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Earning money from teaching Quran?

Question: I would like to know whether it is permissible/prohibited/disliked to earn money through teaching the quran to others Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The teaching of the Quran as well as other acts of devotion should be done …

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Qiraat behind the imam?

Question During Siri Salah (where Imam leads silently, Duhar and Asar) what the Muktadi (praying behind Imam) has to recite silently after Surah Fatiha? Has he to wait till Imam recites Zami Surah (Surah following Surah Fatiha) or the Muktadi has to silently recite any Surah following Surah Fatiha? Answer …

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Authenticity of Hadith compilations

Question I am having suspicions and doubts.I was reading around on the internet and read somewhere that hadiths were collected after the prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) time and therefore many of them are not authentic.I also read that muslims have so  many sects.Now every time I read fazail e amal or …

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Changing one’s name

Nasihah (Advice): Changing one’s name   There are many Ahadith which indicate that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) changed the names of some of his companions due to the names being unpleasant or inappropriate. For example, he changed the name of Barrah to Zainab. (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: …

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Is Tayammum permitted due to shortage of time?

  Nasihah (Advice): Encouragement to make Wudhu at home before going to the Musjid   The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever performs Wudhu thoroughly (by observing all the Sunnahs and etiquettes of Wudhu) and thereafter goes to Salaah and prays the Salaah in congregation or in the …

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Exposure of a female’s hair in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): It is more rewarding for females to pray at home:   Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radhiyallahu Anhu) said: “The Salaah (prayer) of a woman is more virtuous and rewarding in her home than anywhere else.” (Tabrani) __________________________________________   Question:   Q.Growing up I was taught that not …

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Iddah duration for a revert

Nasihah (Advice): The quality a person should seek in a spouse:   The Sahabah (Radiyallahu Anhum) once asked the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaih Wasallam) as to what is the best thing a man could have. The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alahi Wasallam) replied: “A tongue that is engaged in …

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Organ Donation

Title: Is it permissible for one to donate their organs if they have been given a death sentence? Question If one is to be given a death sentence by court, then can he give a consent for donation of his/her organs before or after death? Answer In the Name of …

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Regulating a prolonged menstrual cycle during Iddah

Nasihah (Advice): A way to attract Allah’s mercy:   Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) said: “Allah does not show mercy to those who do not show mercy to others.”(Bukhari) __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   I recently got divorced and I’m in Iddah. I finished my two periods but my …

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Wudhu with ‘Halaal’ nail polish

Question   What is the ruling on “halal” water permeable nail polishes? They have begun to be used more commonly, with the idea that they are okay to use as wudhu would be valid with water permeable nail polish (as opposed to wudhu not being valid with regular nail polish …

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