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Keeping Pets in Islam


  Q. My baby son loves animals and I wanted to get him a pet, and I wanted to know what is the proper ruling regarding pets. Can we keep pets? Ie, cat or dog? What about fish, birds, etc? I would like to get a dog or cat though …

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Eating at outlets where alcohol is served?


JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): – The Qur’an purifies the heart: When reciting the Qur’an, one intention to make is that your recitation must be a means of polishing and cleansing your heart. In the Hadith, Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Hearts become corroded with rust (spiritual rust) …

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Eating veg. at restaurants serving pork and alcohol?


  Nasihah:  The results of consuming Halaal and Haraam food:   Imam Shafi-ee (Rahimahullah) used to say: “When you consume Halaal, you will obey Allah, be it on your own accord or not and when you consume Haraam, you will disobey Allah be it on your own accord or not.” …

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Asking from the Awliya and Tawassul


  Question:   1. Can we ask dua from the awliya ( that passed away ) 2.My question is regarding Saints (aWLIYA ) Is it possible they have knowledge not of the unseen or the future but events that have taken place already, but not near them?My family regularly visit …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?


__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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Teenage Crushes


Question: Being a girl, is it Haraam to have crushes on boys or to like them? Answer: Respected Sister in Islam السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته As salaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Jazakillah for your email. You have posed a very important question which affects the lives of every one of …

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Sufficing on Surah Fatiha and the 3 Quls in Salaah


  Nasihah (Advice): Respecting the elderly, the Hafiz of the Quran and a just ruler   Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al-Ashari Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “It is out of reverence to Allah to respect an aged Muslim; the one who commits the Qur’an to memory and …

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Borrowing the money of one’s child


Nasihah (Advice): Importance of repaying ones debts Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “The soul of the believer remains hanging with his debt till it is paid.” (Tirmizi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. At the time of my son’s birth, …

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Was Imam Abu Hanifah a Tabi’í?


nawadir.org Was Imam Abū Ḥanīfah a tābiʿī? I have heard some people say that he was not. Please clarify. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer According to the majority of scholars, Imam al-Aʿẓam Abū Ḥanīfah (d. 150/767) is a tābiʿī. A tābiʿī is someone who met or had sight of a …

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Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrā Question What is the status of the narration that suggests that a person should generously spend on the family on ʿĀshūrā? Please clarify because people who do not believe in this are criticised whilst people who believe in this are accused of innovation. Read …

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