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How to get Rid of Unwanted Islamic Literature?

<QUESTION> How does one get rid of unwanted religious literature, such as religious books, leaflets with the name of Allah, etc? Also, please state the ruling on what should be done to the copies of Qur’an that are no longer in a useable state: <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, …

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Khula without the consent of the husband

Nasihah (Advice): A wife should not ask for a divorce unnecessarily   Sayyiduna Thawbaan Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whichever woman seeks a divorce from her husband without any harm (cause/reason), then the scent of Paradise will be unlawful for her.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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Status of the Fast of 15th Sha’ban

http://hadithanswers.com/the-fast-of-15th-shaban/ Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this …

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Are our deeds presented to Allah Ta’ala on 15th Sha’ban?

hadithanswers.com Question In some Hadiths it is mentioned that our deeds are presented to Allah Ta’ala in Sha’ban, but some places mention it to take place on Laylatul Qadr. Which is the correct view? Answer Allah Ta’ala is All Aware of man’s deeds. From time to time, these deeds are presented …

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Fasting and Ibadah on 15th Sha’ban

Questions. (1) Is the hadith concerning the fifteen of Shabaan “totally and absolutely weak”? (2) Is it true that one of the narrators of this hadith was regarded as a fabricator and liar? (3)While it has been narrated in many authentic Ahadith that Rasulullah (S.A.W.) fasted for most of the …

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Female-Led Prayers: A Step Forward for Women?

Questioner Sarah Reply Date Apr 24, 2017 Question On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumu`ah Prayer. On that day, women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? Consultant Sister Yasmeen Answer   Salam Sarah, …

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Eyebrows & Hair Removal

by ZamZam Question Please shed some light on the permissibility of eyebrows & hair Removal. Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah the Inspirer of truth. The issue of removing hair from around the eyebrows has become a very popular issue and one which many people seem to be …

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Clarification on the status of Laylatul Mi’raaj

  Nasihah (Advice): Remaining steadfast on the Sunnah of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam and the Khulafaa-Raashideen   Sayyiduna ’Irbaad ibn Saariyah Radhiyallahu Anhum narrated, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gave us a sermon by which our hearts were filled with fear and tears came to our eyes. We said, …

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Labelling People/Ulama as Disbelievers – Takfiris

I AM DESPONDENT. IF ‘ULAMA CAN EASILY BECOME APOSTATES/KĀFIRS, WHERE DO I STAND? Question: I am very confused. I observe some ‘Ulama/Muftis practising and propagating the Deen of Allah. What I fail to understand is that some ‘Ulama/Muftis are declared as apostates and kafirs by others, due to various differences. …

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Clipping one’s nails at night

  Nasihah (Advice): Natural characteristics of a human being   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Fitra (natural dispositions of a human being) are Five: circumcision, shaving the pubic region, plucking the hair under the armpits, clipping the nails and trimming the moustaches short.” (Bukhari) …

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