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Ibn Taymiyyah on Abortion

January 23, 2019

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Ibn Taymiyyah said, Aborting a fetus is haraam according to the consensus of the Muslims, as it is like the infant who is buried alive. Allah said:  “When the infant buried alive is questioned for what sin was she killed?” [At-Takwir 81:8] and Allah said:  “Do not kill your children for fear of poverty.” [Al-Israa […]

Ibn Taymiyyah and Takfeer

January 22, 2019

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Ibn Taymiyyah said, Those who always sit with me know that I am the strongest of the people to forbid declaring an individual to be a kaafir or a sinner or disobedient, unless it is known that the legal proof has been established against him that he is a kaafir or a sinner or disobedient. […]

Ruling on Food containing ingredients with E-Codes.

February 14, 2018

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In Fataawa al-Majlis al-Urubbi li’l-Ifta’ wa’l-Buhooth (fatwa no. 34) it says: Q. In the list of ingredients of some foods there appears the letter E followed by a number. It is said that this means that it contains a substance manufactured from pork fat or pig bones. If that is proven, what is the Islamic ruling on […]

Someone believes that the awliya’ are our protectors, and he quotes a verse from the Qur’an as evidence

December 7, 2017

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Q. I have a friend who believes that the Messenger of Allah and pious people, whom he calls Awliya like Abdul Qadir Jeelani,are our protectors and helpers in this world besides Allah.He quotes ayah no.55 of Surah Al-Maidah in support of his belief. Kindly clarify the actual meaning of the Ayah. A. Praise be to Allah […]

How can I advise my son who is going to start school, about the dangers he may face, without causing him anxiety or making him afraid?

December 7, 2017

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Q. My son is going to start first grade (first year of primary education). How can I make him aware of some issues and advise him without making him feel afraid? A. Praise be to Allah Advising and making a child aware of some issues at this young age should be done by setting out simple […]

He prayed in a direction opposite to the Qiblah out of ignorance

October 15, 2017

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Q. I am a young man working in Makkah, and my family is in Jeddah. I used to stay in Makkah from Saturday till Wednesday, and on Thursday and Friday I would go to my family in Jeddah. One week I went to Jeddah, and found that my father had changed the design of the room […]

Difference between Major Sins and Minor Sins

May 9, 2017

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Q. Can you explain to me the difference between major sins and minor sins? A. Praise be to Allah Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have mercy on him) said: “Sins may be divided into minor sins and major sins, according to the texts of the Qur’an and Sunnah, the consensus of the early generations, and how they […]