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Fasting FAQs Part 1

Q: Does applying eye drops invalidate the fast as eye drops can be tasted in the mouth? A: No, even though the eye drops may be tasted in the mouth.   Q: Does swallowing one’s own saliva whilst fasting break the fast? A: No, irrespective of the amount swallowed. However, …

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Zakat FAQs

by Mufti Faraz al-Mahmudi Q: Upon whom is Zakāt compulsory? A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisab after a passing of a lunar year.   Q: Who is regarded to have nisab? A: A person who has Zakātable …

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Can Fidyah be given before Ramadaan?

Nasihah (Advice): Honouring the elderly   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “If a young man honours an older person on account of his age, Allah appoints someone to show honour to him in his old age.” (Tirmidhi)   ___________________________________________________   Question and …

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Bequest for future Zakaat

Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam fasting in the Month of Sha’baan   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radiyallahu Anha says: “The Messenger of Allah did not fast any month more than Shaban; he used to fast (all of) it, or most of it.” (Musnad Ahmad) _____________________________________________   Question and Answer:   My …

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Shi’ah mut’ah

    QUESTION Assalam u alaikum, My question is regarding muttaah (temporary marriage) concept in Shia. Question 1- Is it valid to go for muttaah in Islam? Question 2- Can Shia male and Sunni female go for muttah? Question 3- If any Sunni female and Shia male had muttah then …

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Informing People about Ramadan – Fabricated Hadith

   Question: The following Hadith is widespread over the internet and I would like to know whether these are the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “If one informs another about Ramadan first, then hell fire will become forbidden for that individual” I couldn’t find the reference. Is this Hadith …

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Surrogacy. Permissible or not?

QUESTION Dear Sheikh, Assalamoalykum Wa rahmatulla hi wa barakatahu… May Allah be agree with you. I would like to ask , is surrogacy allowed in Islam ? Jazakallaha Khair. (Question published as received) ANSWER In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. It is …

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Experiencing Haidh in Hajj

Nasihah (Advice): The Haaji – A guest of Allah  Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The guests of Allah are three: The Ghazi (one in jihad), the Haaji and the Mu’tamir (person performing Umrah).” (Nasaai)   Question and Answer:  Q. Can a women perform Tawaaf-e-Ziyaarah in Haidh? …

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