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Can one wipe his nose in Salaah if it is dripping?

Question: I would like to know of any ruling regarding the use of a handkerchief/ tissue in salaah. a) Can one hold it in salaah and use it when needed in salaah? b) Can one retrieve it from a pocket whilst in salaah? c) Can one blow the nose (loudly …

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Does kissing the wife invalidate Wudhu?

Question: If I & my wife are in Wudhu, and if we kiss each other does the Wudhu is broken, Do we have to make Wudhu again?  Answer: According to the Hanafi Madh-hab, The husband and wife kissing each other does not invalidate the Wudhu unless impure substances were emitted …

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Why do we say Alhamdulillah after sneezing?

Question: What is the purpose of reciting Dua (al-Hamdulillah) after sneezing?  A non Muslim has posed this question to me.  Answer: The narrations of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) encourage us to say “Alhamdulillah” when we sneeze. “Alhamdulillah” means “All praise is due to Allah”. A rightfully curious mind will …

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Death by speeding, Suicide or not?

Question:     Asalaamualaikum What i want to know is if im driving my car at 160km/h which is over the regulated speed limit and I die. Is that suicide and what give him the rights to say it suicide? Jazakallah   Answer:     Although it is incorrect for …

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Can I use the interest money to pay bank charges?

Question:    Can I use the interest money to pay bank charges? Answer:   Bank charges are legitimate service fees. Hence, it will not be permissible to use interest money to pay for bank charges.   And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Checked and Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Desai  Jamiatul Ulama …

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Is the sister in-law a Mahram?

  Question:   A Muslim intends to go for Umrah with his wife, Can his wife’s unmarried adult sister go with them?    Answer:   The wife’s sister is death to her brother in-law and so is the Husband to his sister in-law. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “The …

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The husband’s nephew is not a Mahram

  Question:   Can my sister go for Umrah with her nephew who is around the same age as her? This nephew of hers is her husband’s brother’s son and he is married. Please advise urgently    Answer:   This is the nephew of your sister’s husband and not her …

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Salaah on an Airplane

Question: I would like to know if a person performs his Fardh Salaah in an airplane will he have to repeat his Salaah, when he lands? Jazakumullah. Answer: It is permissible to pray Salaah on an airplane whilst it is in motion. It is advisable to repeat the Salaah after landing …

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Earning a salary and commission based on profits

Question: Kindly advise regarding the following situation:Ebrahim wants to set up his nephew in a business. Ebrahim will provide all the capital and his nephew will be running the business and will receive a fixed salary as well as a fixed % of the profits. Is this arrangement permissible? If …

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