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Chronological usage of the term ‘Salaf’

April 18, 2017

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Chronological usage of the term Salaf: 1. Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم (d. 11H) 2. Ayyub Al-Sakhtiyani (130H) 3. Abu Haneefah (d.151H) 4. Abdur-Rahmaan al-Awzaa’ee (d. 157H) 5. Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241H) 6. Abu Ja’far at-Tahawi (d. 321) 7. Abu Muhammad Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani (d.386) 8. al-Laalikaa’ee (d. 418H) 9. Aboo ‘Uthmaan as-Saboonee […]

Guidelines on Seeking Permission to Enter

January 26, 2017

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Q. We are asking if you could clarify the correct understanding and implementation of seeking permission to enter homes and properties in accordance with the orders of Allah and the sunnah of His Messenger صَلَى الله عليهِ وسَلَّم and if this differs according to Urf or local custom or is the same for all of […]

Evidence that the Qur’aan is the Word of Allaah

July 7, 2015

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Praise be to Allaah. With regard to the Quraan and the proof that it is the word of Allaah, these are specious arguments which were put forward out of stubbornness and arrogance by the first non-believers to whom the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) was sent. Allaah refuted what they said […]

Do Ahlul-Hadeeth have no Usool ul-Fiqh?

November 13, 2014

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Q. Some people say that Ahlul-Hadeeth have no Usool ul-Fiqh, what do we say in response to these Madhabists? Answer by Sheikh Waseeullah Abbas حفظه الله :  There is no doubt that we do not have Usool that has been made by the Madhabists just to support a particular Madhab or that have been introduced […]

Those who say that the one who does not pray is a kaafir and those who say that he is not a kaafir both claim that there is consensus on their point of view; how are we to understand the claim of consensus on both their parts?

April 21, 2014

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Q. I have read the scholars’ opinions on the one who does not pray. Some of them say that he is a kaafir and an apostate, and some say that he is an evildoer (faasiq). The first group claims that there is consensus on this point. My question is: if there is consensus concerning this […]

[The Three Principles] Introduction

February 26, 2014

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We all know that as Muslims there are things that we must do, such as pray five times a day and fast in Ramadaan, but the foundation of our religion is: our beliefs about Allaah.  Our beliefs about Allaah will determine whether or not our good deeds will be accepted by Him – so you […]

Ruling on a believer who commits some sins

February 7, 2014

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Q. What is the situation of a believer who commits many sins during his life? Will Allaah forgive him or will he be punished? What is the extent of his punishment? A. Praise be to Allaah. If believers die believing in Allaah but having committed sins less than major shirk that puts a person beyond […]