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Lunar Eclipse

Answered by ShariahBoard.org

 Assalamualaikum, What was the ‘amal of the Salaf Saliheen during the lunar eclipse. Should we offer the eclipse prayer at home or in the masjid and do ‘itekaf in the masjid till the lunar eclipse ends or it is not necessary. Jazaakallah الجواب وباللہ التوفیق The Salaat at the time of Moon Eclipse (صلوة الخسوف)… read more »

Preferred Time For Fajr Salah

Answered by ShariahBoard.org

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah Respected mufti sahib, I have read that the preferred time for fajr for women is early while for men it is later. If this is true, can you please give some reference from hadith? Walaikumassalam Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu الجواب و باللہ التوفیق This is incorrect. The timings of salah whether the time close to start or… read more »

Food from Bride’s Family in Gathering for Nikah

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Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu We want to understand if it is permissible for the brider’s family to arrange for food for the gathering of Nikah from a Islamic standpoint? Walaikumassalam Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu الجواب وباللہ التوفیق If in the gathering of Nikah, the bride’s family arranges food, without showing off, without extravagance, free of the csutoms and… read more »

Trials and tests, a means of expiation of sins

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

Please provide the reference for this narration. ‘The believing men and women continue to be under trial with regards to their selves, their children, and their wealth until they meet Allah without any sin”   Answer Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared… read more »

Women’s Salaah

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is Salah the same for men and women? A: The salaah of women differs from the salaah of men in many postures. In this regard we have prepared an article titled “Women’s Salaah in  the Light of Authentic Ahaadith”.  Refer to: http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?cat=393 And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria… read more »

Forcing a woman to work

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: My husbands family forced me to work. My husband lives in Muscat and I am in India. Whatever they said is it right? In this situation what can I do, I am so confused I need your advice to take a right decision. Sometimes they hurt me. A: Shari’ah commands that women remain within the… read more »

Women working

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I am from India. I am a married woman. Is there permission in our religion to join a job with someone’s recommendation (I mean government jobs). A: Shari’ah commands that women remain within the confines of their homes. Without a valid Shar’ee need, women should not leave their homes. The environment of the workplace… read more »

Plucking the eyebrows

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Are Muslim men allowed to pluck eyebrows? A: Plucking the eyebrows is impermissible for men and women. However, if certain strands of hair are overgrown, then removing the overgrown hair and making it look normal is permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

False statements regarding husbands rights

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I am a young Muslim trying to learn about Islam. I am confused about the rights a husband is given in Islam. Basically, in our patriarchal society that has adopted many myths/beliefs/practices from Indo-Pak culture and polytheistic religions, some of our clerics attribute certain rights to husbands that go against the fundamental principles of… read more »

Wearing jeans

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: 1. I would like to know if Muslim men and women are allowed to wear jeans. 2. Also are you allowed to wear shirts made out of jeans material. Please could you explain.  A:  1. As far as possible, Muslims should avoid wearing clothes of fujjaar (people who are not really committed to deen). 2…. read more »

Women working

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Please advice regarding Muslim women working from 8am untill late at night to earn an extra income and then she must still travel alone home 2 hours travelling with a scooter at 9 -10 at night. What is the Shariah ruling regarding this? She is divorced and her ex husband does not support the… read more »

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