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  • Celebrating the Birthday of the Prophet Date: 2-3-2020

    When I am not joining for Moulood he asks what is the reason for not joining and where is the proof? .. More

  • Seeking Blessings By Making Pendants In The Shape of the Prophet's Sandals Date: 3-10-2019

    ASSALAAMU ALAIKUM Sheikh, is there any significance or evidence in the hadith seeking blessing from the Sandals of our Prophet or image of the sandals of our Prophet. They give reference of Hadiths such as that Ibn Masud would hold the sandals for the Prophet when he took them off and hold them under his arms, while after his death(?) Sayyidna Anas.. More

  • Not Every Innovation Takes a Muslim Out of Islam Date: 16-12-2018

    Zaid ask a question to a one mufti that one person says that Its allowed to Says kafir all Bidati muslim so Mufti replied that Its allowed.So what is the Rul of Shariah on that mufti .. More

  • Wearing pendant in shape of Prophet's flip-flop Date: 4-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. People in our country are used to give a flipflop pendant of ProphetMuhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,made of gold and silver. Is it permissible in Islam to wear shoe-shaped jewelry of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam?And why do people wear this shoe-shaped jewelry? Is this not Bida' (innovation)? And what benefits.. More

  • Doing certain acts of worship on occasions like birthdays Date: 27-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Brother. We do not celebrate birthdays, but on special occasions such as these, my mother's constant advice is to pray two units of voluntary prayer and/or read Surah Yaseen and make special supplications to Allaah. I do not know whether this is an innovation or not because after all, she is just asking.. More

  • Blowing into ruqyah water without reciting Quran over it Date: 8-12-2015

    In our local mosques, people bring bottles of water on the day of the completion of the full Quran (khatam) in taraweeh in Ramadan. After the prayer, when the full quran recitation is completed, the haafiz (memorizer of the Quran) blows on the bottles of water. Then people take those bottles home and drink the water with the intention of healing from.. More

  • Rejoicing over Allaah's mercy does not include celebrating Prophet's birth Date: 10-4-2015

    One of my friend quoted the following verse of Quran-Chapter Yunus Verse no. 57 and 58 for Muhammad SAWS as Rehmat (mercy) and thereupon rejoice(celebrate) as an evidence from Quran for celebrating the Birthday of Prophet SAWS. Please clarify as some scholars say Rehmat(mercy) mention in verse refers to Quran/Islam but he says it refers to Prophet Muhammad.. More

  • Paying money for negligence in worship Date: 2-4-2013

    We are four friends who have recently become religiously committed. However, we are quickly overtaken by slackness though we are considered religious men in spite of seeing ourselves as extremely negligent. Taking into consideration that we do not have a mentor Shaykh to teach and follow up on us. As a way of punishing ourselves, we agreed to pay a.. More

  • Seeking permission from Prophet Ilyaas before cutting off a tree Date: 2-4-2013

    Is it permissible for a man to greet and then seek permission from Prophet Ilyaas (Elijah), May Allaah Exalt his mention, before cutting off a kind of tree to be used in medicine? .. More

  • How a family thanks Allaah for their son’s success Date: 8-8-2012

    Assalamolaykom... a) A son had graduated from the university. A family wanted to cook and send it to the mosque and ask the congregation to make a dua as to thank to Allah of their son's success. b) In stead of the first aoption, the family wanted to invite the family members and friends to their house, and read yassin, dzikr and dua in congrergation.. More

  • Celebrating the birth of the Prophet is not based on a Sharee'ah text Date: 11-3-2012

    - Is it permissible to celebrate the birth of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, as long as the celebration does not include any violations of the Sharee'ah? If the answer is no, what is the reason behind this ruling? - Is it permissible to praise the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? What are the permissible types of praise? -.. More

  • Permissible to remind people of lessons from the Hijrah Date: 11-3-2012

    Is it permissible to celebrate the advent of the new Hijri year and congratulate each other? Also, is it permissible to remind people of the lessons learned from this event by means of religious lectures and sermons? .. More

  • The testament of the owner of the Ka‘bah key is fake Date: 7-3-2012

    There is a message distributed by people who claim that it is from the owner of the key to the Ka‘bah where he talks about a dream. At the end of the message the man says that whoever sends it to 25 people will receive wealth, be successful, etc. What is the correct response to this message? .. More

  • False sources behind superstitious messages Date: 9-2-2012

    Some pamphlets are distributed that include Quranic verses. To encourage the messages to be forwarded, they promise that those who obey what is in them will have miraculous benefits and those who do not will be harmed in an unexpected way. What is the ruling on forwarding such messages? .. More

  • Consistently reciting specific Surahs at specific times-An innovation Date: 7-2-2012

    We are a group of youth who hold Tajweed (correct recitation) classes three times a week to perfect our manner of Quran recitation. During these classes, we recite and apply the rules. Is it permissible to read Chapter Al-Kahf (the cave) every Thursday so that we could apply the rules on it? Would that be an innovation? .. More