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Determining the Qiblah Direction for Salaah

Nasihah (Advice): The Qiblah   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: When Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam entered the Ka’ba, He invoked Allah in each and every side of it and did not pray till He came out of it, and offered a two Rak’at prayer facing the Ka’ba and said, …

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Sahih Hadiths Outside The Six Famous Books

Question Are we to only follow Hadiths from the sihah sittah? Or are the Hadiths in other books, like Musnad Ahmad etc also acceptable?   Answer In matters of jurisprudence (fiqh) we should follow whatever our Fuqaha have deduced from the Hadiths. One should never endeavour to follow Hadith directly without the …

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Concept of child-free life

  Question As-salamu aleikum. What is Islamic view for being “childfree”, voluntary childless (without reason or with reason like “I will be bad parent due some problems)? Is it haram, might it cause sin, curse from Allah or loosing of rizq/barakhat in life? (Question published as received) Answer   In the Name …

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Folding Clothes in Salaah

Question Mufti i would like you to analyse the Fatwa below regarding folding the trousers above the ankles in salaah, which states that it is makrooh e tahreemi to fold the trousers above the ankles because of the hadeeth mentioned in the Fatwa.I would also like to know if the …

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Is It Best for Women To Offer Salah at Home?

Question Are there any authentic virtues in the Hadith for women to perform Salah at home? If yes could a few please be quoted?   Answer 1. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Umm Humayd (radiyallahu’anha) who expressed her desire to offer salah behind Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) [in the masjid]: ‘Your …

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Talaaq & Inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): Do not delay in burial   When Talha bin Bara’ Radhiyallahu Anhu fell ill, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam came to visit him and said, “Verily, I think that Talha is about to pass away. So inform me when he passes away and make haste (in burying him). …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Importance of having an Islamic Will

Nasihah (Advice): Do not be desirous of the world   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Do not take to the estate (do not be desirous of it), such that you become desirous of the world.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Hadith On The Importance Of Loving The Sahabah

Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mughaffal [radiyallahu ‘anhu] narrates that the Messenger of Allah said: “Allah, Allah! Fear Him with regard to my Companions! Do not make them targets after me. Whoever loves them loves them with his love for me; and whoever hates them hates them …

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Dividing the Qur’ān into parts and ahzāb

  Question: Who divided the Qur’ān into 30 parts and why? A few critics write in some of their booklets that dividing the Qur’ān in this way is an affirmation of the verse: كما انزلنا على المقتسمين الذين جعلوا القرآن عضين. [We sent down punishment on them] as We sent …

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