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The Ruling on Fireworks – Shaikh Yahya ibn Ali al-Hajoori

Question: What is the ruling on fireworks (الطماش)? Likewise, the money which is gained in exchange for selling them? Answer: “These fireworks (الطماش) do not have good in them and they are a disturbance. It awakes those sleeping and nowadays they types of (الطماش) that are severe in explosion. Perhaps you would think that its cylinder has gas [in it]…

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How to Refer to One’s Father and Mother? – Shaikh Yahya ibn Ali al-Hajoori

Question: Is calling the father and mother: “Oh Father and Oh mother” obligatory or recommended? Is it allowed to call them by their agnomen (الكنية)? Do the father and mother due to breast-feeding enter into this ruling? Answer: ” From the Prophetic etiquette, which Ibrahim (عليه الصلاة والسلام) used with his father is that he called him using these words and…

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The Ruling on Immunizations and Vaccinations – Shaikh Yahya Ibn Ali al-Hajoori

Question: [Regarding] the issue of immunization and vaccination for children or some sick people or workers using a medical needle, is it allowed to do so, specifically if its success is affirmed? Is this considered puncturing the trust in Allah (Tawakul) because some people do not vaccinate their children nor respond to the government in its campaign for vaccination? Answer:…

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The Ruling on Wearing a Seat belt – Permanent Committee and Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

The Permanent Committee was asked: Question: Some people are lenient in wearing the seat belt refusing its good benefit in terms of protection in a traffic accidents after Allah’s divine success (Tawfeeq). So what is the advice, your eminence, for the one who is lenient in this affair? Answer: “Holding fast to the seat belt while riding the car is…

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The Ruling on Living with a Non-Muslim Family to Learn English (Homestay Program) – Mufti Abdul-Aziz Ala Shaikh

Question: We hope from you guidance and advice for those who travel outside [the country] and live with a disbelieving family with the argument [that it helps in] learning the English language quickly? Answer: “If the Muslim is forced to travel to non Muslim lands, then it is upon him to fear Allah regarding himself and to be eager to…

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The Ruling on Mother’s Day

Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan was asked: Question: What is the ruling on celebrating what is called Mother’s Day? Answer: “It is not allowed to celebrate an Eid among the Muslims except the two eids: Eid ul-Fitr and Eidal-Adhaa. Each Eid is after performing a pillar from the pillars of Islam. Eid al-Fitr is after performing the pillar of fasting and Eid…

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The Ruling on Medical Marijuana and Cannabis Oil

The use of medical marijuana is a modern issue that is gaining a lot of attention in the media and sparking much controversy. While I already discussed the ruling on cannabis/marijuana earlier on the blog [see: https://darussaafi.com/?p=1770,] I wish to discuss here inshallah the ruling on medical marijuana. The Scholars differed on the permissibility of using marijuana as medicine. Some Scholars permitted. Shaikh…

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The Innovation of Celebrating the Supposed Night of Isra wal-Mi’raaj

“‘Allamah Ibn Dihya said in his Book: Adaa Ma Wajab min Bayaan wad’ al-Wadaa’eeen Fi Rajab (pg. 53-54): “Some of the story tellers mention that the Isra occurred in Rajab and that is absolute lie according to the People of praise and disparagement. Imam Abu Ishaaq al-Harbi said: The Messenger (ﷺ) ascended on the night of twenty-seven in the month…

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The Ruling on Praying with the Head Uncovered – Shaikh al-Albani

Question: What is the ruling on praying with the head uncovered? Answer:  “First: uncovering the head is from the customs and traditions which infiltrated the Muslim lands due to disbelievers practicing in our lands. They spread their customs and traditions in it and influenced many Muslims in those lands, even after the the disbelievers have been removed from it. From…

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