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Which Quran translation to read

Salaam We want to read multiple translation of Quran. From internet among others below translation are available. Is it ok to read them or not. If not please possibly give reason and alternate translation. In English 1) Sahih International 2) Ahmed Raza 3) Hilali In...

Sinns

Assalamu alaalikum va Rakhmatullohi va barakatuh. Dear brother, I am 22 years old, I am a student, and at this time I am in Moscow. I have very serious spiritual problems. I do not know how to solve them how to be very hard for me, help me for the sake of Almighty...

About the validity of Salah despite lacking pronounciation

Peace be with you I have a dire problem with correct pronouciation in Salah which has caused me deep depression. Let me first state clearly that Arabic is my mother language and that I have no problem pronouncing the letters of its alphabet in a correct manner. In my...

Wrong pronounciation during salah.

As-salamu ‘alaykum I have issues with pronounciation within my salah. I pronounced waladhaleen with a dhāl instead of a daad. I also have difficulty with kaaf and qaaf, ghayn, and taa and dal. Is my prayer still valid? I find myself constantly repeating myself to make...

Divorce issued in the English language

Question Salaams, Please I need some advice regarding a divorce     Does divorce stand if said in English language I divorce you 3 times Or it stands only if said as talaak 3 times.   In other words the word does the language used...

40 Rabbanna in Tashahud

Question Can you recite the 40 rabanna in Qaida-akeehara of fardh namaaz? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible to recite any du’a in the Arabic language that resembles the...

Is Khat/Qat Halaal to consume

Question I need to know the fatwa on ghat People eat it in Kenya and Yemen and Somalia a lot Is it Haraam or what’s the hukam on it Ghat is in Arabic   JAZAKALLAH Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum...

Definitions of certain sitting postures

Are the sitting postures known as الاحتباء and القرفصاء the same? عن أبى سعيد الخدرى رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم-كان إذا جلس احتبى بيده (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4846)   عن قيلة بنت مخرمة رضي الله عنها أنها رأت النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم وهو قاعد القرفصاء فلما رأيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه …

Meaning of the words ‘أخوك البكري’

What is the translation of البكري in the following Hadith? عن عبد الله بن عمرو بن الفغواء الخزاعي، عن أبيه، قال: دعاني رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وقد أراد أن يبعثني بمال إلى أبي سفيان يقسمه في قريش بمكة بعد، الفتح، فقال: التمس صاحبا قال: فجاءني عمرو بن أمية الضمري، فقال: بلغني أنك تريد الخروج وتلتمس صاحبا، قال: …