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Prohibition of Music, Singing and Dancing

The expert jurists and leading scholars from the early centuries of Islam until today have established the prohibition of Music from Quranic verses as well authentic traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). In this regard, the following verses have been...

Music, Singing and Dancing

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Sir, I have started the background to the project and I would like to get the Islamic law/position and/or ahadith regarding music, the playing of musical instruments, singing and dancing. If you can kindly provide the citation/reference as...

Placing hands on the chest after ruku.

Question: I have noticed that many brothers of the “salaf” sect while praying, and after returning from the ruku position and before going into the sajdah position, they place their hands on their chest as if they are in salaah and then they would proceed to the...

HIJAB IN ISLAM

HIJAB IN ISLAM MUFTI WASEEM KHAN Different meanings have been drawn from the word ‘Hijab’ in different societies through the ages. It is however, mostly and grossly misinterpreted in societies lacking Divine Guidance. The usual understanding of such people is that it...

Hosay – A Totally unIslamic Celebration

We are on the verge of entering a new Islamic Year and would soon be greeted with the blessed month of Muharram. The arrival of this sacred month marks the coming of a new year which is extremely significant to all Muslims. The New Year reminds the Muslims of the...

The Subud Movement

Question  At the turn of the 20th Century, a new cult-like movement started in Indonesia in a secretive manner. After some time, it became open to a few people who accepted its teachings. During the years that followed, the founder (of this cult) reached his message...

Is the Hijaab a means of oppression against women?

Q. It is often said that the Hijaab is a means of oppression against women. What is Hijaab? Explain the position of the Hijaab/Niqaab. A The above statement is often said out of ignorance of the true teachings of Islam. Many non-Muslims make this claim that it is a...

Durood Tunjina, Taharah, Namaz

1. I get urine drops on my clothes when I stand for prayer will my prayer be valid or do I need to repeat again? Also I have hemorrhoids and feces comes out of it automatically will I be always be in state of nijasat? Do I need to make my wudhu again and again and...

Durood Tunjina, Taharah, Namaz

1. I get urine drops on my clothes when I stand for prayer will my prayer be valid or do I need to repeat again? Also I have hemorrhoids and feces comes out of it automatically will I be always be in state of nijasat? Do I need to make my wudhu again and again and...

Putting one’s hands above navel during salah

So far I know after Takbir Tahrimah man needs to cross his arms below the navel but women to put their hands on their chest, keeping right over the left. If man deliberately crosses his arms above his navel after Takbir Tahrimah will his payer be in order? بسم الله...