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Age of Aishah Radhiyallāhu Anhā at the time of Marriage

Age of Aishah Radhiyallāhu Anhā at the time of Marriage I was reading the article related to Hadhrat Aishah Radhiyallāhu Anhā about her marriage with our Nabī Sallallāhu Alaihi Wa Sallam. In this article, the author has given some facts to prove that she was not nine when she got …

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Wiping the face after Dua?

Question and Answer: Q. When I make a dua, I “wipe” my face with my hands at the end of the dua. I was told that it is a sin and innovation. But I see other Muslims doing the same! I was told that Prophet (peace be upon him) never …

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Are Uncles Mahrams?

Question and Answer: Q. is the father’s uncle a mahram for one? (Question published as received) A. The father’s paternal and maternal uncles are Mahrams. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 1, Pg: 273) And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Confirmation: Mufti Ebrahim Desai Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

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Orphans?

Question and Answer: Q. When is a child considered an orphan, and up until what age, for a boy and for a girl? (Question published as received) A. A child without a father is considered an orphan until the age of puberty. And Allah Knows Best Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo …

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Ladies Race

Question and Answer: Q. Assalamualaikum ……. Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to participate in a ladies only road race like the Spar ladies race which will take place on public roads in the city? (Question published as received) A. Although this event is exclusive to females, it is …

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Removing Contact Lenses during Wudhu?

Question and Answer: Q. I sometimes wear clear contact lenses instead of glasses. I don’t remove them when I make Wudhu. I want to know if Wudhu if my Wudhu is valid. (Question published as received) A. Wudhu with contact lenses is valid. Wetting the eye itself is not a …

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Wudhu from changing a diaper?

Question and Answer: Q. Does my Wudhu break when I change my babys nappy? (Question published as received) A. No. The Wudhu does not become invalid by changing your baby’s nappy or diaper. If you do get soiled by any impurity during the process, the soiled area should be washed. …

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What is Taqleed?

What is Taqleed?   Taqlid is a part of everyday life: Taqlîd or Ittibâ in essence, simply refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialisation) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for …

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Music and its prohibition

Evidence of prohibition in the Qur’aan and Sunnah: Allaah says in Soorat Luqmaan (interpretation of the meaning): “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e. music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allaah…” [Luqmaan 31:6] The scholar of the ummah, Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased …

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Importance of following one Mazhab

What is Taqleed?   Taqlid is a part of everyday life: Taqlîd or Ittibâ in essence, simply refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialisation) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for …

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