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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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Khul & Tafweedh: Wife initiated Separation

In the situation where a woman can no longer remain in the marriage of her husband and all attempts to save the marriage have failed, then the ideal solution would be for her to obtain a divorce from the husband. About Seperation Initiated by the Wife (khul’ or Khula) By …

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Plucking, Trimming, Shaping, Shaving and Bleaching Eyebrows

 A Detailed Explanation: <QUESTION> What is the Islamic ruling on plucking, shaping and bleaching Eyebrows?   <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Eyebrow shaping has been a very popular issue for some time now, and one which many people seem very confused about. It is a …

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Are women denied equality by giving them a lesser share?

This question is being asked alot by Western women and due to Western influence some Muslim women have been questioning the fairness with which property was divided. Islam was the first religion to give women rights, and a share in the inheritance at a time when women were considered property of …

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Age of Aishah RadhiyAllāhu Anhā at the time of Marriage

Question: I was reading the article related to Aishah Radhiyallāhu Anhā about her marriage with our Nabī Sallallāhu Alaihi Wa Sallam. In this article, the author has given some facts to prove that she was not nine when she got married. Kindly tell me your views in detail. Hereunder is …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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What does Islam say about Music and Singing?

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   The worst-case scenario in the event of being inflicted with a disease is when the one involved refuses to believe that he has been inflicted with that disease. The way this phenomenon is accepted and recognised in diseases and illnesses …

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