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Women attending the masjid

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Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa barakatuh Can you send me (or direct me to) few vidoes and essays/articles with counter argumnets to this “Maulana”‘s (Shaikh Akram Nadvi) bold statements? This fitnah needs to be addressed with proofs and hikmat (wisdom). I really appreciate your help in this matter. … read more »

Are the Ulama ‘Deobandi’?

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Who are mufti ibrahim salajee, mufti siraj desai, mufti zubair bayat and mufti a hoosen elias, can I ask fatwa from them being a deobandi muslim? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh Mufti Ebrahim Salajee, Mufti Siraj Desai, Mufti Zubair… read more »

Piercing the Finger

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Q: Is it permissible to pierce your ring finger instead of wearing a wedding ring? A: Piercing the finger in order to wear a ring is not permissible. Shariah prohibits damaging any part of the body unnecessarily.  The Sunnah teaches that the ring should be worn on the finger. The only piercing allowed is… read more »

Definition of Beating

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Q: Please explain the term beat lightly in regards to wife from Quran and hadith. A: The hadith states that when the wife disobeys her husband then he can beat her by making a knot on the edge of his shawl and then tapping her lightly with this part of the shawl. But violent… read more »

Calculating Missed Salaah

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Q: I would like to know how to calculate the cost for missed salah for my late dad. A: The Fidyah for each Salaah is one Fitrah amount, that is, the Sadaqatul-Fitr that is paid out on the occasion of Eidul-Fitr. In the Hanafi maz-hab one has to pay Fidyah for the Witr Salaah… read more »

Covering the Face

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Q: Is niqaab (covering the face) fardh (compulsory) for ladies, and why? A. In cases of necessity a female may expose her hands and face. However, it is ultimately better that she covers her face, too, for the ‘Ulema have ruled that in times of corruption a woman should not even expose her face…. read more »

Status of Haki Show

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Q: Is the show called Haki haraam (impermissible)? Here are aspects which make me think the show might be haraam: One aspect of it: haki. In the show they define it as: Haki is a mysterious power that is found in every living being in the world. It is not that different from the… read more »

Forced Charity

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Q: Is it permissible to for an Islamic medical association to make it an obligation for members to deduct a fixed amount of money from their monthly income monthly to assist patients? I ask because it is similar to the obligatory monthly tax Christians give. A: It is not permissible to force members to… read more »