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Are dentures allowed in Islam?

Nasihah (Advice): Cursing undeservingly   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that a man cursed the wind in the presence of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam who said, “Do not curse the wind, for it is merely doing as ordered, and whoever curses something undeservingly, then the curse returns upon him.” (Bukhari) …

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Requiring stitches on the head whilst in Ihraam

Nasihah (Advice): Consideration for fellow Muslims   Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that a man passed through the Masjid and he was carrying arrows, the (sharp) tips of which were exposed. The man was ordered by Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam to hold the iron heads instead so as to not …

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Etiquette of visiting the Graveyard

 Question: Salam alikoum My grandma just died two weeks ago We buried her here in Belgium. I noticed that most visitors amongst us dont know what to say sometimes,  so i put a box in  a glass near the grave. In that box i put some documents with some verses …

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Is a bring and share Walima permissible?

Nasihah (Advice): Dispelling evil thoughts from the minds of people Sayyidatuna Safiyya Bint Huyai Radhiyallahu Anha says: “I came to visit Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam at night while he was in the state of I’tikaf (seclusion) (in the Masjid during the last ten days of Ramadan). After having talked to …

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Folding Clothes in Salaah

Question Mufti i would like you to analyse the Fatwa below regarding folding the trousers above the ankles in salaah, which states that it is makrooh e tahreemi to fold the trousers above the ankles because of the hadeeth mentioned in the Fatwa.I would also like to know if the …

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Can a husband issue Talaaq after the Iddah

Nasihah (Advice): Duas of pious children – A recurring reward Atiyyah Assa’di who was one of the Companions of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The servant shall not reach the state of being among the Pious (Muttaqeen) until he leaves out those things in which there is no harm out …

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Is slavery still allowed in Islam in this day and age?

Question: Is slavery still allowed in Islam in this day and age? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Before answering your query, we shall reproduce an excerpt regarding slavery in Islam from Ma’ārif al-Qur`ān by Mufti Muhammad Shafi Uthmani below: …

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Acid Reflux during Fasting

Nasihah (Advice): A Muslim does not display a bad example   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Setting a bad example does not befit us.. the person who takes back their gift is like a dog that swallows its own vomit.” (Bukhari) Question and Answer: …

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Females attending Universities

Question: What is the ruling on Females attending Universities? Answer: 1.         Education is important for all individuals, male or female. The Hadith often quoted in this context is, “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim.” (Ibn Majah) Yet the understanding of this Hadith is often lacking. The commentators …

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