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Some major signs of Qiyamah

Answered by Mufti Muahmmad ibn Adam Question : Some major signs of Qiyamah. Answer : There are many major and minor signs of that will occur before the Day of Judgment (qiyamah). Many of the minor signs have occurred and continue to do so. All the Prophets informed...

Shunning and Reviling a Fellow Believer

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah, I hope you and your family are well and healthy. In the hadith mentioning that it is not lawful to ostracize a Muslim above three days, is this referring to separations that are for worldly...

Sikhism and Interfaith Marriage

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I am from India, Sikh by birth and I seek knowledge regarding the Islamic views on few aspects. 1) Sikhism, as you must be aware, is a strictly monotheistic religion, like Islam.  I am keen to inquire about how Islam...

Scholars of Falsehood

 Imam Al-Ghazali Question : Who are the Scholars of Falsehood? Answer: What I mean by the learned men of the world or the scholars of falsehood is that his object of learning is to live in ease and comforts and to get honour and prestige from the people. They are...

Sayyiduna Khadir (upon him be peace)

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Sayyiduna Khadir (upon him be peace) Answer :  The great Hadith expert (Hafidh), Imam Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (Allah have mercy on Him) deals with aspects related to Sayyiduna Khadir (or as some call him, Khidar, Peace be...

Prophets, Messengers, and the Sunnah

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am researching Islam for class and I have the following questions: Q1. What is the count of the prophets and messengers that Allah sent? Is it 124,000? Q2. Out of this count, how many are messengers? Q3. How many were from...

Proper Method of Removing Pubic Hair

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: What is the proper way to remove pubic hair from the body and where and when is it necessary? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. One can remove one’s pubic hair by...

Knowledge Versus Ignorance

Answered by: Aftab Ahmad Malik (excerpt from “The State We Are In”) If many non-Muslims suffer from ignorance about Islam, some Muslims are also ignorant about their own tradition. Expressed as an ideology anchored in opposition to the West, and determined to wage a...