They even say that shaking hands [during the condolences] does not have an origin in…

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Can the Imam of the Masjid or a Student of Knowledge be the Wali for a Woman Who Does Not Have a Wali? – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: A young Muslim girl lives with her mother and sisters in the lands of disbelief where her father has left her and divorced her mother. This young girl wants to get married and a young upright man has proposed to her. So who is her wali (guardian) for the marriage? Is it correct that it be the Imam of the…

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