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  • Definition of Amaanah (trust) Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does trust, or Amaanah, mean? For example, if parents trust their child in that he will not do something, but he does anyway, did he break the trust? Is that person a hypocrite? Or does Amaanah, or trust, mean that we are entrusted with someone else's property or something else and have to take care of it? Today, almost every.. More

  • Meaning of Rahmah, Rizq, and Fadhl Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the difference between Rahmah, Rizq, and the Fadhl of Allah? .. More

  • Definition of Amaanah in Islamic terminology Date: 28-12-2017

    What is the meaning of 'Amaanah' according to Islam? Is it a kind of blessings? Are women considered an 'Amaanah' in Islam? .. More

  • Categorization of haraam into muharram lithaatih and muharram lighayrih Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was reading about the difference which the scholars of Fiqh have made in case of haram (Muharram lithaatih and Muharram lighayrih), but the Hanbali scholars do not consider this categorization. Can you elobrate on this issue and present the better opinion in this regard? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Meaning of ‘the Straight Path’ Date: 18-11-2017

    Is this hadith authentic? And could you please give me the whole hadith that describes the straight path as worshipping Allaah alone, telling the truth even if a near relative is concerned, not killing your child out of poverty - and I think that there was another one; can you please give me this hadith? .. More

  • Meaning of the word shaykh Date: 1-8-2017

    What is the meaning of the word 'shaykh'? .. More

  • Mudd, Saa' and Qullah in modern measurements Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Could you please give the standard measurements of these term in kg/liter in our present time: Mudd, Saa', and Qullah. .. More

  • Definition of ‘man’ in sight of Allah Date: 15-1-2017

    Many people claim that I am a man, but in the sight of Allaah, what is the definition of a man, and what are his qualities? Who is a man, and who is not? .. More

  • Meaning of 'Aathaar' Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; what does the Arabic word Wa Aathaaran mean? Does it mean something left behind that we can see, or just something left behind that we could or could not see? For example, the dinosaurs left fossils, but they are in the earth and we cannot see them unless we dig the up, if you know what I mean. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Difference between Laghw and Haraam Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Brother. I was just wondering what the difference is between Laghw (ill speech)and haram, and also I get the feeling that everything is Laghw, like, we cannot play sports and so on. Do you know what I mean? Laghw could be everything apart from eating, sleeping, and worshiping. I am not being disrespectful. I am very confused about.. More

  • Meaning of Ta'weel Date: 10-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does Allaah mean by Ta'weel? Is it Tafseer (exegesis), or is it something else, like the true reality? Like, is the Ta'weel for prayer the prayer itself and how to pray? People are saying different things, so please explain. .. More

  • Difference between permissible and forbidden Date: 17-9-2016

    What is the difference between the permissible and the forbidden? .. More

  • Correspondence of Quranic and Fiqhi terminologies Date: 23-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard a brother say that there are some differences between Quranic terminologies and Fiqh terminologies; like in Fiqh, Salaah means prayer, zakah means charity. However, sometimes in the Quran, Salah may mean praying for somebody, zakah may mean purifying. Is that right? .. More

  • Definition of khaaniqaah Date: 23-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is 'khanqah of peer'? Are the practices that they do based upon the Quran and Sunnah? Please tell me; it is very urgent. .. More

  • Islamic definition of aadaab (etiquette/manners) Date: 28-1-2016

    Shaykh, what is the definition of aadaab (manners). I mean in Islam. .. More