Fatawa

How to Respond to the Greetings of Peace if its Given on Whatsapp or a Written Message? Shaikh Sulaymaan ar-Ruhayli

Question: From the questions, and this question reminds me of something which is well known with the People of Knowledge; however, it is a lot nowadays. If someone writes me a message, even on the cellphone nowadays, either a textual letter/message or on Whatsapp or such and such form, and this person gives me the greeting of peace, is it…

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Which Hand Should One Begin With When Counting Numbers: the Right Hand or the Left Hand? Shaikh al-Albani

Questioner: What is more deserving, our Shaikh, when counting. Do you begin with the right hand or the left hand…? Shaikh: Yes, of course you begin with the Sunnah Questioner: With the right? Shaikh: Yes. As for you starting with the left hand? Questioner: [Like when counting] eleven or one hundred? Shaikh: As for the left hand, then this is the…

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Misc

[Benefit] Regarding the Different Seasons

Since we are now in cooler weather, I thought I would share a benefit regarding the different seasons How Many Seasons are There? Some Scholars said that there are only two seasons: Summer and Winter Imam al-Qurtubi rahimahullah wrote: “Second: the statement of Malik that half the year is winter and the other half is summer…third: the people say that…

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The Ruling on Belly-button Piercings – The Permanent Committee

Question: We report to your Eminence that the performing of cosmetic surgeries has been observed in recent times in some clinics and in medical clinics specifically. From these surgeries is what is called: belly-button piercing. It is an expression for piercing the belly-button and putting on it a ring like an earring. Then [a woman] exposes her belly-button when attending occasions/events by wearing a…

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