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Advice for Those Who Withdraw from the Live Lessons and Suffice With Listening to Tapes – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: Some people suffice with listening to tapes of lectures and withdraw from the sittings of the remembrance of Allah [i.e. the lessons]. What is your advise on that? Answer: “Verily this does not equal sitting in front of the Shaikh and learning directly from him. However, sometimes a person is not free. No doubt sitting in the sittings of…

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The Ruling on Congratulating Somone on Their Birthday Via Text Message – Shaikh Sa’ad ash-Shathari

Question: Congratulating a person on the day of their birthday via text message only and not having a party [for that occasion]. [Is that allowed?] Answer: “A birthday is a day a person should comfort/console himself because a year of his life has passed. Following that, he should be given condolences [on such a day] not congratulations. The arrival of…

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A Word of Guidance from Shaikh Abdul-Aziz ar-Raajihi (may Allah preserve him) in Relation to Eastern Ghouta

“In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah and may peace and blessings be upon the servant of Allah and His Messenger Muhammad, and upon his followers, and Companions altogether. As for what follows: Verily our brothers in Eastern Ghouta have been touched by evil and the affair has intensified upon…

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The Ruling on Bitcoin- Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam

Question: Is it allowed to deal with a currency called Bitcoin currency? It is a cryptocurrency and global payment system except that this currency is completely electronic. It is traded on the internet only, without a real or tangible presence. It is a digital decentralized currency. It is operates without a centralized depository? Answer: “It is not allowed to deal…

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