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Do the virtues of seeking knowledge apply to secular education?

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Kindly explain the words فَجَعَلَ يَتَوَقَّصُ به that have appeared in the following Hadith: عن جابر بن سمرة رضي الله عنه قال: صَلّى رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ على ابْنِ الدَّحْداحِ: ثُمَّ أُتِيَ بفَرَسٍ عُرْيٍ فَعَقَلَهُ رَجُلٌ فَرَكِبَهُ، فَجَعَلَ يَتَوَقَّص به، وَنَحْنُ نَتَّبِعُهُ نَسْعى خَلْفَهُ، قالَ: فَقالَ رَجُلٌ مِنَ القَوْمِ: إنَّ النبيَّ ﷺ قالَ: كَمْ مِن عِذْقٍ مُعَلَّقٍ، أَوْ مُدَلًّى، في …

Teaching women to write

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There is a Hadith that says don’t teach women ‘kitabat’ (to write). (Al-Mishkat and Abu Dawud) First of all what did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) mean by ‘kitabat’? Is it the compilation of books? I read in the explanation of this Hadith in the book ‘Behnon ki Chadar’ by Abu Talha Muhammad Yunus that it means: Do not teach …

Is it not compulsory for an Islamic expert to understand current situations?

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Ref. No. 1295 Is it not compulsory for an Islamic expert to understand current situation and current knowledge in order to give their opinion (Fatwa) regarding these issues like Banking, Insurance, Alcohol, Business, Loan, Education, Science, Health, Photography, Videography, Internet, Computer etc ? Like for example alcohol is used as an disinfectant in hospitals and… read more »

Questions concerning Fidya.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Quesiton: Can the Fidya I am using to pay for the salaah and fast of my parents be used for the following: To write off bad cheques for prisoners for their release. To help poor family members to build a house. They also pay Zakaat but cannot afford to build a house. To send students… read more »

Pension Plans and Education Funds

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

QUESTION: Dear Mufti, Can you say if pension plans that are interest free and accident and emergency medical plans together with education plans for children to go uwi is permissible from Guardian life? ————————————————————————————- ANSWER: As Salaam Alaikum, Pension plans that are interest free is permissible. The accident and emergency medical plan is really an… read more »

Hadith mentioning the best gift for a child

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Assalaamu Alaikum. I would like to know the exact quote that the prophet said about the best gift a parent could bestow to a child is education. Wa Alaikum Assalaam, The Hadith is, ‘There is no gift a father gives his child more virtuous than good manners.’ (Tirmidhi Hadith No.4977). Some translators have translated the… read more »

Muslims must not join the IS movement

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Question: As Salaamu Alaikum Shaykh. For the past months I’m really confused about the Islamic state because I’ve got people I know very well that migrated. According to you Shaikh are we in a time of jihad right now. Answer: Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق In truth, there is no Islamic State. Based on… read more »