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Eid Prayer & Recommended Acts

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him) said, “The Messenger of Allah ﷺ migrated to the city of Medina and saw the people celebrating two days of festivities. He ﷺ said, ‘What are these two days?’ The people of...

Istikharah for Marriage

Question Assalam o Alaikum, I was doing istekhara for my marriage as the guy i love is ready to do Nikah but he is not wishing to disclose it to his family due to his mother. She will not agree as he belongs to Syed family. I did istekhara 3 days, 1st night i had a...

Lighting Fireworks on Eid

Question Salams is fireworks allowed in Islam? Just on any occasion for ex. Eid or because of a new year. Or just on any normal day for fun. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Almighty...

What is the Islamic ruling on celebrating Halloween?

Q. What is the Islamic ruling on celebrating Halloween? A. The celebration of Halloween originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Over time, Halloween evolved into a day of activities...

I wanted to know the history of Eid ul Fitr?

Question: I wanted to know the history of Eid ul Fitr? Answer: It is evident from the traditions recorded by Imam Bukhari that when the Prophet (S.A) entered Madina and saw the Jews fasting on the day of Ashura due to the fact that Allah had given deliverance to Moosa...

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...