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Striking the Balance in Upbringing

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Our question is regarding how we should go about raising our child. My baby is small and I try to save him from environments and people that could have a negative effect on him. Some family members have a television or their mindset is different. Therefore, in a …

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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 …

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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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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 to earn …

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Sacrificing parents’ happiness for love

  Nasihah (Advice): Choose Religion when searching for a Spouse   Sayyiduna Abu Huraira Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, A woman is married for four (reasons); her wealth, her family status, her beauty and her religion. So attain success by choosing a woman of piety….) (Bukhari) …

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Permissibility of Hemp Oil

Nasihah (Advice): Treat Yourself Medically   Sayyiduna Abu Darda Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “Allah has sent down both the disease and the cure, and He has appointed a cure for every disease, so treat yourselves medically, but use nothing unlawful.” (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   …

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What does ‘Men are caretakers of women…’ from the Quran mean?

Posted By MV Media By: Shaykh Nuh Keller Source: Unto the One In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Allah says in the Qur’an, Men are caretakers (qawwamuna) of women, because of that through which Allah has favored one over another, and because of what they spend of their property (Qur’an …

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The Ambiya (Alayhimus Salaam) being alive in their graves

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?cat=261 Q: I have a problem understanding the belief about Hayat-un-Nabi. What does it mean? I have heard from many scholars that to oppose this belief is deviation, but I can’t even begin to understand it. Does it mean that our Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is alive just like us in his grave? A: It is …

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Sahih Hadiths Outside The Six Famous Books

Question Are we to only follow Hadiths from the sihah sittah? Or are the Hadiths in other books, like Musnad Ahmad etc also acceptable?   Answer In matters of jurisprudence (fiqh) we should follow whatever our Fuqaha have deduced from the Hadiths. One should never endeavour to follow Hadith directly without the …

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Shaking hands with one’s son in law

    Question: What is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a mother in law shaking hands with / hugging / kissing her son in law and vice versa. Similarly, what is the Islamic opinion on the permissibility of a father in law shaking hands with / hugging / …

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