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Women attending universities?

    Q: Is it permissible for Muslim women to receive secular education and study in universities so that they can earn a degree? Some people argue that it is necessary for a woman to hold a degree so that if she is divorced or widowed, she will be able …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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HADITH: Whoever Gives me The Good News Of Safar Departing..

 http://hadithanswers.com Question I need to know if this Hadith is authentic: Anyone who gives me the good news that he survived Safar, I will give him the good news of that person’s entering Paradise Answer The actual words are:  “Whoever gives me the good news of Safar departing, I will give …

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Is there a Hadith that ‘Speaking lies blackens the heart’?

SPEAKING LIES BLACKENS THE HEART Question Does it appear in a Hadith that speaking lies blackens the heart?   Answer Imam Malik (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The nature of this Hadith is not such that could’ve been derived from his …

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QnA Snapshots: Keeping business open on a Jummuah

Q: Allah SWT says in Al Quraan: O you who believe (Muslims)! When the call is proclaimed for the Salah (prayer) on the day of Friday (Jumu’ah prayer), come to the remembrance of Allah [Jumu’ah religious talk (Khutbah) and Salah (prayer)] and leave off business (and every other thing), that …

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Rewards For Salah In Masjidul Aqsa

Question What is the reward of performing Salah in Masjidul Aqsa?   Answer Masjidul Aqsa is the third most virtuous masjid on earth. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) has encouraged salah therein in several narrations, one of which is cited below:   Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said …

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Is the usage of dagga/marijuana considered an offence in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The thoughts of a person   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Allah does not take into account what comes to the minds of my Ummah, so long as they do not pronounce it or act upon it.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________ …

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Explanation of the following Hadith on Ali & Muawiya RA

Question I would like an explanation of this narration: It was narrated that Saeed bin Jubair said: “I was with Ibn Abbas in Arafat and he said: ‘Why do I not hear the people reciting Talbiyah?’ I said: They are afraid of Muawiyah.’ So Ibn Abbas went out of his tent …

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