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  • Short biography of Shaykh Ehsaan Ilaahi Thaheer Date: 7-1-2015

    Who was Ehsaan Illahi Zaheer and what were his contributions? .. More

  • Hijrah recommended, not obligatory, if Islam can be practised openly in land of unbelief Date: 26-2-2015

    As salam aleikum. Ive read your many fatwas about hijra so please give me a personal verdict for my question and do not send me a fatwa of another previously asked question. With regards to living in dar ul kufr in the UK we practise reasonably well. We can eat halal, fast and pray and go to the mosques and go to hajj and can give zakat as well as dawah... More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would get angry only for the sake of Allaah Date: 26-12-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum Warahamtullahi Wa barakatah I have heard of reports when the prophet would get angry for the sake of Allah, even though he was the most calm of people in any other situation. His face would become red out of anger in certain situations. My question is when is it permissible to show similar anger, or if it is at all? Jazakullahu Khaira .. More

  • Throwing the stones into the Jamaraat in the wrong sequence Date: 22-12-2014

    Dear shaikh, assalamu aalaikum, This year i & my wife done hajj.alhamdullilla. dURING 3RD DAY OF PEBBLE THROWING, We stone in first Jamarh at long distance with maximum force due to heavy rush.We are not certain that all pebbles fall into pit in first jamarah.Due to rush we moved to second jamarah & throw 7 pebbles near to PIT. After that we.. More

  • The wisdom behind afflictions that befall children Date: 19-12-2014

    As a Muslim we believe in Kala & Qadr from Allah. Also we believe Natural disasters such as Volcanoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc are from Allah to punish wrong doers as mentioned in the Qur'an 29:40. One Muslim family in Sri Lanka became atheist after 2004 Tsunami. the reason they give is Allah is punishing wrong doers is OK, but how.. More

  • Thikr not effective without conviction Date: 25-12-2014

    Assalaam alaikum Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No servant says this three times in the morning every day and in the evening every night but that nothing will harm him: In the name of Allah whose name cannot be harmed by anything in the earth nor in the heaven, for He is the Hearing, the.. More

  • Arabs sometimes use the plural form to refer to something singular Date: 17-1-2015

    Aslama alaikum. why does the Qur'an say different things in different places? For example in one surah Allah says to Moses idhhab ills firaun. But in another surah He (swt) says to both harun and musaa idhhabaa. I'm confused one is singular implying that Allah was speaking only to musaa the other is dual. Also is surah maryam one angel tells her Allah.. More

  • The deceased was liable for both debts and Hajj Date: 16-11-2014

    Assalaamu ‘Alaykum; Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information -Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A son) Number 2 (A grandson (from the son)) Number 1 (A father) (A full brother) Number 1 -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A mother) She was bearing.. More

  • The lawfulness of drinking wine in earlier divine religions Date: 22-11-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I saw some Muslims debating with some Christians to show them how their scriptures had been changed, which is undoubtedly true. One of the points they mentioned was that the Bible mentioned prophets doing prohibited acts like drinking alcohol. However, this made me wonder: if alcohol was only prohibited gradually in Islam, how do.. More

  • Islam does not forbid its followers from making peace Date: 23-11-2014

    Salam, I want to ask a question that has really confused me. Christian missionaries quote some verses of the Holy Quran and say that these verses promote terrorism and stop Muslims from asking for peace. They quote one verse of the Quran and say that this verse prohibits Muslims from asking for peace from non-Muslims. This is the verse they quote:-.. More

  • Interpretation of the Hadeeth about 'women who are dressed yet naked' Date: 8-11-2014

    As salaamu aleykum. Can you please give me the full detail explanation of this hadith: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (saw) said, "There are two types of people who will be punished in Hell and whom I have not seen: men having whips like the tails of cows and they will be beating people with them, and, women.. More

  • Praying behind an Imaam who makes a mistake in reciting al-Faatihah Date: 19-11-2014

    Assalaamu alaykum I live in a city where this is only one masjid. I live close to the masjid so I can attend all my prayers in the masjid. However, to me it feels like the imam of our masjid makes a mistake in the recitation of al-fatiha that alters the meaning. He interchanges the "small" ha with "big" Ha when reciting ehdina assiraat al mustaqeem... More

  • A schizophrenic's wealth is liable for Zakah Date: 27-10-2014

    as Salam alaikum my question is my wife is schizophrenia patient she don't understand about zakat at all. What is the ruling on her is it my responsibility to pay zakat or my wife responsibility. .. More

  • There are no fabricated Ahaadeeth in Hisn Al-Muslim Date: 8-11-2014

    As-salaam alaikum dear shaikh there is a Mawdo (fabricated) hadeeth in Hisn-ul-Muslim (very famous book of dua) for saying dua during morning and evening, so can we follow fabricated hadeeth for dua and I want to distribute pamphlets among muslims for this dua , so is it lawful. The hadeeth reads as following ----- Abu al-Darda’ said: if anyone says.. More

  • Claiming marriage was invalid to escape the consequences of the third divorce Date: 8-11-2014

    Two people commit zina, it results in pregnancy, they get married after the 4th month of the pregnancy before making tawbah to hide the sin, they live normal etc and then get divorced 3 times, the girl then tells the guy that their nikkah was invalid because they got married during her iddah (during the pregnancy) so based on this they want to marry,.. More