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The Sajdah of a Woman

Question: When making salaah in the Haramain, the Arab women insist on correcting our sadjah posture, (making it like that of men). They keep screaming at us saying haraam, haraam. How should we react, should we change our posture, as we cannot communicate with them? Answer: Bismihi Ta’ala Respected Sister …

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Haidh (menstruation) after Nifaas (childbirth)

Nasihah (Advice): Cleanliness is half of Imaan Sayyiduna Abu Maalik Al-Ashari Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Cleanliness is half of faith and (the recital of) Al-Hamdu Lillah (Praise be to Allah) fills the scale, and (the recital of) Subhaanallah (Glory be to Allah) and Al-Hamdu Lillah (Praise be …

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Finding a Husband Online

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Please forgive me for sending such a long message. I went to an Islamic co-ed school and I also went to university. I have always worn the abaya and hijaab/scarf. I left university after taking the advice of a few local ‘Ulama. This is how all the …

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Is it permissible to consume colostrum?

Nasihah (Advice): The black stone Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The Black Stone descended from Paradise and it was whiter than milk, then it was blackened by the sins of the children of Adam.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by mammals …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Prohibition of marrying a daughter from an adulterous relationship

Nasihah (Advice): There is no fixed share of inheritance for an illegitimate child   Sayyiduna Amr Bin Shuaib narrates from his father who narrates from his grandfather Radhiyallahu Anhum, reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Any man who fornicates with a free woman, or a slave woman, then the …

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