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Digital Pictures

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Mufti Sahib me and my family donot take Digital Pictures with cell phones and camera of animate objects (people, animals, cartoons with eyes etc.) as we know that it is haram. We told this to our relatives and they stopped taking pictures too, but now the problem is that we see young Ulema and… read more »

The grave of a believer squeezing him

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In Mishkat it is mentioned that the grave of Sa’d (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was closed upon him. Is there any reason for this, or does this mean that everyone’s grave closes upon him Answer The Hadith you are referring to is as follows: Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that we went to the Janazah of Sayyiduna… read more »

Statement of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) ‘Can Din be deficient while I’m living’?

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Can you please mention the source of this statement of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu): ا ينقص الدين وأنا حي  ‘Can Din be deficient while I’m living’? Answer This statement is often quoted in the incident after the demise of Rasulullah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), when some refused refused to pay zakah. Majority of the… read more »

Why the need for tawbah from major sins?

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It is often said only sincere tawbah can result in major sins being forgiven, and all those virtues that mention all sins are forgiven only refer to minor sins. Please cite authentic Hadiths, that the Fuqaha have used to confirm this.   Answer In principle, Allah Ta’ala can forgive whenever He wishes. However, as you… read more »

Prostration of a female

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Can this be quoted? Yazid Ibn Abi Habib states that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) passed two women who were performing their prayer. He said to them: “When you prostrate, make part of your body touch the ground because a woman is unlike a man in these aspects.” Answer This Hadith is mursal (wherein a Tabi’i reports… read more »