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Is it permissible to recite Quran by the deceased when he/she is being given Ghusal

Nasihah (Advice): Mention the virtues of the deceased Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Make mention of the virtues of your dead, and refrain from (mentioning) their wrongs.”  (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible to recite Quran by the deceased when …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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Wife sends husband divorce papers through a lawyer

Question If a wife sends her husband divorce papers through a lawyer, and the Husband says infront of his brother that I will die but I will not write I divorce her 3 times on the paper. The lawyer then threatens the husband, that if he does not write it …

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Paying a minor’s school fees with Zakaat

Nasihah (Advice): The rights of a Muslim   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “A Muslim is a brother to a Muslim. He should neither deceive him, nor lie to him, nor disgrace him. Everything belonging to a Muslim is sacred for a Muslim; his honour, …

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Client Refuses Service After Paying

Question Assalamu Alaikum What is the Islamic rulings in the following cases 1) Zaid subscribes for a 1 year pool cleaning service. Once a week the company has to clean Zaid’s pool. The service costs R100 per clean. One week Zaid was not at home on the day the company …

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Breast Implant. Permissible or not?

Question Salaam brother. I am 24 years old and I have lost alot of weight. As a result, I have been left with very unattractive deformed breasts that cause me alot of grief and depression. I am not married yet and I am looking to marry. However my breasts are …

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Can the children decide to live with the father?

Question What happens if a teenage girl’s parents get divorced, but she wants to stay with her father? Or a five-year old-boy who wishes to stay with his father? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. According to the Shariah laws of custody, …

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QnA Snapshots: Keeping business open on a Jummuah

Q: Allah SWT says in Al Quraan: O you who believe (Muslims)! When the call is proclaimed for the Salah (prayer) on the day of Friday (Jumu’ah prayer), come to the remembrance of Allah [Jumu’ah religious talk (Khutbah) and Salah (prayer)] and leave off business (and every other thing), that …

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