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Difficult Teen

QUESTION: I have a teenage son who is a Hafez.He does not listen to us,he goes out when he wants and sometimes does not come home.He becomes very arrogant when we question him. He does not spend time with his family at all and only wants to be with his …

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Rabbits as Pets?

Nasihah (Advice): Exchanging gifts removes ill feelings Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “Give gifts to each other; for it removes the ill feelings of the heart” (Tirmizi, Hadith #: 2130, Narrated by Abu Hurayrah) __________________________________________________________ Q. Is it permissible to keep rabbits as pets. Some people say I can’t …

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Female Method of Sajdah?

Nasihah (Advice): Filling a gap in the Saff is a means of forgiveness: Sayyiduna Juhayfah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever fills a gap in the Saff (row for congregational Salaah), his sins will be forgiven” (Majma’uz Zawa’id, V:2, Pg: 251) __________________________________________________________ Q. …

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Supernatural Healing?

Q. How Islam belongs to the healing, some people claim that they have supernatural abilities to cure people without medical intervention – imposing of hands, reading any prayers. I know the woman who claims that she be able to heal people imposing of hands. What our religion says about it? …

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Salaah with clothing touched by a dog

Q. i`m in the service industry whereby i physically go out on install in peoples homes, the bulk of my clientele are none muslim and thus they have dogs as pets, many a time there dogs jump on me etc, my question is what is the permissibility salaah for me …

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Hadith concerning a woman leaving home perfumed?

Nasihah: A recommended Dua to be recited after burial of the deceased: Sayyiduna Uthman (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that when Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to finish burying the deceased, he used to stand at the grave and advise his Sahabah “Ask Allah to forgive your (deceased) brother and ask Allah …

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Reading Islamic literature without Wudhu?

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know whether a person needs to be in the state of wudu when reading islamic literature (kitaabs) with quraanic ayaats in,quraanic ayaats be it in english translation and arabic (Query published as received) A. It is permissible to touch Islamic literature without …

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Unique Name For My Child?

Question: My name is “Janeef” and my wife is “Jafnabi” and we call her “Jafna”. None of these names have meaning as far as we know. Do we have to change it? If yes, do we have to change it in official records or can we just use the new …

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Azan on the occasion of accepting Islam

Nasihah (Advice): The virtue of honouring the elderly Sayyiduna Abu Musa al-Ash’ari (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Part of honouring Allah is to honour the elderly, the Hafiz of the Qur’an who is modest in his recitation and preserves it and a just ruler” (Abu Dawood, …

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