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Time Of Jumu’ah Azaan

Question:It was always the norm in _____  Masjid that jumua Azaan was called out at ± 12:10, thereafter bayaan, than time for sunnats @ 12:40, than khutbah @12 45, salaah.Recently decision was made to change the Azaan to after the bayaan. Mashwara was made...

Sindhi

Question:The act of giving Sindhi at the time when a baby is born, completion of hifz, after finishing kitaabs etc. Is this proven from quraan and sunnah or not and is it permissible or is it a biddah? Answer: Moulana Abdul Hayy Lucknawi in إقامة الحجة على أن...

Parent doesn’t let me pray in front of people

Sometimes when me and my family are out in public the time for prayer comes in. We live in america and my parent doesn’t like for me to pray in front of other people so they make me pray sitting down in the car somtimes. Even if the direction I pray in the car is away...

Baby girl name

AoA, I want to name my newborn baby girl “Dua”. She is born on Thursday 13 June 2019. Is this name is acceptable as a Muslim name? and any effect the name has on a child? What about the names Ayan and Maryam? Thanks Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa...

Zakat ul-fitr in cash

Aa salamu alaykum i have a question separate in two part. 1. Is it correct to claim these narration for paying the zakat al fitr in cash according to the hanafi madhaab and those who follow them in this masala: The jurist Abu Ja’far (RA) who has an opposing opinion,...

Reading fictional books that have doubtful aspects

I would like to know about the rulings on reading books that contain concepts that are contrary to Islamic beliefs. For example, my sister is attending school and her class is required to read a book where a character writes letters to God. Would reading this book...

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...

‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding hope and fear

Is this correctly attributed to Umar radiyallahu anhu: عن عمر بن الخطاب، قال: لو نادى مناد من السماء: أيها الناس، إنكم داخلون الجنة كلكم أجمعون إلا رجلا واحدا، لخفت أن أكون هو، ولو نادى مناد: أيها الناس، إنكم داخلون النار إلا رجلا واحدا، لرجوت أن أكون هو

Whoever fears Allah, will be feared

Please confirm the reference of the following statement and if it is a Hadith or a statement of a Sahabi/the pious? “The one who does not fear Allah, fears everything, and the one who fears Allah, everybody fears him.”

Making Extra Duas in Prayer (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is it permissible to make extra duas in prayer? Like when prostrating or when finished with the tashahud before saying the salam.A: It is permissible to make extra dua in prayer in both places with duas that have been reported in the Quran, Sunnah, from the...