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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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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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Is machine slaughtered meat halal?

 Posted By MV Media By: Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Source: Seeker’s Hub In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Slaughtering animals mechanically is becoming a widespread phenomenon in many abattoirs, plants and firms in several countries. The idea and objective behind slaughtering animals mechanically rather than manually is to speed …

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Plucking, Trimming, Shaping, Shaving and Bleaching Eyebrows

 A Detailed Explanation: <QUESTION> What is the Islamic ruling on plucking, shaping and bleaching Eyebrows?   <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Eyebrow shaping has been a very popular issue for some time now, and one which many people seem very confused about. It is a …

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What does Islam say about Music and Singing?

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   The worst-case scenario in the event of being inflicted with a disease is when the one involved refuses to believe that he has been inflicted with that disease. The way this phenomenon is accepted and recognised in diseases and illnesses …

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Practical Advice on quitting smoking

Nasihah (Advice): Curbing one’s unlawful desires   Allah Ta’ala states in the Noble Qur’aan, “But as for the one who feared the standing before his Rabb and denied the lower self (Nafs) it’s desires, then indeed, Jannah will be his abode.” (Al-Qur’aan 79:40-41)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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