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Jewellery which are a symbol of other religions

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Q:  If women have gold, silver, and diamond crucifixes, aum, and Buddha jewellery before excepting Islam, what should they do with them? Should they have them melted and redesigned or should they bury them? What is the punishment for Muslims selling jewellery for kuffaar religions? Can Muslims wear jewellery that has the name of Allah… read more »

Imitating a Non-Muslim

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Q: I am unclear of what is imitating a non-muslim. If I have the same t-shirt, clothes, car etc as a non-muslim. If I use a non-muslim website or dictionary or right click on words to get right spelling and a non-muslim also uses it or developed it. If a non-muslim has a bottle like mine… read more »

Wearing a Tie

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Q: What is the ruling regarding wearing a tie in Islam? A: In a place where the tie is only worn by the kuffaar, wearing the tie will be makrooh. In a place where the tie is worn by Muslims and non-Muslims, wearing the tie will be permissible, though undesirable. عن ابن عمر قال قال رسول… read more »

 Is it permissible to stand and urinate?

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Q: Is it permissible to stand and urinate? A: Standing and urinating is the way of the kuffaar. Without a valid excuse, it is makrooh for one to stand and urinate. قال الفقيه أبو الليث رحمه الله تعالى قد رخص بعض الناس أن يبول الرجل قائما وكرهه بعضهم إلا من عذر وبه نقول كذا في المحيط (الفتاوى… read more »

Celebrating Easter

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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 »

Meelaad and Salami

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Q: What is the shari’ee status of meelaad and salami as is practised today? A: After Allah Ta’ala, our love for Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) should be the greatest. The love, kindness and compassion that Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) showed us (his ummah) is immeasurable and unconceivable. The blood that flowed from his Mubaarak body in Taa’if, his Mubaarak… read more »

Performing Jumu’ah in a Church Hall

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Q: Are we allowed to pray Jumu’ah in a church Hall, private hall, community hall, etc.? A: If the signs and symbols of kufr i.e. the cross, statues, pictures of Isa (Alaihi Salaam), Maryam (Alaiha Salaam) and other animate objects are found in the hall, it will be impermissible to enter such a place. If these things… read more »

Murabitun Movement

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Q: Please could I have a view and opinion on the Murabitun movement?   A. The Murabitun is a sect that claims to belong to the Shadhili/Qaadiri spiritual order, yet the activities and beliefs of this sect do not conform to the true Qaadiri Soofies, as is mentioned further on. This group was founded by… read more »

Suicide Bombings

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Q: Are what the western media calls “suicide bombings” allowed in Islam? A. SUICIDE BOMBINGS In Islam there is a law that states if a Muslim intends to single-handedly attack the enemy in battle and knows that he won’t come back alive but also has full confidence that such an attack will cause tremendous harm… read more »