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Takbiraat of Tashreeq

Nasihah (Advice): The fast of the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah) Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said regarding the fast on the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah): “It expiates the sins of the previous year and that of the following year.” (Sahih Muslim) Q. What is the Takbeers that we have …

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Haircuts

Question What is the ruling of haircuts?   Answer Men are permitted to cut their hair.This is based on the fact that there are numerous narrations which mention that Rasulullah sallallahualaihiwasallam and the Sahabah radhiallahuanhum cut, trimmed or shaved their hair. However, there are; as with any other aspect of a Muslims life; certain …

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Some Important Rulings Concerning Udhiya/Qurbani

Question Can you please provide some details regarding Qurbani, especially the rules regarding having one’s Qurbani done in UK slaughterhouses? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, ‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic term which means “sacrificing an animal”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from …

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Qurbaani Laws Made Easy

UPON WHOM IS QURBANI COMPULSORY? #…..Qurbaani is compulsory upon every understanding, mature, resident Muslim male and female who owns nisaab or owns extra items (over and above their need) which equals the nisaab amount, i.e. they own an amount that equals the gold and silver nisaab amount, or they possess …

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Status of Euthanasia

Q: What is the Islamic ruling on euthanasia? A: The definition of euthanasia is: a deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering.  There are two types of euthanasia: Passive and Active Passive euthanasia is the withholding of common treatments (such as antibiotics, drugs, …

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Finding a Husband Online

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Please forgive me for sending such a long message. I went to an Islamic co-ed school and I also went to university. I have always worn the abaya and hijaab/scarf. I left university after taking the advice of a few local ‘Ulama. This is how all the …

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Fasting During the First Nine Days of Dhu’l Hijjah

Question: Is it a sunnah to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah? I have heard some people say that it is not a recommended practice, and some say that it is a Bid’a. Can you please clarify? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The first …

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Is it permissible to consume colostrum?

Nasihah (Advice): The black stone Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The Black Stone descended from Paradise and it was whiter than milk, then it was blackened by the sins of the children of Adam.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Colostrum is the first form of milk produced by mammals …

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Is Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) alive in his grave?

Title: Miscellaneous questions/ Debate with a Salafi Question I was debating with a Salafi and these are questions he posed, asking for Shari’ah evidence for the following, please advice what is the proof? 1) Is the physical body the prophet pbuh alive or dead in the grave? Why do Hanafis say …

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