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  Nasihah (Advice): A true believer is one who can be trusted with the lives and wealth of the people   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The Muslim is the one from (the harm of) his tongue and hand (other) Muslims are safe, …

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Is a person who died through cancer a Shaheed?

Question   1. My Aunt passed away 2 days ago from liver cancer, is my Aunt regarded as a shaheed? One scholar as stated she is (see link, no 4). Just wondering does it differ with the type of cancer? http://sunnah.org/wp/2011/01/09/classifications-of-martyrs/ 2. I remember 10 years ago, I read on your website …

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Is Euthanasia permissible on animals

Nasihah (Advice): Do not kill animals needlessly   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Amr Bin Aas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Whoever kills a small bird for no reason, it will beseech Allah on the Day of Resurrection saying: O my Lord, so and so killed me for …

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Rules pertaining to adopted children

Nasihah (Advice): Attribute adopted children to their biological parents   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports, “We used to call (Zaid bin Haaritha) – the freed slave of Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam – Zaid Bin Muhammad until the Qur’anic Verse was revealed: “Call them (adopted sons) by (the …

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Paying Zakat on previously lost jewellery

  Nasihah (Advice): The real loss of family and property   Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Whoever misses the ‘Asr Salaah (intentionally) then it is as if he lost his family and property.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A woman lost …

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Laws of a Musafir (traveller)

  Nasihah (Advice): The final abode   Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said,“When anyone of you dies, he will be shown his abode in the morning and in the evening, if he belongs to the people of Paradise, he will be shown his …

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The Zakaat of an item that was stolen or lost

  Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on stock-in-trade   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to order us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on what (stock) we prepared (intended) for trade. (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A person did not pay Zakaat …

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Marriage to a Christian Woman

Question Assalam o Alakikom, I need information regarding marriage to a christian woman. I am Muslim man and has agreed with a christian Vietnamese woman. I would like to make nikkah with her before the conjugal relation. I have visisted several Masjid of Vietnam and discussed the said issue with …

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Manner of Drinking Blessed Zamzam Water

The significance of the adab of drinking Zamzam   By: Mufti  Muhammad ibn Adam Source: http://www.daruliftaa.com/ Facing the Qibla whilst drinking Zamzam water Classical scholars and jurists (fuqaha) have listed, in their respective works, many etiquettes (adaab) of drinking Zamzam water – of which facing the Qibla is one. The proof for …

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