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Status of Euthanasia

Q: What is the Islamic ruling on euthanasia? A: The definition of euthanasia is: a deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering.  There are two types of euthanasia: Passive and Active Passive euthanasia is the withholding of common treatments (such as antibiotics, drugs, …

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Finding a Husband Online

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Please forgive me for sending such a long message. I went to an Islamic co-ed school and I also went to university. I have always worn the abaya and hijaab/scarf. I left university after taking the advice of a few local ‘Ulama. This is how all the …

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Fasting During the First Nine Days of Dhu’l Hijjah

Question: Is it a sunnah to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah? I have heard some people say that it is not a recommended practice, and some say that it is a Bid’a. Can you please clarify? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The first …

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Hajj Questions

<QUESTION> Can you answer the questions below with regards to Hajj? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, 1) Can one take one’s ihram sheets off to go to sleep (when in the state of ihram)? Yes, it will be permissible for one to remove the Ihram …

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Is it permissible to consume colostrum?

Nasihah (Advice): The black stone Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The Black Stone descended from Paradise and it was whiter than milk, then it was blackened by the sins of the children of Adam.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by mammals …

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Is Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) alive in his grave?

Title: Miscellaneous questions/ Debate with a Salafi Question I was debating with a Salafi and these are questions he posed, asking for Shari’ah evidence for the following, please advice what is the proof? 1) Is the physical body the prophet pbuh alive or dead in the grave? Why do Hanafis say …

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