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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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