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Kufaar Eid

As salamu alaykum respected Mufti, can you give a rulling about the shariyyah about of these two following narrations and some comment of our past and contemporary ulama from the four madhahib ,jazakallah khayran 1. اجتنبوا أعداء الله في عيدهم “Refrain from...

Democracy

Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Respected Mufti Sahab, I acknowledge that democracy is kufr and shirk, but some Ulama advocate that Pakistani democratic system is not shirk. Please advice us on the correct legal ruling. Also please clarify whether voting...

Sexual life of prophet muhammad (saw)

May peace be on you all. I’m from hindu background. I converted to islam 4 years ago. After much exploring and study into islam I decided to delve into where islam reintroduced through muhammad pbuh. Namely through a biography. I am quite disturbed by the behaviour of...

Playing Counter Strike

Question As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatu. My question is regarding the sharia ruling, with evidence, on playing a game known as Counter Strike, and the question is divided into two parts. Firstly, the game is a first-person shooter game, where the...

Du’a of Ja’far As-Sadiq (rahimahullah)

Could the respected ‘Ulama kindly indicate to the authenticity of the following du’a along with the meaning. اللّٰهُمَّ احْرُسْنِي بِعَيْنِكَ الَّتِي لَا تَنَامُ ، وَاكْنُفْنِي بِرُكْنِكَ الَّذِي لَا يُرَامُ ، وَارْحَمْنِي بِقُدْرَتِكَ عَلَيَّ فَلَا أَهْلِكَ وَأَنْتَ رَجائِي ، رَبِّ كَم مِّنْ نِعْمَةٍ أَنَعَمْتَ بِهَا عَلَيَّ قَلَّ لَكَ بِهَا شُكْرِي وَكَم مِّنْ بَلِيَّةٍ ابْتَلَيْتَنِي بِهَا قَلَّ لَكَ بِهَا صَبْرِي ، …

An unreliable recital for the 15th of Sha’ban

Please verify the authenticity of this narration: “Whoever recites on the night of the 15th of Sha’ban a thousand times (Say Allah is one-Surah Ikhlas) in a hundred units of prayer he will not leave this world until Allah sends him in his sleep a hundred angels.”

Performing short (Qasr) Salaah at university

Q. I am a student studying at the Rhodes university in the Eastern Cape. I travel from my hometown, Durban to Rhodes University and I stay for 2 weeks at a time there. Every two weeks – after 12 days, I travel back to Durban for the weekend to see my parents and...