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Zakaat Rules 1

Nasihah (Advice): Caution when giving Zakaat: Ramadhan, the month of fasting, is also the time when many Muslims calculate and discharge their Zakaat. One of the fundamentals of Zakaat is to discharge Zakaat to eligible recipients. It is the onus of the individual to verify the Zakaat eligibility of the …

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One intention for twenty Rakaats Taraweeh Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Be patient in Salaah and be thankful to Allah   Sayyiduna Mugheerah Radhiyallahu Anhu says: Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to stand in Salaah till his feet or legs swelled. He was asked about it (i.e. the reason for offering such an unbearable Salaah) and He said, …

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Ramadaan FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (Pertaining to fasting) 1. What is the status of Sehri in Ramadaan? A. Sehri is a Sunnah practice. Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) is reported to have said,”Partake of Sehri, for verily there is barakah (blessings) in Sehri.” (Bukhari #: 1789 and Muslim #: 1835,Narrated by Anas–RadiyallahuAnhu). However the …

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Land Expropriation

Nasihah (Advice): Compensating people Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “If anyone asks you refuge for Allah’s sake, give him refuge, and if anyone asks you (for something) for Allah’s sake, give him.” Sahl and Sulaiman said: If anyone calls you, respond to him. …

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Can Salaah be performed in semen stained clothes?

Question After washing semen containing clothes in washing machine…Stains of semen remains there even after washing.. Is it allowed to pray in these clothes (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A washing machine rinses and washes …

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Brief Miscellaneous Q & A Relating to Fasting

<QUESTION> Can you please answer the questions below with regards to fasting? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Q: Is taking a meal before commencing a fast (suhur) necessary in order for a fast to be valid? A: No, Suhur is not necessary. However, it is a virtuous …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Making Masah on a plaster/cast

Nasihah (Advice): A wound in the path of Allah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“None is wounded in Allah’s Cause but will come on the Day of Resurrection with his wound bleeding. That which will come out of his wound will be the …

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Can a fee be charged for the cancellation of a lay-by?

Nasihah (Advice): Reciprocating a gift   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam would accept gifts and he would give something in return. (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Assalamualaikum Respected Mufti. Kindly advise as to whether a fee can be charged upon a cancellation …

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