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Is attending a wedding ceremony permissible?

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Assalamalaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh . 1.I want to know whether it is permissible to attend a girl’s or a boy’s nikah ceremony where there is nothing against shariah like no music , it is segregated ,no customs etc ? I’m not talking about walima . 2.Some pious leaders condemn these nikah ceremonies and forbid… read more »

Advice on certain books.

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As Salaamu Alaikum 1)There is a Kitaab called, humourous anecdotes from the lighter side of Islamic history. In there a few anecdotes apparently seem to be joking with Aayaat of Qur’aan. Are such types of jokes permitted?    Ref. Pg 107, 103   Link to Kitaab: https://archive.org/details/HumorousAnecdotes-FromTheLighterSideOfIslamicHistoryByMoulanaAfzal   … read more »

Interacting with Non Maharim

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AsSalam Walaikum WRA, As a young Muslimah, it can be difficult in finding the right person, especially when you’re told your whole life to stay away from boys/men.  However, I am in a slightly different situation. While attending college this past semester, I found myself graduallly being attracted to this muslim guy in… read more »

Zakat on savings

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Assalam Alaikum.   Subject – Zakah while saving to buy a house.   Ramadhan Kareem. I am from India. My question – I am currently living in my Brothers house. I am nearly 40 years and would like to buy a house for myself without taking loans and paying interest…. read more »

Sleeping next to ones wife whilst fasting

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Can a husband sleep (literally sleep) with his wife while fasting with the fear that he might release some madhi? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The purpose of fasting is to control ones Nafs and exercise restraint from fulfilling… read more »

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