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What are other combination names like these, Umm-ul-Khair, Umm-uz-Zain etc.

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Salamun alaykum What are other combination names like these. Examples of such names are Umm-ul-Khair (“source of goodness”), Umm-ul-Huda (“source of guidance”), Umm-uz-Zain (“source of beauty”), Umm-ul-Majd (“source of glory”), Nur-ul-Ain (“light of the eyes”), Nur-ul-Huda (“light of guidance”), Nur-ul-Dunya (“light of the world”), Ajmal-un-Nisa (“most beautiful among women”), Atqa-an-Nisa (“most God-fearing among women”),… read more »


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Asalaamu alaykum I would like to enquire if the following duas are authentic and can be read for one to become a calm n cool person in general. Or is there anything else one can read in abundance. I do however read astaghfirullah in abundance but I’m looking for something to make me… read more »

Hadeeth about urinating in the Masjid

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Assalamu alykkum wrwb, I would like to know the authenticity of the hadith mentioned by a person (not an alim) in his speech. I heard a hadith from this person that once our beloved prophet Muhammad (pbuh) had a guest in his house and the guest intentionally urinated. Our prophet was very tolerant… read more »

Queries about drawings of the Prophet SAW

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When the scandal about the cartoons of prophet Muhammad happened a muslim leader in Europe said almost crying: They imagine that this is how our beloved prophet looks like pointing to one of the blasphemous pictures. Does this mean that it is allowed to look at blasphemous pictures for legitimate reasons? Is the legitimacy… read more »

Should one name his child as Asiyah?

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We hope you are in the best of health and Imaan. There is a hadith which states that the Prophet Muhammad (saw) changed the name of a woman from Asiyah to Jameelah. We intend to potentially use the name Asiyah for our newborn inshaAllah. Can you please shed more light on the above Hadith… read more »

Do Christians who believe in oneness of Allah Ta’āla but not in Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) enter Jannah?

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My question is regarding Christianity.  If those Christians who believe in Oneness of Alllah (swt) but dont believe in the prophethood of Prophet Muhammad (saw). will they enter paradise?  Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Allah Ta’āla declares: … read more »

Where can I find this hadith?

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Assalaam Wa’alaikum I came across this hadith “Beware! Whoever is cruel and hard on a non-Muslim minority, curtails their rights, burdens them with more than they can bear, or takes anything from them against their free will; I (Prophet Muhammad) will complain against the person on the Day of Judgment.” (Abu Dawud) on the… read more »

Is kefir Sunnah?

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Assalamu alaykum  My question is regarding a fermented milk drink called kefir. a culture of bacteria and yeast is used, added to fresh milk, left at room temperature for about 24-48 hours. this drink is delicious and has many health benefits . I came across some sources, where the history of this culture… read more »