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The Ruling on Women Attending Lectures in the Masjid

It is allowed for women to attend the general lectures given in the masjid. Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan hafiduhallah said: “From that, it is permitted for her to attend the Masaajid to participate in the good in terms of the congregational prayer and attending the sittings of remembrance with modesty and holding fast to the precautions that will keep her away…

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The Ruling on Accepting a Wage For Poetry

The Scholars differed on whether it is permissible to accept a wage for poetry. It is stated in Mawsoo’ah al-Fiqhiyyah: “Some of the Jurists have taken the opinion that earning from poetry is from the filthy wages and the unlawful [earning]” [26/121] Imam al-Qurtubi rahimahullah said: “Also In the Saheeh on the authority of Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri (may Allah be…

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Some Etiquette Pertaining to the Funeral

The following are some etiquette pertaining to the Funeral: It is recommended to observe silence during the funeral. Qays ibn Abbad (may Allah mercy upon him) said: كان أصحاب النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم يكرهون رفع الصوت عند الجنائز The Companions of the Prophet (ﷺ) used to dislike raising the voices in the funeral [Reported by al-Bayhaqi and others. Shaikh al-Albani…

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[Benefit] The Last Verse Recited by Ibn Taymiyyah

Hafidh Ibn Kathir rahimahullah wrote: “His [Shaikhul-Islaam’s] brother,Zaynud-deen Aburrahman, informed those present that he and the Shaikh rahimahullah completed the Quran eighty times since entering the jail and they begin the eighty-first time. We stopped at the end of the verse of Iqtarabat-Saa’atah [suratu-lQamar]: إِنَّ الْمُتَّقِينَ فِي جَنَّاتٍ وَنَهَرٍ فِي مَقْعَدِ صِدْقٍ عِنْدَ مَلِيكٍ مقتدر Verily, The Muttaqun (pious), will…

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[Benefit] Not Interrupting One Another

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ حَدِّثِ النَّاسَ، كُلَّ جُمُعَةٍ مَرَّةً، فَإِنْ أَبَيْتَ فَمَرَّتَيْنِ، فَإِنَّ أَكْثَرْتَ فَثَلاَثَ مِرَارٍ وَلاَ تُمِلَّ النَّاسَ هَذَا الْقُرْآنَ، وَلاَ أُلْفِيَنَّكَ تَأْتِي الْقَوْمَ وَهُمْ فِي حَدِيثٍ مِنْ حَدِيثِهِمْ فَتَقُصُّ عَلَيْهِمْ، فَتَقْطَعُ عَلَيْهِمْ حَدِيثَهُمْ فَتُمِلُّهُمْ، وَلَكِنْ أَنْصِتْ، فَإِذَا أَمَرُوكَ فَحَدِّثْهُمْ وَهُمْ يَشْتَهُونَهُ، فَانْظُرِ السَّجْعَ مِنَ الدُّعَاءِ فَاجْتَنِبْهُ، فَإِنِّي عَهِدْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَأَصْحَابَهُ لاَ يَفْعَلُونَ إِلاَّ…

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Is the Crescent a Symbol of Islam?

The crescent is not a symbol of Islam because it is not authentic from the Prophet (ﷺ) that he and his Companions used it to represent Islam. There is a weak narration that suggest that the flag of the Prophet (ﷺ) had a white crescent. Hafidh Ibn Hajr rahimahullah wrote: قال بن يونس وفد على النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم…

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