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What can one use to remove body hair?

Question: What can one use to remove body hair? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Ten things are from the natural disposition: trimming the mustache, lengthening...

How should I study? – A guideline for students

Knowing how to study is just as important as studying if not more important.  A student spends years studying, however if his methodology is inaccurate and imprecise, then he will fail in gaining maximum benefit. The acquisition of knowledge requires three...

An unreliable narration regarding the punishment of those who criticise and backbite

What is authenticity of following narration? عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله تعالى عنه , أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم , قال: ليلة أسري بي إلى السماء مررت بقوم يقطع اللحم من جنوبهم ثم يلقمونه ثم يقال لهم كلوا ما كنتم تأكلون من لحم أخيكم فقلت: يا جبريل من هؤلاء؟ قال: هؤلاء من أمتك الهمازون اللمازون يعني المغتابين

Sins leave the body when making wudu

Could you give the reference for this Hadith please? Yazid ibn Salamah Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: “I said, O Rasulullah! I have heard many Hadiths from you; I fear that recent Hadiths [I heard] may cause me to forget the earlier ones. So, tell me something that would be comprehensive.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Fear Allah …

The method of cutting ones hand and toe nails

Q. Is there any basis for the famous practice of cutting the hand nails starting from the index finger of the right hand and finishing on the thumb of the left hand? In addition to the cutting of the toe nails starting from the baby toe of the right foot and ending on...