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Imam Malik

Reciting behind the imam in Salah

Is the following Hadith authentic? حَدَّثَنِي يَحْيَى، عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ نَافِعٍ، أَنَّ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ، كَانَ إِذَا سُئِلَ هَلْ يَقْرَأُ أَحَدٌ خَلْفَ الإِمَامِ قَالَ إِذَا صَلَّى أَحَدُكُمْ خَلْفَ الإِمَامِ فَحَسْبُهُ قِرَاءَةُ الإِمَامِ وَإِذَا صَلَّى وَحْدَهُ فَلْيَقْرَأْ ‏.‏ قَالَ وَكَانَ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عُمَرَ لاَ يَقْرَأُ خَلْفَ الإِمَامِ ‏.‏ قَالَ يَحْيَى سَمِعْتُ مَالِكًا يَقُولُ الأَمْرُ عِنْدَنَا أَنْ يَقْرَأَ الرَّجُلُ …

Yum Yum Sausage and Crab Meat.

Question: I would like to know if the YUM YUM Sausage coming from Trinidad is Halaal or Not. I would also like to know if it is that crab meat is halaal, and if it is, are all crab meat halaal? As you know there are two types of crab meat one that lives in the land...

Woman in haidh touching the Quran.

Q. What proof is there that a woman in haidh cannot touch the Quraan? A. A woman who is in the state of Haidh is in the state of impurity and one who is impure cannot touch the Holy Quran. In this regard verse 77-80 of Sura Al Waqi’ah states, ‘This is indeed an...

Muslims eating shark.

Q. Can Muslims eat shark? A. According to the Mazhab of Imam Abu Hanifa and Imam Malik, shark is considered to be a fish and is permissible to consume. Imam Shafi and Imam Ahmad have considered it to be foul and not permissible. And Allah knows best. Mufti Waseem Khan...