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Money Earned During the Zakat Period

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani If I received a lump sum of money say two months before the payment of zakat was due on the rest of my savings ,the is zakat also due on this lump sum at the same time or does a year have to elapse on it before payment is due, and...

Intention, Validity & Sincerity: Important Points

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I always get messed up about how to intend, and what to intend, and then get doubts and problems about if I intended right or if I did really make a right intention. I want to please Allah, but how? Answer: Assalamu alaikum, The place...

Observing Sura Order

Answered by Shaykh Sohail Hanif, SunniPath Academy Teacher In salah if you recite a surah that comes earlier in the quran in the second raka, do you have to do sahu? Answer: Reversing the order of the suras is prohibitively disliked only if done intentionally (f: and...

If My Dad paid Zakat On My Behalf

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani This is the first year that I owe zakat, and I spoke to my father about it (I live at home with my parents). He told me of some relatives overseas that really need the money and would be considered "needy." He said I could give the...

The Fiqh of Eid al-Adha

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The fiqh of Eid al-Adha Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate.All praise is to Allah, Lord of the Worlds.And the blessings and peace of Allah be upon His Chosen Messenger, the Prophet Muhammad, his family,...

Can we recite the Fatiha in our heart behind the Imam?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani We all understand that when Imam is reciting then you  listen to him and  do not recite. There is no question as Fiqha is clear cut. However, when Imam is not reciting in Zoher and Asr prayers then we do not hear any thing and if we...

Prayer of Repentance: Salat al-Tawba 

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani A dear brother of mine is due to get married in December, unfortunately he went to a prostitute and committed illegal sexual acts. He regrets it very much, even while he was there he wanted to leave, please if you could give some...

Washing The Nose in Ghusl: An Easy, Upright Religion

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I was told that I had to sniff in water into my nostrils, until it "stings." I've been doing that for a couple of months now, and ghusl becomes very difficult. It hurts me a lot to sniff water, and I start choking a great deal. When I...