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  • New Muslim would like to donate non-Hijabi clothes Date: 24-6-2014

    I have clothes that I no longer use. These clothes are less conservative because I wore them when I was not yet a Muslim i.e. they do not conform with the Islamic teachings of covering up. Do I donate these clothes or do I dispose them? .. More

  • What it means to 'pass by ill-speech with dignity' (Quran 25:72) Date: 20-5-2014

    Assalaam alaikum, how do we understand this verse "And those who do not bear witness to falsehood, and if they pass by some evil play or evil talk, they pass by it with dignity" and the hadeeth which say to stop evil with hand, if not then by words, if not atleast think band about it-this being the lowest. How do we reconcle them. is passing by dignity.. More

  • Working for a non-Muslim humanitarian organization Date: 7-5-2014

    Salam I work for an international humanitarian organisation for almost 10 years now.Since the organisation is european and based in europe.Often people accuse the organisation of converting to christainity.Though these accusations are based on nothing but rumours and gossips.We are pretty confident that the organisation has no agent other than running.. More

  • Her husband's bad traits drive her away from him Date: 28-4-2014

    Assalam aleikom wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. I have an imense worry. I am a practicing sister,I have been married to my husband for 6 years based on a halal marriage meaning we didnt know eachother and wanted to seek baraka from Allah for this.The problem is i am a very frank comunicative and romantic person who needs attention and time from her husband.My.. More

  • Her family cut ties with her because she asked for her share of inheritance Date: 28-4-2014

    Dear Mufti Saheb. My father died almost 15 years back. Now, when I asked for my share in my father's property, all my family members including my mother, sisters and brothers have boycotted me and my husband and my two children. We are treated as outclass. The share in my father's property was given to me, but with a clause that they all have nothing.. More

  • Washing the beard in Ghusl according to the Hanbali school Date: 25-4-2014

    salaam aleikoum dear ustad, If one does ghusl for janabah in hanbali point of view. How do hanabilah judge a beard to be thin or thick? If we say some parts of the beard is thin then we are obliged to wash the skin beneath, is it enough to ensure that the water reaches the skin or does one must do tagleel? Or is tagleel only a method but the goal namely.. More

  • The story of Abu Muslim Al-Khawlaani being thrown into the fire Date: 10-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I have heard that when anything involving specific people is mentioned in the Qur'an especially a miracle, that type of occurrence is unique and will never happen again. However, I also heard that a pious Muslim was living in an area where someone claimed to be a false prophet. The people tried to burn him to death but it didn't.. More

  • People praying behind the Imaam should stand to his right and to his left Date: 10-4-2014

    Regarding the first line for salah should we start and finish the right of the line before we start the left side? .. More

  • Building a house with the design of the Ka'bah Date: 13-4-2014

    Assalamu aliekum, I am planning on building a house for myself and was thinking about designing it like the Kaaba for no other reason but architectural beauty. Is this permissible? .. More

  • Seclusion has same legal status as consummation of marriage Date: 7-4-2014

    Bismillah Assalamu alekum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu. I urgently need your answer. After my nikah I did not live with my husband, that is, the marriage ceremony and walima did not take place. My husband and I had secret intercourse at my home. Very sadly, I need khula from him now due to many unavoidable reasons. I know well the valid reasons for.. More

  • Satanic whisperings about Quran 9:74 Date: 5-4-2014

    please help me from becoming a dis believer i am in extreme stress‎ from last 2 weeks as i was reading quran the chapter "the repentence" {They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam and planned that which they were not to attain... More

  • Allaah is not named 'lawgiver' (Musharri'), but He does give the law Date: 4-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I heard the name Lawgiver being used to refer to Allah but is this one of His names and are His laws one of His attributes? Or is that only if the law is revealed in Allah's words in the Qur'an but not if it is revealed in another way like through a hadith? Jazaakumu Allahu khair .. More

  • Mocking the rituals of Islam is Kufr Date: 31-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I know that mocking or making fun of any aspect of Islam is kufr. I need a detailed explanation of how to know the difference between a joke which is considered mocking and making fun, and a joke which involves some aspects of Islam but is not mocking or making fun. This issue has been bothering me for a long time and I have not.. More

  • Accepting Islam on condition of praying only two daily prayers Date: 7-4-2014

    Assalaamu 'alaykum. On one website I've read that Sh. al-Albani said that the Prophet (may people and blessings of Allah be upon him) allowed a new muslim to pray only twice a day. However I can't find it any more. Could you mention this narration and explain it, if possible? .. More

  • Giving Zakatul-Fitr to one's own needy child Date: 6-4-2014

    A muslim woman has remarried after being divorced from her ex husband. From her ex husband she has twins that are in the same country as him but, doesn't live with him. The woman is in a different country then her sons. I have heard a hadith that said I could give fitr zakat for my son if there are in need of money or if they have difficulties. What.. More