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Proper Understanding of Hadeeth

Question: As Salamu alaikum I know that Rasool Allah SAW was renowned for his truthfulness but when you read some of his authentic ahadith, they sometimes seem contradictory. I assume that it is because of the language, for instance when he says that the one who...

THE ISLAMIC AWAKENING’ EXPLAINED.

In the introduction, the article states, ‘There was once a time when the coming of the month of Rabiul Awwal was a time of unmitigated joy for the Muslim Ummah of the entire world. This is a misleading statement to readers to make them believe that the Muslims through...

Shi’a Narrators in Sunni Texts

Mufti Waseem khan and his staff! in the first time how do you do? in the second time it’s a question 1. what are the criteria which included the shiya narrators in sunna texts? 2. can provide you with a big detailed article and the trial of different madhhab, it will...

Who is a Musafir.

Question: I wish to find out what is the criteria used to define who is a Musafir? I have heard that once you pass 40 miles and in other narrations I have heard once you cross 48 miles? I have also read that when the Rasool (S.A) spent more than 15 days in one place...

Meaning of the word “Maulana”.

Question: I heard that the word “Maulana” means Master, and that you cannot address anyone with that title as Maulana. Can you please clarify this. Answer: The word ‘Maulana’ is an Arabic word which is combined of two words namely ‘Maula’ and ‘na’ – ‘Maulana’. It is...

Dua in English in Salaat

Question: Is it permissible to make Dua in English in any part of my Salaat? Answer: It is not permissible to recite Dua in any other language besides the Arabic Language in one’s Salaat. Furthermore, Duas which are to be recited in one’s Salaat should be from among...