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Accepting meals from a Zakaat recipient?

Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible for a person who is giving ZAKAT for the marriage of a girl to attend the dinner at the girls wedding ?     (Query published as received)   A.  Yes. It is permissible. Once Zakaat funds have been given to eligible recipients …

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Monetary offering in lieu of Talaaq?

Nasihah (Advice): With regards to the treatment of the wife, Allah says in the Holy Qur’an:  And treat them (your wives) in a good manner. If you dislike them, then it is quite likely that you dislike something and Allah has placed a lot of good in it (Surah an-Nisaa, …

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Sending troops to assist Army

IT IS HARAAM FOR PAKISTAN TO SEND TROOPS TO IRAQ TO ASSIST THE KUFFAAR U.S. ARMY BY HADHRAT MUFTI TAQI UTHMAANI   Question: After request by the United States of America, Pakistan is thinking of sending its troops to Iraq to assist the U.S. army. Is it permissible for the …

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Dua of forgiveness for deceased non-Muslims?

Q. Is it permissible to make dua e maghfirat for a person who died as a non Muslim ? (Question published as received) A. It is not permissible to make Dua for forgiveness or mercy for those who have passed away as non-Muslims. The Qur’an clearly mentions the prohibition in …

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Reconciliation after one revocable divorce

Nasihah (Advice):There is no superstition in Islam:   It is narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “(In Islam) There is no such thing as contagion, bad omens, superstition and bad luck in Safar” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 5425) ________________________________________________ Question and …

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Compensation for missed Salaah after a person’s demise

Nasihah (Advice): What benefits a person after his demise? The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When a person passes away, all his actions cease except for three: a) Sadaqah Jaariyah (perpetuating charity), b) knowledge which he imparted and is now being benefited from or c) a righteous child …

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The reality of Jadu/Sihr (blackmagic) and Jinn in Islām

___________________________________ Question: What does sharia says about jadu (black magic) and Jinnat, whereby it is prevailing in our society and families are really in deep troubles and strongly trying to follow Taweez from maulanas coming from more specially India/Pakistan etc. They ask us to open a page from Qur’aan shareef, …

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Eating at a home whose owners sell alcohol?

Question and Answer: Q. my parents and my sister get income from a shop where they sell food, household goods, alcohol and cigarettes. They are Muslims, but non-practicing ones. So may I eat at their home? For some time, I even stopped eating in their house and explained my mother …

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Taziah of Hazrat Husain

Question and Answer: Q. What is the Shariah ruling on Taziah where people march in procession in Muharram and mourn the death of Imam Husain (R.A)? Also what Is the Shari’ah position of wearing green and red strings during the days of Muharram. And lastly, I would like to know …

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