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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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Authenticity of Salatut Tasbih

Question: Is Salat al Tasbih authentic? Answer: http://www.al-miftah.com/authenticity-of-salatut-tasbih/ In these times of neglect towards din, its sad that some people prefer to discourage the masses from proven acts of worship. The sad part is that it’s all done in the name of promoting Islam! One such deed is: Salat al-Tasbih. …

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How to get Rid of Unwanted Islamic Literature?

<QUESTION> How does one get rid of unwanted religious literature, such as religious books, leaflets with the name of Allah, etc? Also, please state the ruling on what should be done to the copies of Qur’an that are no longer in a useable state: <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, …

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Fasting and Ibadah on 15th Sha’ban

Questions. (1) Is the hadith concerning the fifteen of Shabaan “totally and absolutely weak”? (2) Is it true that one of the narrators of this hadith was regarded as a fabricator and liar? (3)While it has been narrated in many authentic Ahadith that Rasulullah (S.A.W.) fasted for most of the …

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Clipping one’s nails at night

  Nasihah (Advice): Natural characteristics of a human being   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Fitra (natural dispositions of a human being) are Five: circumcision, shaving the pubic region, plucking the hair under the armpits, clipping the nails and trimming the moustaches short.” (Bukhari) …

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