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Rajab FAQ

RAJAB IS THE MONTH TO SOW THE SEEDS, SHA’BAN TO IRRIGATE AND RAMADAN TO REAP THE HARVEST Question Can you mention the reference and Arabic for this? “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds. Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop and Ramadan is the month to reap …

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Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

Question: Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl? Answer: The alleged incident in the question has been written in many books. The shortest version is that of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf b. al-Malak ؒ, also known as Ibn Firishtah, in his Mabāriq al-Azhār. This is the same text …

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First to inform people about Ramadan – Fabricated Hadith

   Question: The following Hadith is widespread over the internet and I would like to know whether these are the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “If one informs another about Ramadan first, then hell fire will become forbidden for that individual” I couldn’t find the reference. Is this Hadith …

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Dr. Zakir Naik & The Fatwa on masturbation

QUESTION Muhtaram Mufti We have come across a video by Zakir Naik wherein he gives a lengthy discussion with regards to masturbation. After reviewing the video, one is left with the strong impression that masturbation is permissible. Till now, the youth knew it to be Haram. However, this has created …

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Authenticity of Imam Mahdi

QUESTION Assalamualaikum Mufti Please answer the following questions   1-  I have read that most of the ahadith which talk about the coming of mahdi are weak ahadith and only a few ahadith are authentic. Now, i am confused that how can we base our aqeedah of “zuhoor e mahdi” …

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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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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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The Event of Ghadir Khum

  Question: Dear scholar, is the event of Ghadir Khum true or it’s a false tradition made the by Shi’as? And if it is true, what’s the Sunni interpretation of this event? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, One of the fundamental differences between the Ahl …

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