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Mother serving as a Mahram for her daughter?

Nasihah (Advice): The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “It is not permissible for her (a woman) to leave the home without the permission of her husband and it is not permissible for a woman to travel the journey of three days (the Safar distance which amounts to …

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The best Istighfar?

Question and Answer: Q. wat is the best istigfaar to read every night? (Question published as received) A. The best form of Istighfar is the Sayyidul Istighfar (the chief of all forms of Istighfar) which is as follows: اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ رَبِّي لاَ إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ، خَلَقْتَنِي وَأَنَا عَبْدُكَ، وَأَنَا عَلَى …

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Paying Fidyah from the deceased’s estate?

__________________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A person passed away and had outstanding Qadha Salaahs to be performed. He did not state in his will that the Fidyah should be paid for him. Is it permissible to pay the Kaffarah from the estate? (Questions published as received) A. If the deceased …

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Time of full Salaah for a Musafir?

Nasihah (Advice): Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu anhu) relates that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “He who works hard (to fulfil the needs) of widows and the poor is like a warrior in the Path of Allah.” The narrator thought that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) also said, “and he is like the …

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Driving for a liquor store?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever wants his wealth to be increased and his life to be fulfilling should join family ties.” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 2067) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. My brother is offered a …

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Circumcision for a Revert?

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Salam (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Make the greeting of Salaam common amongst yourselves, feed people, join family ties and pray Salaah when others are asleep, you will enter Jannah with ease” (Ibn Majah) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: …

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Kohl/Surma

__________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. It is known that to use antimony is Sunnah, antimony doesn’t disturb penetration of water and purification over antimony is valid. It is right concerning antimony in powder. However Islamic shops sell antimony in the form of paste, when powder is mixed with various other …

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Does the father have child custody rights upon divorce?

Question: Sister x and brother y were married for 7 years. Sister x consistently refused to consummate their marriage. Only once in the 3rd of their marriage she became close to her husband. This union resulted in a son who is now 6 years old. After 7 years, the brother …

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Consuming drowned animals?

Nasihah (Advice): What to recite when plagued by doubts: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) advised that when a person is plagued with doubts, he should ask Allah for protection (recite the Ta’awwuz) and ignore the doubts. (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 3276) _____________________________ Question and …

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Masjid Toilets

_________________ Question and Answer: Q. As salamu alaikum. Respected Moulana. If possible can the jamiat at some stage in whatever format(print, email, bayaan, poster, or which ever suitable way) give some nasheehat on use of musjid toilets. Cover everything. Even guidelines how it should be designed. Taking into consideration “wear …

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