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Disposing of hair and nails?

    Nasihah (Advice): Deliberately delaying payment of debts is a form of oppression Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “It is a great injustice for a person to delay in paying his debts whereas he has the means.” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 2287) …

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Which side of the bed should husband & wife sleep on?

Nasihah (Advice): Wudhu before sleeping: It is narrated from Abdullah bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu that the Messenger of Allah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Purify these bodies, and Allah will purify you. Whenever a person spends his night in a state of purification, an angel spends his night within his …

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Sending troops to assist Army

IT IS HARAAM FOR PAKISTAN TO SEND TROOPS TO IRAQ TO ASSIST THE KUFFAAR U.S. ARMY BY HADHRAT MUFTI TAQI UTHMAANI   Question: After request by the United States of America, Pakistan is thinking of sending its troops to Iraq to assist the U.S. army. Is it permissible for the …

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Dua of forgiveness for deceased non-Muslims?

Q. Is it permissible to make dua e maghfirat for a person who died as a non Muslim ? (Question published as received) A. It is not permissible to make Dua for forgiveness or mercy for those who have passed away as non-Muslims. The Qur’an clearly mentions the prohibition in …

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Compensation for missed Salaah after a person’s demise

Nasihah (Advice): What benefits a person after his demise? The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When a person passes away, all his actions cease except for three: a) Sadaqah Jaariyah (perpetuating charity), b) knowledge which he imparted and is now being benefited from or c) a righteous child …

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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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