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Salaam on Social Media

Question? Is it permissible to reply to Salams in writing ? If someone sends Salaam as an audio message on WhatsApp can we reply to his Salaam by writing him back on Whatsapp ? What is the ruling of Salaam on Social Media. Generally we type the work “Assalamualaikum” on …

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Decorating the home with animate pictures

  Nasihah (Advice): Animate Pictures Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: The angels do not enter a house in which there is a dog or animate pictures. (Bukhari) _______________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. In a Muslim house can the walls be decorated with pictures of near and dear ones? Is it a fact that …

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Prayer of Ayub (Alayhis Salam)

The Prophet Ayub (Alayhi Salam) and his story of hardships Question: What was the prayer of ayub as and what was his story of hardship that mentioned in Quran? Can we read same prayer? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. …

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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”, …

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Food Contamination

Question: The company that I am employed by provides a microwave to its employees to reheat foods whenever. The problem is that anyone and everyone used the microwave as such there could be possibly haraam foods being reheated in the microwave. My question is “IS IT PERMISSIBLE FOR ME TO REHEAT MY FOOD IN THe MICROWAVE WITH THE …

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Playing chess and reading Harry potter

Question: I would like to know if it is permissible to play chess without any gambling and whether it is advisable to read Harry Potter literature, and if not, why. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.   All the Fuqaha(Jurists) and scholars …

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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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