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The Ruling on Pig Skin – Shaikh al-Albani

Question: [This is] a question from a man in Europe. He bought a jacket and then it became clear to him that it was from pig skin. So what is the ruling on it? If it is haram, is it permissible for him to gift it to a Christian? Answer: “This question has two angles. The first angle: is his…

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The Ruling on Brown Discharge that May Come Out After Using Menstruation Preventing Pills – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: the female questioner says: I am a woman who tied her tubes to prevent birth and when I arrived to perform Umrah, I used pills to prevent menstruation. A small amount of brown discharge came from me before Fajr after using the pills for a week and it was the time menstruation usually discharges. When I tied my tubes…

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On Using the Term Salafi – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: Some Duaat in the arena [of Dawah] – may Allah guide them- say: that the word Salafi splits the people. So do not say: “I am Salafi”. Answer: “The word Salafi splits between the Salafis who are upon the Mathhab of the Salaf and between the innovators and the people of desires. This is an excellence that a person…

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Seeking Knowledge and Obligations of Work – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: What is obligatory upon me, and I am a Student of Knowledge, in terms of establishing my obligations at work and establishing my seeking of knowledge? Answer: “You should make time for seeking knowledge and time for your work. This one should not clash with that one and all praise is due to Allah”. [Kutub al-‘Aqeedah wa-Manhajiyyah al-Istifaadah minhaa…

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Should a Student Memorize The Three Fundamental Principles and Kitab at-Tahweed or Just Read them? – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: Is it necessary in the beginning of my seeking of knowledge that I memorize the Three Fundamental Principles and Kitab at-Tawheed first or is it sufficient I just read them? Answer: “It is necessary that the teacher know this Aqeedah and these books. So the first thing is to join a teacher who knows these books and is able…

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The Ruling on Soccer Players Making the Prostration of Gratitude on the Pitch – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the Ruling on Soccer Players Making the Prostration of Gratitude on the Pitch? Answer: “Soccer and playing soccer is not a blessing and the prostration of gratitude is only [done] during the renewal of blessing. So it [i..e. this action] is an innovation in this position. What do we gain from this soccer? What do the Muslims…

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Some Advice About Snapchat – Shaikh Ali at-Tuwayjiri

Shaikh Ali at-Tuwayjiri (may Allah preserve him) said in regards to Snapchat: “…In reality we are in calamity in this time period. Nowadays we have what is called Snapchat and this type of speech. A person takes a picture of everything for you. That is, if you follow his Snapchat, you will see things which you will not see even…

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