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What is the ruling on ‘Non-Alcoholic Beer’?

QUESTION Salaam, will it be permissible to consume non-alcoholic drinks, like beer, wine etc? They do not intoxicate and contain minute amount if any alcohol at all. ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Non-alcoholic beer Non-alcoholic beer starts out as …

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The belief of reincarnation in Islam

  Nasihah (Advice): The soul of a Believer   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “When the soul of a believer leaves (the body at the time of death) it is received by two angels who take it to the sky.” Hammad (one of the narrators) mentioned the sweetness of its …

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Explanation of the Sab’ah Qirā’āt

QUESTION I want to know about the 7 styles of reading quraan. How did this come about and what is it? I heard of these Warsj of Nafi’ and Hafs  ‘Asim. ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Introduction The word ‘Qirā’at’ according …

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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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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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