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Qualities of the shepherds

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Is there a Hadith stating that shepherds or people who look after sheep and cows are calm?   Answer Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ’…Pride and haughtiness is [found] in the owners/shepherds of horses and camels as well as the [cattle] farmers. Whilst calmness is [found] in the owners/shepherds of… read more »

Explanation of the Hadith, ‘Clothed yet naked’

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Is the following a Hadith? “Close to Qiyamah there will be women dressed but naked in reality” If yes what is the explanation of the Hadith?   Answer Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded the following Hadith in his Sahih:   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There are… read more »

Should I treat cosmetics as food and verify their permissibility? Or can one consider everything other than food halal?

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Question: 1) Is Carmine ( halal? It is found in food as well as cosmetics. 2) I haven’t been able to find any kosher or halal certification for commonly available cosmetics. How much effort should one put in this regards? I read a fatwa a while back which says that all soaps are permissible:… read more »

Keeping dogs

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Q: I have a question regarding dogs, I know that keeping dogs is prohibited in Islam and that one can only keep a dog if they need it for herding cattle or hunting or guarding the house otherwise 2 qirats will be deducted daily and it is also a major sin, however I want to… read more »