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Sunnah method of shaking hands

Nasihah (Advice): Shaking Hands The Prophet Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “There are no two Muslims who meet and shake hands with one another, but they will be forgiven before they part.” Abu Dawood   ________________________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Is shaking hands with one or two hands sunnah? …

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Sunnah of keeping a beard.

  Question I need to know the sunnath of keeing beard,i am 15 years,and can i keep french beard? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. We commend your enthusiasm at a young age in learning the beloved Sunnah of Rasulullah …

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Acting as an Umrah Mahram for the wife’s siste

  Q. A friend of mine made intention to perform Umrah in December 2014 (his wife, and two daughters), however he wants to take his wife sister with.   PS. the wife and the sister are from two different fathers. Can he (my friend) be a Mahram for the wifes sister. …

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Thoughts of intimate relations

Question   I have a question that if a person male or female have any thoughts of having intimate relations with the opposite and they become wet does this make wudhu or ghusl fardh?   Answer   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum …

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Keeping a Good name

Nasihah (Advice): Keeping a Good name Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has stated, “On the Day of Qiyaamah you will be called by your (own) names and the names of your fathers. Therefore keep good names.” Abu Dawood ________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer:   Q. Can you pl tell me we want to name our son …

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Hanafi or Muslim?

Question: A friend at campus often asks fellow students: “Are you a Muslim or a Hanafi/Shaafi‘ee?” How does one respond to such a question? Please advise.     Answer: The word “or” (in the context of the question) is used between two words of the same species. It is correct to ask …

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Swapping shoes taken mistakenly

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’ood (Radiallahu Anhu) used to say, “Seeking a lawful livelihood is an obligation from amongst the obligations of Islam” (as-Sunan al-Kubra by Bayhaqi, Hadith #: 11695) __________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. I went to the Musjid and someone took my shoes and left their shoes instead. My shoes are …

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Disposing of musical instruments

Nasihah (Advice): The ill effect of music   Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’ood (Radiallahu Anhu) used to say, “Music causes Nifaaq (hypocrisy) in the heart just as water nourishes a plant.” (Rouhul Ma’ani, Vol: 11, Pg: 68)   __________________________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   What should we do with the musical …

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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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