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Wudhu with ‘Halaal’ nail polish

Question   What is the ruling on “halal” water permeable nail polishes? They have begun to be used more commonly, with the idea that they are okay to use as wudhu would be valid with water permeable nail polish (as opposed to wudhu not being valid with regular nail polish …

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Marriage or Haj

Nasihah (Advice): Marriage should not be delayed unnecessarily:   The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) said: “O young men, whoever among you is able to marry (by possessing the physical and financial ability), let him get married. Whoever is not able to, he must fast, for it will …

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Multiple intentions in Nafl Salaah

Nasihah (Advice): Salaatut Taubah (The Salaah of repentance):   Sayyiduna Abud Dardaa’ (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) said: “If a person commits a sin and thereafter regrets and performs Wudhu properly and prays two Rak’ahs Salaah, and sincerely asks Allah for forgiveness, Allah will most certainly …

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Using interest for construction of toilets for the Masjid

Question Can I use money generated from bank interest for the construction of toilet in Masjid? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Interest money is unlawful and filthy. Interest money should be disposed of to the poor and needy. It …

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Status of partnership upon the death of a partner

Nasihah (Advice): The importance of making an Islamic Will   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “It is not permissible for any Muslim who has something to will to stay for two nights without having his last will and testament written and kept ready with him.” (Bukhari)   Standard Islamic Wills …

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Does the time of burial affect inheritance

Nasihah (Advice): A murderer does not inherit   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “A murderer does not inherit (from the estate of his victim)” (Ibn Maajah)   Note: If a murderer had killed a person from whom he would have inherited (for eg. A son kills his father), then he …

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Can I perform Salaah on a Chair?

Question: Can I perform Salaah on a Chair?  Answer:   In the last decade or two, many Masaajid have seen a phenomenal increase in Musallis performing Salaah while sitting on chairs. At the same time one hardly finds anyone performing Salaah while sitting in the Tashahhud position on the floor …

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Authentic Hadith of what to recite before sleep?

  Question Can you please tell me if this hadith is found in any of the hadith books. Rasulullah (saw) said to hazrat Ali (ra): oh Ali: 1) give 4000 dinar in sadaqa daily, 2) read a whole quran daily, 3) pay the price of jannat daily, 4) make peace …

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QnA snapshots: Who is a Shaheed?

Cii Radio With a spike in the number of Muslims falling victim to violent crime in South Africa, Sabahul Khair probed the concept of Shahadah(martyrdom) in Islam with Mufti Imraan Vawda of Kwazulu Natal Q: When does a person get the status of Shaheed and when he reaches this status …

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Marriage to a Hindu man

Nasihah (Advice): A non-Believers reward for doing good Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “When a non-believer does good, he is made to taste its reward in this world. And as far as the believer is concerned, Allah stores (the reward) of his virtues for the Hereafter and provides him …

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