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Am I losing the reward of Nafl because of my Qadha Salaah?

  Nasihah (Advice): The value of two Rakaats of Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam once passed a grave and asked, ‘Who is buried here?’ The Sahabah Radhiyallahu anhum replied, ‘So and so person.’ Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam thereupon said, ‘Offering …

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Why is Riba – Interest/Usury Prohibited in Islam?

Nasihah (Advice): Accursed are those who deal in Riba   Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam cursed the one who consumes riba (usury) and the one who pays it, the one who writes it down and the two who witness it, and he said, “they …

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Khula without the consent of the husband

Nasihah (Advice): A wife should not ask for a divorce unnecessarily   Sayyiduna Thawbaan Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whichever woman seeks a divorce from her husband without any harm (cause/reason), then the scent of Paradise will be unlawful for her.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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The Dua of A Haji

Question People have been saying that when one returns home from having completed Haj or ‘Umrah, their dua’s are accepted for forty days. I have never come across this before and am questioning its authenticity. Please can you enlighten me on this matter? Answer I have come across the following …

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Qurbani and cutting hair and nails

  Question What is the preferred view regarding cutting hair and nails from 1st Dhū al-Ḥijjah onwards for the person who intends to perform Qurbānī? Is it true that according to Imam Abū Ḥanīfah, it is permissible to do so and it is not desirable to avoid doing so? بسم الله …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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The virtue of fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah

Question What is the virtue of fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah?   Answer The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are indeed blessed. Any good deeds carried out during these days, be it Salah, fasting or giving sadaqah are extremely beloved in the sight of Allah Ta’ala. …

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Can Qurbani be substituted by charity?

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): Virtue of fasting during the first ten days of Zul Hijjah The first ten days of Zul Hijjah are among the most magnificent days in the Islamic calendar. Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said, “One fast during these days is equal to the …

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