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Placing finger in the Qabr after burial

Question Assalaamualaikum, my question is after tadhfeen of mayyat in the qabar,  & covering the whole with mud, is it authentic to recite awwal & aakhir ruku of surah bakr by inserting the tip of  index finger at the both sides up side & down...

The method of cutting ones hand and toe nails

Q. Is there any basis for the famous practice of cutting the hand nails starting from the index finger of the right hand and finishing on the thumb of the left hand? In addition to the cutting of the toe nails starting from the baby toe of the right foot and ending on...

Reciting Quranic verses on water for the sick.

Q. A girl who claims to be salafi told me that to recite quranic verses and blow on the water to give to the sick is not proved by sunnah. Also to write quranic verses on a paper and then dissolve it in water to drink is also not proved by the sunnah. Please give me...

Bleeding on clothes

Answered by Molana Muhammad Adnan  Question: I wanted to ask that i must have bled a little bit from my left index finger by the knuckle which I didn't know about.. I saw this afterwards and It didn't seem like this flowed but...

Correct Istinja for females.

Question: Assalaamu ‘Alaikum. 1. While fasting, I try to use as little water as possible to wash myself after urination, but a few drops of water still goes inside the vagina and I do not know how deep it does. If this breaks my fast, do all the fasts of the previous...

What is the sunnah method of paring nails?

Question: salaams please can you tell me The sunnah of fingers’ nail paring with source from as-shami Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is stated in Al-Durr al-Mukhtār of `Allāmah...

Is Wudhu complete over the ink stain from voting?

Question: After several attempts to clean, the ink stain from voting remains on index finger and nail. Is Wudhu complete over ink stain from voting. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh....

Killing a lizard

Q: Today, my mother ordered my to kill a lizard that was in our house. It was the size of an index finger. I truly hate killing insects and pests and prefer to just take them outside. But in the heat of the moment I killed it. I am feeling very bad about it because I...

Sunnah method of cutting nails

Q: Is there a sunnah method when cutting one's nails? A: We have not come across any hadeeth, but the following is the style of the ulama and righteous: Commence with the index finger of the right hand until you reach the little finger.Thereafter, commence with the...