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Masah on cotton socks

  Question I have heard that during the last days of IMAM Abu Hanifa, he did masah on his feet and people use this as a proof to do masah on cotton socks. Is this correct? ( Question Published as Received ) Answer In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, …

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Womens Salaah ( Detailed )

  Question In Sahih Bukhari, Our prophet Swallaho Alaihewasallam(peace be upon him)said “Pray as you have seen me to pray”. He didn’t shown any different way to pray for ladies. Why ladies are praying differently as per Hanafi Fiqh. (Al-Tirmizhi, vol 1, pg 59,) This Hadith is Zaweef…Why is hadith …

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Azaan and Iqaamah for females

Nasihah (Advice): Virtue of the Sunnah Of Asr Salaah Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reported: Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “May Allah shower mercy on the person who performs four Rakaats before the Asr Salaah.” (Abu Dawud) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: With regards to the subject (of giving …

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Salaah commencement time and the Azaan

  Nasihah (Advice): Salaat at its fixed time Sayyiduna Abu Qatada bin Rabiy Radhiyallahu Anhu says he heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam saying, “Allah has stated, “I have ordained 5 times daily Salaat for your followers. I have made a promise with Myself that whoever is regular in performing …

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Qasar Salah In Safr( Travelling )

Question: My question is related to safr. I was born and raised in Dubai, UAE and my parents are still living in the same house. I have got a job in Alain, which is more than 140km away from Dubai. I have bought an apartment in Alain and stay in …

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Wearing the Hat (topi)

Question: Is it makruh for men not to cover their head ? Is Wearing the Topi the practice of the Prophet SallAllahu Alayhi Wasallam Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Wearing the Topi has been the practice of the Prophet SallAllahu Alayhi …

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Qiraat behind the imam?

Question During Siri Salah (where Imam leads silently, Duhar and Asar) what the Muktadi (praying behind Imam) has to recite silently after Surah Fatiha? Has he to wait till Imam recites Zami Surah (Surah following Surah Fatiha) or the Muktadi has to silently recite any Surah following Surah Fatiha? Answer …

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Is Tayammum permitted due to shortage of time?

  Nasihah (Advice): Encouragement to make Wudhu at home before going to the Musjid   The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever performs Wudhu thoroughly (by observing all the Sunnahs and etiquettes of Wudhu) and thereafter goes to Salaah and prays the Salaah in congregation or in the …

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Exposure of a female’s hair in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): It is more rewarding for females to pray at home:   Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radhiyallahu Anhu) said: “The Salaah (prayer) of a woman is more virtuous and rewarding in her home than anywhere else.” (Tabrani) __________________________________________   Question:   Q.Growing up I was taught that not …

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Wudhu with ‘Halaal’ nail polish

Question   What is the ruling on “halal” water permeable nail polishes? They have begun to be used more commonly, with the idea that they are okay to use as wudhu would be valid with water permeable nail polish (as opposed to wudhu not being valid with regular nail polish …

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