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Ruling on Short Stories – Shaikh Abdul Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Today there is in school an art that is taught. It is called the art of short stories. The students are asked to write on a specific subject in the form of a story from their imagination. So does this enter in the prohibition of storytelling? Answer Shaikh Abdul Muhsin al-‘Abbad hafidhuhallah: “Storytelling quotes some things, as for this,…

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When does someone exit the bounds of Ahlul Sunnah – Shaikh Muqbil ibn Haadi al-Waadi’ee

Question: When does a man exit the bounds of Ahlul Sunnah? Answer: If most of his actions are in opposition to the Sunnah. For example: he establishes mawlids [the birthdays of the Prophet] and he calls upon other than Allah and that is an innovation that removes someone from the religion. Supplication to other than Allah is an innovation that…

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Ruling on Buffet – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: May Allah be good to you, oh possessor of virtue, this questioner says: I heard that you said that the open buffet is haram? Is this correct and what is the reason? Answer: This speech I did not say, this is a lie. I was asked about entering a buffet and a person eats what he wills and the…

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Ruling on selling mixed(Halal and Haram) items in the store – Shaikh Muqbil

Shaikh Muqbil ibn Haadi al-Waad’iee rahimahullah was asked: Question: If a Muslim sells in his store some haram things, is all of his money haram? Answer: No, in accordance to what he sells. The wealth remains with suspicion and ambiguity. Piety/cautiousness (الورع ) is to leave it off. As for him, then the sin [on him] is in extent to what…

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Eating in Restaurants which have in them Alcohol – Shaykh Al-Albani

The Questioner: On the ruling on eating in restaurants which have in them alcohol, some brothers raise the issue  that there is other than the it (alcohol) present? Shaikh Al Albani rahimahullah: that there is other than alcohol? Questioner: Yes Shaikh: We do not doubt in the impermissibility because it is entering into places in which Allah’s punishment and anger…

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Reciting Qur’an before a Marriage contract – Shaykh Yahya ibn Ali al-Hajoori

Question: What is the ruling on reciting Qur’an before a marriage contract? Answer: Seeking to recite Qur’an before a marriage contract was not done by the Prophet (ﷺ) and no one from the Companions radiallahu anhu as far as we know. So this is from the innovations: «من أحدث في أمرنا هذا ما ليس منه فهو رد»   Whoever innovates…

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Ruling on Chocolate – Shaykh Al Albani

Shaikh Al-Albani: What is with you [of question]? Questioner: The issue of food: there are types of chocolate or other than chocolate which have attached to it an amount of alcohol during the manufacturing. However, it is said that this amount of chocolate changes/converts. So does this [chocolate] take the ruling of cheese in this condition? Shaikh Al Albani: This…

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University Housing (Dorms) and Sleeping Alone – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question: Tayyib (good) Oh Shaikh- the Hadith from the Prophet (ﷺ): نهى أنْ يَبِيتَ الرَّجُل وحده، أو يُسافِر وحَدَه He prohibited for a man to sleep alone or to travel alone [Silsilatus-Saheeha no. 60] If a group of students are in University housing (Dorms) with every person in a room, [does that] enter within the prohibition or not? Shaikh: It…

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