This answer was collected in 2012 from the website of Jameah Mahmoodiyah, South Africa. The original website no longer exists.

Purchasing Meat

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: Assalamualaikum, I want to know that there exist doubt about the Halaal meat being sold by some Muslim brothers. They charged more for their chicken which is reportedly being the same available in supermarket. Some people argue its futile to buy Halaal chicken when its authenticity is in doubt, so better to buy the… read more »

Was Adam (A.S.) a Nabi?

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: What do Ulamaa-e-Ahnaaf say from Kitaab and Sunnah about a person who denies the Nubuwwah of Adam (A.S.) or of any Nabi of Allah Subhaanahu wa Ta’ala?  Some of the English translations do not include the name of Adam (A.S.) in the list of Ambiyaa whose names are mentioned in the Qur’an.  What should… read more »

Can Allah Speak Lies?

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: Can Allah Speak Lies: He is a friend of mine, he is more learned than I am – so I need to know if these statements are true. He gave me this document : TABLEEGHI/DEOBANDI BOOK REFERENCES WITH CORRUPT BELIEFS Janab Mohammad Ismail Dehlawi’s declaration and support of this unbearable topic “The possibility of… read more »

Calling a Person a Kaafir

Answered by Mahmoodiyah

Question: Q1-What is the sin  and punishment mentioned in Hadith for calling a person Kaafir when his not a Kaafir? Q2-Is it Sunnah to wear the Izaar first or the Kurtaa? Q3-What is the Masnoon Du’aa to be recited if there is a earthquake or an earth tremor? Answer:                      It has been narrated… read more »

Can a kafir be possessed by jinn?

Answered by Tafseer Raheemi

Assalaamu `alaykum Mufti Sahib. Can a kaafir be possessed by a jinn? Are there reports from our kitaabs that mentions any kuffaar having being possessed? Jazaakallaahu Khayr. Answer: Yes it is possible for them to be possessed. Jinns like teasing vulnerable people. They avoid strong, courageous, assertive persons. So if a non Muslim was a… read more »

Calling someone a munafiq

Answered by Tafseer Raheemi

Question: What is the ruling to say to someone he or she is a Munafiq? Answer: Islam is a complete religion and teaches us manners in all aspects of life. As Muslims, we are not allowed to swear at/slander /backbite any human being; be they Muslim or non-Muslim. Therefore, calling a Muslim ‘Munaafiq’ would be… read more »

Shias say the Qur’an is Altered

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Do the Shias really say that our Qur’an is altered? If so, do they still remain as Muslims?  A: Yes.  Anyone who denies the Qur’an or any portion of the Qur’an or believes that the Qur’an is distorted and is not in its pure and pristine form becomes a kaafir. نزل جبريل على محمد صلى… read more »

Celebrating Easter

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: What is the ruling with regards to Easter celebrations, Easter eggs, hot cross buns, etc.? A: Easter is a celebration of the Christians. The Christians believe that it was on this day that Jesus rose from the dead after his crucifixion. As Muslims, we are commanded to refrain from imitating the Kuffaar and adopting their ways. If one… read more »

The Fiqh of Friday Prayer 

Answered by Qibla.com

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The Fiqh of Friday Prayer Answer: Edited from: Heavenly Ornaments, by Imam Ashraf Ali al-Tahanawi Allah Most High does not like anything more than prayer. It is for this reason that we do not find such great emphasis for any other form of worship in the pure Shariah. It is… read more »