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The Ruling on Students Making Noise in the Masjid – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

  Question: What is the ruling on some students gathering inside the masjid, speaking a lot, and raising their voices until their is noise/clamor inside the masjid? Answer: “Raising voices and causing clamor in the Masaajid is unpleasant. It is necessary to protect the Masaajid from that. The masjid is only for the recitation of the Quran, remembering Allah, supplication, and learning…

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The Ruling on Inviting a Person From the People of Innovation to a Walimah – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Is it allowed to invite some people of innovation to my walimah with the view of inviting them to the truth, knowing that they call to their innovation in the town in which they live? Answer: “If the invitation leads to the benefit of them being swayed and guided, then this is a good  purpose and good affair”. [Sharh Sunan…

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The Ruling on Selling a Product Before Having Possession of It- Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Nowadays, a man sells [a product] after having the receipt/invoice and the product is in the warehouse. Likewise, the product is sold and bought while it is still in the same warehouse. Answer: “This is not allowed. It opposes these Ahaadith*. Verily selling occurs when the buyer purchases it [the product] then owns it. As for selling it before owning it, then…

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The Ruling on a New Muslim Giving Himself a Last Name If He is an Illegitmate Child- Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi

Question: May Allah be good to you, this questioner from France says: there is a man who entered Islam and he does not have a father because his father and mother were not married [i.e. he is an illegitimate child]. So is it allowed for this Muslim to name himself the son of Adam or son of Ibrahim? Answer: “It is…

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The Ruling on Following Man-Made Laws That Have in Them Benefit – Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi

Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi rahimahullah said: “We do not adhere to man-made laws. However, we say: if this law has a benefit for the residents, for example, then it is necessary not to oppose it. Even if someone is a stranger in that land”. [http://www.alnajmi.net/voices-action-show-id-1542.htm] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan Abu Sulaymaan

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The Ruling on Writing For Newspapers – Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi

Question: What is the ruling on writing for newspapers whether about religious topics or worldly topics? Answer: “Writing in newspapers is permissible, especially if there is benefit for people whether in their religion or their worldly life. If it is about the religion, then he will get rewarded inshallah”. [http://www.alnajmi.net/voices-action-show-id-1300.htm] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan Abu Sulaymaan

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Shaikhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah on the Christmas Eve

Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah rahimahullah said: “… From that is what many people do during the winter on the twenty fourth of December claiming that it is the birth of ‘Isa alayhi salam. All of what they innovate in it is from the evil actions, like lighting fire, preparing food, and lighting candles and the like of that. For taking…

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The Ruling on Paying a Service Charge at ATM’s – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

  Question: What is the ruling on withdrawing money from an ATM machine knowing that some banks charge four riyaals for withdrawing 1000 riyaals? Answer: “If the riyaals are taken in exchange for facilitation [of the service] then there is no harm.  This is because these means allow a person to withdraw money night and day and in anytime. So him…

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