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I heard that there are different types of innovation (bidah). What are they? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Answer: There are two definitions of bidah (innovation). The first linguistic and the second technical. The word bidah linguistically means introducing something new, whereas it’s technical is “that belief or action which… read more »

Are we allowed to shave during fasting?

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Are we allowed to shave during fasting? Before answering the question it should be borne in mind that keeping a beard is a symbol of a Muslim. The Holy Prophet (Saw) has said: “Oppose the Mushrikeens (poytheists), lengthen your beards and cut your moustache.” (Bukhari p875 v2) Furthermore all the four Imams, Imam Shafee, Imam… read more »

Are Bank CD Certificates permissible?

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Are Bank CD Certificates permissible? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer Certificate of deposit or CDs are similar to savings accounts in that they are insured and thus virtually risk-free; they are “money in the bank”. They are different from savings accounts in that the CD has a… read more »

Answer to a few Qādiyānī misquotations

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Question: Dear mufti shab could you guide me on the following quotes? have they been misquoted?   Mujaddid Alfe Saani, Shaikh Ahmad Farooqi Sarhindi, “Following the advent of the Khatmur-Rosul, Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (peace and blessings of Allah be on him), the attainment of prophethood by one of his followers, as a subordinate and in… read more »

I have currently also heard from my Ulama that copying software, piracy is not permissible. Is there such thing as intellectual property or copyright?

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This is why I have deleted software and I have started to buy it also. How did you (or Ulama of the Ahla-Sunnah) reach the conclusion that software copying is not permissable. The reason being that many of the brothers I meet argue that their is no such thing as “Intellectual property”. Answer The Issue… read more »