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The Ruling on Divorcing While Angry

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: Last weekend my husband divorced me in a fit of anger while we were arguing. He says it was not pre-planned but it just spilled out due to anger. The problem is we are not sure how many times he pronounced it. …

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Ghusl after a pap smear

  Nasihah (Advice): Reward for planting a tree   Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is no Muslim who plants a tree or sows seeds and then a bird or a person or an animal eats from it except that it …

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Divorce in lieu of Mahr (Khula)

    Nasihah (Advice): Do not give an excessive amount of Mahr   Abul Ajfa As Sulami reported that Umar bin Khattab (Radhiyallahu Anhu) delivered a sermon to us and said, “Do not go to extremes in giving women their dowry, for if that were a sign of honour and dignity …

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Validity of Talaaq if the Mahr is not yet paid

  Nasihah (Advice): The seriousness of Marriage and Divorce   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “There are three matters which, if undertaken seriously or jokingly, are still regarded as serious: Marriage, divorce and taking back one’s wife (after issuing a revocable divorce).” (Abu Dawood) …

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Custody for Adopted Children

Nasihah (Advice): The guardian of an orphan Sayyiduna Sahl Bin Sa’d Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “I and the guardian of the orphan will be (as close) as two fingers (indicating his forefinger and middle finger) in Jannah.” (Abu Dawood) __________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. asalaam-alaikum …

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Sufficing on Surah Fatiha and the 3 Quls in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Respecting the elderly, the Hafiz of the Quran and a just ruler   Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al-Ashari Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “It is out of reverence to Allah to respect an aged Muslim; the one who commits the Qur’an to memory and …

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Qadha of the Aashura fast due to menses

Nasihah (Advice): Three things which do not break the fast   Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Three things do not break the fast of the fasting person: Cupping, vomiting (unintentionally), and a wet dream.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Slmz. …

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Borrowing the money of one’s child

Nasihah (Advice): Importance of repaying ones debts Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “The soul of the believer remains hanging with his debt till it is paid.” (Tirmizi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. At the time of my son’s birth, …

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Zakaat on a re-invested pension fund

Nasihah (Advice): Refrain to your level best from seeking financial assistance   Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“The upper hand is better than the lower hand. The upper hand is that of the giver and the lower hand is that of the beggar.” (Musnad Ahmad) …

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Was Imam Abu Hanifah a Tabi’í?

nawadir.org Was Imam Abū Ḥanīfah a tābiʿī? I have heard some people say that he was not. Please clarify. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer According to the majority of scholars, Imam al-Aʿẓam Abū Ḥanīfah (d. 150/767) is a tābiʿī. A tābiʿī is someone who met or had sight of a …

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