It has been reported in the Musnad of Imaam Ahmad that this breaks the fast:
“Two women were once fasting during the lifetime of Allaah’s Messenger and they almost died of thirst. This was mentioned to the Prophet (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) but he turned away from (allowing) them (to break the fast). Then they were mentioned to him again, so he called for them and ordered them to vomit, i.e. throw up, what was in their stomachs. So they both vomited and filled up a bowl with puss, blood and pieces of flesh. Then the Prophet (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘These two fasted by refraining from what Allaah made lawful for them. but they broke their fast by doing what Allaah made unlawful for them. One of them sat with the other and they began to eat from the flesh of people.’”
What transpired with these two women in the presence of the Messenger of Allaah (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) from their vomiting vile and disgusting things – this was from the miracles that Allaah allowed to occur at the hand of His Messenger so that he could show the evil effects of backbiting to the people. Allaah says: “And do not backbite one another. Would one of you love to eat the flesh of his dead brother?” [Surah Al-Hujuraat: 12]
This hadeeth shows that backbiting breaks the fast. This is in the figurative sense, meaning it nullifies the reward of fasting.
Source : The least form of fasting is leaving off food and drink
What is Prohibited and Disliked for the one Fasting – by Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan [Ittihaaf Ahlil-Eemaan bi-Duroos Shahri Ramadaan ,Al-Ibaanah.com]
Bismillaah wassalaatu wassalaam ‘ala rasulillaah, amma ba’d ,
This narration yaa ikhwaan has been declared Dha’eef by Al Imaam Al-Albaani (rahimahullaah) in Silsilah adh-Dha’eefah (Volume 2, Page 10, Hadeeth no 519) & ‘Allaamah Ahmad Shaakir (rahimahullaah) in his Checking of Muhalla of Imaam Ibn Hazm (rahimahullaah) as mentioned by ash-Shaykh Jamaal al Haarithee (hafidhahullaah).
The link to the complete article is here :: http://vb.noor-alyaqeen.com/t21268/ BaarakAllaahu feekum,
Aboo ‘Abdil ‘Azeez Waseem AlPeshimaam.
Q&A With Shaykh Ahmad Bazmool
Author: Shaykh Ahmad ibn ‘Umar Baazmool (hafidhahullaah Ta’aala)
Questions posed by Anwar Wright & Abu Yusuf Khaleefah, Translated by Anwar Wright
Published on 9 Jun 2012 by SalafyInk
If a person wants to marry, they say, “I want to get married to complete half of my religion,” so is this a correct statement? Also the statement of some people, “The most hated halaal (thing) to Allaah is the divorce,” and what is the grade of the hadeeth which has been reported with this wording or meaning?
Their statement: “If I marry I have completed half of my religion” they say this based on a hadeeth that has been reported from the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam – in an authentic hadeeth and the meaning of it is that if a person marries, then they have completed a shatr (i.e. portion) of their religion, so let them fear Allaah regarding the other portion.
And the word Shatr in the Arabic language means a part of something whether that be half, less than that, or more than that. So from its meanings in the Arabic language is a juz` (i.e. part). So due to this, some people have understood that the meaning of Shatr of the religion means half and this is specifying the meaning of this hadeeth without any evidence or anything strong that points to this. So that which is apparent – and Allaah knows best – that this statement is erroneous being used in this absolutely (this way).
Rather, what should be said is that, ‘if I get married, a part of my religion will be complete and its betterment will occur for me,’ meaning by this obtaining chastity. Just as the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam:
“O gathering of youth: whoever from amongst you is able to afford the cost of maintaining a wife, then get married for indeed it is better in controlling your eyesight and preserving your private parts.” [Bukhaaree]
And the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam – said:
“Whoever can guarantee for me what is between their two jaw bones (the tongue) and their two legs (the private part) I guarantee for them Paradise.” [Bukhaaree]
So here, he guaranteed a part and it is what is between the two legs meaning the private part, is this clear? So it is not said that this is half, rather it is only a part of his religion. Also the marriage in which a person intends to keep their self chaste and preserve their chastity, so if a person is married and plays around, they do not enter into this hadeeth – and Allaah knows best. This is the first thing.
