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Feminism in Islam 

QUESTION Salam What would be the stance on feminism in Islam? Would a feminist be considered a Non-Muslim? My idea is that there are different waves of feminism and first wave feminism was only for voting, so those would be considered fine, but the third wave feminists now take it …

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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This issue has been addressed in my Arabic article Matā Wulida al-Rasūl Ṣallāllāhu ʿAlayhi wa Sallam wa Matā Tuwuffiya.[1] A summary is outlined below. (1) Blessed birth of the …

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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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Fabricated Hadith: 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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Four Things Contribute To Happiness

Question Where does the following Hadith appear and what is its authenticity? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Four things contribute to happiness/bliss: 1. A righteous wife 2. A spacious home 3. A righteous neighbour 4. A comfortable means of transport”   Answer Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has recorded this …

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How many times a day did Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam eat?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not find fault with food   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “I never saw Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam finding fault with food (served to him); if he liked it he ate it, and if did not like it, he kept silent.” (Muslim) ______________________________   Question and …

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The Jurisprudence Behind The Different Forms Of Zikr

Question: Kindly comment on the different forms of zikr, loud, soft, collective, individual in the majid and elsewhere. Is it a bidah and what is the definition of bidah? Explain it contextually. Answer: General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith. See the following Hadith: إِنَّ لِلَّهِ مَلاَئِكَةً يَطُوفُونَ …

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Hadith ‘Great Reward Comes With Greater Trial’

AUTHENTICITY AND ARABIC TEXT Question Please can you mention the authenticity and the Arabic text of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed greater reward comes with greater trial. And indeed, when Allah loves a people He subjects them to trials, so whoever is content, then for him …

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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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