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Is a person traveling to Tobago considered a musafir?

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Question: السلام عليكم و رحمة ﷲ Is a person traveling to Tobago for holidays considered a musafir? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If a person undertakes a journey of 48 Shar‘ī miles (55 english miles/88.8 kilometres) he will be a Musafir (traveller) and will… read more »

Darood at the beginning and end of Dua.

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Question: It is established from the traditions of the Prophet (saw) to recite Durood at the beginning of the dua. It is a common practice among many scholars to complete their dua with Durood also. Is there evidence for this practice? Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Reciting Durood (sending peace and salutations upon the Holy… read more »

Underpaying fares

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Question: Respected Shaykh,  I live in the city of Sharjah (UAE) and often take a taxi to go to the neighboring city of Dubai (UAE). Whenever a person takes a taxi from Sharjah to Dubai, there is a 20 Dirham toll that the taxi company charges the customer (in addition to whatever the journey itself costs)…. read more »

Is one’s ex-mother-in-law Mahram?

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Question:  A person got married then divorced his wife before consummating the marriage, Can he accompany his ex-mother-in-law on a journey to the United States? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. When a man contracts a marriage he becomes a “mahram” (one with whom marriage… read more »

Performing Masah on leather socks

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Assalaamu alaykum. a) Can you explain the Sunnah method of performing Masah on Leather Socks. b) A person on journey performs Wudhu with all its requisites and then puts on a pair of Leather Socks with intention for Masah. At the Airport Security check point he is asked to take off the Leather Socks. He… read more »

How should the Walima be done?

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Question: Aslam-u-Alyqum Dear Imam I have two confusing questions but I hope that with the knowledge of Islam you Inshallah you would know the answer to them. I had my Nikah which was arranged in one week notice period as the groom had to leave in a week’s time for studies abroad. Due to which… read more »

Hajj while Still Repaying Loan Installments

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat Question: My husband had taken a car loan and the repayment installments will continue another 2-3 years. We are planning to perform Hajj very soon. Would it be permissible to perform Hajj during the loan repayment period? Answer: Jazakumullahu Khayran/ Thank you for your question. May Allah bless you for… read more »

Name Change After Converting to Islam

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it necessary to change my name as I have recently taken the shahādah (testimony of faith)? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Kind, Most Merciful Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Congratulations on your reversion to Islam. May your journey to Islam be filled with… read more »

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