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Eyebrows & Hair Removal

by ZamZam Question Please shed some light on the permissibility of eyebrows & hair Removal. Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah the Inspirer of truth. The issue of removing hair from around the eyebrows has become a very popular issue and one which many people seem to be …

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Clarification on the status of Laylatul Mi’raaj

  Nasihah (Advice): Remaining steadfast on the Sunnah of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam and the Khulafaa-Raashideen   Sayyiduna ’Irbaad ibn Saariyah Radhiyallahu Anhum narrated, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gave us a sermon by which our hearts were filled with fear and tears came to our eyes. We said, …

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Labelling People/Ulama as Disbelievers – Takfiris

I AM DESPONDENT. IF ‘ULAMA CAN EASILY BECOME APOSTATES/KĀFIRS, WHERE DO I STAND? Question: I am very confused. I observe some ‘Ulama/Muftis practising and propagating the Deen of Allah. What I fail to understand is that some ‘Ulama/Muftis are declared as apostates and kafirs by others, due to various differences. …

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Clipping one’s nails at night

  Nasihah (Advice): Natural characteristics of a human being   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Fitra (natural dispositions of a human being) are Five: circumcision, shaving the pubic region, plucking the hair under the armpits, clipping the nails and trimming the moustaches short.” (Bukhari) …

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What should a person do with interest money?

  Question What should a person do with interest money? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is incumbent upon a person to dispose of the interest money as charity to the poor who are entitled to receive Zakaat (i.e. …

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Places and times where du’aas are answered

Question: What are the times, places and situations where du’aa’ is answered? And what is meant by the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) “Dabr al-salawaat al-maktoobah (following the prescribed prayers)”? Is the prayer of a father for his child answered, or is it …

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Authenticity Of Rajab is ALLAH’s Month Narration

Authenticity of Rajab is Allah’s month narration Question Is the following narration “Rajab is Allah’s month, Shaʿbān is my month, and Ramaḍān is my nation’s month” authentic as it is commonly circulated? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal (d. 241/855) categorised this narration as munkar (unknown)[1] and subsequently …

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The Night of 27th Rajab.

<QUESTION> I recently received a mail from a brother which says that fasting and staying up on the 27th of Rajab is baseless and it quotes the following Hadith: It is narrated by Hazrat Ibn Abbas (RA) that the Prophet (SAW) forbade the fasts of Rajab. (Ibn Majah). This was …

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A Muslim going to a Fortune Teller

Question: : Assalaamualaikum I pray you are well.   1) If a Muslim goes to the fortune teller to get their hand read or find out something about the future,(horoscopes) or ask some sort of person who does tells what will happen in the future (astaghfirullah) or asks the fortune …

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Should The Rajab Dua be Read after every Salah

www.nawadir.org Should the Rajab Duʿāʾ be read after every Ṣalāh? Question Is it Sunnah to recite اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان وبلغنا رمضان after every Ṣalāh in Rajab? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer Anas ibn Mālik (d. 93/711-2) (may Allah be pleased with him) says that when the month …

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