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Fatwa on Halala (Triple Talaq)

Q. When a husband divorces his wife three times, she is already traumatized, why does Shariah punish her again by subjecting her to halalah? Why isn’t a simple nikah sufficient without consummation? Why should the divorcee be dirtied by another man? I personally won’t return to such a woman. Doesn’t …

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Questions Pertaining To I’tikaaf

      Q. Explain the difference between Fardh, Sunnah and Nafl I’tikaaf.   There is no such thing as Fardh I’tikaaf. If a person takes an oath to perform I’tikaaf, then it becomes Waajib. The I’tikaaf of the last ten days of Ramadan is Sunnah and performing I’tikaaf whenever …

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Rules Related To I’tikaf For Women

      QUESTION:   Can a woman perform I’tikaaf for gaining rewards and being close to Allah Subhanawa Ta’ala ? is I’tikaaf by a woman Sunnah or Nafl or Mustahab? if so, which place would be more appropriate for her to do so? Fox example, there are only 2 …

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Zakaat FAQs Part 3

    Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 3)   Zayn gave Ashraf his Zakaat to give to Jamaal but Ashraf gave Zayn’s Zakaat to Ali. Is Zayn’s Zakaat valid?   If Zayn appointed Ashraf as his representative to discharge his Zakaat to Jamaal but instead, Ashraf discharged it …

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Zakaah Faqs Part 2

Frequently asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 2)   When we give Zakaat to our relatives is it essential to inform them that it is from the Zakaat money? Because when we inform them they are reluctant to take it. Hence please explain.   It is not necessary to inform …

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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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Ramadaan Questions

(QUESTIONS POSTED AS RECEIVED) Is it permissible to wear a pain patch while fasting? A pain patch is used externally, hence, will not invalidate the fast. You may fast in the month of Ramadhaan while using the pain patch. [Mufti Ebrahim Desai] One of my friends has a problem with …

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