As for as it relates to the question about the hadeeth “The most detested Halaal (thing) to Allaah is the divorce,” then this hadeeth is weak and was declared weak by Shaykh Albaani in his book Irwaa’ul Ghaleel and other than that.
And its meaning is also incorrect because the divorce revolves around the five rulings of responsibility: it may be waajib (obligatory), it may be Muharram (impermissible), it may be mustahabb (recommended), it may be Mubaah (merely permissible), or Makrooh (disliked), just as the fuqahaa (jurists) mentioned in their respective places. So how can it be recommended or permissible or obligatory, and Allaah hates it? This is not appropriate, and is not correct being used in this fashion.
Also it has been reported from some of the people of good and uprightness, even from some of the people of knowledge that they used to marry and divorce. Also the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam – wanted to divorce his wife Sawdaa – radi Allahu ‘anha – although she was his wife and he wanted to divorce her because she became older in age – radi Allahu ‘anha wa ardaaha- so she requested from him to remain with her, and she donated her night to ‘Aa`isha – radi Allahu ‘anhum ajma’een. So the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam – kept her, and if it was a matter which was hated and detested, the Prophet – salla Allaahu alayhi wa sallam – would have not intended to do that.
So saying this statement is an error.
But yes however, some of the scholars have called attention to an important matter, which is that a person fears Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic, regarding the private parts of the women, and to fear Allaah regarding the daughters of the Muslims, and that they do towards them like one would like to be done to his own daughters and his sisters. Does he like that a person marries his daughter or sister and just divorce her without any reason?
No doubt, this is a matter that is disliked amongst the scholars and they don’t deem it to be likeable. And it may be something impermissible if a person’s intention is only to harm her. For example that the girl be a virgin, and he wants to marry her just to take her virginity and then divorce her and then other men won’t want her.
This occurs from some people and we ask Allaah for safety and well being. And this occurs from some people that they look for some virgin girls in order to marry them and their only intent is to have intercourse with a virgin so they marry the first, second, then third, then they divorce and divorce and divorce. This type of intention is impermissible because in this is playing around with the private parts of the women. So a person should fear Allaah the Mighty and Majestic, for verily the private parts of this woman only became Halaal through a covenant and contract before Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic.
So a person should not break this covenant that Allaah made halaal for him and made easy for him to find this woman for verily this woman gave you something which is priceless and her walee (guardian) – whether it be the father or brother – gave you a priceless jewel, and they don’t want that you play games with her, and Allaah knows best.
At the deathbed of Umm Habibah (radhi Allaahu anha)
It is reported that ‘Â`ishah – said, “Umm Habîbah called for me on her deathbed and said, ‘There used to occur between us the kinds of things that happen between co-wives (al-darâ`ir), so may Allâh forgive me and you those things.’ I said, ‘May Allâh forgive you all those things and release you from [all liability] for that.’ She replied, ‘You have made me happy, may Allâh make you happy.’ And she sent for Umm Salamah and said the same things to her.”
Al-Dhahabî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ` Vol. 2 p223
The Righteous Women Are Devoutly Obedient
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Different types of Oppression upon the Muslim Women
Sheikh ‘Abdul ‘Azeez bin ‘Abdullaah aali Sheikh
Translated by Abu Fouzaan Qaasim
In the name of Allaah, The Just, All-Wise. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, companions and all those who follow them in goodness until the day of Return. As for what follows;
[The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh 'Abdul 'Azeez bin 'Abdullaah aali Sheikh, may Allaah preserve him, discussed in one of his sermons the different types of oppression that befall the Muslim Women, may Allaah protect them, and here is a brief translation of them. For the arabic text please go to http://mufti.af.org.sa/node/1768.]
“The different types of oppression upon the Muslim Women are:
1- That the one who proposes to her cons her. Displaying lofty mannerisms from uprightness, good dealings, firmness upon the religion, soft speech and humility; however incidents thereafter clarify the lies of all that which were displayed. And this is from the types of oppression.
