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Grandparents siblings being Mahrams

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Q. Is a woman’s grandfather’s and grandmother’s brother’s Mahrams? Can they shake hands for longer periods of time? A. A woman’s grandfather’s and grandmother’s brothers are considered Mahrams (non-strangers) to each other. It is permissible for them to shake/hold hands (Musaafahah) with each other whenever they meet provided that there is no fear of temptation… read more »

COVID 19 – I’tikaaf & Eid Guidelines 1441/2020

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I’tikaaf during lockdown The performance of I’tikaaf is observed in the Masjid during the last 10 days of Ramadaan. However, this year, due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 lockdown, the performance of I’tikaaf in the Masjid may not be legally possible. Therefore, the performance of Salaah and other acts of worship should continue at… read more »

Congregational Dua after Fardh Salaah

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Q. Salaams Please advise what the ruling is regarding loud dua by the imam after ever Farz salaah. Is it permissible and should we say aameen? Is the dua for the full congregation or the imam or for oneself. If it is not a sunnah or not permissible, what should we as the musallees do?… read more »