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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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Keeping the spark of love alive in marriage

QUESTION I have been married for 3 years now. My wife has very harsh tongue. How can I deal with this? Please also provide practical things which I can implement to increase our bond of love. How can I be more kind to her?  I have seen many marriages crumble and …

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How do we lawfully entertain ourselves as teenagers?

QUESTION Assalamu alaykum ww respected Mufti sb. I had this question if you could please help me out. A young teenage Muslim asks how do we lawfully entertain ourselves today when almost everything around us is Haram? For example most of the video games are haram, the trending pubG, netflix …

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Speaking a White Lie in an Attempt to Reconcile Between People

Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except …

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