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Definition of a Ma’zoor

A person who due to some reason, for example: incontinence or bleeding continuously remains in the state of impurity, being unable to remain in the state of purity long enough to perform Salaah is called a Ma’zoor.   One will become a Ma’zoor only if the state of impurity lasts …

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The Sajdah of a Woman

Question: When making salaah in the Haramain, the Arab women insist on correcting our sadjah posture, (making it like that of men). They keep screaming at us saying haraam, haraam. How should we react, should we change our posture, as we cannot communicate with them? Answer: Bismihi Ta’ala Respected Sister …

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Haidh (menstruation) after Nifaas (childbirth)

Nasihah (Advice): Cleanliness is half of Imaan Sayyiduna Abu Maalik Al-Ashari Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Cleanliness is half of faith and (the recital of) Al-Hamdu Lillah (Praise be to Allah) fills the scale, and (the recital of) Subhaanallah (Glory be to Allah) and Al-Hamdu Lillah (Praise be …

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Distribution of Qurbani meat on behalf of a deceased

Nasihah (Advice): Sacrificing of Rams Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to offer two rams as sacrifices, and I used to also offer two rams.  (Bukhari) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: A lady passed away on the 10thof Zul-Hijjah, on eid Morning at 4AM. She purchased …

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Talaq Raji (Revocable Divorce) & Talaq Baín (Irrevocable Divorce)

Question: Please define what is Talaq Raji (Revocable Divorce) & Talaq Baín (Irrevocable Divorce)? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Talaaq-e-Raji (Revocable Divorce) (1)Talaaq-e-Raji is a type of divorce wherein the husband divorces his wife in express and explicit terms, for example: …

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Takbiraat of Tashreeq

Nasihah (Advice): The fast of the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah) Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said regarding the fast on the day of Arafah (9th Zul Hijjah): “It expiates the sins of the previous year and that of the following year.” (Sahih Muslim) Q. What is the Takbeers that we have …

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Women Attending the Masjid – A Detailed Response

  Prior to Eidul-Fitr 1439, the Jamiat KZN had received a question regarding the permissibility of women attending the Eid Salaah considering the new trend of  family Eid Gahs being arranged in different places.   In conformance with the established ruling of the Fuqahaa (Islamic jurists), the Jamiat had responded by …

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Haircuts

Question What is the ruling of haircuts?   Answer Men are permitted to cut their hair.This is based on the fact that there are numerous narrations which mention that Rasulullah sallallahualaihiwasallam and the Sahabah radhiallahuanhum cut, trimmed or shaved their hair. However, there are; as with any other aspect of a Muslims life; certain …

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