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Incorrect Beliefs

Group Dhikr and recitation of Salat wa Salam.

<QUESTION> Is it wrong to gather on a specific day or time, for a group dhikr including the sending of salat and salam on the Prophet. We have a gathering in our Masjid, where one person reads fourty Salat & Salam while the rest of the people listen. Also, there …

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Kissing Thumbs During Adhan

The Fiqh of Insistence & Deeming Necessary <QUESTION> Can you explain the ruling with regards to insisting upon a recommended act? Also, is it permitted to kiss one’s thumbs during Adhan? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, An example of what has been mentioned below is …

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True Dreams?

Question: What are the conditions for a dream to be considered true?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   The science of interpreting dreams is a rather difficult and intricate field that requires one to have in depth knowledge …

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Folding the Musalla after Salaah?

Nasihah:  There are certain moments during the day when a person’s Duas are accepted:   Sayyiduna Muhammed bin Maslamah al-Ansari (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said:    “Indeed, there are certain moments during the day that are special to Allah, so be prepared for …

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The reality of Jadu/Sihr (blackmagic) and Jinn in Islām

___________________________________ Question: What does sharia says about jadu (black magic) and Jinnat, whereby it is prevailing in our society and families are really in deep troubles and strongly trying to follow Taweez from maulanas coming from more specially India/Pakistan etc. They ask us to open a page from Qur’aan shareef, …

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Taziah of Hazrat Husain

Question and Answer: Q. What is the Shariah ruling on Taziah where people march in procession in Muharram and mourn the death of Imam Husain (R.A)? Also what Is the Shari’ah position of wearing green and red strings during the days of Muharram. And lastly, I would like to know …

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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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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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Horoscopes

My question is that should we believe in horoscopes and signs, because sometimes I read things about my sign and the prediction that is written for my sign upsets me, if it is something scary. I want to know whether this information is true or useless. Please clarify this. May …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question: There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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