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How many Takbir in Eid salaah?

What’s the wisdom behind the extra takbeer in ‘Eid salaah? Some scholars are of the opinion that it is there to explicitly express gratitude for the festival and happiness Allah the Almighty has granted. There has been a classical dispute amongst the scholars with...

COVERING OF THE AWRAH IN ISLAM

Question: As Salaamu Alaikum I belong to a MUSLIM COMMUNITY, where they have two statements according to men awrah first knee, navel and half thigh is not in awrah in daily routine life, but it’s necessary to cover the whole body during salat and ebadats second is...

The six groups of Mujtahideen

  Question Is this article correct: “The six groups of Mujtahideen1. Mujtahid Sharriy’a 2. Mujtahid al-Masa’il 3. Mujtahid al-Madhhab 4. As-Hab al-Takhreej 5. As-Hab al-Tarjee’a 6. As-Hab al-Tameez 1. Mujtahid Sharriy’a are those who make the rules with the help and...

Was Hussain on the Haq

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...

Completely removing the moustache

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...

Meaning of ‘istimbat’

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...

Kissing graves

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...