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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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Looks in marriage?

QUESTION Salaam, I hope you are well inshaAllah. I recently got “engaged” and my wedding is slightly delayed to the current covid situation. The girl to whom I am engaged is righteous and I really get along with her in terms of our personalities and our plans for the future …

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What is the minimum age for a boy to become mature (Baaligh/puberty)?

Nasihah (Advice): Three people whose actions are not recorded   Sayyiduna Ali Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “There are three persons whose actions are not recorded: a sleeping person until he awakes, a child until he/she reaches puberty and an insane person until he regains sanity.” …

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What value is considered when purchasing from an estate?

  Nasihah (Advice): Blessings in a transaction   Sayyiduna Hakeem Ibn Hizaam Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallamsaid, “Both parties in a business transaction have a right to annul it so long as they have not separated; and if they tell the truth and make everything clear to each …

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Contagious diseases

QUESTION Assalamu Alaikum I read an article that if one believes in the concept of contagious diseases, his nikah is broken. I always believed in contagious diseases because I heard thus from my learned Ulama. I am sensitive to my nikah. Is my nikah really broken? What about the nikah …

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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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Taking out a Life Insurance Policy to avoid Estate Duty Taxes

   Question: Assalaamu Alaykum Mufti Saheb, the escalating burden of Estate duty that is being imposed by the South African government once a person passes away has become quite a scary and burdensome scenario for the living dependants. I am told that there is a fatwa that has been passed …

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Does the father have child custody rights upon divorce?

Question: Sister x and brother y were married for 7 years. Sister x consistently refused to consummate their marriage. Only once in the 3rd of their marriage she became close to her husband. This union resulted in a son who is now 6 years old. After 7 years, the brother …

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