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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Fabricated Hadith: First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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Rape & Abortion

  Nasihah (Advice): Abortion are from the signs of Qiyamah Umayr ibn Ishaq reported: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu said in regards to signs before the Hour, “A woman will be taken and her stomach ripped open, then what is in her womb will be removed and discarded for fear of …

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Buy Back Conditions in Transactions

  Nasihah (Advice): Earning a Halaal living   Sayyiduna Miqdaam radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No person partakes of a better meal than that which one has earned by working with one’s own hands. The Prophet of Allah, Dawood (Alayhi salaam) used to eat from the …

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Cupping and Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): The benefits of Cupping Sayyiduna Ibn Abbas radiyallahu anhuma reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “How excellent is the person who does cupping; he removes the [dirty] blood, relieving the back and clearing the vision.” [Sunan Tirmidhi] ______________________________   Question and Answer:   Does cupping break the …

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Saahib-ut-Tarteeb

  Nasihah (Advice): Angels descend to record your Prayers   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A group of Angels stay with you by night and another group of Angels by day. They meet together at the time of afternoon prayer and dawn prayer, then …

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Guidelines on Preparing one’s Will & Testament Islamically

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Writing and preparing a Will is undoubtedly very important, especially in non-Muslim countries, insuring that upon death, one’s wealth and assets are distributed according to Shariah. There are a number of Islamic texts, both in the Qur’an and Sunnah, which point …

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Inheritance Q&A Part 2

1. Talaaq & Inheritance Q:In the old days, the men would divorce their wives before they passed away. Upon their deaths, the divorced wives would not receive anything from the dead husband’s estate. They would say that the husband divorced her before he passed away and that is why she …

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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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Inheritance Q&A Part 1

Nasihah (Advice): Do not deprive yourself of your inheritance in Paradise Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Whoever attempts to dent the inheritance due to his heirs, Allah will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ibn Majah) 1.Paying creditors with …

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