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Shaykh Fawzaan: Isbaal
Islaam is the Sunnah, and the Sunnah is Islaam
The author (Imaam al-Barabahaaree) may Allah have Mercy on him stated:
"Know that Islaam is the Sunnah and the Sunnah is Islaam and neither of them can be established without the other."
Explanation (Shaykh Rabee' bin Hadee al-Madkhalee, may Allah preserve
Q: What is the ruling on Isbal (lengthening and trailing clothing below the ankles)? Is it permissible to obey my parents if they want me to do Isbal? May Allah reward you with the best.
A: Isbal is Haram (prohibited). In fact, it is one of the major sins. It was reported in the Two Sahih
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