Author Archives: al-Hajj

Imam Salih Ash-Shami’s Summary on Al-Bukhari and Muslim’s books is available

The following video is a short explanation by Imam Salih Ahmad Ash-Shami, may Allah preserve him, on the reason for starting his detailed and exhaustive journey into the world of hadith at little more than twenty years of age. When … Continue reading

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A short question and answer by the late authority, Imam `Abdullah Muhammad An-Nuri

The above video is a short presentation offered by the late marja`, Imam `Abdullah Muhammad An-Nuri, may Allah have mercy upon him. He is the very first marja` to every be captured on television and also to allow regular call-ins … Continue reading

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Test Tube Babies, Surrogacy and IVF

The following query was put to the maraji`: What should be the ruling regarding someone who wants to have a “test tube baby” or IVF? Imam Muhammad Sa`id Ramadan Al-Bouti (d. 1434 AH), may Allah be pleased with him, answered … Continue reading

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Giving Zakat ul-Fitr to the Masjid

The following question was put to a marja`: Is it permissible to maintain masjids with Zakah ul-Fitr or wealth meant for it? The marja`, Imam Muhammad Zahid Al-Kawthari (d. 1371 AH), may Allah be pleased with him, said the following … Continue reading

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Secularism and Anti-Theism

Every one of you is a shepherd and responsible for his flock By Imam `Abdullah An-Nuri [1] The Missionaries of Secularism and Anti-Theism have waged war against us with their astrayness and they have found in our youth acceptance of their … Continue reading

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The Strategic Importance of the Arabic Language

  The Qur’an, Arabs and Arabic [1] By Imam `Abdullah An-Nuri Before and after Islam, the Arabs were the same people but a fundamental change swept over them that would differentiate between how they had been previously and the end product. … Continue reading

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A Husband Sleeping in the Bedroom with His Wife

A query was sent to the marja`: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Dear Shaikh, What is the ruling in the Revealed Law regarding the husband sleeping in the sitting room or next to the television in … Continue reading

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A Husband Making Groundless Threats to His Wife

A question was put to the marja`: A man said to his wife, “Do not do this thing or you will be forbidden to me!” However, he did neither intended disavowal nor divorce by this statement. It was only a … Continue reading

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Staying in a Corrupt Society; Kissing Women as a Greeting

A marja` was asked the following question: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I am a young man that has been residing in Spain for a quite a fear years. It is a longstanding custom in this land that when … Continue reading

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Remarriage for Wife Abandoned by Husband

The following question was put to the marja`.  In the case where the husband left the wife and the maintenance no longer comes – while the wife for the past five years has known nothing of his whereabouts – is … Continue reading

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