2- Mistreatment of her and dealing cruely with her which are major errors. Our Prophet, may peace and blessings be upon him, said: “The best of you are those who are best to their families and I am the best of you to my family.” From amongst the slaves of Allaah are those who consider cursing and humilating the women, due to the fact that he is her maintainer, (from masculinity). However this is in opposition to the legislation of Allaah. Justice, benevolence, and polite speech are all desired from the Muslim. Allaah the Most High says:
“And say to My slaves (i.e. the true believers of Islamic Monotheism) that they should (only) say those words that are the best. (Because) Satan verily, sows disagreements among them. Surely, Satan is to man a plain enemy.” [17:53]
3- Also hitting her mercilessly whether that be for a reason or not. Allaah has permitted hitting the women after boycotting and admonishing them. Hitting them lightly where it will not bruise as it is suppose to discipline them and not harm. For this reason the Prophet, may peace and blessings be upon him, forbade hitting the women. Then ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, said: “O’ Messenger of Allaah, the women become audacious towards their husbands. And so he permitted hitting them (lightly). Then some women came to the houses of the Prophet, may peace be upon him, complaining about their husbands so the Prophet, may peace be upon him, said addressing the men: “Indeed some women have visited the family of Muhammad complaining about their husbands and they are not the best of you.” [Abu Daawud]
And he, peace be upon him, said: “Let not a man beat his wife then be intimate with her at the end of the day.” And ‘Aaisha, may Allaah be pleased with her, said: “The Messenger of Allaah, may peace and blessings be upon him, never hit anyone with his hands, not a woman nor servant, except when he was in war in the path of Allaah.”
4- That the man calls her by the most offensive and repugnant of names. The Messenger, may peace be upon him, said: “Do not villify her nor hit her in the face.” Meaning do not say to her; “may Allaah uglify you.” Speech isn’t to be with obscenities. Rather it is to be polite and understandable so that the target at hand can be accomplished.
5- Likewise a lack of equity between spouses when one has multiple wives. Because when Allaah allowed polygyny, He stipulated that the man must execute that which is obligatory upon him and that there be justice in that and he is capable of being equal between them. Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic, says:
“And if you fear that you shall not be able to deal justly with the orphan-girls, then marry (other) women of your choice, two or three, or four but if you fear that you shall not be able to deal justly (with them), then only one or (the captives and the slaves) that your right hands possess. That is nearer to prevent you from doing injustice.” [4:3]
And in the prophetic tradition: “Whoever has two wives and favours one more than the other, he’ll come on the day of Resurrection with one of his sides slanting.”
6- Preventing and obstructing her from visiting her family from time to time and getting together with her parents and siblings.
7- Burdening her with more than she can bear for that is in opposition to the way of the Prophet, may peace be upon him. Muhammad, may peace and blessings be upon him, was the best of mankind and a pioneer for every Muslim. With that, when ‘Aaisha, may Allaah be pleased with her, was asked about his affair inside the home she said: “He was at the service of his family and when the call for prayer would be called he would leave for prayer.”
8- What some of those whose faith are weak and their shyness and fear of Allaah are very low do of dictating to her the adorning of herself outside the house, unveiling, mingling with men whom she is able to marry, etc.
9- What some of them do from preventing her from inheriting be it from her father, mother or even her children. All of this is sheer ignorance. Allaah has given the women her right from the inheritance. He stipulated for the wife a fourth or an eighth. If she is a mother then a sixth or a third. If she is a sister then half or what remains. This is the arrangement of the inheritance as set by Allaah. He says:
“These are the limits (set by) Allaah (or ordainments as regards laws of inheritance), and whosoever obeys Allaah and His Messenger will be admitted to Gardens under which rivers flow (in Paradise), to abide therein, and that will be the great success. And whosoever disobeys Allaah and His Messenger, and transgresses His limits, He will cast him into the Fire, to abide therein; and he shall have a disgraceful torment.” [4:13,14]
And He says at the ending of Chapter an-Nisaa’:
“They ask you for a legal verdict. Say: “Allaah directs (thus) about Al-Kalalah (those who leave neither descendants nor ascendants as heirs). If it is a man that dies, leaving a sister, but no child, she shall have half the inheritance. If (such a deceased was) a woman, who left no child, her brother takes her inheritance. If there are two sisters, they shall have two-thirds of the inheritance; if there are brothers and sisters, the male will have twice the share of the female. (Thus) does Allaah makes clear to you (His Law) lest you go astray. And Allaah is the All-Knower of everything.” [4:176]
So the right of the woman must be given to her whether she is a wife, mother, daughter or sister from that which Allaah has portioned for her.
