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Can nikah be performed over skype?

    Question:   Can nikah be performed over skype?   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, nikāh conducted over the telephone/internet or Skype is not permissible since it does not fulfil the criteria of enacting the …

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Nephews inheriting the estate?

Nasihah:  Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radiyallahu Anhu) used to say: “Whenever you pray Salaah, you are knocking on the door of the King (Allah) and whoever continues knocking on the door of the king, it will eventually be opened for him” ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. I have no children, …

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Wudhu for washing a child in the toilet?

    Nasihah:  A common saying in Arabic:“The height of faith in Allah is that you go out for Salatul Istisqaa’ (Salaah for rain) and carry an umbrella with you. A wonderful feeling it is to know that your Dua has been accepted”   In other words, a person should …

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Three Types of Talaaq?

Q: What are the types of talaaq? A: There are three types of Talaaq/ Issuing of divorce: Talaaq Ahsan: This is when a man gives his wife Talaaq while she is clean (not menstruating) and has not had intercourse with her since the last period. He then stays apart from …

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Burial of a foetus

  Nasihah: Glad tidings for those mothers who have endured miscarriages:   Sayyiduna Mu’az (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Indeed, the foetus will pull his/her mother by the umbilical cord to Jannah if she (the mother) has hope in Allah rewarding her for …

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Permitted model of car finance?

Question and Answer: Q. My son wants a new car but does not have the finance to purchase it. I want to provide him the finance as I have the funds to purchase this car but I also want some return whilst I give him a few years to pay. …

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Can I retract my Talaaq?

Nasihah (Advice): Three things will make you beloved to the next person: You greet him with Salaam, you make place for him in a gathering when he attends and you address him by the titles he likes the most. (Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattab Radiyallahu Anhu, Faydul Qadeer) ____________________________________________________ Question and …

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Hadith on replying to the Azaan?

  Nasihah (Advice): Imam Shafi’ee (Rahimahullah) said: “True knowledge is that which benefits oneself or others, not information that is merely memorized” (Siyar a’laam an-Nubalaa’) ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. The holy Prophet Mohammad (SalallaAllahu Alehi Wasallam) said, stop doing everything during the Azan even reading the Quran, (and repeat …

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Talaaq over the phone?

   Question and Answer: Q. my husband has given me talaaq over the phone is this valid he has it 3 times?   (Query published as received)  A. Although this in inappropriate way of giving Talaaq, Talaaq issued over the phone is valid and effective. If it is established that …

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Covering the head before entering the toilet?

      Nasihah (Advice): The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to recite the following Dua before entering the toilet:   اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْخُبُثِ وَالْخَبَائِثِ Transliteration: Allahumma Inni A’uzu Bika Minal Khubuthi wal Kabaa’ith Translation: O Allah, I ask your protection from the male and …

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