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Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah I have two questions regarding Masarif-e-Zakat:  1) Can Zakat be sent to a relative, who is not sahib-e-nisab? For example, one of my relatives whose  husband just passed away lives alone with her daughter. She works in a factory and the girl is a teenager. Can Zakat be collected in order to buy them… read more »

New Ehram after Ghusl

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Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah We are planning to perform umrah next month. The journey from my hometown of Hyderabad to Makkah is long. During the travel, lodging and settling down before our group is taken to perform umrah, it is possible that we may get some time to rest up. If ghusl becomes wajib while we are… read more »

Fasting While in Travel

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Assalamualaikum, I am traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas during the month of Ramadhan for a conference, which will last for 3 days. I will be standing on my company’s booth speaking with several visitors. My plane journey will start a little late in the day and I will land late at night in Las Vegas… read more »

Fasting in the path of Allah

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What is the virtue of fasting in the path of Allah Ta’ala?   Answer Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Khudry (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whoever fasts for one day in the path of Allah, will be distanced from Jahannam as far as a 70 year [journey].’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2840) And Allah Ta’ala Knows… read more »

Visiting the sick with wudu

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Is this Hadith authentic? عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم: ‘مَنْ تَوَضَّأَ فَأَحْسَنَ الْوُضُوءَ وَعَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ مُحْتَسِبًا بُوعِدَ مِنْ جَهَنَّمَ مَسِيرَةَ سَبْعِينَ خَرِيفًا‏.‏’ قُلْتُ يَا أَبَا حَمْزَةَ وَمَا الْخَرِيفُ قَالَ الْعَامُ.‏   Answer This Hadith is recorded by Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) with a slightly weak chain, which… read more »

Translation of part of a narration regarding Safiyyah (radiyallahu ‘anha) on a journey with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

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Can you please translate this narration and is it authentic? كانت صفية مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في سفر وكان ذلك يومها فأبطأت في المسير فاستقبلها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وهي تبكي وتقول حملتني على بعير بطيء، فجعل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يمسح بيديه عينيها ويسكتها   Answer This… read more »

Would Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) kiss his daughter when returning from a journey?

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Is there a narration that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would kiss his daughter Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) whenever he would return from a journey?   Answer Imam Abu Ya’la and Imam Tabarani (rahimahumallah) have recorded the following narration: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports, “When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would return from a… read more »

How to really get to know someone

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Where is the narration to the effect that a person was praised in the presence of ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and he asked: ‘Did you do business or travel with that person?’   Answer Kharashah ibnul Hurr (rahimahullah) reports that a man once testified in the presence of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu). Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) told him:… read more »