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Ibn Abidin

Due to the long fasts this Ramadhan, I get extremely tired and drained by Maghrib. I would like to know if it is sinful or disliked for me to pray Tarawih at home? Would praying in congregation with my family make a difference?

Due to the long fasts this Ramadhan, I get extremely tired and drained by Maghrib. I would like to know if it is sinful or disliked for me to pray Tarawih at home? Would praying in congregation with my family make a difference? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most...

Marriage within One’s Caste

I’m sorry if someone has asked about this before, but I couldn't find anything about this subject in the Hanafi Fiqh Forum. Could you please tell me what Islam says about the caste system, which we can find in India and also in Pakistan? (E.g. one's zaat, if one is a...

Marrying a Woman in her Waiting Period (idda)

I married a woman last year who was divorced 3 times by her husband. After 10 months of our marriage, she has suddenly informed me that the 3 divorces were given just a month before our marriage (nikah). This means that I married her in her waiting period (idda)! My...

Is Kaffara Necessary for not Fasting in Ramadhan ?

A Muslim, ignorant of his deen, and ignorant of the importance of fasting in Ramadhan did not fast, or make niyyah to fast at all in the month for many years. Then he returned to Islam, and made tawbah for his sins and he calculated he had missed about 400 fasts in...

Wearing Short-Sleeved Shirts

Is it wrong to wear short-sleeved shirts? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Generally it is permissible to wear short/half sleeve shirt or ghallabiyya unless there is some other element of impermissibility, such as the clothing is made of...