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Wiping the face after Dua?

Question and Answer: Q. When I make a dua, I “wipe” my face with my hands at the end of the dua. I was told that it is a sin and innovation. But I see other Muslims doing the same! I was told that Prophet (peace be upon him) never …

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What is Taqleed?

What is Taqleed?   Taqlid is a part of everyday life: Taqlîd or Ittibâ in essence, simply refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialisation) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for …

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Music and its prohibition

Evidence of prohibition in the Qur’aan and Sunnah: Allaah says in Soorat Luqmaan (interpretation of the meaning): “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e. music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allaah…” [Luqmaan 31:6] The scholar of the ummah, Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased …

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Importance of following one Mazhab

What is Taqleed?   Taqlid is a part of everyday life: Taqlîd or Ittibâ in essence, simply refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialisation) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for …

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