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Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah

Q & A on Muharram and Aashurah Which is the first month of the Islamic calendar and what is it’s meaning? Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar- meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month which un-lawful acts were “forbidden”, prominently …

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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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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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Kissing The Fingers Upon Hearing The Shahadatain in Azaan

Question Is the kissing the fingers upon hearing the Prophet’s (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) name a sunnah? Answer The aforementioned practice is unfortunately very common in different parts of the world. It is based on a narration which has been classified as a fabrication by the masters of Hadith. Some of them …

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What is Bid’a Hasanah in Islam?

by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Bidah Hasana -‘What an Excellent Bida’ah this is! – Salafi Aqeeda … The word Bid’a (innovation) has two aspects to it, one being the linguistic definition, and the other, it’s meaning from a Shariah perspective. Linguistically Bid’a means introducing something new, regardless of whether it …

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Is machine slaughtered meat halal?

 Posted By MV Media By: Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Source: Seeker’s Hub In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Slaughtering animals mechanically is becoming a widespread phenomenon in many abattoirs, plants and firms in several countries. The idea and objective behind slaughtering animals mechanically rather than manually is to speed …

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How Can I groom my Children to be Future Role Models?

    Question: Assalam Alaikum Mufti Sahab, I recently attended your seminar. I have the following URGENT question and I apologize for the rush. I have been trying very hard to bring up my children in an Islamic environment, However, things are not going as I expected. The children are …

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