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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Do I have to own an asset for a whole year before paying Zakaat?

Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on Trading Stock   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam ordered us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on whatever (stock) we intended for trade.” (Abu Dawood) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Aslm. I am confused about something regarding my zakaat. Say for purpose of explanation, …

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The Fasting Person & Nabi Musa (alayhis salaam)- Hadith Authentic?

http://hadithanswers.com Question Please verify the following: Once Moosa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah (Subhanahu wa ‘Ta’ala) O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta’ala replied, O Moosa! during the last period I am …

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Zakat FAQs

by Mufti Faraz al-Mahmudi Q: Upon whom is Zakāt compulsory? A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisab after a passing of a lunar year.   Q: Who is regarded to have nisab? A: A person who has Zakātable …

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Land Expropriation

Nasihah (Advice): Compensating people Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “If anyone asks you refuge for Allah’s sake, give him refuge, and if anyone asks you (for something) for Allah’s sake, give him.” Sahl and Sulaiman said: If anyone calls you, respond to him. …

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Can Salaah be performed in semen stained clothes?

Question After washing semen containing clothes in washing machine…Stains of semen remains there even after washing.. Is it allowed to pray in these clothes (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A washing machine rinses and washes …

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Brief Miscellaneous Q & A Relating to Fasting

<QUESTION> Can you please answer the questions below with regards to fasting? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Q: Is taking a meal before commencing a fast (suhur) necessary in order for a fast to be valid? A: No, Suhur is not necessary. However, it is a virtuous …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Making Masah on a plaster/cast

Nasihah (Advice): A wound in the path of Allah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“None is wounded in Allah’s Cause but will come on the Day of Resurrection with his wound bleeding. That which will come out of his wound will be the …

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