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“Haazir Naazir”(Omnipresent) and “Alimul Ghayb “

Question: Is Our Beloved Prophet (salALLAHU Alayhi Wa Sallam))  “Haazir Naazir”(Omnipresent) and “Alimul Ghayb ” ( Has the Knowledge of the Unseen ) Answer: It is incorrect to believe that the Prophet (SalAllahu Alahi Wasalaam) has the ability to be present everywhere. Rather, Allah (Subhanah WaTa’ala) is the only One …

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Is Yoga permissible in Islam

Question I am aware yoga is impermissible in Islam because it ties into the Hindu religion. My question is whether now we will consider this (its ties with the Hindu religion)? Because most people who do yoga are not even aware of the fact that it comes from Hindu religion. …

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QnA snapshots: Wudhu

Mufti AK Hoosen – CII What is the meaning of Wudhu and Wadhu? Wudhu are the actions of washing the hands, rinsing the mouth, washing the face etc. Wadhu refers to the water used to perform wudhu. Sometimes we use the word interchangeably but we need to know these subtle …

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Zikr Prescription

Question: I want some Zikr Ma’moolat. I am doing three tasbeeh which is done in Jamaat. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu `alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The reality of tasawwuf is Tazkiyya (purification) of one’s naf’s. We are created from sand, water, fire and …

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Jumuah Greetings

Nasihah (Advice): The virtue of Jumuah   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “A person who takes a bath on the day of Jumuah, purifies himself as much as he can, applies oil on himself, applies perfume from his house, leaves (the house to go to the Musjid) without separating …

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Can a man wear a Diamond Ring?

Question Can a muslim man wear diamond as finger ring? ( Question published as received )   Answer   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A male may wear only a silver ring which weighs no more than 4.374 grams. It …

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Iddat

Question: My husband recently passed away on the 1st August 2014. According to the English calendar my 4 months and 10 days of iddat ends on the 10th of December 2014. So I’d like to know islamically does it end on the 9th after magrib or the 10th after magrib? …

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Zakaat on pension fund withdrawal

    Question   i intend leaving my employer at the end of the year for another employment, inshAllah.  How do I calculate my pension fund withdrawal. I have been working at my current employer for 4.5 years. Should i calculate 2.5% on my withdrawal amount or should i work …

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Responsibility of stolen money

Nasihah (Advice): Truthfulness   Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “Abstain from that which causes you doubt for that which does not cause you doubt. For surely, truthfulness brings peace of mind and falsehood causes constant doubt.” (Tirmidhi)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. I work as a manager in …

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Using money collected for one project for another project

  Nasihah (Advice): Usurping rights   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever tramples on the right of a Muslim by taking a (false) oath, Allah has most certainly made the hell-fire compulsory on him.” A man asked, “Oh Rasool of Allah! Even if it is something insignificant?” He replied, …

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