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Salatu Tasabeeh – Sheikh Muqbil ibn Haadi al-Waad’iee

Question: What is the authenticity of Salatu Tasabeeh? Answer: The scholars have differed in this matter. As for Ibn Jawzi he mentioned it in Al- Mawdooa’at. Some of our contemporary scholars ruled it as fabricated.  As for Ibn Nasirud Deen Ad-Dimishqee then he has a treatise on its authentication. Also likewise the brother Saleem Al-Hilali has a treatise in its authentication.…

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Ruling on saying the Hawqalah (La huwla wa La quwwata illa Billah) when a disbeliever dies and supplicating for him – Shaikh Bin Baz

  Question: If a man or woman dies and he/she was a disbeliever, is it allowed that we say: إن لله وإنا إليه راجعون We belong to Allah and to him we shall return or is it not allowed? Also is it allowed that we say: يا أيتها النفْس الْمطْمئنة ارْجعي إلى ربك راضية مرْضية (It will be said to…

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Fraud in order not to pay taxes? – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question: Is fraud, in order to not pay taxes. permissible? Answer: Fraud is not from the ways of the Shariah and from another angle, taxes are not legislated in Islam except in necessity- as came in the previous question. However it is not allowed for the Muslim to tread a path in contrary to the established system. If his behavior…

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Ruling on Taxes – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question:  What is the Islamic ruling on Taxes? Answer: Taxes are what are called المكوس (tolls). The tolls are from what the Muslim scholars have agreed are not permissible except in one situation, which Imam Shaatibi spoke about in detail in his book Al-‘Itisaam when he spoke about innovation, that his statement (ﷺ): “every innovation is misguidance and every misguidance…

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How to move the finger in Tashahhud? – Shaikh Al-Albani

Question: What is the way of moving the finger in Salah-in the Tashahhud? Answer: There is the Hadith of Wa’il ibn Hujr that he saw the Prophet (ﷺ) when he sat in Tashahhud in Salah. He said:  فَرَأَيْتُهُ يُحَرِّكُهَا يَدْعُو بِهَا ‏ “So I saw him moving it, supplicating with it” [Saheeh Sunan Nasai no. 888] This movement does not…

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