Saturday, June 22, 2013
There are some people who speak of equality instead of justice, and this is a mistake. We should not say equality, because equality implies no differentiation between the two. Because of this unjust call for equality, they ask, “What is the difference between male and female?” So they have made men similar to women. The communists said,
Question: Is there any advice for those women who believe that the home is a prison (for them)?
Sheikh ’Uthaimeen رحمه الله says:
“Yes, that which I say to those women is that the One who has made the house a “prison” if it is even proper to say that is Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic. The Most High says:
وَقَرْنَ فِي بُيُوتِكُنَّ
Friday, June 21, 2013
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Monday, June 17, 2013
Days missed from previous Ramadan must be made up before the next Ramadan -
Source: Fatwas of Ibn Baz رحمه الله
Q: If Ramadan comes and someone still has days of Sawm (Fasting) to make up for from the previous Ramadan, are they considered sinful for not having made up the days before the start of the next Ramadan? Do they have to make a Kaffarah (expiation) or not?
A Poet stated:
“And if your love was true you would have followed him
For verily the one who loves someone follows him.”
After Khutbah Al Haajah:
Allaah سُبحانه وتعالى has blessed us with sending Muhammad (صلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلّم). He is the intermediary between Allaah and his creation in delivering the message (which Allaah gave him). And from what is specific to him is that he was sent to Allaah of Mankind. Allaah has said: “Say (O Muhammad) O people verily I am the Messenger of Allaah to all of you”. And he has said in a Hadeeth that is agreed upon by Imam Al Bukhari and Imam Muslim: “And I was sent to all of mankind”. And he is the last of the Prophets sent to mankind, therefore there is no Prophet after him. Allaah سُبحانه وتعالى has said: “Muhammad is not the father of any of your men but he is the Messenger of Allaah and the final of the Prophets”. And the Messenger of Allaah (صلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلّم) has said: “There will be thirty liars after me, all of them will say that he is a Prophet and there is no Prophet after me”.
On the Authority of Abu Musa Al Ash’aree رضي اللّه عنـه said:
“We prayed Maghrib with the Messenger (صلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلّم) and we said,’ let us sit so as to pray with him the Isha prayer’, so we sat. Then he صلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلّم came out to us and said : “You have remained here?” So we said: O Messenger of Allaah we prayed Maghrib with you, and we said: ‘we will stay with you until we pray Isha.’ He said: “You have done well.” Then he (صلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلّم) raised his head to the sky, and he used to raise his head often to the sky and said: “The stars are a protection for the sky, and when the stars are gone whatever happens to the sky happens to it, and I am a safety for my companions, and when I go away whatever is promised for them will come to pass, and my companions are a safety for my Ummah and when my companions go away whatever is promised to my Ummah will come to pass.”
(Narrated in Saheeh Muslim)
Sheikh ‘Uthaimeen (رحمه الله) replied:
Zakaah, like other good deeds, is better when done at a time of virtue, but when zakaah becomes obligatory and the year has passed, it becomes obligatory for a person to pay it, and he should not delay it until Ramadan. If the year is completed in Rajab, then he should not delay it until Ramadan, rather he should pay it in Rajab. If the year is completed in Muharram then he should pay it in Muharram, and not delay it until Ramadan. But if the year is completed in Ramadan, then he should pay it in Ramadan.
Fataawa Islamiyyah, 2/164