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Oath other than the name of Allah

Could you please inform me in the light of Quran and Hadith that the following Oath wording that is it ok to take OATH with these words|????? is any form to tell me this?    Preparing for the ceremony: When you attend your ceremony you are required to make an oath of...

Monkeys as pets

Monkeys as pets In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam was merciful and very loving towards animals. Saaiduna Ibn Umar Radiallahu Anhu narrates that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi...

Ilme Hisab

Could I please get the Islamic ruling on ilm e hisaab i.e., the ability to understand a person’s character/personality just by knowing their name? Whether this is permitted or not and why. Jazakhallah  In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful....

Doubts and Purification

Salam brother, I just wanted to ask a question on the subject of ghusl and urinating. I’m an 18 year old male, and waswasa is very huge in my life. I battle with it everyday. Past couple of weeks I have been getting the urge to check my urine, because my friend told...

Do Jinns live in toilet

Do Jinns live in the toilet? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Yes, Jinns are present in the toilet, (Tarikhul Jinnat p.41), that is why we are advised to read “Allahuma In-nee aoothu bika minal khubuthee wal kabaith.” (O Allah! I...

Behaviour with ghair mahram relatives

Can I ask about the ruling in regard to how women should behave around ghair mahram relatives?In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful   Answer Allah states in the Quran: “Stay in your homes and do not display your finery as women used to do in the...

Angels entering where there are pictures

  Angels entering where there are pictures   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Imam Darimi writes that the devil flees from a house in which Ayatul Kursi is recited and does not return until morning.  (Sunan Darimi)   Qadhi...