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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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Supplications for When it it Rains – Shaikh ‘Adnan al-Masqari

Shaikh ‘Adnan al-Masqari (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “ Chapter: Supplication when the Rain Descends 1. اللّهُمَّ صَيِّـباً نافِـعاً O Allah, may it be a beneficial rain cloud Proof: عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَانَ إِذَا رَأَى الْمَطَرَ قَالَ ‏ اللّهُمَّ صَيِّـباً نافِـعاً ‘Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) narrated that the Messenger of Allah…

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Directing One’s Complaints to Allah

Imam Ibn al-Jawzi (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “Surely the Salaf used to dislike complaining to the creation. Complaining, even though there is comfort in it, indicates weakness and humiliation. Patience from it is evidence of strength and honor” [at-Thabaat ‘indal-Mamaat (1/55)] Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “Verily complaints should be directed…

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