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CLARIFICATION OF FATIHA, TAZEEM AND MILAD

As Salaamu Alaikum QUESTION: I need clarification on two matters, a question has arise about tazeem and what are the opinions on this practice. Also the ‘Fatiha ‘ that is practiced at functions (prayers, reading etc) I believe it is done over food.  Someone said the...

Response to an Email (Birth of the Prophet (S.A.)

Recently an e-mail came to our attention which spoke about a Fatwa that was issued by the Darul Uloom. The sender of the e-mail did not really seek an answer or clarification on what was written on the Darul Uloom Fatwa, but seeing that the brother seemed to have a...

Responding to the contents of a flyer

Please respond to the contents of the following flyer circulated in our Jamaah. The Holy Prophet (Sallal Mahn alaibi wasallam) said: “In the period prior to the Day of Judgment false and deceitful groups will emerge. They will say things to you, which neither you nor...

Response to an Email (Maulood and Tazeem)

Asalaam-u-alaikum! Dear Mufti Sahib, I mean no disrespect to you and anyone at the Dar-ul-Uloom but I feel compelled to respond to an email sent under your name. It is unfortunate because I believe you are sowing the seeds of disunity with rulings like these and this...

Divorce in anger

Answered by: Maulana Mujahid Hussain Question I have a question regarding divorce my husband when he is angry always states to me I give u talaq (divorce)I have lost count how many times he has said this to me. As I have only been married 4 years...

Bithdays

Answered by Ustadha Umm Abdullah Question: Can I gift a non Muslim a teddy bear or chocolate on their birthday? Answer: Logically, birthdays are not something that should be celebrated or be happy about....

Cake with a Happy Birthday slogan

Question Kindly advise on the ruling of the following: Is it permissible to make and sell a birthday cake with happy birthday on it? Is it permissible to make and sell a birthday cake if the cake is made and the birthday topper/sticker is given to the...