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Is attending a wedding ceremony permissible?

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Assalamalaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh . 1.I want to know whether it is permissible to attend a girl’s or a boy’s nikah ceremony where there is nothing against shariah like no music , it is segregated ,no customs etc ? I’m not talking about walima . 2.Some pious leaders condemn these nikah ceremonies and… read more »

Is it permissible to play ‘Fantasy Football’?

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Assalam Alaikum I would like to ask is fantasy football (, a game played by around 6 million people across the world where participants serve as the general managers of virtual professional english premier league football teams. The selection of players is dependent on us as managers taking into account the actual real life players… read more »


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Assalamualaikum, I am an unmarried 15+ years old muslim male. I follow the hanafi madhab and I found a ruling for the hanafis, that if a person fears that he/she might commit fornication/adultery, in that case, masturbation is allowed,like seeking a relief through it rather than fulfilling the desire. i want to know… read more »

I’m losing my friends.

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Assalamualaikum wbt. I try to find answer in the askimam but I cannot see it. So I hope mufti will open this email and try to answer it for me.a few months ago until now I try to change myself to be a better person. I really happy because I had learn new things… read more »

Whom do I choose as my life partner?

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Assalamu Alaikum, Respected ulama E Haqq,I would like to introduce myself for the perfect suggestion from you .Im 31 Years old DOB.07-10-1985,I have went in Jamat for 40 days and quite often do tableegh work whenever my mind and heart allows .I’m working as an Accountant  in Jeddah .I have not yet married ,Just… read more »

Another du’a to recite in witr salah

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The version (of the qunoot witr) which the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) taught to al-Hasan ibn ‘Ali (may Allah be pleased with him), is different to the one we normally recite. Is this authentic, and are we allowed to recite it? The Transliteration of this one is: “Allaahumma ihdini… read more »


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  Salam,  Please help with following situation: My worries started when I was maybe 17. I remember my cousin telling me about shirk and it stuck with me that maybe I had done shirk. I thought that Allah would not forgive me and that I would burn in hell forever. I had bad anxiety there… read more »