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Participating with a Center or camp administrated by Hizbiyoon (Partisans) – Shaikh Ahmad ibn Yahya an-Najmi

Question: What is your opinion concerning one who participates with centers and Hizbi (partisan) camps and he knows that the scholars have said that the administrators of this center are specifically Hizbiyeen (partisans)? Answer: This indicates that he is with them. Like that, he should attach to them in accordance to what the people of knowledge affirm in terms of…

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Distinguishing between a Student of Knowledge and a Scholar – Shaykh Rabi’ ibn Haadi al-Madkhali

Question: How do we distinguish a student of knowledge from a Scholar? Answer: By Allah this is something that is apparent to a scholar and is apparent to the ignorant one by the scholar’s conduct, his verdicts, his classes, the scholars recommendations for him, the good testimony for him, and what is similar to that. Like this, none of the…

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Ruling on Rennet in Cheese – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question: Some of the manufactured cheese in the Christian lands states that in its preparation there is rennet from a calf. So is this rennet impermissible following its origin, if most likely, it is not slaughtered in the shariah manner?   Answer: “No, because the action of the Companions was eating cheese, which came to them from the lands of…

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The Difference between Manhaj and Aqeedah – Shaykh Yahya bin Ali al Hajoori

Question: What is Manhaj (methdology)? And what is the difference between it and Aqeedah (creed)? Answer: Allah azza wa jal says: “[Say (O Muhammad) to these idolaters (pagan Arabs) of your folk:] Follow what has been sent down unto you from your Lord (the Quran and Prophet Muhammad’s Sunnah), and follow not any Auliya’ (protectors and helpers, etc. who order…

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Living separate from Parents – Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan

Question: the Questioner says he lives in a house separate from his parents, does that contradict complete kindness to the parents? Answer: No, that does not contradict complete kindness to the parents. It is not a must that you live with your parents. However, [if] you stand in their service and for their needs you are kind to them, whether…

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Ruling on Beef Gelatin – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on food that contains what is called gel or beef gelatin? Answer: If we know that the cow died by other than a human action or that the slaughterer did not slaughter the legislated slaughtering or it is from what is not permitted to slaughter, then it is dead meat, not permitted to eat it. So if…

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