Jurisprudence – Ask A Muslim

Wives preventing polygyny

Question #3: “Is it allowed for the woman to come between her husband and polylgyny?” Shaykh al-Albānī answers: “Of course, I believe that it is not allowed for her (to do so) because of two reasons: The first (reason) is that she is hindering (her husband) from the path of Allāh and the other (reason) … Read more

The prostrations of forgetfulness

*Question #6: (a) “What is the general rule of the sujūd us-sahū (prostrations of forgetfulness)?” Shaykh al-Albānī answers: “(It is due upon a person) under any circumstances if (something was done or not done in prayer) out of forgetfulness, even if it is a sunnah.” *Question #12: (b) “Is the sujūd us-sahū before the salām … Read more

Definición de “Peregrinación (Hayy)”, su condición en la legislación islámica y sus virtudes

] Español [ مختصر الفقه الإسلامي كتاب الحج والعمرة 1- معنى الحج وحكمه وفضله [اللغة الإسبانية ] Muhammad ibn Ibrahim Al-Tuwaijri محمد بن ابراهيم التويجري Traducción: Muhammad Isa Garcia ترجمة: محمد عيسى غارسية Oficina de Dawa en Rabwah – Riyadh المكتب التعاوني للدعوة وتوعية الجاليات بالربوة بمدينة الرياض 1428 – 2007 I – Definición de … Read more

The Descriptive Titles of Jesus in the Quran

(part 1 of 2): “The Messiah” and “a Miracle” Islam, besides Christianity, is the only major world religion that recognizes Jesus. A Muslim’s belief is incomplete without Jesus. Prophet Muhammad said: “If anyone testifies that none has the right to be worshipped but God alone who has no partners, and that Muhammad is His servant … Read more

The Slaughter of Livestock

(part 1 of 4): The Islamic Method of Slaughtering Although much less complicated and tedious that Jewish Keshrut, or Jewish dietary laws, Islam does legislate certain rules and regulation in regards to diet. All legislations which deal with this worldly life in Islam are based upon the precept of maximizing benefits and reducing harm, and … Read more

Giving the salaam to the one who is praying

On the authority of Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri (radi Allaahu ‘anhu) that a man gave the salaam to the Messenger of Allaah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) while he was in prayer, so the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) replied by a gesture. And when the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) made the tasleem (and ended the … Read more

The shape and orbit of the earth (Part 2)

Question #10: “What do you say about the orbiting of the earth?” Shaykh al-Albānī answers: “We in fact don’t doubt that the matter of the orbiting of the earth is an indisputable scientific fact. At the same time, we believe that it is not the purpose of the Islamic legislation in general and the Qur’ān … Read more

The rulling on the one who abandons prayer (Part 1)

Question #5: “What is the ruling on the one who abandons the prayer? And what is the difference between al-kufr ul-ʽamalī[1] (the disbelief related to actions) and al-kufr ul-ʽitiqādī[2] (the disbelief related to faith)?” Shaykh al-Albānī answers: “The one who abandons the prayer has two states: either he believes in its legislation, or he denies … Read more

The rulling on the one who abandons prayer (Part 2)

Hudhaifa bin al-Yamān said that the Messenger of Allāh (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: “Islām will be erased just as the decoration of a garment is (worn out and) erased, until it will not be known what is fasting, nor prayer, nor the rituals of Hajj, nor charity; and the Book of Allāh, the Mighty … Read more