2012 July

This answer was collected from Askimam.org, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

1.A widower had four daughters and two sons. All the daughters married and have male female childs. Two of the daughters died. Widower has one house. What will be the division of inheritance.

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Answer At the outset, it must be pointed out that the heirs of an Estate may only be determined upon one’s demise. According to the Islamic Law of Succession and Inheritance, distribution of an Estate will only commence after funeral expenses, debts and bequests (if any) made to non-heirs – which will not exceed one-third… read more »

Gambling without risking personal money.

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Gambling companies sometimes send free offers (to allure) to participate in the game and get a chance to win. Absolutely no money is required for this advertisement offer. From Islamic point of view, is there any arm in participating in such offers? Answer There are two aspects to your query: a) Is it gambling or… read more »

What is the Du’aa to safeguard one’s self from falling to their desires?It starts like this, YA HAYYU, YA QAYYUM, BI RAHMATIKA ASTAGHEEZ….

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?the continuation kind of translating to: ?O?Allah, do not let me to be controlled by my desires even for a split second?. Please provide the complete du?a with translation. (if available pls. provide the related Hadith). Answer ‘Allaahumma laa takilniy ilaa nafsiy tarfat ayn.’ (Trans: Oh Allah! do not hand me over to my Nafs… read more »

Can you please tell some of the most effective duaas in Quran.For fulfilling desires ,voiding off difficulties,for happy family life,and other main duaas for good living

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Answer Du’aa for all purpose: ‘Rabbanaa aatinaa fid dunyaa hasanatan, wa fil aakhirat hasanatan wa qinaa adhaaban naar’ (O Our Lord! Grant us goodness in this world, and goodness in the hereafter and save us from the fire of hell) Du’aa for happy married life: ‘Allaahummaj-al min azwaajinaa wa dhurriyyaatinaa qurrata a-ayunin waj-alnaa lil muttaqeena… read more »

I went to a mobileshop to get security code for my phone-didn’t work, shopkeeper didn’t put in any effort. checked computer myself and it worked. Could you please tell me if I still owe him his fee?

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Salaam mufti saab, I went to a mobile shop to get the security code for my phone as it was originally but it didn?t work when I got to the shop the shop keeper tried to look on the computer but couldn?t find the program, but the shop keeper didn?t put in any effort… read more »

Is it required to say Iqaamat when offering any non-Fard salaat? Is it required for women to say Iqaamat when offering Fard Salaat individually? Can they call Iqaamat when praying behind a man?

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Answer 1. Iqaamat is called only when offering Fardh Salaat. (Tahtaawi pg.105; Qadeemi) 2. It is Makrooh (disliked) for women to call out the Iqaamat when offering Fardh Salaat individually, even while offering Salaat behind a man. (Ibid) and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best Mufti Ebrahim Desai Original Source Link