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Is it the responsibility of the son to send his parents for Hajj?

Nasihah (Advice): The pleasure and displeasure of one’s parents   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“The pleasure of Allah lies in the pleasure of the parent. The anger of Allah lies in the anger of the parent.” (Al-Adabul Mufrad) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Life Has No Second Innings

Moulana Imran Khamissa In a world enveloped in entertainment, games and social media, people have become paralyzed and transfixed to their television screens and handheld gadgets, closely following the progress of players and teams as if their very existence depended on the result. The present craze “ The Cricket World …

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Prophet Lut (AS) – Sodom

Prophet Lut AS was the nephew of the Prophet Ibrahim AS. The story of his people and the punishment they were afflicted with was a shocking incident in the life of Ibrahim AS. Lut AS, as you will recall, left Ur with Ibrahim AS and settled in Palestine. Nothing authoritative …

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The Status of a Hafidh of the Qur’an

    Ramadhan undoubtedly is a very great gift that Allah has presented to His Ummah. If we decide to count the favours that Allah has placed in this blessed month, the ones that are manifest and the ones that are concealed, we would never be able to do so. …

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Ramadaan – TV Free Month

Ramadaan : Understanding Television What Can Be Done? By Khalid Baig Television has spread like a wild fire in the world, including the Muslim world. It seems to have overcome the limitations of space and time. Consider place. In Saudi Arabia, one can find the imprints of Hollywood only a few …

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The Stranger Danger​

In an age where kidnapping, child-trafficking, child-abuse, drug addiction, gangsterism and other societal scourges are on the rise, almost every parent will, at some point, stress and emphasize on their children the danger of strangers. Parents warn their children to never take a lift with a stranger, never speak or disclose …

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Surrogacy. Permissible or not?

QUESTION Dear Sheikh, Assalamoalykum Wa rahmatulla hi wa barakatahu… May Allah be agree with you. I would like to ask , is surrogacy allowed in Islam ? Jazakallaha Khair. (Question published as received) ANSWER In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. It is …

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Pornography, an XXXtremely degrading addiction

Addictions Anonymous P6 –  Pornography (porn) is abhorrent. It is degrading, not just for the one carrying out the act but also for those viewing it. Like every other sin, pornography is a violation against one’s own self and is displeasing to Allah SWT. Ulama describe it as “a technological …

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