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Incorrect Info on Scholarship Application

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I am a degree student now , I got married last year(before taking admission  in the degreee college). Can I apply for scholarships  on my father’s account (by giving his income details) which is eligible to apply scholarship but my wali’s income  is higher so it doesn’t fullfil the eligibility criteria. Answer … read more »

Is fiat currency recognized in Shari’ah?

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I am emailing regarding the permisibillity of fiat money in the sharia which is reportedly the modern majority currency. Some reportedly say that it is haram as it has no intrinsic value and is based by riba-based transactions and that the only valid currency is Sunnah and Quran currency.mainly gold.dinar and silver dirham. what… read more »

Hadith Authenticity

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Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu. Can you please confirm if the below hadith is authentic. Hazrat Safwaan bin Sulaim radiallaho ta’ala anhu narrates that Rasool Allah sallalaho alaihe wasallam was asked,  “Can a believer be a coward? He said, “Yes, he can be coward. Then it was asked whether a… read more »

Ruling of Tahajjud Salaah with Jamaat

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1.What is the ruling of performing Tahajjud Namaz in Jamat (famously called Shabeena / Qiyaamul Layl) which is carried out especially during the last ten days of Ramzan?   2. If there are both views what are the proofs of both sides from Quran and Hadith and views of Ulama?  … read more »

Hadith relating to Jabal Uhud and Jabal ‘Air

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Asalamualikum, is the hadith about jabal uhud and jabal eer authentic? I mean narration goes like this -in madina jabal uhud loves the muslims and jabal eer hates muslims?  Jazakalla kahir Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The… read more »

Surviving on Loans from People

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  If a person whose business is not working for a long time, for years. and he takes loans to survive for himself and family. And yet it’s not enough him (nit enough for children’s education etc). And he takes the loan money by lying to people.that he will invest in business… read more »

Hadith on music

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Is this hadith authentic and suitable to quote? ‘On the day of judgement, molten lead will be poured into the ears of the person who used to listen to music’ Answer Listening to music is totally prohibited in Islam. This is substantiated by verses of the Holy Quran and authentic narrations of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi… read more »