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Fasting on Friday or Saturday (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is it permissible to fast on Friday or Saturday? I've heard we shouldn't fast those days alone.A: In general, fasting those days, each by itself, is disliked. This is based on the hadith reported by both al-Bukhari and Muslim, "Do not fast on Friday unless you are...

Menstruating woman performing hajj.

Q. I would like to ask a question on behalf of my wife. She would like to know if a woman is menstruating if she can still make hajj or if it is permissible to take pills to delay her cycle for that period. A. If your wife is menstruating, she can still preform the...

Fasting before doing Qurbani.

Q. I am going to do qurbani and I remembered last year I fasted for one week prior to the day of Eid but I can’t remember clearly. Can you please tell me when I should start fasting for this, what day and when should I end the fastng and the rules for this fasting (no...

Questions concerning Eid Salaah

Assalamu Alaikkum Mufthi saab… Question related to Eid Prayer: Some of the people told that in Eid salah must pray in Open ground not in the Masjid..It is the Sunnah of Prophet(PBUH)… Other’s told that Prophet(PBUH) pray in Open Ground is one of the reason for Small...

When Will One Fast For The Day Of Arafah?

Question: Asalamu Alaikum. I wanted to know whether one is supposed to fast on the day of Arafah according to the Saudi calender i.e the day Arafah is observed in Saudi Arabia ,or one’s own country?  in our country arafah is probably on the 5th of October....

Observing Qadha Of Fardh Fast

Question: Assalamu alaikum, If a person still has fard fast that they missed during the month of Ramadan to keep back, can they fast any of the recommended fast with the intention for that (eg 10th Muharram or day of Arafah) or do they have to keep back their fard...

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...