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Azan on the occasion of accepting Islam

Nasihah (Advice): The virtue of honouring the elderly Sayyiduna Abu Musa al-Ash’ari (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Part of honouring Allah is to honour the elderly, the Hafiz of the Qur’an who is modest in his recitation and preserves it and a just ruler” (Abu Dawood, …

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Aqeeqah

Nasihah (Advice): The correct way of advising others: Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Educate people and use words that will motivate them to do good and do not say things that will break their courage. And when you become angry, remain silent” (Musnad …

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Shaving the hair of a newborn

  Nasihah (Advice): Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah (Radiyallahu Anha) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “There are ten inborn qualities that are from basic human cleanliness: Trimming the moustache, lengthening the beard, brushing the teeth with the Miswaak, rinsing the nostrils with water, clipping the nails, washing the body joints thoroughly, …

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Dyeing the hair black?

Question and Answer: Q. Please advise and provide the reason/s why it is not permissible for a person to dye their hair black. (Query published as received) A. The hadeeth prohibits the same. Refer to Abu Dawood Shareef. Rasulullah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “There will be people who will come …

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Duas for Protection?

________________________________________________________ Q. As salaamu alaikum Due to certain incidents having taken place I am very nervous as I drive around town in Durban – I am a working parent. I read Yaseen each morning after Fajr, together with the last 3 surahs and Ayatul Qursi. Is there a specific dua …

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Angel’s presence at the crowing of a rooster?

Question and Answer: Q. I have heard that when the rooster crows, it means that angels are around. Is this true? Jazak ALLAH (Query published as received) A. Yes, this is true, it is mentioned in the Hadith and Dua is encouraged during these moments. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) …

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Ghusl for a person who drowns?

Question and Answer: Q. mufti, pls advise if ghusl is neccessary 2 b performed on a persons whose drowned an whose body thereafter recovered? ????? (Query published as received) A. Yes. Ghusl is necessary. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol:1, Pg: 158) And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Confirmation: Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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Janazah for an amputated limb?

Question and Answer: Q. My friend is a sugar diabetic they going to amputate is leg-what is the ruling pertaining the leg –do we perform salaat tul jannaza (Query published as received) A. There is no Janazah Salaah prescribed for an amputaded part of the body. Janazah is only prescribed …

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Is it necessary to inform relatives of Zakaat?

Nasihah (Advice): Sheikh Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari (Rahimahullah) used to say: “Allah is greater than to allow his servant to make an immediate deal with him only to reward him with delay”. In other words, when a person does something for the pleasure of Allah or abstains from something that is …

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Wudhu for testing patient’s urine?

Q. I work in the Hospital. If go in the toilet for just testing the patient’s urine. Do i need to make wudhu before Namaaz if my wudhu is not broken? Jazakallah your assistance. (Query published as received) A. No. Your Wudhu does not break by testing the urine of …

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