index finger

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Raising the index finger in tashahhud

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Do we need to move the finger or just raise it while reciting tashahhud?  A: According to the Hanafi Mazhab, one will raise the finger and thereafter lower it. The index finger will be raised at the time one recites “Ashhadu alla ilaaha” and be lowered at the time one recites “illallah”. And Allah… read more »

The virtue of single mothers.

Answered by Askimam.org

My husband left me during pregnancy (reason he did not want a child). My son is a 12-year-old now Alhamdulillah. I have been living on my own to concentrate on my child’s upbringing. It’s my greatest wish to go for Umrah. What is the reward for single divorced mothers who don’t get married due to… read more »

Interpretation of dream

Answered by Askimam.org

I was hoping i could get an intrepertation of a dream that i saw. It’s nothing bad nor something that i believe will harm me. I once saw this dream where i was in my house and i walked over to my living room window and saw the most beautiful sunset. Now that i… read more »

Raising the finger when making istighfar

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

Is there a specific way this should be done? والاستغفار أن تشير بأصبع واحدة ‘When asking for forgiveness you should point with one finger’   Answer This is part of a longer Hadith wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) explained the etiquette of different types of du’a. (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 1484. Also see:… read more »

The two Khutbah’s before the Jumu’ah prayer are a condition for the prayer to be valid – (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered by TheHanbaliMadhhab.com

The two Khutbah’s before the Jumu’ah prayer are a condition for the prayer to be valid. •• The Khutbahs have conditions of their own: 1. Both being done within the legislated time 2. Praising Allah (by specifically saying “Alhamdulillah” or its verbal form “Ahmadullah”) 3. Prayers upon the Messenger of Allah ﷺ (by specifically using the… read more »