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  • Reading the Mu‘awwithaat and wiping over the body after prayer is not legislated Date: 14-2-2015

    Assalaamu'alaykum, My question is: When we read surah al-Ikhlâs and the Mu'awadhatayn after each salaah do we have to blow in our hands and wipe over our body just like the Prophet (SAW) did before he retired to bed? Jazaak'Allah kheir .. More

  • The proper use for 'Ameen' is after supplication Date: 10-2-2015

    Asalamu alakium dear shiekh Recently I have been seeing this alot on social media people replying with thuma ameen... or summa ameen and also I've heard people saying this after anything good happens is there any evidence for this saying in the sunnah of the prophet and is there any saheeh narrations for this saying jazakallahu khyran .. More

  • Repeating a specific supplication for 21 days is an innovation Date: 31-1-2015

    Assalamu alaikum.i read a book some days ago about Dua and I saw one specific dua which I should repeat for 21 days and I was able to make just 8 days of it so my question is must I complet the remaining days or should I ignore it.your answer is important please Assalamu alaikum. .. More

  • Reciting Athkaar in congregation to learn them is not a Bid‘ah Date: 22-11-2014

    Is it alright to make dua'a with your husband before sleeping or to say the dhiker with him at night? I have been Muslim for three years but having trouble remembering all of my dhiker so I like for my husband to recite his dhiker out loud and I recite with him. I have recently been told that making dua'a in congregation is a bid'dah so I cannot do.. More

  • Reciting Quran: 113 & 114 while performing ablution is groundless Date: 24-7-2014

    salam alaikum,there is this part of ablution i have never heard or read any were but only heard it from someone,so am not sure if it is sunna; that is reciting suratul falaq when washing the right hand and leg,then suratul nas when washing the left hand and leg. .. More

  • Ibn Hajar did not allow dancing in Sufi Thikr Date: 14-4-2014

    assalamau alikum what is the opinion of ibn hajar asqalani on dancing in dhikr? sufis say he allowed it whiles salafis say he did not. salafis quote the following that he said: And some Sufis used the hadeeth of this chapter as proof for the permissibility of dancing and listening to musical instruments. However, the majority of scholars criticized.. More

  • Praying for long life on someone's birthday Date: 14-1-2014

    Asallam u Alaikum, I know it is not permissible to celebrate or greet on birthdays but if a person says on a child or someone's birthday or wedding anniversary 'May Allah subhana wa ta ala' bless you with long life or many years of happiness', is this sinful ? .. More

  • Congregational Thikr after prayer is an innovation Date: 14-11-2013

    With regards to dhikr, I understand that it should not be done in congregation after the obligatory prayers. What should I do, though, if this happens in the mosque I am praying at? Stand up and leave or join in? How about a mother reading the morning adhkaar after the fajr prayer at home together with her children? JazakAllah khair .. More

  • Thikr in a certain manner not reported in Sunnah is an innovation Date: 21-3-2013

    Assalamu alaikum. I would like to thank you for accepting my mail. My name is isma'il.I am a nigerian. Here in nigeria we have a lot of muslims that are well learned in the quran. I have been given lots of thikrs and du'as by different people. For eg "waman yattaqillaha yaj'allahu' till the end of the verse ,1000 times. For fullfillment of need from.. More

  • Saying Basmalah 21 times before sleeping is not authentic Sunnah Date: 23-2-2013

    asalamu aleikum. i have a question that goes , saying bismilah 21 times before sleeping, is it from an authentic hadith? i will be grateful for the answer. jazakAllah. .. More

  • Refuting Sufi innovations in Thikr Date: 29-12-2012

    Assalaamualikum some people follow "silsila" and also "murshid-mureed" concept they say ..a type of zikr was given to our prophet SAWS at miraaj. they say becoming mureed is of great benefit, like when person becomes mureed, he is taught this zikr by murshid (by blowing into his ear) and this zikr (after practising) becomes fixed in his breath.. More

  • Group supplication after delivering a speech (lecture) Date: 10-12-2012

    I learned from you, group dua after each prayer is not acceptable. Also in our mosque, on every Friday after the speech by the Imam (before the Kutba) he used to make dua for the people who died and hospitalised during the week and for the people who donate money for the students in the Quran Class. Can I join that dua?.. More

  • Using beads for remembering Allaah Date: 26-6-2012

    Imam shawkani and your website doesn't consider praying beads as bidah while Albani refutes these evidences and consdiers them bidah? what is the correct position? In one of your fatwa:, after quoting 2 evidences presented by imam shawkani. you have concluded.. More

  • Reciting a specific supplication in the advent of Rajab Date: 21-6-2012

    I have seen some references to hadeeths quoting references of Prophet ( Peace be upon him) reciting specific dua on the advent of Rajab. Is there any particular dua for Rajab to be read during the month of Rajab? .. More

  • Reciting Al-Faatihah when commencing a circle of knowledge Date: 21-2-2012

    Bismillahi rahmani raheem, Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I would like to ask you the following questions regarding a custome I witnessed in a womens doroos circle in my city in a european country. When they start their circle one of the women (they take turns to include everyone in this custom) recites al fatiha- whilst reciting.. More