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The Maktab – Securing your child’s Islamic future

The greatest investment any community can make is to invest in their children. Our children are our future. If we invest in today’s children and develop them into people who are firm in their Imaan, who are upright and respectful and who cherish human value more than material wealth, then …

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Post Mortem

Question: What is the ruling regarding post mortem in Islam, it is required by the South African law to do a post mortem, how can we avoid this. I am currently a medical student, it is the norm to cut open dead bodies to study the parts of the human …

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Decorating One’s Business for Christmas

Nasihah (Advice): Imitating A Nation   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, ”Whoever imitates a nation is from among them.” (Sunan Abi Dawud) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:                 Can Muslim businessmen decorate their shops with christmas trees, santa clause for business? …

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Striking the Balance in Upbringing

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Our question is regarding how we should go about raising our child. My baby is small and I try to save him from environments and people that could have a negative effect on him. Some family members have a television or their mindset is different. Therefore, in a …

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Hadith: 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 …

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HADITH: Whoever Gives me The Good News Of Safar Departing..

 http://hadithanswers.com Question I need to know if this Hadith is authentic: Anyone who gives me the good news that he survived Safar, I will give him the good news of that person’s entering Paradise Answer The actual words are:  “Whoever gives me the good news of Safar departing, I will give …

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Women attending universities?

Q: Is it permissible for Muslim women to receive secular education and study in universities so that they can earn a degree? Some people argue that it is necessary for a woman to hold a degree so that if she is divorced or widowed, she will be able to earn …

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Sacrificing parents’ happiness for love

  Nasihah (Advice): Choose Religion when searching for a Spouse   Sayyiduna Abu Huraira Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, A woman is married for four (reasons); her wealth, her family status, her beauty and her religion. So attain success by choosing a woman of piety….) (Bukhari) …

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Permissibility of Hemp Oil

Nasihah (Advice): Treat Yourself Medically   Sayyiduna Abu Darda Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “Allah has sent down both the disease and the cure, and He has appointed a cure for every disease, so treat yourselves medically, but use nothing unlawful.” (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   …

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What does ‘Men are caretakers of women…’ from the Quran mean?

Posted By MV Media By: Shaykh Nuh Keller Source: Unto the One In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Allah says in the Qur’an, Men are caretakers (qawwamuna) of women, because of that through which Allah has favored one over another, and because of what they spend of their property (Qur’an …

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