The Seriousness of Celebrating Valentine's Day
"May Allah be excellent to you, virtous companion. These are a number of questions concerning what is called 'Eid al Habb (Valentine's Day)'. They are hoping for a clarification to the seriousness of this celebration and publicizing a fatwa
Q: Fidgeting with the beard in prayer and similar to that, inadvertently does this invalidate the prayer?
A: Fidgeting diminishes (i.e. the reward of) the prayer without a doubt, and it is from that which negates humiliation (al-khushoo'). If prolonging the deed as it is known, without dire need and
Question: What is meant by hadeeth 'Ahaad'? And is it to be accepted in matters of ‘Aqeedah?
Answer: Khabr-ul-‘Ahaad is any hadeeth that has not satisfied the conditions of being mutawaatir, and it is called the Khayr-ul-Ahaad (i.e., best one) and it is three categories:
1. Mashur (i.e., well
Q: How should a student advise his teacher?
A: "It should be the opposite way. The teacher is the one who should advise the student since he is more aware and understanding of the affairs. So the student should continue to take knowledge from his teacher for perhaps something may appear to be an error
Q: "What is the degree of authenticity of the hadeeth "Differing of my Ummah is a Mercy (Rahmah)"' ?
A: "It is not authentic. This is from the speech of some of the salaf, from the speech of Qaasim ibn Muhammad regarding differing of the Companions of the Prophet (ﺻﻠﻰ الله عليه و سلام),