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The Nafl Tawaf

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Similar to how one can perform a voluntary (nafl) prayer, one can also perform a voluntary (nafl) ṭawāf while in Makkah. Scholars note that it is more praiseworthy for a non-resident of Makkah to perform the nafl...

Umrah Tawaf Violations & Penalties

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The umrah ṭawāf is a pillar (rukn) of the umrah, meaning that it is obligatory to perform. The details of the ṭawāf were discussed at length in our FREE course: Umra For Women. Obligatory (Fard) Elements of...

Step-By-Step Umrah Guide

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Please listen to all of our video lessons for the full details of each step.  1. Prepare one’s body for iḥrām with the sunna acts. take a ghusl, trim nails, brush or comb hair, remove armpit and pubic hair, trim one’s mustache (for men),...

Istihada: What Is It? And Examples

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Abnormal vaginal bleeding (istihada) is invalid blood. Practically speaking, it is any colored vaginal discharge that is not ruled as menstruation (hayd) or lochia (nifas). Contrary to popular thought, istihada is not a...

How The Prophet ﷺ Treated Menstruating Women

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Prophet’s ﷺ character was an embodiment of mercy and love that he ﷺ consistently showed towards all believers – despite their age, race, or gender. He ﷺ instructed the Companions (Allah be pleased with them) of how...

Help with checking Muslim spiritual amil/healer

HOT! Assalam alaikum. Dear mufti Ismail Moosa. I need your advice about this person: BrotherRahman.net (hereinafter referred to as “BR”) who gives himself out as a Muslim spiritual healer / amil. In particular, he offers all sorts of spiritual services and the...

Is it possible to buy / use magic items in Islam?

Assalamu Alaikum. I have a unique question for you that does not leave me alone. A year earlier, I wrote a similar question to you and you answered it (link to your answer: https://fatwaa.com/hot-how-to-control-the-jinn-in-islam/) – there I am you asked about whether...

Niqab

Assalaam alaykum Ya shaykh my husband is strongly against me wearing niqab. And it’s causing a lot of friction in our marriage if we r disputing over it. So I stopped wearing it for a while then I tried to wear it again just even only the half niqab light color so as...