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Are dentures allowed in Islam?

Nasihah (Advice): Cursing undeservingly   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that a man cursed the wind in the presence of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam who said, “Do not curse the wind, for it is merely doing as ordered, and whoever curses something undeservingly, then the curse returns upon him.” (Bukhari) …

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Is a bring and share Walima permissible?

Nasihah (Advice): Dispelling evil thoughts from the minds of people Sayyidatuna Safiyya Bint Huyai Radhiyallahu Anha says: “I came to visit Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam at night while he was in the state of I’tikaf (seclusion) (in the Masjid during the last ten days of Ramadan). After having talked to …

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Was Khadeejah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) a “Working Woman”?

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Respected ‘Ulama I shared this article on your website, regarding women working, with some of my friends. Someone then mentioned that since Khadeejah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) was a merchant and used to work, it should be fine for Muslim women to work as well. What is the correct answer to …

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Acid Reflux during Fasting

Nasihah (Advice): A Muslim does not display a bad example   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Setting a bad example does not befit us.. the person who takes back their gift is like a dog that swallows its own vomit.” (Bukhari) Question and Answer: …

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Females attending Universities

Question: What is the ruling on Females attending Universities? Answer: 1.         Education is important for all individuals, male or female. The Hadith often quoted in this context is, “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim.” (Ibn Majah) Yet the understanding of this Hadith is often lacking. The commentators …

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Question Salam, I want to do ivf ( test tube baby). I have 2 kids before but after that I could not get pregnant. I tried for many years and then I did IVF with one female doctor but it failed. Actually I have developed some complicated immunological issues. I …

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Female genital mutilation or Circumcision?

Question: Is female genital mutilation allowed in islam which is practised inmany countries in Africa? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a relatively new term.[1] It had been synonymous with female circumcision until recent studies proved …

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Passing the Meeqat while in menses

Nasihah (Advice): Umrah – Atonement of sins Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Umrah to ‘Umrah atones for the sins between them, and for a Hajj Al-Mabrur there is no reward except Paradise” (Muslim) _____________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. I would like to inquire where …

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