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Assalamualaikum Respected Moulana The attached has been circulating around.    Please can you comment on the authenticity? JazakaAllah Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Shaykh in reference is not a Hanafi and thus all… read more »

Imaamat of a masbooq

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Let’s say, X is offering salah in congregation but missed few raka’ts. Eventually, Imam finished prayer and then person X stood up to complete his missed raka’ts. While X was continuing his missed raka’ts then another person tapped X’s shoulder and joined in salah with him. Now, X is the Imam and the person who… read more »

Seeing alcohol and a snake in a dream

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Assalamu Alaikkum wrwb, My father has CNS Lymphoma and is under chemotherapy.For the past 10 days he dreams about two persons pouring alcohol in his mouth and today he dreamt like two women putting a snake inside his mouth.What does this mean?and what to do as per our hanafi shariah?pls reply Answer … read more »

Is it necessary to don the Niqab?

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Assalamualykum Mufti Saheb, 1) Can you please give me evidence from the Quran and sunnah why the niqab is waajib in the Hanafi school. This is because I’ve read that “The Awrah of a woman infront of a non-mahram consists of the whole body except for the face, hands and feet.” – Raddul Muhtar p531… read more »

Dog Saliva According To Malikiyyah

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Asalamu alaykum. It recently came to my knowledge that as a Maliki follower, dog saliva is pure. Is this the correct opinion according to the Maliki? So if it is correct and a dog licks me then can I still pray without washing it off. Jazakallahu khairan Answer In the… read more »

Sun rises whilst performing the Fajr Salaah

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Is my prayer valid if sun rises while I’m praying the last raka’ah of Fajr prayer? Or Should I offer a kazaa prayer for it?  Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Allah Ta’ala states in the Quraan: إِنَّ الصَّلَاةَ… read more »

Nikaah over skype

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AsSalaamu Alaikum Mufti Ebrahim Desai Sb. A 42 years old divorced lady in Canada reverted to Islam. She has two sons one is about 20 years old who has no intentions to revert to Islam. The second one is a minor who lives with his dad. Her whole family has rejected her conversion. She… read more »

Divorce without consummation

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Assalaamu alaykum  My niece had nikah contract for a year without rukhsati. Unfortunately, it is not going through and they are now planning for khula. I have few issues to get your kind advice on. The nikah was not consummated so in essence no iddah is required. However, as they have been going… read more »

Letter ‘Ya’ of Attribution

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As-salamu ‘alaykum! Should we pronounce the letter “ي” while mentioning the names of madhahibs or scholars, like: Hanafi Madhhab (الحنفي), Imam Al-Bukhari (البخاري), Naqshibandi Tariqah (النقشبندي), Mufti Muhammad Taqi ‘Uthmani (محمد تقي عثماني) etc.? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. … read more »