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Questions Pertaining To I’tikaaf

      Q. Explain the difference between Fardh, Sunnah and Nafl I’tikaaf.   There is no such thing as Fardh I’tikaaf. If a person takes an oath to perform I’tikaaf, then it becomes Waajib. The I’tikaaf of the last ten days of Ramadan is Sunnah and performing I’tikaaf whenever …

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Rules Related To I’tikaf For Women

      QUESTION:   Can a woman perform I’tikaaf for gaining rewards and being close to Allah Subhanawa Ta’ala ? is I’tikaaf by a woman Sunnah or Nafl or Mustahab? if so, which place would be more appropriate for her to do so? Fox example, there are only 2 …

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Zakaat FAQs Part 3

    Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 3)   Zayn gave Ashraf his Zakaat to give to Jamaal but Ashraf gave Zayn’s Zakaat to Ali. Is Zayn’s Zakaat valid?   If Zayn appointed Ashraf as his representative to discharge his Zakaat to Jamaal but instead, Ashraf discharged it …

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Zakaah Faqs Part 2

Frequently asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 2)   When we give Zakaat to our relatives is it essential to inform them that it is from the Zakaat money? Because when we inform them they are reluctant to take it. Hence please explain.   It is not necessary to inform …

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Zakaat on a Property

Nasihah (Advice): Self-Contentment   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Riches does not mean, having a great amount of property, but riches is self-contentment.” (Bukhari) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Aslmalkm, I purchased a property but I am still not sure if I am going …

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Buying dead fish

Question What’s the masail of buying a fish from a non Muslim for a hanafi As I have heard wen buying u should know if it was alive at the time it came out from the lake . This was not understandable to me Wen I heard ( Question posted …

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Authenticity of Salatut Tasbih

Question: Is Salat al Tasbih authentic? Answer: http://www.al-miftah.com/authenticity-of-salatut-tasbih/ In these times of neglect towards din, its sad that some people prefer to discourage the masses from proven acts of worship. The sad part is that it’s all done in the name of promoting Islam! One such deed is: Salat al-Tasbih. …

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How to get Rid of Unwanted Islamic Literature?

<QUESTION> How does one get rid of unwanted religious literature, such as religious books, leaflets with the name of Allah, etc? Also, please state the ruling on what should be done to the copies of Qur’an that are no longer in a useable state: <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, …

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