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What to Recite in Graveyard?

Question Asalamualaikum dear Mufti Sahb, 1) Can you please advise what the best thing to read at the graveyard for the deceased is?   2) where should one be positioned at the graveside i.e. at the feet, head, away from the qabar or facing the kaaba and is it okay …

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Can Masjid Waqf Property be sold?

Question: Is it permissible to sell a masjid building and purchase a new one because of the congregation is getting too big for the masjid? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh A Musjid is Waqf. A Waqf property belongs to …

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Weak Hadith

Question: IS THERE IS ANY QUATINGS FROM SHAYKH IBN TAYMIYYA THAT USING OF DAEEF HADEES FOR FADEELATH IS PERMISSIBLE.IF YES PLEEASE PROVIDE THE SOURCE THAT I COULD CLARIFY MY FRIEND WHO JUST SPENT 40 DAYS IN JAMAAT AND SOME OF HIS SALAFI FRIENDS HAS TOLD MANY THINGS ABOUT THE FAZAIL …

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Prescription of Debts

  Nasihah (Advice): Severity of not paying one’s debts   Sayyiduna Muhammad ibn Jahsh Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates: ‘We were sitting with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam when he lifted his gaze towards the sky. He then held his forehead and said: “Subhaanallah! What strict warnings have been revealed!”   We remained …

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Test Tube Babies

Title: It is impermissible to insert a fused egg from another couple into ones womb to get pregnant Question I want to ask about test tube babies. My husband is unfit and we can’t go for test tube baby even. So if I get a fused egg from a married …

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How do I Save Myself in the Holidays?

alhaadi.org Question: I am in high school. Soon the exams will be over and the holidays will commence. Many boys and girls are planning various wrong activities to which I am also being invited. The temptations and the peer pressure are very strong. How do I save myself from falling …

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The Ashari & Matureedi Aqeedah

Hanafi Fiqh > Askmufti.co.za Q: is the Ash’ari’a sect bid’aat (an innovation)? Are its aqeedah (beliefs) not in accordance with the teaching of the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam? A: With regards to Aqeeda there emerged two great figures during the third century hijri, viz Imam Abul-Hasan Ash’ari and Imam Abu Mansoor …

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Forgiveness for Backbiting (Gheebah)

Nasihah (Advice): Quranic Warning on Backbiting Allah Ta’ala states, “O you who believe! Avoid much suspicion, for some suspicions are a sin. Do not spy on one another, nor backbite one another. Would one of you love to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Nay, you would abhor it, …

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What is the Sunnah clothing?

Question   My question is regarding what is Sunnah clothing and what isn’t. Many people say that since the Prophet (SAW) did not particularly mention any clothing as Sunnah, we should stick to the culture around us, as long as the requirements are being met. Some shuyookh say that the …

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Disposal of interest funds

Title: It is permissible to dispense of interest funds to the poor and needy  Question   Can you give interest money to children in need,  red nose day charities and  animal charities run by non-muslims. Can you also give to non-muslims who are not that well off (poor).   Answer …

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