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Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah

Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah Which is the first month of the Islamic calendar and what is it’s meaning? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar- meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month which un-lawful acts were “forbidden”, prominently …

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Haircuts

Question What is the ruling of haircuts?   Answer Men are permitted to cut their hair.This is based on the fact that there are numerous narrations which mention that Rasulullah sallallahualaihiwasallam and the Sahabah radhiallahuanhum cut, trimmed or shaved their hair. However, there are; as with any other aspect of a Muslims life; certain …

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Is it permissible to consume colostrum?

Nasihah (Advice): The black stone Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The Black Stone descended from Paradise and it was whiter than milk, then it was blackened by the sins of the children of Adam.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by mammals …

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Is Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) alive in his grave?

Title: Miscellaneous questions/ Debate with a Salafi Question I was debating with a Salafi and these are questions he posed, asking for Shari’ah evidence for the following, please advice what is the proof? 1) Is the physical body the prophet pbuh alive or dead in the grave? Why do Hanafis say …

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Is Allah Everywhere or is He on His Throne?(Detailed)

<QUESTION> Some people say Allah is everywhere, some say He is above the heavens, some say He is on His throne; and everyone seems to present tons of evidences to prove their point. I am so confused about the whole issue. Where is Allah? Please explain! <ANSWER> In the name …

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Grave of Prophet Ibrahim and other Prophets Alayhimus Salaam

Question It is famous that the grave of Prophet Ibrāhīm (peace be upon him) is located in Hebron, which is also known as Al-Khalil, because of this. Is this authentic? There are also graves of Prophet Mūsā and other Prophets in the surrounding regions. How authentic are they? بسم الله …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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