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The Ruling on Pig Skin – Shaikh al-Albani

Question: [This is] a question from a man in Europe. He bought a jacket and then it became clear to him that it was from pig skin. So what is the ruling on it? If it is haram, is it permissible for him to gift it to a Christian? Answer: “This question has two angles. The first angle: is his…

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The Ruling on Brown Discharge that May Come Out After Using Menstruation Preventing Pills – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: the female questioner says: I am a woman who tied her tubes to prevent birth and when I arrived to perform Umrah, I used pills to prevent menstruation. A small amount of brown discharge came from me before Fajr after using the pills for a week and it was the time menstruation usually discharges. When I tied my tubes…

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Islamic Research

Directing One’s Complaints to Allah

Imam Ibn al-Jawzi (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “Surely the Salaf used to dislike complaining to the creation. Complaining, even though there is comfort in it, indicates weakness and humiliation. Patience from it is evidence of strength and honor” [at-Thabaat ‘indal-Mamaat (1/55)] Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “Verily complaints should be directed…

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The Provision of Iblis

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ : ” قَالَ إِبْلِيسُ : يَا رَبِّ لَيْسَ أَحَدٌ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ إِلَّا جَعَلْتَ لَهُ رِزْقًا وَمَعِيشَةً فَمَا رِزْقِي ؟قَالَ : مَا لَمْ يُذْكَرْ عَلَيْهِ اسْمِي On the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Iblis said: ‘O my Lord, there is…

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Benefit on the Need to Learn the Methodology of the Salaf – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan (may Allah preserve him) said: In regards to His statement, the Exalted: وَالسَّابِقُونَ الْأَوَّلُونَ مِنَ الْمُهَاجِرِينَ وَالْأَنصَارِ وَالَّذِينَ اتَّبَعُوهُم بِإِحْسَانٍ “And the first to embrace Islam of the Muhajirun (those who migrated from Makkah to Al-Madinah) and the Ansar (the citizens of Al-Madinah who helped and gave aid to the Muhajirun) and also those who followed them…

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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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