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Qurbani and cutting hair and nails

  Question What is the preferred view regarding cutting hair and nails from 1st Dhū al-Ḥijjah onwards for the person who intends to perform Qurbānī? Is it true that according to Imam Abū Ḥanīfah, it is permissible to do so and it is not desirable to avoid doing so? بسم الله …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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Peer Pressure

  What will the people say? Will they approve of it? Will they laugh at it? It seems that such concerns influence our actions –especially our public conduct– more than anything else. Social pressure is a powerful force. It works by appealing to our desire not to be insulted, ridiculed, …

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Mould your Child

Question: There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, that are not appropriate for Muslims, e.g. Ballet, Modern dancing, Drama, Band, Piano, Cheer-leading etc.There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, (not required, but optional), that are not …

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Punishments For Not Forbidding Evil

The 3 Levels of Forbidding Evil Question What is the source and authenticity of the Hadith regarding the three levels of ‘nahi ‘anil munkar’. i.e. Stopping the evil with one’s hands, by means of the tongue and with his heart. Answer Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as part …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Changing the intention for fasting after dawn

  Nasihah (Advice): The virtue of Fasting Sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, “Whoever fasts one day for the pleasure of Allah, Allah will move his face away from the fire of Jahannam a distance of seventy years.” (Sahih Bukhari) __________________________   Question and Answer:   A person intended to fast a …

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Are our deeds presented to Allah Ta’ala on 15th Sha’ban?

hadithanswers.com Question In some Hadiths it is mentioned that our deeds are presented to Allah Ta’ala in Sha’ban, but some places mention it to take place on Laylatul Qadr. Which is the correct view? Answer Allah Ta’ala is All Aware of man’s deeds. From time to time, these deeds are presented …

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Be Concerned With Yourself When Four Things Occur

Question Is there any Hadith together with its authenticity which says: Start thinking about yourself and not people when four things happen to pass; 1) Widespread greed 2) People following their desire 3) People stubborn/proud about their view 4) People giving priority of Dunya over Din   Answer You are …

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