How Can We Differentiate Between A Bad Dream And A True Dream That Is A Warning by Shaykh Zakariyyah ibn Shuʿayb al-ʿAdanī

Pivotal Quote “The bad dream that is scary (i.e. a nightmare), this comes from shayṭān, so this is not a warning of something. Whenever you wake up and you are scared of what you saw in the dream, this is not a true dream that is warning you against something, …

Is Dream Interpretation Considered Authentic Knowledge And If So Are There Any Books To Learn It by Shaykh Zakariyyah ibn Shuʿayb al-ʿAdanī

Pivotal Quote “Yes, this is knowledge, and Allāh (عز وجل) says in Sūrah Yūsuf when the king asked the men in his court whether or not they could interpret his dream, they responded saying, ﴾ وَمَا نَحْنُ بِتَأْوِيلِ ٱلْأَحْلَٰمِ بِعَٰلِمِينَ ﴿ “…and we are not skilled in the interpretation of …

Can The Answer To Istikhārah Come In A Dream and Can Istikhārah Be Repeated Several Times For One Issue by Shaykh Zakariyyah ibn Shuʿayb al-ʿAdanī

Pivotal Quote “As for making Istikhārah and then seeing in a dream whether or not you are actually supposed to do it, there is no evidence for this. And as for making Isktikhārah and then having a feeling in your heart whether or not you should proceed, there is also …

Is It Permissible For A Muslim To Vote In Elections In A Non-Muslim Country Since It Is Not A Religious Ceremony Nor Are The Candidates Promoting Any Religion by Shaykh Dr. ʿAbdullah ibn Ṣulfīq aẓ-Ẓafīrī

Pivotal Quote “No, this does not have any truth to it. In fact, this view is rejected and what we say is that Islām is the source of happiness for humanity. Winning or losing elections is not going to bring about happiness for people in this life or the afterlife, …

As A Muslim Can I Work In An Electoral Polling Station In A Non-Muslim Country’s Elections by Shaykh Dr. ʿAbdullah ibn Ṣulfīq aẓ-Ẓafīrī

Pivotal Quote “No, it is not permissible and it is obligatory upon the Muslims to distance themselves from that voting process. And these so-called democratic countries have brought about no benefit for the Muslims or the non-Muslims. The whole democratic process has not benefited (largely) the societies and many people …

Can A Muslim Be A Political Candidate In Elections In A Non-Muslim Country Just As Prophet Yusuf (ʿalayhi salām) Was A Governor For Pharaoh by Shaykh Dr. ʿAbdullah ibn Ṣulfīq aẓ-Ẓafīrī

Pivotal Quote “The situation that was present in the time of Yūsuf (عليه السلام) was different to our situation now. The reality of political parties nowadays is that people enter them and lose their dīn in the process. Islām has nothing to do with political parties and democracy in our …

Is It Permissible To Cooperate With The LGBT Community Regarding Our Shared Objectives? by Shaykh Dr. ʿArafāt ibn Ḥasan al-Muḥammadī

Pivotal Quote “This is not permissible to cooperate with such organizations. The homosexuals are practicing something which is a filthy and despicable thing.  It’s a sin of the people of Lūṭ (عليه السلام).  When people dress up that sin and call it by other than its name, by coming up …

Is It True That There Is No Country That Rules By The Shari’ah Today? by Shaykh Dr. ʿArafāt ibn Ḥasan al-Muḥammadī

Pivotal Quote “Yes! There is The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia spreads Tawḥīd, it wages war against shirk and bid’ah, the adhān is called and all the stores are closed, and all the masājid are open and everyone goes to pray.  In this land there are …

Is It Correct That We Cannot Say Something Is From The Methodology Of The Salaf Unless There Is Consensus? by Shaykh Dr. ʿArafāt ibn Ḥasan al-Muḥammadī

Pivotal Quote “This is the speech of an ignorant person and he is walking upon the path of the people of bid’ah, and he knows nothing about the path of the scholars; in fact he has not even read the books of the scholars. When it comes to ijmā’ of …