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Replying to Athaan – Call of Prayer

Hadith: Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattaab Radhiyallahu Anhu reports Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “When the Muazzin calls “Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar” and one of you replies “Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar”; and then he calls, “Ash-hadu al-Laa Ilaaha Illallah” and you reply, “Ash-hadu al-Laa ilaaha illallah”; and then he calls, …

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Discharging Zakaat to an ineligible recipient

Nasihah (Advice): Discharging charity to family members Sayyiduna Salmaan Bin Aaamir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam has said: …“Giving charity to a poor person is charity, and (giving) to a relative is two things, charity and upholding ties of kinship.” (Musnad Ahmad) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Mr Abdullah, who …

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Is Allah Everywhere or is He on His Throne?(Detailed)

<QUESTION> Some people say Allah is everywhere, some say He is above the heavens, some say He is on His throne; and everyone seems to present tons of evidences to prove their point. I am so confused about the whole issue. Where is Allah? Please explain! <ANSWER> In the name …

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Getting Married In Shawwaal

https://hadithanswers.com/getting-married-in-shawwal/ Question Can we say it is recommended to get married in Shawwal because of the narration of Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) got married to her in Shawwal, or it was just coincidence?   Answer As Muslims, we believe nothing was a coincidence in the life …

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Shawwal – Fasting on the days of Eid

    Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Do not fast in these days (Eid) for they are days of eating and drinking.”(Tirmidhi)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Assalamualaikum Just a quick question, a lot of people say that we cannot keep the shawwal fasts from the 2nd …

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FAQ’s Pertaining To Zakaat

  Q: Upon whom is Zakaat compulsory?     A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisaab after a passing of a lunar year.     Q: Who is regarded to have Nisaab?     A: A person who …

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The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr

by Mufti Faraz ibn Adam Source: ilmgate.org     The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with him) narrates, …

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