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Surrogate Mother

Nasihah (Advice): Whoever trusts in Allah, Allah will fulfill his need   Allah says in the Qur’an: “And whoever places his trust in Allah, He is sufficient for him” (Qur’an, 65: 3)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. Please can you tell me what in the Islamic perspective …

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Disposing of your children’s clothing

  Nasihah (Advice): Ayatul Kursi after every Fardh Salaah:   Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever recites Ayatul Kursi after the Fardh Salaah, the only barrier between him and paradise is death” (Nasai, Hadith #: 9848)   ____________________________________________________   Question …

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Kissing Thumbs During Adhan

The Fiqh of Insistence & Deeming Necessary <QUESTION> Can you explain the ruling with regards to insisting upon a recommended act? Also, is it permitted to kiss one’s thumbs during Adhan? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, An example of what has been mentioned below is …

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Can All of One’s Wealth be Left to Spouse Upon Death

<QUESTION> Please advise how to write a Will for an older couple who have cash saved for retirement, and their children are well settled? They would want the other to have all their money when one dies. Do the Inheritance Laws of Shariah apply in this case? Or only apply …

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Guidelines on Preparing one’s Will & Testament Islamically

<QUESTION> Can you please provide me with general guidelines that would help me prepare my last Will and testament according to Islamic law? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Writing and preparing a Will is undoubtedly very important, especially in non-Muslim countries, insuring that upon death, …

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Clothing below the ankles in ruku for males?

  Question and Answer:   Q. Sometimes during ruku and sajdah mu kurtah goes below my ankles,but when I am standing it is above my ankles. Is this ok?     (Query published as received)   This is permissible. The prohibition of the clothing being below the ankles for males …

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Performing Umrah without a Mahram

Nasihah (Advice): Blessings of Family Ties:   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah (Radiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, “Learn about your family lineage and roots so that you may join family ties. For family ties brings love in the family, increases one’s wealth and brings Barakah to one’s life”. …

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