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Dua at Iftaar

Question Please verify the following: Once Moosa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah (Subhanahu wa ‘Ta’ala) O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta’ala replied, O Moosa! during the last period I am going …

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Are the origins of Tasawwuf from the pure Sunnah?

<<LISTEN HERE>>   This is part of a Radio Islam series taking apart oft-mentioned contestations of ISIS propagandists. Those who aim ISIS rhetoric at unwitting South African audiences create confusion, mayhem and aim to weaken public faith in the guidance of our Ulama.   Part 5 of our series is …

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Is taqdeer written in Shabe bara’at?

m.facebook.com/ShkhAbdulRaheem/posts/ Question: Some people say that among the merits of middle night of Sha’baan is that matters of people’s rizq and life & death etc are determined during this night. Is that correct?? Answer: Yes, there are some dhaeef narrations which support this view. A verse of surah Dukhaan says: …

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The fast of 15th Sha’ban

Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this nafl …

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Virtue of 15th Shabaan?

Is the virtue of 15th of Sha’ban proven, or is it a bid’ah (innovation)? Question I am a firm believer that 15th of Shabaan is a blessed night. I have come across many people who claim it is nowhere to be found in Hadith and it is a Bidah to …

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Method of Visiting the Graveyard

My question is in three parts 1) I would like to know the Sunnah method of visiting graveyards to offer Fatihah, what duas should be recited etc 2) Secondly I have made it a habit to visit my father’s grave after some time. Over the course of time I have …

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Is using tasbeeh a bidah

Question: 1 Is using tasbeeh a bidah & is this an imitation of christianity. 2. Giving tasbeeh as a hadiyah is it permissible in islam. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh. It is permissible to use a “tasbīh” or …

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Aqeeda Ash’ari / Matureedi

Q: is the Ash’ari’a sect bid’aat (an innovation)? Are its aqeedah (beliefs) not in accordance with the teaching of the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam? A: With regards to Aqeeda there emerged two great figures during the third century hijri, viz Imam Abul-Hasan Ash’ari and Imam Abu Mansoor Matureedi. Most …

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What is Waseela and Tawassul? Is it Allowed?

 tafseer-raheemi.com Question Is it bidat to make dua to Allah through the waseelah of Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam? Introduction Praise be to Allah, we praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evil of our own nafs and from our evil deeds. Whomsoever …

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The Ambiya (Alayhimus Salaam) being alive in their graves

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?cat=261 Q: I have a problem understanding the belief about Hayat-un-Nabi. What does it mean? I have heard from many scholars that to oppose this belief is deviation, but I can’t even begin to understand it. Does it mean that our Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is alive just like us in his grave? A: It is …

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