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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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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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Itikaf Q&A

I’tikaaf Related Issues The following is a compilation of Fatawa regarding ie’tikaaf from the Fatawa of our Akabereen. The references of the various Fatawa are attached with the Fatawa. By: Moulana Ismail Dawoodjee – Student, Darul Iftaa Mufti Ebrahim Desai.(daruliftaa.net)   Virtues of Ie’tikaaf Ie’tikaaf (secluding oneself in the masjid to …

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Qadha and Kaffarah

Question AoA Mufti, The question is that I am a male in twenties, I have broken many fasts by different ways that I don’t even remember the numbers. I remember of masturbating while fasting and also I have eaten in some fasts which I don’t remember how much exactly. The question is …

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Grave of Prophet Ibrahim and other Prophets Alayhimus Salaam

Question It is famous that the grave of Prophet Ibrāhīm (peace be upon him) is located in Hebron, which is also known as Al-Khalil, because of this. Is this authentic? There are also graves of Prophet Mūsā and other Prophets in the surrounding regions. How authentic are they? بسم الله …

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