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The full narration regarding Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari

Kindly answer the following questions regarding the incident of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the thief: 1) Is it authentic and suitable to quote? 2) Can this be read with the intention of gaining the protection of Allah Ta’ala and is there any particular procedure to adopt? 3) Please provide the full Arabic text and translation.

WEARING HIJAB AROUND STEP BROTHERS

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, Can you tell me the ruling concerning which step siblings are considered your mahram and which of them should we observe the hijab with.  Let’s say for instance, I was an only child for My mother and father, then they got divorced.  My...

Can a child be named by other than the fathers name?

I would like to inquire about a situation relating to naming a baby. It is simply to find out if using a hyphenated last name with the father’s last name, followed by the mother’s last name, is haram. The father and mother were married but they got divorced shortly...

Accepting Isa (A.S.).

Question: Someone has said that if you do not accept Isa Alaihis Salaam before your father and mother then you are not a true believer. Is this true, if it is so or not could you please explain it? Answer: I do not understand this statement. Obviously one would...

Property distribution

My elder brother is passed away last month. He has land and money in the bank also. He has wife and two daughters. We have father, mother and two brothers still alive. How to divide this property as per Sharia law? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 487/456/M=5/1441) In...

Distribution of paternal and maternal property

My family includes father mother and two sisters and myself (I am small and only brother). So how will be the father’s property be divided upon us mention the process and my mother also has a property so what are the rules for a mother to divide her property among her...

Dua to get job

I completed my education of MBA in 2011. My age is 31 now. I have no job till now. I pray namaz everyday ask forgiveness and to get job or some other source. Till now my father is helping me financially. He is getting old. Please advice some dua or other so that I can...