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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This issue has been addressed in my Arabic article Matā Wulida al-Rasūl Ṣallāllāhu ʿAlayhi wa Sallam wa Matā Tuwuffiya.[1] A summary is outlined below. (1) Blessed birth of the …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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The Effect of Haraam Lasts For Forty Days

Question Is it true that if a person eats or drinks anything haram, intentionally or unknowingly, then his du’as and ibadaat will not be accepted for forty (40) days? Does the same ruling apply to intoxicants? Jazakallah     Answer I have come across the following: Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhuma) reports …

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Virtue of Praying Four Rakahs (Salatud Duha) in The Morning

Question Regarding the following Hadith, what is meant by “suffice”? Does it mean that Allah Ta’ala will protect one against misguidance and committing sins? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily, Allah Ta’ala says: ‘O Son of Adam! Pray to me in the beginning of the day with four units …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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Those who will enter Jannah Without Accountability

Question Would you kindly explain the quality of having tawakkul in Allah and its relationship to taking means as mentioned in this Hadith:   Narrated from ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas narrates: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Nations were displayed before me, one or two prophets would pass by along with a few …

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Eating Seven ‘Ajwah For Seven Days

Question Is it stated in any Hadith that eating seven ‘Ajwah dates every morning for seven days will save a person from being affected with black magic etc.?   Answer The Hadith recorded in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim is as follows: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whoever eats seven ‘Ajwah …

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The shia and Beloved Muawiyah Radhiyallahu Anhu

Question: Salaam Mufti: I wanted to ask about Shias and Muawiya/Ali (Radiyallahoanhum to both). Many Shias say that Muawiya (RA) and his successors cursed Ali during Jummah khutbah for years. Is this true, because I can find no legitimate source of this other than Shia propaganda? Also, why do Shias …

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