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Camel Hump Hijabs

Nasihah (Advice): Awrah Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “A man is not to look at the ‘Awrah of a man, and a woman is not to look at the ‘Awrah of a woman. A man is not to be alone with a …

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Correct Manner/Method or Definition of Hijab?

Question: I wanted to know about a matter concerning the RIGHT hijaab What is the proper hijaab? I mean so many different hijaabs are to choose from, Could you please tell us where it says that the hijaab SHOULD be LONG (JILBAAB) over the chest (Question published as received) Answer: …

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Religion / Islamic Shariah Law is not based on logic and opinion

  Question What is the reference for this narration of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? “If the religion were based on opinion, it would be more important to wipe [masah] the under part of the leather sock than the upper” Answer Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Hafiz Ibn …

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Use of Botox for Beauty & Medicinal Purposes.

Question I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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Seeking Forgiveness for Backbiting

  Nasihah (Advice): Backbiting and slandering Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Do you know what is backbiting?” The Companions said: “Allah and His Messenger know better.”He said, “Backbiting is talking about your (Muslim) brother in a manner which he dislikes.” It was said …

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Marriage is not for Small Boys !!!

  I used to interpret the saying “Marriage is not for small boys” to mean small  boys in terms of age, until I visited a female mentor that has been in marriage for 47 years.   I asked, so what is the secret of your over 47 years in marriage? …

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Janaazah Salaah for Women

  Question and Answer:   Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.   (Question published as received)   There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the …

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Tawaaf and the Salaah of Tawaaf after Fajr and Asr

Nasihah (Advice): Nafl Salah after Fajr and Asr   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhuma narrates that a group of reliable people testified before me, and amongst them was Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu, and he was the most reliable in my eyes, reported that, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam forbade praying (Nafl, Sunnats etc.) after …

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Islam and the Gym Culture

    Question:   Many men go to gym. Other members are wearing inappropriate clothing and loud music is blaring. Females also frequent the gyms.          a) Can the parents stop the male children from going to the gym?          b) Can the wife …

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Marrying two Sisters Concurrently

    Nasihah (Advice): Fostered (Suckled) Siblings   Sayyiduna Uqbah Bin Haaris Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: I married a woman and then a black woman came to us and said, “I have suckled both of you (your wife and you).” So, I came to Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam and said, “I married …

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