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Imam Nawawi

Wiping Away of Sins  

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel I have heard a hadith that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah (swt) be upon him) said that if you commit a sin follow it up with a good deed for good deeds wipe out sins. (I am sorry I do not have the exact wording). Would you...

Wiping Face After Dua: Sunna Not Bid`a 

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Some people when they finish making the dua after the prayer wipe their face after they have made the dua. Is that a bida; is there any contextual evidence from the sunna for it's permissibility. sorry if that sounds too salafi like!...

Watching TV and falling into the haram

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I do realise that watching evil programmes on TV is absolutely haram, and one must give it up. And, I do want to give up these sinful activities, because I want to gain the pleasure of Allah Ta'ala. Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most...

Praying After The Friday Sermon Has Begun  

Answered by Shaykh Sohail Hanif, SunniPath Academy Teacher How do the Hanafi Ulema explain the following hadith, "Jabir b. ''Abdullah reported that while Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) was delivering the sermon on Friday, a person came there, and the...

How do I perform night vigil (tahajjud) prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani How do I perform night vigil (tahajjud) prayer? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful & Compassionate Allah Most High says, "And stay awake for prayer during part of the night as a...

Women and Hair Removal 

Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team Is it permissible for women to remove facial hair, and hair from the arms and legs? I am in the beauty business and I do waxing for my clients. Please tell me if it is permissible in Islam. Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most...

What is the ruling of wiping the neck in wudu?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani What is the ruling of wiping the neck in wudu? Answer: Walaikumassalam, 1. Wiping the nape ['the back part of the neck' - Webster's] is recommended. [Nur al-Idah, Durral-Mukhtar, Hadiyya al-Ala'iyya] 2. Wiping the front of the neck is...