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QnA snapshots: Who is a Shaheed?

Cii Radio With a spike in the number of Muslims falling victim to violent crime in South Africa, Sabahul Khair probed the concept of Shahadah(martyrdom) in Islam with Mufti Imraan Vawda of Kwazulu Natal Q: When does a person get the status of Shaheed and when he reaches this status …

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Marriage to a Hindu man

Nasihah (Advice): A non-Believers reward for doing good Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “When a non-believer does good, he is made to taste its reward in this world. And as far as the believer is concerned, Allah stores (the reward) of his virtues for the Hereafter and provides him …

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The Jinn Speaks

Question: An Amil claims that he can trap a Jinn in a person and makes him speak how he has come in to the person and who sent him. Is the information given by the trapped Jinn correct and can such information be relied upon? Sometimes the Jinn even names …

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Can step-children marry each other

  Nasihah (Advice): A sudden glance   Jareer Bin Abdullah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “I asked Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam about the sudden glance (that is cast on the face of a non-Mahram). He commanded me to turn my eyes away.” (Muslim)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A woman …

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Pictures of animate objects in home?

Title: What should one do with clothing with animate objects? Please clarify the Hadith of angels not entering the home with pictures in it? Can we accept greetings on non-Islamic festivals and practices? Question 1. Sometime our relatives present our children clothes with the figures of living beings. When there …

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Are the origins of Tasawwuf from the pure Sunnah?

<<LISTEN HERE>>   This is part of a Radio Islam series taking apart oft-mentioned contestations of ISIS propagandists. Those who aim ISIS rhetoric at unwitting South African audiences create confusion, mayhem and aim to weaken public faith in the guidance of our Ulama.   Part 5 of our series is …

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Is taqdeer written in Shabe bara’at?

m.facebook.com/ShkhAbdulRaheem/posts/ Question: Some people say that among the merits of middle night of Sha’baan is that matters of people’s rizq and life & death etc are determined during this night. Is that correct?? Answer: Yes, there are some dhaeef narrations which support this view. A verse of surah Dukhaan says: …

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Is eating prawns haalal

  Question Is eating prawns halaal or makrooh Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu `alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There is a difference of opinion pertaining to the permissibility of prawns. One group of Ulama hold the view that it is permissible while another group …

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Zakaat based bursaries

Question 1. I have 2 university going kids whom I take care of financially and I pay Zakaat Alhamdulillah. They have been offered Zakaat based bursaries, and I don’t feel comfortable hence the need for a Fatwa. I have purchased for my kids shares to the value of R 25 000. …

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Virtue of 15th Shabaan?

Is the virtue of 15th of Sha’ban proven, or is it a bid’ah (innovation)? Question I am a firm believer that 15th of Shabaan is a blessed night. I have come across many people who claim it is nowhere to be found in Hadith and it is a Bidah to …

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