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Maliki Fiqh Salah

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Answered by Ustadha Mahdiyah Siddique Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum I understand that in maliki fiqh you must sit in tawarruk in all sittings however I find this position uncomfortable and cannot concentrate in my salah would it be sufficient to pray in iftirash style? I follow maliki fiqh Answer: … read more »


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Question: Assalamu alaykum Today on whatsapp we have family groups where many information is passed on easily. One of the things discussed is making eesale sawab for the deceased eg reading a quraan khatam for a family deceased where the paras are distributed amongst those that are willing to read happily. Will this permisible?… read more »

Is taking Bai’ah with a Sheikh necessary?

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Question: Is it compulsory for someone to take bayat with a sheikh to reform one’s self? If one does not will one be sinful   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The purpose of Bai’ah is reformation. If one is able to reform himself, then… read more »

Waswasa (Satanic whispers) and its remedies.

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Question: Assalamu’alaykum, The question laid out in the scenario below is based on an inability to decipher whether or not the situation that arose is one of waswasa or not.  Therefore the need to ask the question. I always enter my house toilet with slippers on. My house toilet when flushed sometimes splashes water out… read more »

The ruling of Istighathah

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Question There are people in our area who seek help from Auliya ullah who are dead (Istigasa). I understand that these people are committing Shirk. Now the questions are: Are these persons among those Mushrikeen about whom Allah says that they remain in the Hell forever. And is it that type of Shirk about which Allah… read more »