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Determining the Qiblah Direction for Salaah

Nasihah (Advice): The Qiblah   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: When Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam entered the Ka’ba, He invoked Allah in each and every side of it and did not pray till He came out of it, and offered a two Rak’at prayer facing the Ka’ba and said, …

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Concept of child-free life

  Question As-salamu aleikum. What is Islamic view for being “childfree”, voluntary childless (without reason or with reason like “I will be bad parent due some problems)? Is it haram, might it cause sin, curse from Allah or loosing of rizq/barakhat in life? (Question published as received) Answer   In the Name …

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Is It Best for Women To Offer Salah at Home?

Question Are there any authentic virtues in the Hadith for women to perform Salah at home? If yes could a few please be quoted?   Answer 1. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Umm Humayd (radiyallahu’anha) who expressed her desire to offer salah behind Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) [in the masjid]: ‘Your …

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Talaaq & Inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): Do not delay in burial   When Talha bin Bara’ Radhiyallahu Anhu fell ill, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam came to visit him and said, “Verily, I think that Talha is about to pass away. So inform me when he passes away and make haste (in burying him). …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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Dividing the Qur’ān into parts and ahzāb

  Question: Who divided the Qur’ān into 30 parts and why? A few critics write in some of their booklets that dividing the Qur’ān in this way is an affirmation of the verse: كما انزلنا على المقتسمين الذين جعلوا القرآن عضين. [We sent down punishment on them] as We sent …

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Can I give a Quran to a non-Muslim?

Question MAY I GIVE / DONATE QURAN TO NON-MUSLIM (MEN / WOMEN). IF RECEIVER IS FEMALE, WHAT IS THE CONDITION IN CASE OF PERIOD. (Question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are many digital options available …

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Mixed gym classes

Question Asalamu alaykum I wanted to know is it permissable for a man to go to a gym or go to a boxing class where it is mixed. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to go …

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Went for a body massage and ended up committing zina

Question Assalamu alaikum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu.. Sheikh i have committed a big sin (zina) without my intention…actually i went to do body massage 3 days before and it ended up in zina.. But doing zina was not my intention.. I myself dunno how i did..so the next day i prayed 2 …

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Impurity of an infant’s urine

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam love for his family   Sayyiduna Anas bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates, “I never saw anyone who was more compassionate towards his family than Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him). His son Ibrahim was in the care of a wet nurse …

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