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Keeping Pets in Islam


  Q. My baby son loves animals and I wanted to get him a pet, and I wanted to know what is the proper ruling regarding pets. Can we keep pets? Ie, cat or dog? What about fish, birds, etc? I would like to get a dog or cat though …

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Should Muslim females attend university?


 Answer: (Written by a university graduate who personally experienced campus life) With the imminent onset of the university year there is currently a vibrant debate regarding Muslim females attending university to pursue tertiary studies. Those who support the idea of women studying at university argue that Muslims need to be …

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Various questions on intimacy


 http://askimam.org/public/question_detail/37374 Question Assalamu-Alaikum   1. I want to know if it is permissible to insert my finger inside my wife’s vagina and stimulate her till she orgasm ? 2. Is it permissible to have sex while standing or in bathroom while having a shower ? 3. Is it permissible for …

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Eating at outlets where alcohol is served?


JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): – The Qur’an purifies the heart: When reciting the Qur’an, one intention to make is that your recitation must be a means of polishing and cleansing your heart. In the Hadith, Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Hearts become corroded with rust (spiritual rust) …

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Eating veg. at restaurants serving pork and alcohol?


  Nasihah:  The results of consuming Halaal and Haraam food:   Imam Shafi-ee (Rahimahullah) used to say: “When you consume Halaal, you will obey Allah, be it on your own accord or not and when you consume Haraam, you will disobey Allah be it on your own accord or not.” …

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Asking from the Awliya and Tawassul


  Question:   1. Can we ask dua from the awliya ( that passed away ) 2.My question is regarding Saints (aWLIYA ) Is it possible they have knowledge not of the unseen or the future but events that have taken place already, but not near them?My family regularly visit …

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Validity of Mahr given from borrowed money


Nasihah (Advice): Giving and taking loans in cases of necessity   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“On the night on which I was taken on Isra (Laylatul Mi’raaj), I saw written at the gate of Paradise: ‘Charity brings a tenfold reward and a …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah


Question: There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?


__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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