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The Morning-After Pill

By Shaykh (Mufti) Muhammad Ibn Adam (HA) Question: I have been under the impression that in Islam it is forbidden to use the morning after pill as it is an abortive method of birth control. A friend recently argued that it was not, and that it is permissible to use …

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Disposal of interest funds

Title: It is permissible to dispense of interest funds to the poor and needy  Question   Can you give interest money to children in need,  red nose day charities and  animal charities run by non-muslims. Can you also give to non-muslims who are not that well off (poor).   Answer …

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Is it Sunnat for a man to wear a ring?

Question: Is it Sunnat for a man to wear a ring? Answer: Many Fuqahaa and Muhadditheen state that Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam wore the ring out of necessity (to stamp his letters) .Therefore the Sunnat is for one who would have some necessity in wearing a ring (e.g. a Khalifa …

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A Hadith falsely attributed to Sahih Bukhari

Question Where in Sahih Bukhari does this Hadith appear? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “In three situations, if you pray du’a, it will definitely be accepted: 1) When your body starts shaking. 2) When you got fear in your heart. 3) When you got tears in your eyes. Nabi …

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Explanation of the following Hadith on Ali & Muawiya RA

Question   I would like an explanation of this narration: It was narrated that Saeed bin Jubair said: “I was with Ibn Abbas in Arafat and he said: ‘Why do I not hear the people reciting Talbiyah?’ I said: They are afraid of Muawiyah.’ So Ibn Abbas went out of his …

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Masah on cotton socks

  Question I have heard that during the last days of IMAM Abu Hanifa, he did masah on his feet and people use this as a proof to do masah on cotton socks. Is this correct? ( Question Published as Received ) Answer In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, …

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Tableegh Jamat

Title: Is it a sin for not doing Dawah? Are the people of Tableegh the “Chosen” people? Question Is it a Sin for not doing dawah? Some brothers told me that you need to do dawah everyday and by not doing so you are sinning. I find this rather silly …

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Is it permissible to dye ones hair black?

  Question Is it permissible to dye ones hair black? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh Pure black dye is not permissible for men and women. Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ῾alayhi Wasallam) said, “There will be people who will come later (in …

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Husband tells wife “It’s all over between us”

Title: It’s all over between us Question   If I say to my wife that its all over between us, without intention of divorce, will a divorce be effected. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The statement in reference does …

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