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Do I have to own an asset for a whole year before paying Zakaat?

Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on Trading Stock   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam ordered us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on whatever (stock) we intended for trade.” (Abu Dawood) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Aslm. I am confused about something regarding my zakaat. Say for purpose of explanation, …

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Cutting Hair/Nails affect Qurbani?

Question: Last year I cut my hair on the 5th day of Dhul Hijja and then I came to know that we should not cut our hair if we intend to do Qurbānī. So was my qurbānī accepted or not? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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For how long should a mother breastfeed her newborn child?

Nasihah (Advice): Have mercy on the young and respect the elders   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that an old man came to seek Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, and the people were hesitant to make room for him. Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “He is not one of …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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Proof for The Method of Sajdah For Females

Question Is there any proof from Hadith or from the statements of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) or Tabi’un regarding the Hanafi method of Sajdah for females?   Answer Hereunder are narrations on this topic: 1) The Tabi’i; Yazid ibn Abi Habib (rahimahullah) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once …

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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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I Don’t Trust him Going to the Gym

Question: Assalaamu alaikum Respected Ulama I am married for 5 months to a boy I’ve known from before. I have very severe trust issues especially when my husband goes to the gym. He has a habit of not lowering his gaze and I get scared that he’ll notice other women. …

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Social Media Platforms

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Respected ‘Ulama I am on certain social media platforms, and I find that it sometimes takes too much of my time. I had the intention of deleting it but find it necessary as well for communication purposes, especially because I am teaching. Please advise. Jazakallah Answer: Bismihi …

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Is it permissible for the divorced parties to demand any gifts given?

  Nasihah (Advice): Exchanging of gifts   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu used to accept a gift and give in return for it. (Sunan Tirmidhi) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   In many families, when a divorce takes place, especially, a divorce of a newly wedded couple, …

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