Al-Fawzan on Those Who Claim Muslim Minorities Need Their Own Fiqh

Some claim that Muslims in the West should refer to their own scholars and need their own fiqh.

The Word Salafi Splits People

Yes, the word Salafi splits people, but rightly so.

Transliterating the Quran – Council of Senior Scholars

The ruling on transliterating the Quran (rendering the Arabic text in another script)

Shaykh Al-Albani on The Correct Way to See the Potential Bride

It is from the Sunnah for the suitor to see his potential bride, but does this mean she can sit in front of him without hijab?

Invoking Difference of Opinion

A concise reminder about respecting and following evidence, and not using differences of opinion as an excuse to do what you want.

American Muslim Asks: Why does Islam Forbid Music?

Why is music forbidden in Islam? A concise answer from Shaykh Ibn Uthaymin

Notes from a Commentary on Khutbah Al-Hajah – Part 5

It is obligatory to be harsh when someone contradicts a clear Sunnah. It is not allowed to say “But Shaykh X said” when faced with a clear statement of the Prophet, because the Sunnah is greater than any great person.

Shaykh Salih Al-Suhaymi: Refer to the Senior Scholars

Al-Madīnah, 8/4/1435 (Jan 2014) During his class in the Prophet’s Mosque – Allāh’s peace and blessings be upon him – the Shaykh said in part of a response to an issue: Brothers, refer back to the mashāʾikh (scholars), the senior scholars (al-mashāʾikh al-kibār), the senior scholars [like]: Our shaykh, His Eminence the Mufti (ʿAbd Al-Azīz …

Notes from a Commentary on Khutbah Al-Hajah – Part 4

Examples of forbiddances that are not in the Qurʾān but are in the Sunnah: Mutʿah (temporary marriage) Taking a woman and her aunt in polygyny The forbiddance of eating donkey meat The forbiddance of eating the meat of predatory animals and birds We must follow the Prophet in these matters, implementing what Allāh commanded us: …

Notes from a Commentary on Khutbah Al-Hajah – Part 3

As previously mentioned, the Sunnah explains the Qurān: And we have revealed unto you the Reminder that you may clarify to people what has been sent down to them. Meaning of Qurān 16:44 The reminder mentioned in this verse is the Sunnah, which explains the Qurān, which is what was sent down to us. [00:18:31] …