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Tag: Unlawful حرام

Ibn Taymiyyah on Takfeer: I am the strongest of people to forbid excommunication

August 4, 2014

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 an unbeliever or a sinner or disobedient, unless it is known that the legal proof has been established against him that he is an unbeliever or a sinner or disobedient. […]

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Hadith on Debt: If your debt was the size of a mountain, Allah will help you repay it

July 31, 2014

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: A contractor came and he said, “I cannot pay my debt, so help me.” Ali said, “Shall I not teach you some words taught to me by the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him? If you were to have debt as big as a mountain, Allah would repay […]

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Hadith on Cupping: There is healing in cupping and honey

May 6, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is healing in three: a cupping operation, a drink of honey, and cauterization with fire, but I forbid my nation from using cauterization.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5357 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Sa’eed on Sunnah: Allah will punish a man if he prays differently than the Sunnah

March 18, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: He saw a man praying after the rising of the sun at dawn with more than two bowings and he was excessive in his bowing and prostration, so he prohibited him. The man said, “O Abu Muhammad, will Allah punish us for praying?” Sa’eed said, “No, but he will punish you […]

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Umar on Treachery: If I knew he had killed an unbeliever by treachery, I would strike his neck

March 13, 2014

Malik reported: A man from the people of Kufa said that Umar ibn Al-Khattab wrote to a commander in an army he had dispatched, saying, “I have heard that it is the habit of some of your men to chase an unbeliever until he takes refuge in a high place. Then a man tells him […]

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Umar on Covenants: I will execute someone who unlawfully kills an idolater

March 13, 2014

Abu Salama reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah, if one of you were to give a gesture of safety to an idolater and he came trusting you and you killed him, then I would execute you for it.” Source: Sunan Sa’eed ibn Mansur 2439 عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ أَبِي […]

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Hadith on Ihram: Prescribed clothing for men and women performing pilgrimage to Mecca

March 13, 2014

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: A man stood up and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, what should I wear while in a state of pilgrimage?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not wear a shirt or pants or turban or a hooded cloak, but if someone has no shoes he may […]

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Hadith on Lineage: He must not be disowned for inheriting a trait from his ancestors

March 13, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A bedouin came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Indeed, my wife has given birth to a black boy and I have disowned him.” The Prophet said, “Do you have camels?” He said yes. The Prophet said, “What color are they?” He said, “They […]

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An-Nawawi on Joking: Jokes are only permissible within limits and conditions

March 11, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “Forbidden joking is that which is excessive and persistent, for it leads to too much laughter and hardening of the heart, it distracts from the remembrance of Allah, and it often causes abuse, rancor, and lack of respect and dignity. As for those who are safe from these matters, then it permissible as […]

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Ash-Shawkani on Mushaf: Scholarly difference over touching the Quran without ablution (wudu)

February 3, 2014

Ash-Shawkani said, “Regarding the one in a state of minor impurity, it has been narrated from Ibn Abbas, Ash-Sha’bi, Ad-Dahhak, Zaid ibn Ali, Dawud and others that it is permissible to touch the copy of the Quran. However, Al-Qasim, Imam Yahya, and the majority of jurists say it is not permissible.” Source: Nayl Al-Awtar 1/262 […]

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