‘If You’re Not With us You’re Against Us?’ ‘So and so is Misguided. So and so is an Innovator, So and So is a Sinner’ Are You Claiming Prophethood? Messengership? Are You Infallible? Your Opinion is Not Binding on Anyone

’Uthaimeen said, “We hold that when permissible disagreement occurs between the Muslims, and that is the type of disagreement in which ijtihaad has a place, then it is not allowed for the one who disagrees to call the person who opposes him misguided, or to declare him to be a faasiq, or to call him … Continue reading ‘If You’re Not With us You’re Against Us?’ ‘So and so is Misguided. So and so is an Innovator, So and So is a Sinner’ Are You Claiming Prophethood? Messengership? Are You Infallible? Your Opinion is Not Binding on Anyone

’Uthaimeen: People are Either Excessive Extremists, Excessively Neglectful or Balanced when it Comes to Boycotting and Other Issues

Shaikh ’Uthaimeen, may Allaah have mercy on him said, “Three men, in front of them is a sinner. One of them says, ‘I’m not going to give this sinner salaam and will boycott him, distance myself from him and not speak to him.’ The second says, ‘I will go along with this sinner and give … Continue reading ’Uthaimeen: People are Either Excessive Extremists, Excessively Neglectful or Balanced when it Comes to Boycotting and Other Issues

# Merits of Waiting for Salah (Prayer) in the Masjid

  Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “Everyone among you will be deemed to be occupied in Salat (prayer) constantly so long as Salat (the prayer) detains him (from worldly concerns), and nothing prevents him from returning to his family but Salat.”[Al-Bukhari and … Continue reading # Merits of Waiting for Salah (Prayer) in the Masjid

When Does a Person Praying Behind an Imaam Start to Give Salaam? After the First or Second Tasleem?

Shaikh al-Albaani

Questioner: When giving salaam at the end of theprayer, is it allowed for me to give salaam behind the Imaam to the right and then to the left or do I have to wait until he’s finished giving salaam on both sides [before I start]?

Al-Albaani: This is a good question. You shouldn’t wait for his second salaam, because one exits the prayer through the first, i.e., the first salaam [to the right] is the one that is the rukn out of the two, the second one [to the left] is a Sunnah, if he does it, you do it, and if he doesn’t you don’t and along with him you are content with that first salaam.

What the people do nowadays in terms of waiting for the Imaam until they hear him finish the second salaam and then they follow him by doing the first and…

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