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Leadership of women

Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said; “Men are destroyed when they obey women.”   Answer The full narration, which clarifies the meaning is as follows: Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that a bearer of glad...

Sajdah Tilawah in obligatory Salah

Is it permissible for an Imam to recite a verse of Sajdah Tilāwah in Ṣalāh? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer It is permissible for an Imam to recite a verse of Sajdah Tilāwah (the prostration of recitation) in Ṣalāh. It was the general practice of the Prophet ﷺ to recite...

Hadith Query: Wazifah prescribed to Fatimah

What is the status of the narration that mentions a waẓīfah which was prescribed by the Prophet ﷺ to his beloved daughter Fāṭimah (may Allah be pleased with her)? The waẓīfah states that a person should perform sajdah (prostration) after Witr Ṣalāh and recite Subbūḥun...

Forty pious people who passed away in Sajdah

Please outline some pious people of the past who passed away in Sajdah (prostration). بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer To pass away in Sajdah is a blessing from Allah Almighty. The Prophet ﷺ said, “The closest a slave is to his Lord is when he is in prostration. So,...

Women’s sajda

Q: Should a woman's forearm rest on the ground in sujood (prostration)?A: Yes. For further details refer to http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=1812/#ref11 and http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=7864And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Zakaria MakadaChecked...

Marital problems

Q: In 1st March, I gave permission to abort the feotus of 10weeks old in my womb after my parents told me that, if I give birth to baby :if its a boy,he will be like his father and if its a daughter,my husband will rape her. They told me that I wont be able to keep...

Namaz

If a mistake has been committed by a person who is following Imam during Jamat in salat (namaz) so what he should do, whether to do the sajda e sahav or there is no need to do that. Kindly provide your opinion on this, بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 181/133/D=02/1435)...

SALAH

Many tablighi Ulama differentiate between the prayer of men and women and some oppose to it for example: during Qiyam the elbows should touch the ground but the Salafis say that elbows should not touch the ground because it imitates the dog, and I also have read a...