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Muharram FAQ’s

  What is the meaning of Muharram?      Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar – meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month in which un-lawful acts were “forbidden”, prominently the shedding of blood.   Which are the sacred Months …

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Fasting only on the day of Aashura – 10th Muharram

Nasihah (Advice): Virtue of the Fast of Aashura Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “The fast of Aashura wipes out the sins of a year.” (Muslim) __________________________________________     FASTING EXCLUSIVELY ON 10 MUHARRAM Fasting exclusively on 10th Muḥarram Question I understand that it is preferable to avoid fasting exclusively on …

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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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Is it wrong to take money to teach Islam?

Should this be a factor in deciding whether one becomes a scholar or not? QUESTION Assalamualikum My brothers who are Alhamdullilah huffaz wished to become ulama since childhood. As they entered the teen years, people would inform them that they must get secular education ( college degrees: professions etc.)first in …

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Twenty Basic Beliefs for a Muslim?

Question: I just want you to give me a simple explanation of the basic beliefs that a Muslim should hold regarding Allah and His Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) and other matters. I sometimes get confused by the various different groups (Sunni, Shi’a, Salafi, Deobandi, Barelwi, etc) saying …

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Leadership of Women

Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said; “Men are destroyed when they obey women.”   Answer The full narration, which clarifies the meaning is as follows: Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that a bearer of glad tidings once came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …

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How should a person divide his/her Qurbani meat?

  Nasihah (Advice): Tanning a prayer mat   Sayyiduna Muqheerah Bin Shu’bah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to pray on a mat and on a tanned skin.” (Sunan Abu Dawood) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   We have completed our qurbani and received our meat from the butcher. …

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Botox Injections

Question:  I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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