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  • Buying and selling dogs kept for lawful purposes

    Question: I have one question and I hope I could be as clear as possible. I have heard that selling or buying dogs is Haraam, in the sense of being in the business itself; or for example since we have a dog in our garden and now we are leaving the villa so we have to give the dog away or sell him. So if we sell it is it Haraam? I do know that dogs.. More

  • Died while his last words were Allahu Akbar

    Question assalamu alaikum wara matullahi wa barakatoh. whoever dies while his last word was the kalima will enter parasise.... what about allahu akbar? if it is his last word then dies, does he also enter paradise with that word? thank u Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Wants to marry the daughter of his adopted brother

    Question Respected sir,In Islam is it permited to marry a daughter of brother who exactly didnot got breast feeding by my mother?..but the brother of me was raisen by my father and mother as his parents left him. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad,.. More

  • Celebrating the Prophet's birthday is an innovation

    Question: What is the ruling regarding those who celebrate the birthday of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Allah The Almighty Says.. More

  • Muslims celebrating Halloween and other non-Muslim festivals

    Question: What about celebrating non Muslim festivals like Christmas Day, Halloween, Valentine Day, etc? We have many Christian friends and colleagues at our work place. It looks rude if we do not greet them or send a greeting card to them on their festivals. My question is if we are doing this just to keep a good relationship with them, then is.. More

  • Riba is lesser than Shirk

    Question Asalamualiakum, brother last week i heard a shaykh from bahrain say that riba is greater than shirk or i thonk he said murtad. Can you please explain how and give evdience to your answer. May allah reward you! Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that.. More

  • Fasting in Muharram

    Question: The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Whoever fasts one day in the sacred month Allah will grant him the reward of thirty days for every day."Is this Hadeeth authentic?And how many days do we fast in Muharram? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Made a mistake during Hajj last year

    Question: I perform Hajj last year with my wife, unfortunately we committed a mistake and from then we are worried about it, I hope you will guide me to the right way. The day of sacrifice (10th Thul-Hijjah) we perform Tawaaf-e-Ziara and due to illness of my wife we delayed Sa'i and returned back to Mina there we stayed till 12th, as soon as we came.. More

  • Menstruating woman passing the Meeqaat without assuming Ihraam

    Question: As-salaamu Alaikum, my sister along with my parents came from India to Madeenah directly for Hajj. They stayed in Madeenah for one week and proceeded to Makkah, due to menses, my sister did not intend to perform Umrah even though they stopped in Thul-Hulaifah {Madeenah Meeqaat}. Also, my mother decided to perform Umrah with my sister, only.. More

  • Traveling for a distance that would allow for shortening prayers after ‘Umrah in the Tamattu‘ Hajj

    Question A Muslim after finishing his ‘Umrah in the Tamattu‘ Hajj traveled to Taa‘if, Jeddah or Madeenah. Now he wishes to return to Makkah. What is the place where he should assume his state of Ihraam, knowing that he may return to Makkah several days before the day of Tarwiyah (the 8th of Thul-Hijjah)? Should he remain in the state.. More

  • Sitting down before performing Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid

    Question As salamu alaykum, If someone enters the masjid and he sits down, is the tahiyaat al masjid prayer lifted up from this person i.e. he lost the reward and he cant pray it anymore ? Or can he pray it after a while of sitting, such as after the adhan of Dhuhr ? Also if he sits can he join the intention to the pre-sunnah of Dhuhr when he stands.. More

  • Watches football games on TV for 90 minutes

    Question: I sometimes watch football match on TV, I don't pay money for it, I don't even go to the stadium (where it plays) to spend watching it 90 minutes without doing anything else, what the Qur'an and Hadeeth says about the time consuming? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of.. More

  • Zakat-ul-Fitr

    Question: Please give me details on Zakat-ul-Fitr, is it possible to give money instead of food items? And what about Zakat-ul-Fitr for couples living apart? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and.. More

  • “Khulwah” (seclusion) vs. “I‘tikaf” - during Ramadan

    Question: What is the difference between the “Khulwah” (seclusion) and “I‘tikaaf” ‎during Ramadan? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. Scholar.. More

  • When an old person becomes exempted from fasting and praying

    Question What age limit is an old man exempted from fasting and praying? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. There is no age limit by which a person is exempted from fasting.. More

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