10- What some of them do from restrciting her expenses. Allaah says:
“No mother shall be treated unfairly on account of her child, nor father on account of his child.” [2:233]
And He says:
“Lodge them (the divorced women) where you dwell, according to your means, and do not treat them in such a harmful way that they be obliged to leave.” [65:6]
11- What some of them do when one of them marries a woman, then afterwards he doesn’t want to be with her anymore not because of her religion or manners or the like but merely because he doesn’t want her anymore, he begins to harm her so that she will give back the dowry that he paid to her. Allaah has prohibited this where He said:
“O you who believe! You are forbidden to inherit women against their will, and you should not treat them with harshness, that you may take away part of the Mahr you have given them…” [4:19]
And He says:
“But if you intend to replace a wife by another and you have given one of them a Cantar (of gold i.e. a great amount) as Mahr, take not the least bit of it back; would you take it wrongfully without a right and (with) a manifest sin? And how could you take it (back) while you have gone in unto each other, and they have taken from you a firm and strong covenant?” [4:20-21]
12- Also spending her money that she has earned from working. Some of these individuals wrong the woman and take her money. It could be her husband or father. Where he stipulates in the contract that all of her earnings are his and that he is her guardian. All of this is oppression and transgression. The money that she has earned by working belongs to her that Allaah has secured for her. It is impermissible to take her money without her permission.
13- Or what some of them do by taking advantage of the womens weakness and decieving her by taking numerous loans out for long periods of time in her name placing her in grave debt.
In ending, it is obligatory upon all the men to truly and sincerly fear Allaah and cooperate upon goodness. May Allaah grant us success to that which He loves and is pleased with. May Allaah bless us by the Noble Qur’aan and benefit us by that which is contained in it from signs and wise rememberances.”
Bismillaah wa Alhumdulillaah wa Saalaatu wa Salaam ‘alaa Rasulillaah
Our noble Ustadh (Teacher), Abu Khadeejah Abdul-Wahid ‘Alam (May Allaah preserve him) from Salafi Publications in Birmingham delivered some very beautiful advices to our sisters, on two of his visits here to Trinidad & Tobago. Once in February 2011 after the seminar “Establishing An Upright Community” in Tobago and again when in March 2012 after the seminar “The Methodology of The Men Who Changed The World”
Advice to The Sisters of Trinidad & Tobago February 2011 -Listen/Download 85:28 mins.
Remain Steadfast O Sisters of Tobago February 2011 – Listen/Download 9:48 mins
These advices were given on Sunday 13th February, 2011 during the time when the salafis of Tobago were ostrasized from the one Masjid in Tobago at that time, which is upon innovation and misguidance, and labelled as fitnah makers. At a point in the dawah when the despondency was high, and the sisters and brothers were feeling the backlash of being outcast for merely practicing the Quraan and Sunnah according to the understanding of the Salaf us Saalih, our brother in these timely words gave a heart felt encouragement that gave the jama’ah new zeal for the dawahtus salafiyyah.
Advice to The Sisters of Trinidad & Tobago February 2012 - Listen/Download 24:31 mins.
This was a short advice given on Sunday 11th March, 2012 concerning the rights of the husband over the wife and that of the wife over the husband. These rights, once implemented, will mainatin the balance that Allaah Subhana wa Ta’alaa ordained for the Islamic household and will solve many of the common problems that exist today, through un-Islamic infuences.
