Fatawa

The Ruling on Leaving of the Tashdeed When Reciting al-Fatiha

As for leaving off the tashdeed while reciting Surah al-Fatiha, then some of the Scholars hold the opinion that the Fatiha does not count. Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “His (the author’s) statement: “Or leaves off tashdeed” that is: leaves tashdeed in a letter from al-Fatiha and he recites it unstressed , such as reciting…

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Why do Some Ahaadith Which Report a Single Incident Have Different Wordings? – Imam as-San’aani

Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked about the reasons for the different wordings of Ahaadith which report a single incident. So he responded with a work entitled:  (رسالة في اختلاف ألفاظ الحديث النبوي) The Treatise on the Differences in the Wordings of the Prophetic Hadith In summary, Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) argues…

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Fatawa

The Condition of the Book The Lives of the Companions (حياة الصحابة) – Shaikh Muqbil bin Haadi al-Waadi’ee 

Question: What is your opinion of the book The Lives of the Companions by Kandhlawi? Answer: “The book The Lives of the Companions has in it Ahaaadith that are authentic, Ahaadith that are weak, Ahaadith which are fabricated, and false stories. So it is not necessary to rely upon it. However, we advise (you) to read The Merits of the Companions…

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Islamic Research

The Ruling on a Woman Travelling to Hajj or Umrah Without a Mahram – Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam and Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “A group of the People of Knowledge took the opinion that a Mahram is a condition for the obligation of making Hajj and this enters into the expenses which Allah mentions: “those who can afford the expenses” [3:97]. It is the opinion of Ahmad, Ishaaq, ath-Thawri, ash-Shafi’ee in one statement, Ibn…

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