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The reality of Jadu/Sihr (blackmagic) and Jinn in Islām

___________________________________ Question: What does sharia says about jadu (black magic) and Jinnat, whereby it is prevailing in our society and families are really in deep troubles and strongly trying to follow Taweez from maulanas coming from more specially India/Pakistan etc. They ask us to open a page from Qur’aan shareef, …

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Eating at a home whose owners sell alcohol?

Question and Answer: Q. my parents and my sister get income from a shop where they sell food, household goods, alcohol and cigarettes. They are Muslims, but non-practicing ones. So may I eat at their home? For some time, I even stopped eating in their house and explained my mother …

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Taziah of Hazrat Husain

Question and Answer: Q. What is the Shariah ruling on Taziah where people march in procession in Muharram and mourn the death of Imam Husain (R.A)? Also what Is the Shari’ah position of wearing green and red strings during the days of Muharram. And lastly, I would like to know …

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Mother serving as a Mahram for her daughter?

Nasihah (Advice): The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “It is not permissible for her (a woman) to leave the home without the permission of her husband and it is not permissible for a woman to travel the journey of three days (the Safar distance which amounts to …

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The best Istighfar?

Question and Answer: Q. wat is the best istigfaar to read every night? (Question published as received) A. The best form of Istighfar is the Sayyidul Istighfar (the chief of all forms of Istighfar) which is as follows: اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ رَبِّي لاَ إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ، خَلَقْتَنِي وَأَنَا عَبْدُكَ، وَأَنَا عَلَى …

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Paying Fidyah from the deceased’s estate?

__________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A person passed away and had outstanding Qadha Salaahs to be performed. He did not state in his will that the Fidyah should be paid for him. Is it permissible to pay the Kaffarah from the estate? (Questions published as received) A. If the deceased …

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Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah

    Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah   Which is the first month of the Islamic calendar and what is it’s meaning? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar- meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month which un-lawful acts …

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Time of full Salaah for a Musafir?

Nasihah (Advice): Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu anhu) relates that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “He who works hard (to fulfil the needs) of widows and the poor is like a warrior in the Path of Allah.” The narrator thought that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) also said, “and he is like the …

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Aqeeqah for New Muslims?

Nasihah (Advice): Satisfaction The Prophet Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Be satisfied with what Allah has apportioned for you and you will be the richest of people.” (Narrated by Ahmad and Al-Tirmidhi) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Please advice if aqeeqah is to be done for a new muslim revert. …

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Driving for a liquor store?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever wants his wealth to be increased and his life to be fulfilling should join family ties.” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 2067) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. My brother is offered a …

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