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Qurbani FAQ’s

    What is the difference between the term Udhiyyah and Qurbani?   A) ‘Udhiyya’ is an Arabic term, which means ‘sacrificing an animal’, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word ‘Qurban’, which literally means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. It is generally …

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Who can be called shaheed? Definition of shaheed

QUESTION Who can be called shaheed? Definition of shaheed? ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Prophet Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:[1] الشَّهَادَةُ سَبْعٌ سِوَى الْقَتْلِ فِيْ سَبِيْلِ اللهِ الْمَطْعُوْنُ شَهِيْدٌ وَالْغَرِقُ شَهِيْدٌ وَصَاحِبُ ذَاتِ الْجَنْبِ شَهِيْدٌ وَالْمَبْطُوْنُ شَهِيْدٌ وَصَاحِبُ الْحَرِيْقِ …

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Is it the responsibility of the son to send his parents for Hajj?

Nasihah (Advice): The pleasure and displeasure of one’s parents   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“The pleasure of Allah lies in the pleasure of the parent. The anger of Allah lies in the anger of the parent.” (Al-Adabul Mufrad) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Is Hajj compulsory on minors?

Nasihah (Advice): Minors in Hajj   Sayyiduna Saaib Bin Yazeed Radhiyallahu Anhu says,“My father took me for Hajj with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam during the Farewell Hajj when I was seven years old.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Is Hajj compulsory on minors? If they are taken for …

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