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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Importance of having an Islamic Will

Nasihah (Advice): Do not be desirous of the world   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Do not take to the estate (do not be desirous of it), such that you become desirous of the world.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Dividing the Qur’ān into parts and ahzāb

  Question: Who divided the Qur’ān into 30 parts and why? A few critics write in some of their booklets that dividing the Qur’ān in this way is an affirmation of the verse: كما انزلنا على المقتسمين الذين جعلوا القرآن عضين. [We sent down punishment on them] as We sent …

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Can I give a Quran to a non-Muslim?

Question MAY I GIVE / DONATE QURAN TO NON-MUSLIM (MEN / WOMEN). IF RECEIVER IS FEMALE, WHAT IS THE CONDITION IN CASE OF PERIOD. (Question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are many digital options available …

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Went for a body massage and ended up committing zina

Question Assalamu alaikum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu.. Sheikh i have committed a big sin (zina) without my intention…actually i went to do body massage 3 days before and it ended up in zina.. But doing zina was not my intention.. I myself dunno how i did..so the next day i prayed 2 …

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Following different Ulama – Scholars

Question: Is it permissible to follow different group of Ulama ( having differences in opinion on issues), on issue to issue basis? Will it be termed as following Nafs as in this case I shall be looking for the opinion close to my liking. ( Question published as received ) …

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Fast of Aashurah

      Question:   Could you explain the Day of Ashura, the fast etc?   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Rasulaullah Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam encouraged fasting on the day of Ashurah. The following hadith explains the …

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Husain’s RA going against Yazid & the Sunni view on Yazid

Question: I have read your article regarding rebellion against rulers and open Kufr where you said “The ruler’s leadership should not be challenged unless if he commits Kufr or a grave sin, in which case, it should be condemned without using any violence. You also said that, “this ruling is …

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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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