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Prescription of Debts

  Nasihah (Advice): Severity of not paying one’s debts   Sayyiduna Muhammad ibn Jahsh Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates: ‘We were sitting with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam when he lifted his gaze towards the sky. He then held his forehead and said: “Subhaanallah! What strict warnings have been revealed!”   We remained …

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Test Tube Babies

Title: It is impermissible to insert a fused egg from another couple into ones womb to get pregnant Question I want to ask about test tube babies. My husband is unfit and we can’t go for test tube baby even. So if I get a fused egg from a married …

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How do I Save Myself in the Holidays?

alhaadi.org Question: I am in high school. Soon the exams will be over and the holidays will commence. Many boys and girls are planning various wrong activities to which I am also being invited. The temptations and the peer pressure are very strong. How do I save myself from falling …

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The Ashari & Matureedi Aqeedah

Hanafi Fiqh > Askmufti.co.za Q: is the Ash’ari’a sect bid’aat (an innovation)? Are its aqeedah (beliefs) not in accordance with the teaching of the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam? A: With regards to Aqeeda there emerged two great figures during the third century hijri, viz Imam Abul-Hasan Ash’ari and Imam Abu Mansoor …

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Can a husband perform his deceased wife’s Ghusl?

  Nasihah (Advice): Make every day a Day of Eid Hasan Al-Basri (Rahimahullah), said, “Every day in which Allah is not disobeyed is a day of Eid. And every day the believer spends in obedience, remembrance, and gratitude to Allah is a day of Eid.” (Lata’iful-Ma’arif) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: …

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Forgiveness for Backbiting (Gheebah)

Nasihah (Advice): Quranic Warning on Backbiting Allah Ta’ala states, “O you who believe! Avoid much suspicion, for some suspicions are a sin. Do not spy on one another, nor backbite one another. Would one of you love to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Nay, you would abhor it, …

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What is the Sunnah clothing?

Question   My question is regarding what is Sunnah clothing and what isn’t. Many people say that since the Prophet (SAW) did not particularly mention any clothing as Sunnah, we should stick to the culture around us, as long as the requirements are being met. Some shuyookh say that the …

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The Morning-After Pill

By Shaykh (Mufti) Muhammad Ibn Adam (HA) Question: I have been under the impression that in Islam it is forbidden to use the morning after pill as it is an abortive method of birth control. A friend recently argued that it was not, and that it is permissible to use …

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Disposal of interest funds

Title: It is permissible to dispense of interest funds to the poor and needy  Question   Can you give interest money to children in need,  red nose day charities and  animal charities run by non-muslims. Can you also give to non-muslims who are not that well off (poor).   Answer …

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Is it Sunnat for a man to wear a ring?

Question: Is it Sunnat for a man to wear a ring? Answer: Many Fuqahaa and Muhadditheen state that Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam wore the ring out of necessity (to stamp his letters) .Therefore the Sunnat is for one who would have some necessity in wearing a ring (e.g. a Khalifa …

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