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One sheep for multiple Qurbanis?

  Nasihah (Advice): The immense reward of Qurbani   Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“There is nothing dearer to Allah during the days of Qurbani than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Qiyamah with its horns, hair, and …

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Homosexuality

Question: What is the status of homosexuality in Islam, and how should one cope with it? ——————————————————————————– Answer: Haamidaw wa Musalliyaa At the outset the following should be borne in mind: 1. Our creator, Allah (SWT) has prohibited homosexuality in no uncertain terms. 2. Accordingly it is not natural. In …

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Performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased

Nasihah (Advice): Bequests   Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “Allah has given each person his due rights and there is no bequest in favour of an heir.” (Nasaai)   ________________________________________   Question and Answer:   What is the ruling on performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased person?   (Question …

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Status of fasting during the ten days of Zul-Hijjah

Nasihah (Advice): The fast of Arafah-Expiation for two years of sins Sayyiduna Qataadah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Fasting on the Day of Arafah, I hope from Allah, expiates for the sins of the previous year and the following year.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. What …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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The Virtues and Laws of Qurbani/Udhiyya

  “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is your Taqwa that reaches Him…” (Surah Hajj) Ibraheem (Alayhis Salaam) had two alternatives: either to follow the cry of his heart or to submit to the call of his Creator. He chose to submit. Qurbani …

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Make-up Artist

uswatulmuslimah.co.za Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Respected ‘Ulama There is a non-Muslim makeup artist who is highly qualified in his field. He claims to be gay. It has recently become a trend among some Muslim women to get their faces done up by this makeup artist. After applying the makeup, he often takes …

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Qurbaani Laws Made Easy

UPON WHOM IS QURBANI COMPULSARY? #…..Qurbaani is compulsory upon every understanding, mature, resident Muslim male and female who owns nisaab or owns extra items (over and above their need) which equals the nisaab amount, i.e. they own an amount that equals the gold and silver nisaab amount, or they possess …

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Two persons slaughtering each other’s Qurbani animal in error

  Nasihah (Advice): The starting time of Qurbani   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whoever slaughtered an (Qurbani) animal before the Salaah (of Eid), he has slaughtered it for himself; and whoever slaughtered it after the Salaah (of Eid); he has completed …

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Which Azaan does one reply to when there are multiple Azaans

  Nasihah (Advice): Be vigilant of the whispers of Shaitaan during Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When the call for Salaah (Azaan) is pronounced, Shaitaan flees and passes wind so that he does not hear the Azaan. When the call (Azaan) …

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