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Why is Riba – Interest/Usury Prohibited in Islam?

Nasihah (Advice): Accursed are those who deal in Riba   Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam cursed the one who consumes riba (usury) and the one who pays it, the one who writes it down and the two who witness it, and he said, “they …

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Cupping Hijamah FAQs

The best days to do cupping Question Please could you verify the following Narration. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best of days that you should perform cupping are the seventeenth, nineteenth and the twenty first of the month. I did not pass a single gathering of Angels on …

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Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah’s (radiyallahu’anhu) Hadith Tally

Question Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) stayed only two years with Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). But the number of Hadith referenced through him are more than any one else. Can you shed some light on this please?   Answer 1. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) stayed with Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) for four years, and not two. (Irshadus …

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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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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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The virtue of fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah

Question What is the virtue of fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah?   Answer The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are indeed blessed. Any good deeds carried out during these days, be it Salah, fasting or giving sadaqah are extremely beloved in the sight of Allah Ta’ala. …

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A Virtue for the 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah

Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘There is no day more honourable in Allah’s sight, and no acts more beloved therein to Allah than those in these 10 days. So, say tasbih (subhanallah), takbir (Allahu akhbar) and tahlil (la ilaha illallah) a lot.’   Answer This Hadith …

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