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Grocery items with animate pictures

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Talhah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam) said: “The angels (of mercy) do not enter a home in which there is a dog or pictures of living creatures displayed.” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 3225, Narrated by Abu Talhah) __________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Please help. …

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Disposing of Haraam meat

Nasihah (Advice): The Obligation of a man providing for his family: Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Amr (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “It is sufficient to render a man sinful by him neglecting to provide for his dependents.”(Abu Dawood, Hadith #: 1692) __________________________________________________________________   Question and …

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Dog’s saliva and Wudhu

Nasihah (Advice): Three matters that should not be delayed:   The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) mentioned to Sayyiduna Ali (Radiyallahu Anhu) three matters wherein there should be no undue delay:   1) Salaah when its time arrives, 2) The Janazah Salah, 3) Marriage of a girl whose suitable …

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Raffles for charity

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Uthmaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever builds a Musjid, Allah will build a house for him in Jannah.” (Tirmizi, Hadith #: 318)   __________________________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   I want to know is it permissible to buy or sell raffle …

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Sleeping without clothes

Nasihah  (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said: “At the approach of Qiyamah the true understanding of Deen will become non-existent, Ignorance and immorality will become increasingly common; and murder and bloodshed will become rife.” (Sahih al-Bukhari)   __________________________________________________   Can I sleep …

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Is Esaale Sawaab permissible

Question and Answer: Q. I always knew we can read quran and give the sawab to the deceased and I do this all the time for my late dad. Recently I was told this is wrong and the dead cant benefit from my reading. Please clarify as I’m now confused   …

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Replacing damaged car seats due to negligence

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The person who is not trustworthy lacks Imaan.” (Musannaf ibn Abi Shaiybah, Hadith #: 30320) ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. My friend borrowed my vehicle for personal use. The vehicle is a luxury vehicle (BMW) and just …

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Participant Fee for a Quran competition

Sadaqatul Fitr announcement: The Sadaqatul Fitr Amount for 2014 in KwaZulu-Natal has been determined at a minimum of R17.00 per person. Residents of other regions should consult with their local Ulama for the Sadaqatul Fitr amount in their region.   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. We want to …

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Abusing Hotel Discounts

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “He who deceives is not from us” (Musnad Ahmed, Hadith #: 7290)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. There are hotels that offer discounts for bookings done by pensioners with the …

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Group Dhikr and recitation of Salat wa Salam.

<QUESTION> Is it wrong to gather on a specific day or time, for a group dhikr including the sending of salat and salam on the Prophet. We have a gathering in our Masjid, where one person reads fourty Salat & Salam while the rest of the people listen. Also, there …

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