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The Ruling on Students Making Noise in the Masjid – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

  Question: What is the ruling on some students gathering inside the masjid, speaking a lot, and raising their voices until their is noise/clamor inside the masjid? Answer: “Raising voices and causing clamor in the Masaajid is unpleasant. It is necessary to protect the Masaajid from that. The masjid is only for the recitation of the Quran, remembering Allah, supplication, and learning…

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The Ruling on Giving a Poor Person Charity Knowing That He Will Use it to Buy Cigarettes- Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen rahimahullah was asked: Question: If we know that the one asking for money asks in order to purchase cigarettes to smoke. What is the ruling? To which the Shaikh rahimahullah answered: “We give him in food”. He explained that voluntary charity does not have to be given in money in the first place and it can be…

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The Ruling on Inviting a Person From the People of Innovation to a Walimah – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Is it allowed to invite some people of innovation to my walimah with the view of inviting them to the truth, knowing that they call to their innovation in the town in which they live? Answer: “If the invitation leads to the benefit of them being swayed and guided, then this is a good  purpose and good affair”. [Sharh Sunan…

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The Ruling on Selling a Product Before Having Possession of It- Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Nowadays, a man sells [a product] after having the receipt/invoice and the product is in the warehouse. Likewise, the product is sold and bought while it is still in the same warehouse. Answer: “This is not allowed. It opposes these Ahaadith*. Verily selling occurs when the buyer purchases it [the product] then owns it. As for selling it before owning it, then…

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The Ruling on a New Muslim Giving Himself a Last Name If He is an Illegitmate Child- Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi

Question: May Allah be good to you, this questioner from France says: there is a man who entered Islam and he does not have a father because his father and mother were not married [i.e. he is an illegitimate child]. So is it allowed for this Muslim to name himself the son of Adam or son of Ibrahim? Answer: “It is…

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The Ruling on Following Man-Made Laws That Have in Them Benefit – Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi

Shaikh Ahmad an-Najmi rahimahullah said: “We do not adhere to man-made laws. However, we say: if this law has a benefit for the residents, for example, then it is necessary not to oppose it. Even if someone is a stranger in that land”. [https://www.alnajmi.net/voices-action-show-id-1542.htm] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan Abu Sulaymaan

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Is the Qiblah North East or South East in Toronto?

Sometimes there is a debate that arises among the Muslims regarding the Qiblah in North America: Is it South East or North East. This differing creates confusion among the Muslims and debates regarding the validity of pray! In efforts to clarify the issue, I write: The Qiblah has been determined by the Prophet (ﷺ) from the Hadith of Abu Hurairah…

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