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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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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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