Wa Billahi Tawfeeq
Wa BarakAllaahu Feekum
Wa SallAllaahu wa Sallam wa barak ‘alaa Nabiyanna Muhammad wa ‘alaa ‘Alyhi wa Sahbyhi wa Sallam
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“May Allah be good to you, O’ virtuous Shaykh Saalih, a sister asks; “What is the cure for worry, sorrow, distress and stress?“”
Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan:
“Its cure is the remembrance of Allah - increase in the rememberance of Allah, reciting the Qura’an, (reading) the morning and evening invocations and most importantly observing the prayer. When something would terrify the Messenger, he would flee to (perform) the prayer. If something would distress him, he would flee to the prayer (whether) – obligatory or voluntary, he fled to it. And with it you’ll be at rest by the will of Allah.”
- The Supplication for When Things Become Difficult for a Person – Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah’
- When Does a Slave Know that a Trial is a Test or a Punishment? – ibn Baaz
- Istirja (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilahi Raaji’oon) – Tafseer Ibn Katheer – Suratul Baqarah [Surah No.2]
- Testing Afflictions and Calamities – by Saleh asSaleh [ PDF ]
Adding more to our Women’s collection, Good News For The Strange Sister, was recorded in Los Angeles, CA at the Masjid where our Sheikh Fareed Abdullah (may Allah preserve him) is the Imam.
We had just gotten off of a long flight from the east coast, landed in LA and went to the Masjid in time for the khutbah. Word spread that Abu Uwais had just arrived. We were all tired and I was looking for a hotel and a bed. Someone came out and told Abu Uwais, “There are people here including sisters. They want to know if you can give a talk.” He looked at me and I looked at him. I said, “Give me a few minutes to unpack the audio.”
Abu Uwais then requested to use Fareed’s library which was upstairs in the Masjid. He came down shortly after I had set up the recording gear. He got on the microphone and the rest was history.
I understand that some people cried that day, from the affect of this talk which Abu Uwais had not prepared for in advance. I was in shock by the ease of delivery and fluency that I heard coming from him. But with Allah all things are possible.
When I came home to Philly after the trip I listened to it again. I thought about how it had touched those sisters who listened. So I gave it the title that you see.
If any sister is feeling low, sad or depressed I ask Allah, our God, to allow this talk to reach her as it reached our sisters on that sunny blessed day in Los Angeles with my dear companion whom I miss so very much, Abu Uwais Abdullah Ahmad Ali (may Allah have mercy upon his soul and those he left behind).
Abu Muhammad al-Looweesi’aani
Islamic Audio For The World
A detailed statement on the issue of women wearing contact lenses
Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan
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Wearing coloured contact lenses
What is the ruling regarding wearing coloured contact lenses with the justification (for doing so) being for beautification and following the latest trend (fashion), keeping in mind that their price is no less than 700 (Saudi) Riyals (approximately £120)?
There is no harm in wearing contact lenses due to necessity; As for other than that, then it is better to leave doing so especially if they are expensive, since this equates to being excessive in (spending one’s wealth) which is prohibited, in addition to that which exists therein of deceit and covering up the reality because they make the eyes appear in other than their natural state without there being a (Islaamically justifiable) need for that.
Shaykh Ibn Fowzaan
al-Muntaqaa min Fataawa Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan – Volume 3, Page 317, Fatwa No.468
The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’
Q: Some methods of adornment are available in our markets, such as artificial nails, false eyelashes, and colored contact lenses to change the eye color. There are many inquiries about such cosmetics, due to their being widespread among women. Please, Your Eminence, we would like you to guide us to the right thing. May Allah safeguard you with His Guidance!
A: It is impermissible to wear artificial nails, false eyelashes, and colored contact lenses, because they are harmful to the body, and they also entail deception and changing the creation of Allah (Exalted be He). May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.
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My Parents Command me to Study at Mixed-Gender University
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- Ruling on the Co-educational System – Fatwas of Ibn Baz
- Co-education for the sake of studying medicine – Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’
- Permissibility of studying in mixed educational systems in order to acquire knowledge that is useful for society – alifta.net
- Male and female students studying in the same class and isolating females at the end of the class – alifta.net