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One sheep for multiple Qurbanis?

  Nasihah (Advice): The immense reward of Qurbani   Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“There is nothing dearer to Allah during the days of Qurbani than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Qiyamah with its horns, hair, and …

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Performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased

Nasihah (Advice): Bequests   Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “Allah has given each person his due rights and there is no bequest in favour of an heir.” (Nasaai)   ________________________________________   Question and Answer:   What is the ruling on performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased person?   (Question …

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Two persons slaughtering each other’s Qurbani animal in error

  Nasihah (Advice): The starting time of Qurbani   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whoever slaughtered an (Qurbani) animal before the Salaah (of Eid), he has slaughtered it for himself; and whoever slaughtered it after the Salaah (of Eid); he has completed …

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Which Azaan does one reply to when there are multiple Azaans

  Nasihah (Advice): Be vigilant of the whispers of Shaitaan during Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When the call for Salaah (Azaan) is pronounced, Shaitaan flees and passes wind so that he does not hear the Azaan. When the call (Azaan) …

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Using Zakaat for burial expenses

  Nasihah (Advice): Preparing food for the bereaved family of the deceased   Sayyidatuna Asmaa’ Bint Umais Radhiyallahu Anha mentions: When Ja’far (Radhiyallahu Anhu) was killed, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam went to his family and said: “The family of Ja’far (Radhiyallahu Anhu) are busy with the matter of their deceased, …

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Keep your children indoors at nightfall?

Nasihah (Advice): Keep your children indoors at nightfall   Sayyiduna Jaabir Bin Abdullah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When night falls – or it is evening, restrain your children (from going out) as the devils spread out at that time. But when an hour of the …

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A permissible incentive for tenants to pay their rentals on time

Sayyiduna Maqil Ibn Yasaar Radhiyallahu Anhu heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam saying: “A ruler who, having control over the affairs of the Muslims, does not strive diligently for their betterment and does not serve them sincerely, will not enter Jannah with them.” (Muslim)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: In …

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Giving Zakaat to a person not designated by the donor

Nasihah (Advice): Do not trust a two-faced person   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “A person who is two-faced cannot be trusted.” (Musnad Ahmad)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Zayn gave Ashraf his Zakaat to give to Jamaal but Ashraf gave …

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Benefitting from a loan

Nasihah (Advice): Seeking refuge from debt   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam often used to seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. It was said to Him: “O Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), how often you seek refuge from debt!” He said: “Whoever gets into …

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