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How do I perform ghusl? When is it obligatory?

Question: How do I perform ghusl? When is it obligatory? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The ghusl is a purificatory shower that can be obligatory (fard) or sunna to perform. Taking a ghusl is obligatory in order to...

The name ‘Muhammad’

Assalamualikum. If the name Muhammad is written on a paper for example hospital documents, what is the ruling regarding that paper if it is in english? ( do we not throw that paper since it has muhammad written on it? , if not, what is the correct way to dispose of...

Wearing pardah/ niqaab in madina during salaam

Salaams hope you’re well Hoping you can help me. Inshallah i am going for hajj in august and starting my preps. I was told by someone that when i go to madina and go to do Salam upon our prophet i will need to wear a niqaab to cover my face our our prophet will turn...

Covering food at night

Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته I’ve heard that at night we shouldn’t leave any liquids open. According to the sunnah. Is this true? And also, I’ve heard if left open we should throw it away. Is this true or a hoax? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most...

The narrator; Thumamah ibn ‘Uqbah

Is this statement reliable? عن الربيع بن خثيم، قال: أقلوا الكلام إلا بتسع: تسبيح، وتهليل، وتكبير، وتحميد، وسؤالك الخير، وتعوذك من الشر، وأمرك بالمعروف، ونهيك عن المنكر، وقراءة القرآن

Islamic Education at Darul Uloom.

Q. I mean no offence in the following question but it is a concern as I had a conversation with a senior brother, who stated to me that he knew Mufti Shabeel. I was concerned as a respected Alim and active member of the Darul Uloom Trinidad’s son is attending the...

Imams accepting weak ahadith.

Q. Did the imams of the 4 madhabs accept weak hadith for their fiqh with some conditions? A. Generally all scholars have accepted weak ahadith, even Imam Bukhari has accepted weak hadith and recorded them in his book ‘Al Adab Al Mufrad’. However, these traditions are...