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Listening to the Quran while cooking and studying

  Nasihah (Advice): Respect for the Quran   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Allah elevates some people through this book (by practising,loving,reading etc the Quran)  and debases others through it.”( by not following the Quran’s advices) (Muslim)   _______________________________________   Question and Answer:   Are we allowed to listen to …

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Is donating and receiving blood permissible?

Question Is it allowed to donate blood, or receive it? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh. A: It is permissible to donate and transfuse blood if: a) There is a desperate need to donate blood; b) There is no other alternative; and …

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Esaale Thawaab

Question What is the ruling in Quran n Sunnah about doing tawaf or umrah for deceiced or alive people so that the Sawab from that Ibadah reaches to the person you intend to get sawab. Like some people do tawaf in the name of Muhammad SAW sallallahu alayhi wasallamand fot …

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Keeping Dogs & puppies as pets

  Nasihah (Advice): Keeping Dogs & puppies as pets   Ibn Abbas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports from Maimoona Radhiyallahu Anha that once Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam became sad; and said that Jibra’eel Alayhis Salaam promised to meet Him at night but did not turn up. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam …

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Interest (Riba ) Loan

  Detail: I am unable to decide on a disturbing issue.  as follows.  Please help me in taking that decision My father has taken a loan of Rs 6 lac from a bank on the condition that the loan with interest be repaid in monthly installments to be deducted from …

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When should one stand during Iqamah? (detailed)

deoband.org Translated by Yusuf Laher When should the muqtadis[1] stand up for salah in congregation? Should they stand before theiqamah begins, when the iqamah begins or when the words hayya ‘ala al-falah are reached? The answer to this question lies in the practice of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless …

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Status of one’s earnings during Jumuah Salaah time.

Question I need some clarity on the Masa’lah of allowing one’s business to remain open at the time of Jumu’ah, either run by one’s wife or non-Muslim staff. The Shariah ruling – Halal status of one’s earnings during that period. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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Workplace Hours

  Nasihah (Advice): Verbal trusts   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “If a man says something and then departs, it is a trust.” (meaning the information should not be divulged in a manner he would not consent to.) (Abu Dawood)   _________________________________   Question and Answer:   Mufti Saheb, …

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Masturbation

Question I have been told that masturbation is allowed as long as it stops your from having sex. Is this correct? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The act of masturbation is a harām and sinful act that is condemned …

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