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Should The Rajab Dua be Read after every Salah

www.nawadir.org Should the Rajab Duʿāʾ be read after every Ṣalāh? Question Is it Sunnah to recite اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان وبلغنا رمضان after every Ṣalāh in Rajab? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer Anas ibn Mālik (d. 93/711-2) (may Allah be pleased with him) says that when the month …

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Order of the chapters of Qur’an

Title: A Glimpse at the Order of the chapters of Qur’an Question What is the reason behind the order of the chapters of the Qurān? Answer Why has the Qurān been ordered in the way that it has been ordered?    The chapters of the Qurān have been ordered according …

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Janazah Salaah in the Haram

  Nasihah (Advice): The deeds of a deceased person   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Three follow a dead body. Two of them return and one remains with him. Members of his family, his possessions and his deeds follow him. His family and …

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A man will follow the religion of his friend

  Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘A man will follow the religion of his friend.’ Answer Imams Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Ahmad and other Muhaddithun (rahimahumullah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The full Hadith is as follows: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, …

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Religion / Islamic Shariah Law is not based on logic and opinion

  Question What is the reference for this narration of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? “If the religion were based on opinion, it would be more important to wipe [masah] the under part of the leather sock than the upper” Answer Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Hafiz Ibn …

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Seeking Forgiveness for Backbiting

  Nasihah (Advice): Backbiting and slandering Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Do you know what is backbiting?” The Companions said: “Allah and His Messenger know better.”He said, “Backbiting is talking about your (Muslim) brother in a manner which he dislikes.” It was said …

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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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