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Aunt’s Husband as a Mahram

  Nasihah (Advice): Seclusion of man and woman   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “No person (man) should be alone with a woman except that there is a Mahram with her.” (Muslim)   _______________________________________________   Question and Answer:     Can my mother’s sister’s husband be a mahram to us …

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Should I miss my Sunnah muakkadah or my qadha prayer?

Question My question is related to the right way of performing salat that I have missed since puberty. I have gone through few posts that mentions: we are required to pray all the Fardh and Wajib Salah since we attained puberty. But I wanted to know if the following way …

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Interest Money

Question: PLS ADVICE IF I CAN USE INTEREST MONEY ON THE FOLLOWING : ASSESSMENT RATES REFUSE REMOVAL SEWERAGE WATER (Question published as received)    Answer:: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh Interest money cannot be used for assessment rates, refuse removal, sewerage and water. Interest money should be dispose off …

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41 Yaseen

 Question: Respected Ulamaa My grandfather is unwell, we were advised by someone to recite 41 yaseens for his shifaa. Is this correct? Please advise. جزاك اللهُ خيراً Answer: Respected Brother/Sister in Islam Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh   The reciting of 41 times Yaseen is a tried and tested …

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Ghusal of Mayyit

Question: Is it Necessary to have a ghusal bath after giving ghusal to mayyit? (Question published as received) Answer: It is Mustahab (preferable) to take a Ghusal after giving Ghusal to the Mayyit (deceased).[1] If one does not do so, one will not be sinful.   [1] ويندب الاغتسال في …

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Sunnah of the Headgear (Topee)

Nasihah (Advice): The headgear (Topee) in Salaah   Hasan Basri Rahmatullahi Alaih narrates that the people (Sahaabah Radhiyallahu Anhum) used to make Sajdah (prostrate) upon their turbans and hats. (Bukhari)   _______________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Does a man have to wear a hat to perform Salaat?  Is the …

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Saving oneself from Year end Temptations

 Question: I am in high school. Soon the exams will be over and the holidays will commence. Many boys and girls are planning various haraam activities to which I am also being invited. The temptations and the peer pressure is very strong. How do I save myself from falling prey …

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Maulana

Question: Could some one please tell me what does the word”MAWLANA ” mean? < allahumma salli `ala sayyidina wa mawlana Muhammad > Is it wrong to say that word? What is the evidence of permissibility? Some one told me that it is shirk. (Question Published as Received) Answer: Investigating the Name ‘Moulana’ …

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Curses

Question? Aslm Mufti, I was under the impression that duas for bad things are not accepted by Allah. But I’ve been told that anything a person says, be it sarcastically, in jest or seriously it can be accepted by Allah. For example if a child is playing on a chair …

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How much of the Quran must we memorise

  Nasihah (Advice): Reciting the Book of Allah Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “Whoever recites the Qur’an well and clearly, is equal in rank to the Angels who record the creation’s deeds. These Angels are gracious, honorable and of lofty rank. He who finds difficulty in reciting the Qur’an and …

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