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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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The Ruling on Soccer Players Making the Prostration of Gratitude on the Pitch – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the Ruling on Soccer Players Making the Prostration of Gratitude on the Pitch? Answer: “Soccer and playing soccer is not a blessing and the prostration of gratitude is only [done] during the renewal of blessing. So it [i..e. this action] is an innovation in this position. What do we gain from this soccer? What do the Muslims…

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Some Advice About Snapchat – Shaikh Ali at-Tuwayjiri

Shaikh Ali at-Tuwayjiri (may Allah preserve him) said in regards to Snapchat: “…In reality we are in calamity in this time period. Nowadays we have what is called Snapchat and this type of speech. A person takes a picture of everything for you. That is, if you follow his Snapchat, you will see things which you will not see even…

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