Category Archives: Innovations|Bid’ah

From Dhikr beads to Khurooj: The Danger of Small Innovations

Shaykh Khaalid ‘Uthmaan Al-Misree (hafidhahullaah) The point is that it is upon he who desires safety in his religion to beware of innovations, both small and large; and he should not belittle any innovation. As an example, there are those … Continue reading

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How could a Muslim celebrate Christmas and New Year’s? By – Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah): Then what is worse than that; is some Muslims celebrate the New Year, and they glorify it and venerate it, and it is connected to the religious occasion of the Christians; which is; what? The birthday of … Continue reading

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Ebook: The Guidance of the Companions With Regards To The People Of Innovation by Shaykh Muhammad Bin Ramzaan Al Haajiri

A beautiful and comprehensive explanation delivered by Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ramzaan al-Haajiree (May Allah Preserve Him) expounding on the guidance of the Companions in dealing with the people of innovation. Herein the Shaykh presents some lofty benefits and salient points … Continue reading

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The Ruling on Engagement Rings – By: Shaykh Muhammad ibn Haadee al-Madkhalee

Question: This person asks about wearing a ring; i.e., at the time of the proposal for marriage. Answer: It is not permissible for you. This is blind following of the disbelievers. It was not known amongst the people of al-Islaam. … Continue reading

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The Seriousness of Celebrating Valentine’s Day – Shaykh Saleh al-Fawzaan

Question: “May Allah be excellent to you, virtous companion. These are a number of questions concerning what is called ‘Eid al Habb (Valentine’s Day)’. They are hoping for a clarification to the seriousness of this celebration and publicizing a fatwa … Continue reading

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Webcam or sending pictures before marriage in order to see her

Questioner: O Noble Shaykh, if I want to marry a woman can I look at her through webcam, or can she send me a picture so I can see her? Because travelling to her area is far. Shaykh Zayd Al … Continue reading

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Ruling Upon the One Who Attends a “Prophet’s Birthday” Event or Party – Shaykh Ibn Baz (rahimahullaah)

The time of year is upon us where those with a restricted share of knowledge from the Qur’an and Sunnah, upon the methodology of the Salaf of this Ummah, find themselves engaged in acts of “love” for the prophet صلى … Continue reading

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The People of the Sunnah Do not Hide Affairs of the Religion

All praise is due to Allah, and may exaltation and safety be granted to Muhammad, his family, his companions, and those who aid them. To proceed: Imaam al-Barbahaaree [d. 329 AH], may Allah have mercy upon him, said: If something … Continue reading

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The Ruling on Participating in Christmas – by: Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (rahimahullaah)

Question: Our brother says: He notices that some of the Muslims participate along with the Christians in the Festival of the Birth, or Christmas as they call it; he hopes for some guidance regarding that. Answer: It is not permissible … Continue reading

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Responding to Merry Christmas

What is the ruling on congratulating the disbelievers on their Christmas celebration? And how do we respond to them if they greet us with it. And is it permissible to go to the places where they are having celebrations for … Continue reading

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