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Using left over water of the opposite gender

Question Humayd al-Himyari reported: I met a person (among the Companion of Prophet) who remained in the company of the Prophet (ﷺ)for four years as Abu Hurayrah remained in his company. He reported: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) forbade that the female should wash with...

Fasting in Muharram (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: What is the ruling on fasting in Muharram? Should I fast the 9th and the 10th?A: It is recommended to fast Allah's month, al-Muharram due to the hadith, "The most virtuous prayer after the those obligated is prayer at night and the most virtous fast after Ramadan...

Do I need a mahram to make Hajj? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: As a female Muslim, do I need a mahram to accompany on my trip to Hajj/Umrah? A: The presence of a maḥram, such as a husband, father, or a nurse-relative etc. or anyone who is permanently impermissible to marry due to relation of some permissible cause like an...

RULING OF THE IMAMS ON TARAWEEH SALAAH

Question: Asalaamualaikum wa rehmatullahi wa barakaatuhu mufti sahab . I would like to know the rulings of all the four Imams separately regarding how many rakaat of Taraweeh one has to offer. Please mention in detail if it is convenient for you. Jazakila khairan....

Janaza prayer without Surah Fatiha.

Q. I was told that there is a hadith that said that “prayer without Surah Fatiha is invalid” and as such we should also recite it in the Janazah salaah although Imam Hanifa does not do it. I have heard that all the other schools of thought agree on this. Can you...

What are the Arsh and Kursi?

What are the Arsh and Kursi of Allah? How are they different from each other? Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, The ‘Arsh’ translated as throne literally means an elevated seating structure that kings and emperors use to sit on. With respect to its meaning in the Holy...

Was Hussain (R.A) on Haq?

  QUESTION: Asalamualaikum, Hazrat, is true that some Ulama consider Hussain (RA) not to be haq in his rebellion against Yazid? Since other Sahaabahs such as ibn Abbas/Umar/Zubair gave bayah, and warned Hussain (RA) not to go to Kufa, but he insisted. I know many of...

Is wearing a Jubbah Sunnah or cultural?

Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti, My question is regarding the Sunnah wear of the Prophet ﷺ I have heard many knowledgable people say, that the Jubbah, and I quote what they say- “This is not the Sunnah of the Rasool صلى الله عليه و سلم. This is not what he used to wear. This...