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  • Impermissible to Celebrate ‘Shab e Barat’ Date: 23-5-2021

    Assalam alaikum, someone told me that if in our family someonerecently dies, we shouldn't do the rituals of shab e barat. Is it true or just a myth.Please reply. .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah’s View on Congregational Prayers on the Night of mid-Sha‘baan Date: 16-7-2020

    I have been researching mid-shaban and when looking at the opinion of Shaykh al islam ibn taymiyyah, at one place I found that he said that gathering in the masjid is makruh but in Majmoo fatawa he states that it is not makruh Majmu’ Al-Fa??w?’, (23/131). So what was his position regarding gathering in the masjid please? I have read many other.. More

  • Fasting the Month of Rajab Date: 28-7-2019

    ASSALAAMU ALAIKUM WA ROHMATULLOHI WABARAKAATUH Sheikh,in our country people quote a Hadith that there ‘There is a palace in Paradise for those who fast the month of Rajab'.Is this hadith authentic? I was told that Fasting in sacred months hadith has been declared as weak.Should we act upon this weak Hadith? JAZAAK'ALLOHU KHOIRON. .. More

  • Passing away in the month of Muharram Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a Muslim friend who died during Muharram. Can you please tell me whether people who die during Muharram go to Paradise? .. More

  • False claims about the virtues of Muharram Date: 17-2-2016

    An old man of around 68 years of age shared a story with me; he said that he used to be sick for months and that there was no cure; he even spent two or three months in the hospital and fell sick three or four times within a year. However, one day, he went to an islamic scholar praching some days of Muharram. He said that the scholar told him that on.. More

  • Celebrating a festival on the 8th of Shawwaal Date: 2-10-2011

    May Allah reward well our Islamweb shaikhs.Aameen.Can I touch my word for word translation {arabic & english text}during menses? & Is there any festival for the people how fast shawaal 2-8? (six fast festival) jazakhallah khair..!.. More

  • There is no significance of the first Thursday of every lunar month Date: 25-8-2011

    AsalamoAlikum Warahmatullah Dear Brothers/Sisters, In my community there are some people who give special importance to the 'First Thursday' of every 'New Islamic Month'. The locals usually call it 'Nauchandi(new moon) Jumerat(Thursday)'. The people believe that giving charity or doing good deeds on first thursday will bring greater benifits e.g... More

  • Days When Fasting Is Recommended and Ruling on Fasting First Day of New Hijri Year Date: 16-12-2009

    What are the days that should be fasted (for being a confirmed act of Sunnah)? What is the ruling on fasting the first day of the Hijri year, the fifteenth of Rajab and so on? .. More

  • Ruling on doing special acts of worship on the New Hijri Year’s Eve Date: 15-12-2009

    What is the ruling on doing special acts of worship or performing voluntary prayers on New Hijri Year’s Eve? What is the ruling on inviting Muslims to perform voluntary prayers and worship at night in congregation on that occasion?.. More

  • Dying on the day of ‘Eed or on the 15th of Sha’baan Date: 11-11-2007

    I would like to ask about certian days of the year that if someone passes away on them is there any speciality in them. For example, no punishment in the grave maybe. I have heard that friday is one of those days, so what about Eid or 15 of Sha'aban and days like that? Jazzakom Allah Kola Khier.. More

  • Fasting on the last Wednesday of Safar Date: 27-4-2006

    Please can you enlighten me on the importance of fasting and special Nawafil on the last Wednesday of Safar? .. More

  • The night of the middle of Sha'baan Date: 20-6-2004

    Please tell me about the night of the middle of Sha'baan and what prayers should be recited?.. More

  • Celebrating 16th of Ramadan Date: 30-11-2003

    The Fatwa about celebrating Ramadan 16th the day of Badr? Taraweeh 8 and 20 Rak'ah. Which is lawful?.. More

  • The month of Safar Date: 7-5-2003

    Is there anything special in the month of Safar, because people are saying that in this month Allah sends many problems for his slaves? Is it true that we are supposed to pray specific prayers to protect ourselves and we are not supposed to marry or have any other happy occasion? .. More

  • 27th of Rajab and 14th of Sha'ban Date: 28-10-2002

    I have a question concerning the month of Rajab and Sha'ban. Some people say that the 27th of Rajab and the 14th of Sha'ban are nights of worship. Please explain in detail, so I can help my Pakistani community to understand this, because in our country the three scholars said that it is a special night and I don't see any evidence in the Hadith why.. More