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Homosexuality and Islam

Question: What is the status of homosexuality in Islam, and how should one cope with it? ——————————————————————————– Answer: Haamidaw wa Musalliyaa At the outset the following should be borne in mind: 1. Our creator, Allah (SWT) has prohibited homosexuality in no uncertain terms. 2. Accordingly it is not natural. In …

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The Ambiya (Alayhimus Salaam) being alive in their graves

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?cat=261 Q: I have a problem understanding the belief about Hayat-un-Nabi. What does it mean? I have heard from many scholars that to oppose this belief is deviation, but I can’t even begin to understand it. Does it mean that our Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is alive just like us in his grave? A: It is …

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Washing the Head during Ghusl

    Nasihah (Advice): Muslims are like a single body Sayyiduna Nu’man Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “Muslims are like a single body; if the eye is sore, the whole body aches, and if the head aches, the whole body aches. (Al-Mu’jamul Kabir) ________________________________________________ Question and …

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Determining the Qiblah Direction for Salaah

Nasihah (Advice): The Qiblah   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: When Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam entered the Ka’ba, He invoked Allah in each and every side of it and did not pray till He came out of it, and offered a two Rak’at prayer facing the Ka’ba and said, …

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Concept of child-free life

  Question As-salamu aleikum. What is Islamic view for being “childfree”, voluntary childless (without reason or with reason like “I will be bad parent due some problems)? Is it haram, might it cause sin, curse from Allah or loosing of rizq/barakhat in life? (Question published as received) Answer   In the Name …

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Folding Clothes in Salaah

Question Mufti i would like you to analyse the Fatwa below regarding folding the trousers above the ankles in salaah, which states that it is makrooh e tahreemi to fold the trousers above the ankles because of the hadeeth mentioned in the Fatwa.I would also like to know if the …

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Is It Best for Women To Offer Salah at Home?

Question Are there any authentic virtues in the Hadith for women to perform Salah at home? If yes could a few please be quoted?   Answer 1. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Umm Humayd (radiyallahu’anha) who expressed her desire to offer salah behind Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) [in the masjid]: ‘Your …

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Talaaq & Inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): Do not delay in burial   When Talha bin Bara’ Radhiyallahu Anhu fell ill, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam came to visit him and said, “Verily, I think that Talha is about to pass away. So inform me when he passes away and make haste (in burying him). …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Importance of having an Islamic Will

Nasihah (Advice): Do not be desirous of the world   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Do not take to the estate (do not be desirous of it), such that you become desirous of the world.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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