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Performing Makeup’s Quickly: Validity vs. Acceptance

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher Can you please describe the absolute minimal prayer (according to Shafi’i fiqh) which one can perform to make-up prayers quickly. Could you provide details on whether we can omit a surah after Al-Fatiha, minimal or alternative supplications on bowing, standing, etc, and the possible consequences (I read… read more »

Covering in Front of Non-Muslim Stepfather

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed I read in one of your previous replies that [h: a man’s] stepfather (lit. “mother’s husband”) is not considered an unmarriageable close relative (mahram) of his wife. Is a stepfather considered an unmarriageable close relative (mahram) of his [h: own] stepdaughter (i.e., his wife’s daughter [h: from a previous marriage])?… read more »

I used to be a non-Muslim and alhamdulillah accepted Islam. I was born an orphan and my [h: adopted] parents adopted me while I was a child. If I die, what is the ruling of my parents inheriting from my wealth, keeping in mind that, unlike myself, they have not accepted Islam. What happens if I die and I don’t have any spouse or child? Who is the rightful heir of my wealth?

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed I used to be a non-Muslim and alhamdulillah accepted Islam. I was born an orphan and my [h: adopted] parents adopted me while I was a child. If I die, what is the ruling of my parents inheriting from my wealth, keeping in mind that, unlike myself, they have not… read more »

Follow-up on Alcohol

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Answered by Sidi Mostafa Azzam   Sorry if I need to be spoon-fed, but regarding alcohol, I guess this means that anything that contains flavorings dissolved in ethanol would be haram.  Also, anything containing vanilla extract would also be haram, I guess? Answer: Let us apply the criteria:      Ethanol is a liquid intoxicant: it… read more »

What is the ruling on watching television?

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed What is the ruling on watching television? Answer: Televisions and its like, such as screens of computers, that display numerous programs are not haram in themselves, but what is haram is showing programs that go against the shari`ah, such as showing women who are dressed and undressed, the drinking of… read more »

Proofs for the tawarruk sitting position in prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher Assalaamu ”Alaikum wa Rahmatullaah!Kindly let me have two or three Ahadith with their references concerning Tawarruk in sitting in salaah. Jazaakumullaah! Was-salaam. Siddiq Nasir Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate In al-Majmu` fi Sharh al-Muhadhdhab, Imam Nawawi (Allah have mercy onhim) examines the… read more »

Age of Mahram and Women’s Travel

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed You mentioned that when a girl reaches seven years of age, it becomes unlawful for a man to be alone with her. Does this mean that it is permissible for a woman to travel with her [h: male] mahram when he reaches seven years of age? Answer:   بسم الله… read more »

Talfiq (invalidly Mixing Between Madhabs)

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher   I am having trouble understanding the concept of “action” in the idea that one must not combine different ideas from different madhabs in the context of one action, thus creating a hideous amalgam that would not be accepted by any madhab. I don’t understand what an… read more »

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