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Validity of Talaaq if the Mahr is not yet paid

  Nasihah (Advice): The seriousness of Marriage and Divorce   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “There are three matters which, if undertaken seriously or jokingly, are still regarded as serious: Marriage, divorce and taking back one’s wife (after issuing a revocable divorce).” (Abu Dawood) …

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Teenage Crushes

Question: Being a girl, is it Haraam to have crushes on boys or to like them? Answer: Respected Sister in Islam السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته As salaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Jazakillah for your email. You have posed a very important question which affects the lives of every one of …

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Custody for Adopted Children

Nasihah (Advice): The guardian of an orphan Sayyiduna Sahl Bin Sa’d Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “I and the guardian of the orphan will be (as close) as two fingers (indicating his forefinger and middle finger) in Jannah.” (Abu Dawood) __________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. asalaam-alaikum …

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Sufficing on Surah Fatiha and the 3 Quls in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Respecting the elderly, the Hafiz of the Quran and a just ruler   Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al-Ashari Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “It is out of reverence to Allah to respect an aged Muslim; the one who commits the Qur’an to memory and …

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Qadha of the Aashura fast due to menses

Nasihah (Advice): Three things which do not break the fast   Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Three things do not break the fast of the fasting person: Cupping, vomiting (unintentionally), and a wet dream.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Slmz. …

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Borrowing the money of one’s child

Nasihah (Advice): Importance of repaying ones debts Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “The soul of the believer remains hanging with his debt till it is paid.” (Tirmizi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. At the time of my son’s birth, …

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Zakaat on a re-invested pension fund

Nasihah (Advice): Refrain to your level best from seeking financial assistance   Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“The upper hand is better than the lower hand. The upper hand is that of the giver and the lower hand is that of the beggar.” (Musnad Ahmad) …

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Was Imam Abu Hanifah a Tabi’í?

nawadir.org Was Imam Abū Ḥanīfah a tābiʿī? I have heard some people say that he was not. Please clarify. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer According to the majority of scholars, Imam al-Aʿẓam Abū Ḥanīfah (d. 150/767) is a tābiʿī. A tābiʿī is someone who met or had sight of a …

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The shia cult and Muawiyah Radhiyallahu Anhu

Question: Salaam Mufti Saheb(s): I wanted to ask about Shias and Muawiya/Ali (Radiyallahoanhum to both). Many Shias say that Muawiya (RA) and his successors cursed Ali during Jummah khutbah for years. Is this true, because I can find no legitimate source of this other than Shia propaganda? Also, why do …

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Fasting only on the day of Aashura

Nasihah (Advice): Virtue of the Fast of Aashura Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “The fast of Aashura wipes out the sins of a year.” (Muslim) __________________________________________     FASTING EXCLUSIVELY ON 10 MUHARRAM Fasting exclusively on 10th Muḥarram Question I understand that it is preferable to avoid fasting exclusively on …

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