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classification of some hadeeth.

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Answered by:  Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy​ Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Can you please authenticate and source these narrations?   Once the eminent Sahaabi, Hadhrat Abu Ayyub Ansaari (Radhiyallahuanhu) was invited to a walimah (the wedding feast). From outside the house, he observed expensive curtains… read more »

Baking wedding cakes

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Question Assalamualaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. I would like to know if Muslim can make wedding cakes which imitates the kuffar 3 tiers wedding cake   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible to bake wedding cakes as… read more »

Christmas Gifts To Employees

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Question Assalamalaikum Is it ok to give your workers some rice, sugar oil etc. today  since you cannot give them for xmas or new year Jazakallah   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The exchanging of Christmas… read more »

Presenting flowers to the sick when visiting them

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Q: When visiting the sick, is it permissible to give them flowers, or is this regarded as emulation of the kuffaar? A: It is not from among the teachings of Islam. It is something alien to Islam. And Allah Ta’ala knows best. وَلَا تَرۡکَنُوۡۤا اِلَی الَّذِیۡنَ ظَلَمُوۡا فَتَمَسَّکُمُ النَّارُ ۙ وَمَا لَکُمۡ مِّنۡ دُوۡنِ اللّٰهِ مِنۡ اَوۡلِیَآءَ… read more »

Why are we discouraged from taking the kuffaar as friends?

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Q: Why are we discouraged from taking the kuffaar as friends? A: Muslims are strongly discouraged in the Quraan from befriending the disbelievers. Allah Ta’ala states in the Quraan: یٰۤاَیُّهَا الَّذِیْنَ اٰمَنُوْا لَاتَتَّخِذُوا الْکٰفِرِیْنَ اَوْلِیَاۤءَ مِنْ دُوْنِ الْمُؤْمِنِیْنَ اَتُرِیْدُوْنَ اَنْ تَجْعَلُوْا لِلّٰهِ عَلَیْکُمْ سُلْطٰنًا مُّبِیْنًا O you who believe! Do not take the disbelievers as friends instead of… read more »

Musjid open day and Heritage Day

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Q: On the 24th of September, which is heritage day, many masaajid have open days in which they allow non-Muslims (men and women) to enter the musjid. Please explain whether it should be encouraged or not? A: Our heritage is Islam, the Qur’aan, and the Hadith. Hence, we will follow our heritage. The kuffaar have… read more »

Selling Hot Cross Buns

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Q: Is it permissible for a Muslim to sell hot cross buns in his store? A: The cross is a symbol and salient feature of Christianity. It is neither permissible for a Muslim to promote the religion of the kuffaar nor support them in any of their religious practices. By selling the hot cross buns, a… read more »

Women wearing denim fabric

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Q: I wanted to know how is it for girls or ladies to wear denim skirts or any other dress, etc. made of denim fabric if it’s full length and loose fitting. A: Fabric that is mainly used by kuffaar and people who are not concerned about deen should be discarded. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »