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Sahih Hadiths Outside The Six Famous Books

Question Are we to only follow Hadiths from the sihah sittah? Or are the Hadiths in other books, like Musnad Ahmad etc also acceptable?   Answer In matters of jurisprudence (fiqh) we should follow whatever our Fuqaha have deduced from the Hadiths. One should never endeavour to follow Hadith directly without the …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Importance of having an Islamic Will

Nasihah (Advice): Do not be desirous of the world   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Do not take to the estate (do not be desirous of it), such that you become desirous of the world.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Dividing the Qur’ān into parts and ahzāb

  Question: Who divided the Qur’ān into 30 parts and why? A few critics write in some of their booklets that dividing the Qur’ān in this way is an affirmation of the verse: كما انزلنا على المقتسمين الذين جعلوا القرآن عضين. [We sent down punishment on them] as We sent …

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Can I give a Quran to a non-Muslim?

Question MAY I GIVE / DONATE QURAN TO NON-MUSLIM (MEN / WOMEN). IF RECEIVER IS FEMALE, WHAT IS THE CONDITION IN CASE OF PERIOD. (Question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are many digital options available …

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Went for a body massage and ended up committing zina

Question Assalamu alaikum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu.. Sheikh i have committed a big sin (zina) without my intention…actually i went to do body massage 3 days before and it ended up in zina.. But doing zina was not my intention.. I myself dunno how i did..so the next day i prayed 2 …

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Following different Ulama – Scholars

Question: Is it permissible to follow different group of Ulama ( having differences in opinion on issues), on issue to issue basis? Will it be termed as following Nafs as in this case I shall be looking for the opinion close to my liking. ( Question published as received ) …

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Fast of Aashurah

      Question:   Could you explain the Day of Ashura, the fast etc?   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Rasulaullah Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam encouraged fasting on the day of Ashurah. The following hadith explains the …

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Husain’s RA going against Yazid & the Sunni view on Yazid

Question: I have read your article regarding rebellion against rulers and open Kufr where you said “The ruler’s leadership should not be challenged unless if he commits Kufr or a grave sin, in which case, it should be condemned without using any violence. You also said that, “this ruling is …

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