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Is it necessary to announce the Mahr amount at the time of Nikah?

Nasihah (Advice): Mahr and Walimah   Sayyiduna Anas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam saw the traces of Sufra (yellow perfume) on Abdur-Rahman bin Auf Radhiyallahu Anhu and asked, “What is this?”He said, “I have married a woman and have paid gold equal to the weight of a date …

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Why are the rules different for husband vs wife?

Question: In Islam, a man has options to choose from when his wife misbehaves or does something displeasing. For example, negotiating, then leaving her bedroom, etc. My question is, what if a man misbehaves? Does the woman have any options? What if he does something extremely horrible? What can she …

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Camel Hump Hijabs

Nasihah (Advice): Awrah Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “A man is not to look at the ‘Awrah of a man, and a woman is not to look at the ‘Awrah of a woman. A man is not to be alone with a …

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Correct Manner/Method or Definition of Hijab?

Question: I wanted to know about a matter concerning the RIGHT hijaab What is the proper hijaab? I mean so many different hijaabs are to choose from, Could you please tell us where it says that the hijaab SHOULD be LONG (JILBAAB) over the chest (Question published as received) Answer: …

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Use of Botox for Beauty & Medicinal Purposes.

Question I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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Janaazah Salaah for Women

  Question and Answer:   Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.   (Question published as received)   There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the …

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Islam and the Gym Culture

    Question:   Many men go to gym. Other members are wearing inappropriate clothing and loud music is blaring. Females also frequent the gyms.          a) Can the parents stop the male children from going to the gym?          b) Can the wife …

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Marrying two Sisters Concurrently

    Nasihah (Advice): Fostered (Suckled) Siblings   Sayyiduna Uqbah Bin Haaris Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: I married a woman and then a black woman came to us and said, “I have suckled both of you (your wife and you).” So, I came to Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam and said, “I married …

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Practical Points For a Happy 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 …

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Striking the Balance in Upbringing

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Our question is regarding how we should go about raising our child. My baby is small and I try to save him from environments and people that could have a negative effect on him. Some family members have a television or their mindset is different. Therefore, in a …

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