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How should the Walima be done?

Question: Aslam-u-Alyqum Dear Imam I have two confusing questions but I hope that with the knowledge of Islam you Inshallah you would know the answer to them. I had my Nikah which was arranged in one week notice period as the groom had to leave in a week’s time for...

Dream Interpretation About Makkah and Madinah

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Patel Question:  Assalamualaikum, I recently saw a dream where I was travelling by car in Saudi Arabia. I drove up to Masjid Al Nabawë and saw it from the outside. I didn’t enter the Masjid, however in my dream it was the old Masjid Al Nabawë....

Committing sins in the sacred months

Q: Different "Rasam o Riwaj" on weddings like "mehndi, band baja, bhangra, music" are sinful activities. If we performing wedding in Muharram and Safar, then the sin of these activities remain same or higher?A: The sin is the same. However, in the four sacred months...

Tying ihraam from Madinah Munawwarah

Q: I frequently travel to Saudi Arabia. What if I decide to do umrah one day from Dammam to Madinah. Do I need to wear ihram from my house/hotel in Dammam or can I wear the ihram at Dammam airport also.A: If you travel from Dammaam to Madinah Munawwarah and thereafter...

The practice of joint waleemahs

Q: In today’s times, we find the practice of a joint waleemah prevalent where the expenses of the waleemah are shared between the boy’s and girl’s party. Is this a Sunnah practice? In the Hadith of Tirmizi Shareef, it is mentioned that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi...