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Was Hussain on the Haq

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Answered by: Molana Eunus Ali Question: Asalamualaikum, Hazrat, is true that some Ulama consider Hussain (RA) not to be haq in his rebellion against Yazid? Since other Sahaaba such as ibn Abbas/Umar/Zubair gave bayah, and warned Hussain (RA) not to go to Kufa, but he insisted. I know many of the narrations regarding Karbala are weak/fabricated, and in particular Yazid, but in your opinion do we consider Hussain on haq, Shaheed, and Yazid is somewhat blameworthy. Answer بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the conflict of Hussain and Yazeed, Hussain applied his own ijtihad (independent judgement) and was a mujtahid in this regard. As he… read more »

Are the views of Sahbain (rahimahumallah) actually the views of Imaam Abu Hanifa (rahimahullah)?

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have heard from an Alim the following statement:- Imam Abu Yusuf and Imam Muhammad (Rahimahumallah) had no personal / own opinion (Fatwa).Their opinion is actually one of the opinions of their respected teacher Imam Abu Hanifah (Rahimahullah). This is because Imam Abu Hanifah Rahimahullah is Mujtahid but Sahebain rahimahumallah are Muqallid.    Is this statement… read more »

Completely removing the moustache

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Someone enquired if it is permissible to shave off the moustache with a jack razor? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh. It is permissible to use the jack razor  to shave off the moustache completely.   In fact, many of our… read more »

Meaning of ‘istimbat’

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What is meant by making ‘istimbat’ from a Hadith?   Answer Istimbat refers to deducing Juristic laws [and practicable deeds] from a Hadith [or verse of Quran]. This is generally the task of a Mujtahid [and a qualified scholar].   And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.   Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala   Approved by: Moulana Muhammad… read more »

Kissing graves

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Q: Kissing graves of the Auliyaa. I was presented with the following argument from a family member and need to give some clarification. Argument: Kissing Mazaars [A Summary of the teachings of Saudi Arabian Sunni Islamic Scholar Shaykh As-Sayyid Muhammad ibn `Alawi al-Maliki of Makkah al-Mukarramah] The issue of kissing is often (deliberately) misunderstood. Kissing… read more »