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I’tikaaf of someone who cannot fast.

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Question: In our Masjid there is only one individual who is ready to spend I’tikaaf on a full time basis. The only problem though is he cannot fast because of a chronic disease. My question is, would it suffice if such a person spends I’tikaaf. Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم According to the Hanafi Jurists,… read more »

Why is a woman not a wali of her children?

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Question: Salaam What is the logic behind Father and grandfather only being the wali of underage children, who are given in marriage? Why may not a mother be the wali, she is their guardian too? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Allah Ta’ālā has created… read more »

Last 10 Days and the Night of Power

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can you please help with a list of what can be done during the last 10 days and nights of Ramaḍān so we can maximise the benefits and blessings? Answer: Increase in Acts of Worship: Qurʾān recitation, dhikr (remembrance of the Almighty), fasting rigorously, tarawīḥ (night vigil prayers) in addition… read more »

Cleanliness after Intercourse

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question After sex, can we just take some water and wash off ourselves and go for prayers or do we have to have a complete bath? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Jazāk Allāh Khayr / Thank you for your question and your interest in knowing the religious rules of cleanliness…. read more »

Following a Live Broadcast in Ritual Prayer (Ṣalāh)

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Answered by Muftī Khālid Saifullāh Al Raḥmānī Translated by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt  Question: Assalamu Alaykum I have a question regarding tarawīḥ prayers. I am linked with the Islamic Foundation of Toronto’s live broadcast and I was wondering if we (family of three) can offer the tarawīḥ from our home, following the live broadcast from IFT?… read more »

Ramadan Tarawih Vigil Prayer, A Detailed Analysis

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By Shaykh Omar Subedar – Mathabah Foundation Observing the Taräwëh prayer during the blessed nights of Ramaźhän is an extremely virtuous act. Many benefits have been enumerated in various hadëths regarding its observance. Amongst them is; whoever stands [in prayer during the nights of] Ramaźhän with ëmän and hope [in Allah’s reward], all his past… read more »