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Janaazah Salaah for Women

  Question and Answer:   Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.   (Question published as received)   There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the …

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Tawaaf and the Salaah of Tawaaf after Fajr and Asr

Nasihah (Advice): Nafl Salah after Fajr and Asr   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhuma narrates that a group of reliable people testified before me, and amongst them was Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu, and he was the most reliable in my eyes, reported that, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam forbade praying (Nafl, Sunnats etc.) after …

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Islam and the Gym Culture

    Question:   Many men go to gym. Other members are wearing inappropriate clothing and loud music is blaring. Females also frequent the gyms.          a) Can the parents stop the male children from going to the gym?          b) Can the wife …

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Marrying two Sisters Concurrently

    Nasihah (Advice): Fostered (Suckled) Siblings   Sayyiduna Uqbah Bin Haaris Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: I married a woman and then a black woman came to us and said, “I have suckled both of you (your wife and you).” So, I came to Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam and said, “I married …

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The sweat and saliva of a dog

  Question and Answer:   A dog passed by me and rubbed itself onto my clothes. Can I perform Salaah in the same clothes? I was told that only if a dog licks your clothing, your Salaah will be invalid?   (Question published as received)   The saliva and sweat …

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Post Mortem

Question: What is the ruling regarding post mortem in Islam, it is required by the South African law to do a post mortem, how can we avoid this. I am currently a medical student, it is the norm to cut open dead bodies to study the parts of the human …

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Decorating One’s Business for Christmas

Nasihah (Advice): Imitating A Nation   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, ”Whoever imitates a nation is from among them.” (Sunan Abi Dawud) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:                 Can Muslim businessmen decorate their shops with christmas trees, santa clause for business? …

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40 day Mourning Period

Nasihah (Advice): Duration for Mourning the Deceased   Sayyidatuna Ummu Atiyya Radhiyallahu Anha narrated, “We were forbidden to mourn for more than three days except for a husband.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q: Aslm Mufti, hope you well, I wanted to find out what the significance of the 40 …

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Unnecessary Sajdah Sahw

Nasihah (Advice): Forbearing and Wise   Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “No one is forbearing unless he himself has made a mistake. No one is wise unless he himself has been tested.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Aslm. If I make said sahw when …

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Is there a problem with eating beef?

Answered By: Mufti Abdullah Nana Source: IlmGate Mawlana Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi (Allah have mercy on him) writes, “The incident of Rasulullah (Allah bless him with peace) sacrificing a cow on behalf of his wives during the Farewell Hajj and distributing its meat to his wives is recorded both in Sahih al-Muslim (#294) and Sahih …

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