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Is it compulsory to accept nomination as an executor?

Nasihah (Advice): Do not make your Will a means of your destruction   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports thatRasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Indeed a male and a female will spend sixty years in the obedience of Allah but at the time of death, they are unjust in …

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What are the acts which make ghusl obligatory?

  A: 1. If semen is discharged out of passion while one is awake or asleep, ghusl becomes wajib irrespective of whether it is discharged by touching a person of the opposite sex, or by having any such thoughts or fantasies, or by any other way -in all cases, ghusl …

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Laws of Beautification and Adornment

    Question:   I wanted to know what is permissible to do to adorn myself for my husband. I wanted an answer that covers all aspects, such as coloured jilbabs, wearing lingerie, cutting hair, wigs, lipstick, nail polish etc. Also what about imitation jewellery, perfumes? ____________________________ Answer: Foreword by …

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Parent’s responsibility to gift their children equally

  Nasihah (Advice): Gifting one’s children equally   Aamir reports: I heard Nu’man Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu on the pulpit saying, “My father gave me a gift but ‘Amra bint Rawaha (my mother) said, “I would not agree to it unless Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam is made witness to it.” …

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The Ruling on Divorcing While Angry

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: Last weekend my husband divorced me in a fit of anger while we were arguing. He says it was not pre-planned but it just spilled out due to anger. The problem is we are not sure how many times he pronounced it. …

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Ghusl after a pap smear

  Nasihah (Advice): Reward for planting a tree   Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is no Muslim who plants a tree or sows seeds and then a bird or a person or an animal eats from it except that it …

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Divorce in lieu of Mahr (Khula)

    Nasihah (Advice): Do not give an excessive amount of Mahr   Abul Ajfa As Sulami reported that Umar bin Khattab (Radhiyallahu Anhu) delivered a sermon to us and said, “Do not go to extremes in giving women their dowry, for if that were a sign of honour and dignity …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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Validity of Talaaq if the Mahr is not yet paid

  Nasihah (Advice): The seriousness of Marriage and Divorce   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “There are three matters which, if undertaken seriously or jokingly, are still regarded as serious: Marriage, divorce and taking back one’s wife (after issuing a revocable divorce).” (Abu Dawood) …

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Teenage Crushes

Question: Being a girl, is it Haraam to have crushes on boys or to like them? Answer: Respected Sister in Islam السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته As salaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Jazakillah for your email. You have posed a very important question which affects the lives of every one of …

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