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Group Dhikr and recitation of Salat wa Salam.

<QUESTION> Is it wrong to gather on a specific day or time, for a group dhikr including the sending of salat and salam on the Prophet. We have a gathering in our Masjid, where one person reads fourty Salat & Salam while the rest of the people listen. Also, there …

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On which hand should the watch be worn

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah (Radiyallahu Anha) said: “The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to prefer the right hand. He used to take with his right hand, he used to give with his right hand and in general, he would use the right hand for all (good) tasks” (Nasai, Hadith #: 5059) …

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Selling a debt

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Amr (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The martyr is pardoned for all his sins except outstanding debts.” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith #: 1886)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. I need some advice here. I recently sold …

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Eyedrops while fasting

  Nasihah (Advice): Be careful of where you obtain your Islamic knowledge:   It is a famous quote of Imam Abdullah bin Mubarak (Rahimahullah): “Isnaad (reliable transmission of Islamic content) is part of religion itself. Had there been no such concept, anyone would have said anything (regarding religion)” (Sahih Muslim, …

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Inheritance

Question: Is a person allowed to disinherit an heir? Does it have an effect if it was done? A person has drawn up his Will and allocated assets to whoever he wishes, is this in order? Do gifts given away in ones lifetime fall into the state of the deceased? …

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Durood Sharif in Salah

  Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Thaubaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Do not cause harm to the servants of Allah and do not find fault in them nor should you search for faults in them. Whoever deliberately looks for faults in his fellow Muslim, …

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QnA on Salaah

QnA Snapshots: Get to know your Salaah Cii Radio | 19 May 2014/19 Rajab 1435 Mufti Ak Hoosen Where does the name Salaah come from and why do we call our prayer Salaah? In the Arabic language we find the word Assalaah which comes from the word Assila – Silatur Rahim is the joining of family ties, between siblings …

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Standing after the Imaam’s Salaam

  Question and Answer:   Q. Regarding Salaah, if a Musalli (person following the Imam) joins the Imaam in salaah after the first rakaah has already been read, should the Musalli get up, to complete the missed rakaah, after the Imam completes both salaams or after the Imam’s first salaam …

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Replying to the final words of the Azaan

Nasihah (Advice): Terrible is the betrayal that you tell your (Muslim) brother something which he believes while in reality you are lying. (Abu Dawood)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. When the Mu’azzin ends the Azaan and says La Ilaha Illallah at the end of the Azaan and …

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Woman in Iddat going for family functions?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Thaubaan (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever recites the following Dua every morning and evening, Allah will ensure his happiness:   رَضِيْتُ بِاللهِ رَبًّا، وَبِالْإِسْلاَمِ دِيْنًا، وَبِمُحَمَّدٍ نَبِيًّا Transliteration: Radheetu Billaahi Rabba wa Bil Islaami Deena wa Bi Muhammadin Nabiyya …

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