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Clipping one’s nails at night

  Nasihah (Advice): Natural characteristics of a human being   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Fitra (natural dispositions of a human being) are Five: circumcision, shaving the pubic region, plucking the hair under the armpits, clipping the nails and trimming the moustaches short.” (Bukhari) …

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The Night of 27th Rajab.

<QUESTION> I recently received a mail from a brother which says that fasting and staying up on the 27th of Rajab is baseless and it quotes the following Hadith: It is narrated by Hazrat Ibn Abbas (RA) that the Prophet (SAW) forbade the fasts of Rajab. (Ibn Majah). This was …

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A Muslim going to a Fortune Teller

Question: : Assalaamualaikum I pray you are well.   1) If a Muslim goes to the fortune teller to get their hand read or find out something about the future,(horoscopes) or ask some sort of person who does tells what will happen in the future (astaghfirullah) or asks the fortune …

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Should The Rajab Dua be Read after every Salah

www.nawadir.org Should the Rajab Duʿāʾ be read after every Ṣalāh? Question Is it Sunnah to recite اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان وبلغنا رمضان after every Ṣalāh in Rajab? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer Anas ibn Mālik (d. 93/711-2) (may Allah be pleased with him) says that when the month …

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Various Forms of Tawassul and Istighatha and their Rulings

http://www.daruliftaa.com <QUESTION> I wanted to know the Islamic position on seeking intermediaries to Allah, and on seeking help from the dead and calling onto them. Some say it is allowed, and others say it is major shirk. Can you please explain in detail?   <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, …

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Who can be called shaheed? Definition of Shaheed ( Martyr )

Question Who can be called shaheed? Definition of shaheed Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:[1] الشَّهَادَةُ سَبْعٌ سِوَى الْقَتْلِ فِيْ سَبِيْلِ اللهِ الْمَطْعُوْنُ شَهِيْدٌ وَالْغَرِقُ شَهِيْدٌ وَصَاحِبُ ذَاتِ الْجَنْبِ شَهِيْدٌ وَالْمَبْطُوْنُ شَهِيْدٌ وَصَاحِبُ الْحَرِيْقِ …

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Order of the chapters of Qur’an

Title: A Glimpse at the Order of the chapters of Qur’an Question What is the reason behind the order of the chapters of the Qurān? Answer Why has the Qurān been ordered in the way that it has been ordered?    The chapters of the Qurān have been ordered according …

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Celebrating birthdays on an alternate day

   Nasihah (Advice): Aqeeqah for a boy and girl   A group of people approached Hafsah Bint Abdur Rahman Radhiyallahu Anha and enquired from her regarding Aqeeqah. She informed them that Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha informed her that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam commanded them to slaughter two sheep equal (in age) …

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Is Euthanasia permissible on animals

Nasihah (Advice): Do not kill animals needlessly   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Amr Bin Aas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Whoever kills a small bird for no reason, it will beseech Allah on the Day of Resurrection saying: O my Lord, so and so killed me for …

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Manner of Drinking Blessed Zamzam Water

The significance of the adab of drinking Zamzam   By: Mufti  Muhammad ibn Adam Source: http://www.daruliftaa.com/ Facing the Qibla whilst drinking Zamzam water Classical scholars and jurists (fuqaha) have listed, in their respective works, many etiquettes (adaab) of drinking Zamzam water – of which facing the Qibla is one. The proof for …

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