Month: June 2012

I am a woman with hair on hands…….


I am a woman with hair on my two hands and some on my face, and I am unable to remove all of it; so I colour it with a colour that is of the same colour of (my) skin; is this impermissible?


There is no harm in this. It is neither impermissible nor something (one) is withheld from. The likes of these affairs do not cause (something blameworthy). It is permissible regardless whether you colour it with what matches the colour of skin. 

[Al-Fataawaa Wad-duroos Fil-Masjidil Haraam of shaikh Abdullaah bin Muhammad Bin Humaid: page: 159-160]

Is It Permissible to shave the beard and the mouctache or shorten them?

The Muslim scholars hold a consensus that it is not permissible to shave (one’s) beard, and likewise it is (not permissible) to shorten it; except what has been narrated from Ibn Umar (radiyallaahu-anhu) that when he used to perform hajj or umrah, he would take hold of his beard (i.e. a fist) and cut the excess. As for the moustache, it is obligatory to trim it. Indeed, the Prophet (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wsallam) said:

”Trim the moustache and leave the beard, and be different from the fire worshippers.” [Reported by Bukhaari: No: 5892]

[Al-Fataawa-Wad-duroos Fil-Masjid al-Haraam: Page:157 of Shaikh Abdullaah Bin Muhammad Bin Humaid (rahimahullaah)]



Is It Permissible To Perform Ablution with Zamzam Water?

There is no harm in that. There is no prohibition for you to make wudhu with zamzam water; rather the difference of opinion amongst the scholars is whether it is allowed to make istinjaa with Zamzam water? The majority of the scholars say that it is allowed, but the hanbalees say that it is something hated. However, there is no harm in it even if one did so–Inshaa-Allaah–if one did not find other than zamzam water whilst being in need of water. As for making wudhu (with zamzam water) and likewise ghusul, there is no prohibition or harm in that.

[Source: Al-Fataawaa Wad-duroos Fil-Masjidil haraam of Shaikh Abdullaah Bin Muhammad Bin Humaid (rahimahullaah) page: 148]

Abu Mu-aawiyyah (Abdullaah al-Gambi)

The Ruling on writing the salutation to the Prophet with a [ص ] or with [ص ل ع م ]


Many people write the salutation to the Prophet with (Saad) or with (Saad, Laam, Ain and Meem) as an abridgement. What is the ruling on this?


Some of the scholars have cautioned against this. It is not befitting, and it is falling short in fulfilling the rights of the Prophet, as pointed out by a group of those amongst the scholars—those who author (books) on the subject matter of the science of hadeeth. It is not befitting to limit the (salutation to the Prophet in writing) with Saad, Laam, Aim or with Saad alone; rather it should be written completely [i.e. صلى الله عليه وسلم ]

Al-Markaz As-Salafi

[Source:Al-Fataawaa Wad-Duroos Fil Masjid Al-Haraam of Shaikh Abdullaah Bin Muhammad Bin Humaid: page:140-141]

Shaikh Ubaid Warns Against Saaleh Al-Mughaamisee


Saaleh Ibn Awwaab al Mughaamesee; the Imaam of Masjid Quba, and he has lessons in Tafseer (explanation of the Qur’aan)?

Shaikh Ubaid:

This man is ignorant. I do not advice that knowledge be acquired from him, because he is from those who are not specialized in the knowledge of the Islamic Legislation, with regards to what has reached me (about him). This is the first (affair).

Secondly: The man is a caller to Tasawwuf (i.e. the way of the soofees), and what is indicative of that is (his transmission of that weak and false) story of the deceased and buried (people). And I have refuted it in Sahab ( with the title: At-Taqreeraat Al-Mastoorah. This story’s chain of transmission is perilous. It was obtained from one of the scholars of Tasawwuf—the extremists, and there are loathsome (things) in this story.  So whoever wishes can refer to it.

And it has reached me that he says that it is permissible to cease the call to Tawheed and the warning against shirk for the sake of unity. He was preceded in this (view) by Qaradaawee, and Qaradaawee is a leader in the furthest depths of misguidance, and he is not upon guidance. He has (affairs, views)  of disbelief.  And had he (i.e. Al-Mughaamisee) stated this statement of Qaradaawee, he would have committed disbelief. Na’am.

Therefore, it is obligatory to exercise caution against Mughaamisee—Saaleh Ibn Awwaab—the Imaam of Masjid Quba, just as it is obligatory to exercise caution against Qaradaawee, and to warn against the two men.


Jazaakallaahu Khayran Wabaaraka Feekum Yaa Shaikh As-salaamu alaykum warahmatullaahi wabarakaatuhu

Shaikh Ubaid:

Wa alaykas salaam warahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu

Al-Markaz As-Salafi

See Arabic Answer of Shaikh Ubaid here: