Ramadân Series: Part 3 – 15 Virtues Of Fasting

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم 1) Forgiveness & Paradise ﴿إِنَّ الْمُسْلِمِينَ وَالْمُسْلِمَـتِ وَالْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَـتِ وَالْقَـنِتِينَ وَالْقَـنِتَـتِ وَالصَّـدِقِينَ وَالصَّـدِقَـتِ وَالصَّـبِرِينَ وَالصَّـبِرَتِ وَالْخَـشِعِينَ وَالْخَـشِعَـتِ وَالْمُتَصَدِّقِينَ وَالْمُتَصَدِّقَـتِوالصَّـئِمِينَ والصَّـئِمَـتِ وَالْحَـفِظِينَ فُرُوجَهُمْ وَالْحَـفِـظَـتِ وَالذَكِـرِينَ اللَّهَ كَثِيراً وَالذَكِرَتِ أَعَدَّ اللَّهُ لَهُم مَّغْفِرَةً وَأَجْراً عَظِيماً﴾ Verily, the Muslims: men and women, the believers: men and women, the Qanit (obedient): men and the women,Continue reading “Ramadân Series: Part 3 – 15 Virtues Of Fasting”

Ramadân Series: Part 2 – The Categories Of People In Ramadân – Who Is Exempt, Who Must Make Up The Missed Days, Who Must Pay Fidyah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم 1) The prepubescent child Shaykh Muhammad Al-Uthaymîn said: The prepubescent child is not obliged to fast until he reaches puberty. This is based on the saying of the prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم رُفِعَ الْقَلَمُ عَنْ ثَلَاثَةٍ عَنْ الصَّغِيرِ حَتَّى يَبْلُغَ وَعَنْ النَّائِمِ حَتَّى يَسْتَيْقِظَ وَعَنْ الْمُصَابِ حَتَّى يُكْشَفَ عَنْهُ‏. TheContinue reading “Ramadân Series: Part 2 – The Categories Of People In Ramadân – Who Is Exempt, Who Must Make Up The Missed Days, Who Must Pay Fidyah”

Ramadân Series: Part 1 – As-Siyâm, Ruling of Fasting in Ramadân, On Whom Its Obligatory, The Medical Benefits Of Fasting

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The meaning of As-Siyâm (fasting) Shaykh Muhammad Al-Uthaymîn said: As-Siyâm in the language means ‘to refrain from a thing’. In the Shari’ah (Islamic Legislation) it means ‘to refrain from food, drink and the rest of the nullifiers, from the appearance of the second Fajr till the setting of the sun, inContinue reading “Ramadân Series: Part 1 – As-Siyâm, Ruling of Fasting in Ramadân, On Whom Its Obligatory, The Medical Benefits Of Fasting”

The Virtues & Rulings Related To The Month Of Sha’bân

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم When is Sha’bân The month of Sha’bân is the eighth month which follows the sacred month of Rajab. The deeds are taken up to Allâh in Sha’bân حَدَّثَنِي أُسَامَةُ بْنُ زَيْدٍ، قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ لَمْ أَرَكَ تَصُومُ شَهْرًا مِنَ الشُّهُورِ مَا تَصُومُ مِنْ شَعْبَانَ ‏.‏ قَالَ ‏ “‏ ذَلِكَ شَهْرٌContinue reading “The Virtues & Rulings Related To The Month Of Sha’bân”

The Importance of Prayer (Salâh)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The 5 daily prayers were made obligatory during the Prophets Miraculous Night Journey (Al-Isrâ wa Al-Mi’râj) The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: فَأَوْحَى اللَّهُ إِلَىَّ مَا أَوْحَى فَفَرَضَ عَلَىَّ خَمْسِينَ صَلاَةً فِي كُلِّ يَوْمٍ وَلَيْلَةٍ فَنَزَلْتُ إِلَى مُوسَى صلى الله عليه وسلم فَقَالَ مَا فَرَضَ رَبُّكَ عَلَى أُمَّتِكَ قُلْتُ خَمْسِينَContinue reading “The Importance of Prayer (Salâh)”

Eating Meat Is From The Sunnah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Allâh has permitted that which is Halâl [lawful] & Tayyib [pure] ﴿يـأَيُّهَا النَّاسُ كُلُواْ مِمَّا فِى الاٌّرْضِ حَلَـلاً طَيِّباً وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ خُطُوَتِ الشَّيْطَـنِ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُّبِينٌ ﴾ O mankind! Eat of that which is lawful and good on the earth, and follow not the footsteps of Shaytân (Satan). Verily, heContinue reading “Eating Meat Is From The Sunnah”

The Etiquette of Using The Bathroom

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ مَرَّ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ بِقَبْرَيْنِ جَدِيدَيْنِ فَقَالَ ‏ “‏ إِنَّهُمَا لَيُعَذَّبَانِ وَمَا يُعَذَّبَانِ فِي كَبِيرٍ أَمَّا أَحَدُهُمَا فَكَانَ لاَ يَسْتَنْزِهُ مِنْ بَوْلِهِ وَأَمَّا الآخَرُ فَكَانَ يَمْشِي بِالنَّمِيمَةِ ‏”‏ Ibn ‘Abbâs said:”The Messenger of Allâh (ﷺ)passed by two new graves, and he said: ‘TheyContinue reading “The Etiquette of Using The Bathroom”

The Virtue of Fasting Three Days Every Month & al-Ayyâm al-Bîd [The White Days]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَصُومُ – يَعْنِي مِنْ غُرَّةِ كُلِّ شَهْرٍ – ثَلاَثَةَ أَيَّامٍ Narrated by ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ûd: The Messenger of Allâh صلى الله عليه وسلم used to fast three days every month. Sunan Abû Dawûd 2450. Declared Hasan by Al-Albânî عَنْ حَفْصَةَ،Continue reading “The Virtue of Fasting Three Days Every Month & al-Ayyâm al-Bîd [The White Days]”

The Virtues of Fasting The Day of ‘Âshûra [10th of Muharram]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Why the Prophet fasted on The Day of ‘Âshûra & the initial obligation to fast عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، – رضى الله عنهما – أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَدِمَ الْمَدِينَةَ فَوَجَدَ الْيَهُودَ صِيَامًا يَوْمَ عَاشُورَاءَ فَقَالَ لَهُمْ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏”‏ مَا هَذَا الْيَوْمُ الَّذِي تَصُومُونَهُContinue reading “The Virtues of Fasting The Day of ‘Âshûra [10th of Muharram]”

Is Alcohol Considered Najis (Impure) & The Ruling Of Using It For Medical Purposes

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Is the external use of perfumes and scents which contain a certain amount of alcohol permissible to clean wounds? Answer: The answer to this question requires clarification on two points: Firstly: Is Khamr unclean, or not? On this question, scholars have differed…most of them say that the alcohol is physically impure, meaning that ifContinue reading “Is Alcohol Considered Najis (Impure) & The Ruling Of Using It For Medical Purposes”