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Women attending universities?

Q: Is it permissible for Muslim women to receive secular education and study in universities so that they can earn a degree? Some people argue that it is necessary for a woman to hold a degree so that if she is divorced or widowed, she will be able to earn …

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Sacrificing parents’ happiness for love

  Nasihah (Advice): Choose Religion when searching for a Spouse   Sayyiduna Abu Huraira Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, A woman is married for four (reasons); her wealth, her family status, her beauty and her religion. So attain success by choosing a woman of piety….) (Bukhari) …

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What does ‘Men are caretakers of women…’ from the Quran mean?

Posted By MV Media By: Shaykh Nuh Keller Source: Unto the One In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Allah says in the Qur’an, Men are caretakers (qawwamuna) of women, because of that through which Allah has favored one over another, and because of what they spend of their property (Qur’an …

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Washing the Head during Ghusl

    Nasihah (Advice): Muslims are like a single body Sayyiduna Nu’man Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Muslims are like a single body; if the eye is sore, the whole body aches, and if the head aches, the whole body aches. (Al-Mu’jamul Kabir) ________________________________________________ Question and …

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Concept of child-free life

  Question As-salamu aleikum. What is Islamic view for being “childfree”, voluntary childless (without reason or with reason like “I will be bad parent due some problems)? Is it haram, might it cause sin, curse from Allah or loosing of rizq/barakhat in life? (Question published as received) Answer   In the Name …

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Is It Best for Women To Offer Salah at Home?

Question Are there any authentic virtues in the Hadith for women to perform Salah at home? If yes could a few please be quoted?   Answer 1. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Umm Humayd (radiyallahu’anha) who expressed her desire to offer salah behind Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) [in the masjid]: ‘Your …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Mixed gym classes

Question Asalamu alaykum I wanted to know is it permissable for a man to go to a gym or go to a boxing class where it is mixed. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to go …

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Impurity of an infant’s urine

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam love for his family   Sayyiduna Anas bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates, “I never saw anyone who was more compassionate towards his family than Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him). His son Ibrahim was in the care of a wet nurse …

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Moving Children whilst in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gentle consideration for his grandchildren in Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates, “We were performing the Esha Salaah with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam; whenever he went down for Sajdah, Hasan and Husayn (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) would jump on his back. When …

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