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The fast of 15th Sha’ban

Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this nafl …

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Drawing up a non-Shariah will for Muslim client

  Nasihah (Advice):The importance of studying the Laws of Inheritance and Succession    Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayi Wasallam said: “Learn the laws of the Quran and the laws of inheritance, and teach the people, for I will not live forever.” (Tirmidhi)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. As a …

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Virtue of 15th Shabaan?

Is the virtue of 15th of Sha’ban proven, or is it a bid’ah (innovation)? Question I am a firm believer that 15th of Shabaan is a blessed night. I have come across many people who claim it is nowhere to be found in Hadith and it is a Bidah to …

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Offering discounts for advance payment

Nasihah (Advice): A fixed price for advance payments   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “He who makes an advance payment should not make an advance payment except for a specified measure and weight (and for a specified period)” (Muslim)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   I want to enroll …

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Islamic verdict on Contraception and Birth control in general?

What is the Islamic verdict on contraception and birth control in general? Is it only permissible at times of need? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. First of all, it should be known that, one of the main aims of …

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Is it permissible to implant false teeth?

Question If one does not have teeth or has very bad teeth is it permissible to get false teeth or dentures And is it permissible to get what is called porcelain veneers(In dentistry, a veneer is a thin layer of material placed over a tooth, either to improve the aesthetics …

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Money in Charity or Aqeeqah?

Can money be given in charity as Aqiqah instead of sacrificing an animal? Question: Can money be given in charity instead of sacrificing an animal for Aqiqah? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Aqīqah is a feast expressing gratitude to …

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Zakat on strong debts

Question   My father has sold a land to a person, say for ! million in 2010. The person has not paid the amount due yet. Does my father have to pay zakaat on that amount owed (Rs 1m) ? How much does he need to pay each year on …

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Ghusal of Mayyit

What should be done with a Muslim who passes away in a crash with severed limbs? Question: What is the ruling with regards to ghusl when a Muslim is recovered from a crash with severed limbs? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum …

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Interest based savings account

Question I have got some interest money from my saving bank accounts as well as from my father’s account.But Due to not practicing islam my father do not know how to use this interest money as well as i can not make him understand at this stage.What should i do? …

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