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Games with animated characters

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Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmathullah i wa Barakathuhu Sheikh. I am planning to develop a game which teaches the sunnah of the Prophet pbuh insha ALLAH. The game may have characters (human figures and animals). Is it permissible? Jazakallahu Khairan. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful…. read more »


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Assalamualykum mufti Sahab, In Tasawwuf, the murshid teaches that a person should eat, sleep, talk, and interact with people less. Unfortunately, I am such a person who loves to eat (especially to ones full), I can’t stop talking (sometimes I say stupid things and realise later) and I also desire a lot of sleep… read more »

Is Bodybuilding Permissible?

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Assalamualikum.I have a desire to build  a good physique and to become strong.iam 6ft height very weak only 55 kg. so can i go to gym,do some workout and eat  good amount of food and build my body.only for strength and good physique for a healthy life not for showoff or any other purpose.i… read more »

Women attending the masjid

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Salaam Can you explain to me what is the meaning of this hadith below and why are muslims and specially scholars not implementing this hadith.  It was proven in saheeh ahaadeeth that the women of the Sahaabah used to attend Fajr prayer in congregation, covering their faces, so that no one would… read more »

Islam By Force!

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Several narratives mention the duty to fight non-Muslims.(-Sahih al-Bukhari, 2946: The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ and whoever says, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ his life… read more »