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If a Dog Licks Your Clothing or Body , Do you Have to Wash it Seven Times? – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: If a dog licks clothing or the body part of a person, does washing the saliva of the body or clothing once suffice? Answer: “It suffices. This is similar to what the hunting dog catches and the saliva that falls on it. It is not washed with dust and it is not washed seven times. That has only been reported for utensils…

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Is Leaving the Water Running From the Tap During Ablution Considered Extravagance? Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: In this time period, we make ablution from the tap. We turn the faucet and open the tap. If we leave the water running until we complete the ablution, is it considered from extravagance? Answer: “It is not extravagance. However, it is necessary a person does not open the tap fully, but open it to a moderate level. So that…

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Is a Woman Allowed to Urinate Standing? Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: A number of questions have come on the permissibility of standing and urinating. Does this ruling include a woman standing and urinating? Answer: “If there is a need, then there is no harm. Especially if there is what is found nowadays of raised things…slots/openings that are found on the wall [urinals]. A man and women can use them”. [Sharh Sunan…

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The Ruling on Cell-phone Warranty – Shaikh Ibn ul-Uthaymeen

Shaikh Ibn ul-Uthaymeen rahimahullah said: “I am cautious/weary of the permissibility of this warranty because in reality it is necessary to go above the price of the phone [in repairs/replacement thorough the warranty]. Next, in this time period [i.e. warranty] will the phone break once, twice,thrice? We do not know. So here the contract wavers between benefiting or losing. The…

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The Ruling on Saying Inshallah In Regards to Ihsan and Islam? Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Is it allowed to say the Inshallah [الاستثناء ] in regards to Ihsaan and likewise Islam? Or is that specifically for Imaan? Answer: “It has been reported for Imaan. What is well-known about Ihsan is that it is above Imaan; however, it is used for Ihsaan with wealth. Ihsan is not only for actions alone in what is between him…

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Using the Internet to Advise and Guide the People – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: A man enters into the modern forms of communication like the internet and places an hour for himself to advise the youth, speak to them, warn them from evil, and encourage them towards good. So is this action encouraged? Answer: “No doubt this action is good in terms of him directing the people and warning them from evil as long…

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Should the Imam Remind the Congregants to Turn Off Their Cellphones Before Prayer? – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: May Allah be good to you, should the Imam, when the iqamah is called, always notify the people to turn off their cell phones after or before straightening the lines? This is due to the what occurs of disturbances during the prayer due to phones ringing and even with prohibited musical ringtones? Answer: “Yes, the Imam notifies those praying…

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