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[Benefit] Not Interrupting One Another

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ حَدِّثِ النَّاسَ، كُلَّ جُمُعَةٍ مَرَّةً، فَإِنْ أَبَيْتَ فَمَرَّتَيْنِ، فَإِنَّ أَكْثَرْتَ فَثَلاَثَ مِرَارٍ وَلاَ تُمِلَّ النَّاسَ هَذَا الْقُرْآنَ، وَلاَ أُلْفِيَنَّكَ تَأْتِي الْقَوْمَ وَهُمْ فِي حَدِيثٍ مِنْ حَدِيثِهِمْ فَتَقُصُّ عَلَيْهِمْ، فَتَقْطَعُ عَلَيْهِمْ حَدِيثَهُمْ فَتُمِلُّهُمْ، وَلَكِنْ أَنْصِتْ، فَإِذَا أَمَرُوكَ فَحَدِّثْهُمْ وَهُمْ يَشْتَهُونَهُ، فَانْظُرِ السَّجْعَ مِنَ الدُّعَاءِ فَاجْتَنِبْهُ، فَإِنِّي عَهِدْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَأَصْحَابَهُ لاَ يَفْعَلُونَ إِلاَّ…

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Advice For Those Who Participate in Social Media – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: I want from the Shaikh an advice for the sisters and brothers who participate in social media. What is your opinion on that? May Allah reward you Answer: “Evils have occurred from this [social media] and as it is well-known, it has the involvement of those who are misguided, the callers to misguidance, and the callers to fitnah. So beware of…

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The Ruling on Using Social Media for Product Marketing – Shaikh Abu ‘Amr al-Hajoori

Question: What is the ruling on using social media, like Instagram and Facebook, for product marketing? Answer: “If there is not in it an opposition to the Legislation such as pictures, usury, cheating and the likes, then there is no harm” *. * I asked the Shaikh this question on 22 Jumada al-Awwal 1437 corresponding to Mar 2, 2016 Translated by Faisal…

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Is the Crescent a Symbol of Islam?

The crescent is not a symbol of Islam because it is not authentic from the Prophet (ﷺ) that he and his Companions used it to represent Islam. There is a weak narration that suggest that the flag of the Prophet (ﷺ) had a white crescent. Hafidh Ibn Hajr rahimahullah wrote: قال بن يونس وفد على النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم…

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[Benefit] Who Has Most Right to Drive the Car and Who Sits in the Front Seat?

عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ بُرَيْدَةَ، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبِي بُرَيْدَةَ، يَقُولُ بَيْنَمَا رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَمْشِي جَاءَ رَجُلٌ وَمَعَهُ حِمَارٌ فَقَالَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ارْكَبْ ‏.‏ وَتَأَخَّرَ الرَّجُلُ ‏.‏ فَقَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ “‏ لاَ أَنْتَ أَحَقُّ بِصَدْرِ دَابَّتِكَ مِنِّي إِلاَّ أَنْ تَجْعَلَهُ لِي ‏”‏ قَالَ فَإِنِّي قَدْ جَعَلْتُهُ لَكَ ‏.‏ فَرَكِبَ Narrated Buraydah ibn…

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The Ruling on Teeth Whitening- Shaikh Abu ‘Amr al-Hajoori

Question: What is the ruling on teeth whitening? Answer: “There is no prohibition in [using] what does not have an opposition in it in terms of tooth reshaping or distorting the teeth. For the legislation of [using] the siwaak is for cleaning the teeth”*. * I asked the Shaikh this question on 19 Jumada al-Awwal 1437 corresponding to Feb 29, 2016 Translated…

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