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Wearing clothes in an unusual manner in Salah

Asalamualaikum I believe I read it was considered makruh tahriman to wear clothes in an odd manner in salah. Personally, I did what I did to cover my awrah of my arms. But because of how strangely it was worn, it was difficult for me to properly put my hands under my...

Turning the chest away from the Qiblah

Question Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu respected mufti e ikraam In Bahiste zewar it is mentioned in the topic ‘acts that nullify salah’ that if a person moves beyond the place of sajdah , his salah will break. The question is if during Hajj or when...

Removing chest and back hair

Question Assalamualaikum respected Mufti Sahib. Is it permissible for men to shave the hair growing on the chest, stomach and thighs? Jazakallahu khair. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullahi...

Authenticity of the du’a regarding seeking protection from the evils of the limbs

Please verify the authenticity of this du’a: اللَّهُمَّ طَهِّرْ قَلْبِي مِنَ النِّفَاقِ، وَعَمَلِي مِنَ الرِّيَاءِ، وَلِسَانِي مِنَ الْكَذِبِ، وَعَيْنِي مِنَ الْخِيَانَةِ، فَإِنَّكَ تَعْلَمُ خَائِنَةَ الْأَعْيُنِ، وَمَا تُخْفِي الصُّدُورُ O Allah, purify my heart from hypocrisy, my actions from show, my tongue from lies and my eyes from deception. For surely You fully aware of the deception of the eyes …

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) chooses to remain aloof during the time of fitnah

What is the explanation of the following part of the Hadith? فقال له: أنزلت في إبلك وغنمك، وتركت الناس يتنازعون الملك بينهم؟ The complete Hadith is as follows: حدثني عامر بن سعد، قال: كان سعد بن أبي وقاص في إبله، فجاءه ابنه عمر، فلما رآه سعد قال: أعوذ بالله من شر هذا الراكب، فنزل فقال له: أنزلت في إبلك …

An incident before the demise of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

What is the authenticity of this incident? Makhul said, “When Mu’awiyah approached death he gathered his children around him and said to the mother of his sons, ‘Show me the consignment which I entrusted with you.’ She came back with a container that was sealed and locked. We thought it contained gems within it. He said, ‘I preserved this …