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Keeping Nafl Fasts when Qadha Fasts are due

Nasihah (Advice): Kindness to animals:   Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah (Radiyallahu Anha) reports:The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to lower the utensil for the cat so that it could drink water and he would thereafter make Wudhu from the left over water. (Tabrani, Hadith #: 7949)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer: …

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Woman in Iddat going for family functions?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Thaubaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever recites the following Dua every morning and evening, Allah will ensure his happiness:   رَضِيْتُ بِاللهِ رَبًّا، وَبِالْإِسْلاَمِ دِيْنًا، وَبِمُحَمَّدٍ نَبِيًّا Transliteration: Radheetu Billaahi Rabba wa Bil Islaami Deena wa Bi Muhammadin Nabiyya …

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Surrogate Mother

Nasihah (Advice): Whoever trusts in Allah, Allah will fulfill his need   Allah says in the Qur’an: “And whoever places his trust in Allah, He is sufficient for him” (Qur’an, 65: 3)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. Please can you tell me what in the Islamic perspective …

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Wife Changing her Last Name after Marriage

<QUESTION> Many Muslim women take their husband’s last name (surname) when they marry. I have heard different views on this; some say it is Haram and others say it is necessary. I am confused and would like to know the correct Shari’ah ruling on the matter please? <ANSWER> In the …

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Placement of a Female’s elbows in Sajdah?

Question and Answer: Q. While growing up I attended a Madrassah in Durban and was taught that when a female reads Salaah, in the position of sajdah her elbows need to be on the floor. Recently I was informed that this was wrong and that a females elbows need to …

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Wudhu for washing a child in the toilet?

    Nasihah:  A common saying in Arabic:“The height of faith in Allah is that you go out for Salatul Istisqaa’ (Salaah for rain) and carry an umbrella with you. A wonderful feeling it is to know that your Dua has been accepted”   In other words, a person should …

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Mother serving as a Mahram for her daughter?

Nasihah (Advice): The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “It is not permissible for her (a woman) to leave the home without the permission of her husband and it is not permissible for a woman to travel the journey of three days (the Safar distance which amounts to …

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My wife does not want to wear Hijab. What do I do?

Question: I recently got married and my wife don’t want to observed Hijab accordingly Sunnah. I told her so many times and she gets upset every time I tell her. Can you please tell me what I need to do? </div> Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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