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Eating at restaurants serving pork and/or alcohol?

  Nasihah:  The results of consuming Halaal and Haraam food:   Imam Shafi-ee (Rahimahullah) used to say: “When you consume Halaal, you will obey Allah, be it on your own accord or not and when you consume Haraam, you will disobey Allah be it on your own accord or not.” …

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How should one perform Qasr Salaah whilst travelling?

Nasihah (Advice): The distance from the Masjid – Reward   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The greater the distance from the Masjid, the greater the reward (of attending the Masjid for Salaah.” (Abu Dawood) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   Can u please explain …

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Diminishing Musharakah (Partnership)

QUESTION Assalamualaikum   I have two questions. Please answer   I wish to buy a flat. I dont have enough money. My friend Basheer is ready to help me but wants to make some money out of it. We were told there is something called musharakah in house. I searched …

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Feminism in Islam 

QUESTION Salam What would be the stance on feminism in Islam? Would a feminist be considered a Non-Muslim? My idea is that there are different waves of feminism and first wave feminism was only for voting, so those would be considered fine, but the third wave feminists now take it …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Fabricated Hadith: First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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Saying ‘I will give you talaaq’

QUESTION Assalamualaikum warahamatullahi wabarkatuh mufti sb, Recently I had a dispute with my wife as she missed the farz fast of Ramazan without valid reason.I was explaining to her the wayeed of leaving farz fasting which she took it lightly and I got angry and said. Iske waaste “Mai tuje …

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The Jurisprudence Behind The Different Forms Of Zikr

Question: Kindly comment on the different forms of zikr, loud, soft, collective, individual in the majid and elsewhere. Is it a bidah and what is the definition of bidah? Explain it contextually. Answer: General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith. See the following Hadith: إِنَّ لِلَّهِ مَلاَئِكَةً يَطُوفُونَ …

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