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When does the Iddah of a divorced women who committed Zina end?

Nasihah (Advice): Strive for Paradise   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Paradise is surrounded by hardships (to gain its entry) and Hell-Fire is surrounded by temptations (by drawing one towards it).” (Muslim) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   A divorced woman committed Zina …

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How should the missed Salaah and Fasts of a deceased be discharged?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not neglect Salaah deliberately   Sayyiduna Abu Darda’ Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: My close friend, Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam advised me: “Do not associate anything with Allah, even if you are cut and burned. Do not neglect any prescribed Salaah deliberately, for whoever neglects it deliberately no longer …

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For how long should a mother breastfeed her newborn child?

Nasihah (Advice): Have mercy on the young and respect the elders   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that an old man came to seek Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, and the people were hesitant to make room for him. Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “He is not one of …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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Social Media Platforms

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Respected ‘Ulama I am on certain social media platforms, and I find that it sometimes takes too much of my time. I had the intention of deleting it but find it necessary as well for communication purposes, especially because I am teaching. Please advise. Jazakallah Answer: Bismihi …

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Is it permissible for the divorced parties to demand any gifts given?

  Nasihah (Advice): Exchanging of gifts   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu used to accept a gift and give in return for it. (Sunan Tirmidhi) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   In many families, when a divorce takes place, especially, a divorce of a newly wedded couple, …

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The Punishment for Disobedience to Parents is Meted out Without Delay

Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “While the punishments for other sins are delayed till the Hereafter, the punishment for disobeying parents is meted out even before a person leaves this world”     …

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