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Travelling from watn Iqamah

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Question: I am originally from India but I have come to Malawi in Mangochi. My mother is in India and so are my wife and children. I cannot stay here and haven’t also decided to shift here because of my mother. So basically my want iqamat is Mangochi and want asli is in India…. read more »

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 »

Iddah in Foreign Country

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Question: If a woman is travels with her husband to a foreign land and upon reaching there, her husband passes away, does she have to return to her home country to spend her Iddah or can she spend it where she is presently? Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It is obligatory upon a woman whose… 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 »