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The Ruling on Using Snapchat Filters Which Distort the Image of a Person – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the ruling on changing the face of a person, that is: his image, via the app Snapchat and it has become widespread among the youth? May Allah reward you with good. Answer: “This is prohibited and from the plot of Shaytan. He promised that, when Allah cursed him and distanced him [from the Paradise], he (Iblis) said:…

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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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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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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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