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Sunnah method of drinking water etc.

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Assalamu alaiqum wa rehmatullah wa barakatuhu. When drinking or eating one should not blow in the cup or over you food to cool it down. Correct? And it is permissible to recite kul or aytal kursi or surah fatiha or any other part of the quran and blow over water or any drink and… read more »

Food in the shape of humans or animals

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1. is it permissible to make food in the form of humans and animals.  2. is it permissible to eat food which is in the form of humans and animals. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle,… read more »

Eating at doubtful restaurants

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As salaamu alaikum I live in New Jersey, USA. We sometimes eat food at. Certified halal restaurants run by muslims. But we dont know if they use machine slaughtered meat or hand slaughtered meat as in USA both type of meat are considered halal. When in doubt can we eat at such restaurants ?… read more »

Istikhara for marriage

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Asalamwalaykum , I have been praying istakhara for marriage and would like some guidance on interpreting my dreams. 1. First istakhara was made in Ramadan my dream showed me I was on my honey moon with this man who was my husband , he was wearing a blue top with blue jeans. It shows… read more »

Can a Sunni marry a Khoja?

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Assalam o alaikum, Is it possible for a khoja man and a sunni woman to marry.? Both believe in oneness of ALLAH and seal of prophethood. The man is also agreed to marry 5 times a day, rather than twice or thrice a day.? Thanks Answer In the Name of Allah,… read more »

Consuming the food of Shi’ah

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Assalamu alaikum, Respected Mufti Sahab, I want to ask that I work in an office as an accountant and there is a girl in the office who is a Shia. Sometimes she brings someting from her house and gives to all staff to eat and she also eats herself. And in some occassion when… read more »