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Nisab for Zakah

Nisab for Zakah By Mufti Waseem Khan The term ‘Zakaah’ in Islam comes from the Arabic word ‘zakaa’ which literally means to purify, to increase, to grow and to be good. In Islamic terminology, it refers to that portion of ones’ wealth which is given as an act of...

Various Questions

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti, I have a few questions that I hope Insha Allah you’ll be able to assist me with firstly, 1. Is there a hadeeth on missing 3 jumu’a that makes you a kaafir? I hear Muslims saying this all the time but not 1 can say what is their...

Is Everyone Born A Muslim?

Question: Is it true everyone is born a Muslim? If yes can you give a little detail as to what happens after birth and how the person doesn’t remain Muslim. Jazakhaallah.   Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Everyone is not born a Muslim. A ‘Muslim’ with respect to the...

Can I marry someone who is part of the Isma’ili sect?

Assalam walaikum! i want to ask that i know a guy who is aga khani/ismaili but believes in ONE ALLAH and PROPHET (PBUH) and he is willling to convert to sunnism and wants to marry me, he said his children will also follow the sunnism in future. If he converts the...

I want to get married

Asalamu 'alykum warehmatullahi wa barakatuh. I hope this finds you in the best of health and imaan. I am considering a girl for marriage and her parents are divorced. I told my father about her and related the reason for her parents divorce. The gir herself...

Narrations on protecting the gaze

Is the following Hadith authentic? “When anyone’s eyes fall on the beauty of a woman and he immediately casts his gaze away from her, Allah grants him Divine guidance towards such ‘ibadah, the ecstasy of which he feels in himself” Can you also provide other Hadiths on...