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Kufr

Performing Salaah in the Musjid

Q: Is prayer in musjid obligatory? There is a hadeeth which says something like prayer not being accepted if you hear the azaan and don't go to the musjid. Also there is a hadeeth of a blind man and he wasn't given concession to pray at home if he heard the azaan....

Uttering statements of kufr

Q: If a wife in a fit of anger and depression says to her husband that Allah is with the rich and not with the poor. Disrespects the religion. But deep inside is fearful of Allah. Regrets what she said. Makes taubah. Reads namaz and quran as usual. Reads the salatu...

Questions relating to the Torah, Zaboor and Injeel

Q: Please answer the following questions:1. Were the Torah, Bible and Psalms that existed in the time of Hadhrat Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) original and unadulterated versions?2. Did the Torah that was being read by Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhu) before being...

Rejecting abrogated Surahs

Q: What is the ruling on a Muslim who categorically denies the abrogated Surahs, Al Kahl and Al Hafd? They reject them as never being revealed upon our beloved prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). They also deny that they meet the Quranic Arabic criteria and say they...

Attending Hindu festivals

Q: I am a converted Muslim. My parents are Hindu. I face problems from my family's side whenever a festival comes. I want to know that up to what extent I can cooperate with them being a Muslim? On rakshabandhan can I tie rakhi and tilak for my brother? A: It is not...

Stray thoughts

Q: I have a problem, a big problem. Inside my head/heart I always have a whisper that is very wrong if said using my mouth. The whisper is like it is easier if we don't need to do ghusl like others, whisper like ghusl is a burden. It happens in my head. Afterwards, I...

Studying at a Christian school

Q: I learn at a Christian school. There, we are forced to join Church sessions every day in a Church. Can I attend these sessions provided I do not believe in Christianity?A: It is totally haraam for you to be present in these prayer sessions which are conducted in...

Denying a Sunnah

Q: I have a question which I hope you can clarify: If someone denies that a certain Sunnah is a Sunnah, under which conditions would this be kufr?A: A sunnat which has got textual proof and is categorical.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti...