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Sujud as-shukr

Is it permitted for Muslim footballers / sportsmen to prostrate after scoring a goal? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, It is Mustahab to make Sajdah ash-Shukr on a pleasing situation or when one is relieved of a severe condition. The...

How to determine the direction of the Qiblah?

Question Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. What is the ruling on the direction to face during salat when one is not really sure of where the qibla is, e one goes to a new place and has no device like a campus to check the north,  and its at night when...

Method of Slaughter for Qurbani (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is there a preferred method of slaughter for each animal?A: It is recommended to slaughter the camel while it is standing with its left leg bound, puncturing the fossa between its neck and sternum. This method is called naḥr. It is recommended to slaughter the cow,...

How To Say Adhaan In A New Born’s Ear

Question: Assalamualikum Respected Mufti Saab how to give Azan in new born baby ears ,you have to be standing or you could be seated , you must be facing Qibla.Jazakallah Answer: Wa alaikum As Salaam, There is no requirement to stand or sit. Whatever is easy and...

Is it permissible to perform salaat completely naked?

Message: Assalamu Alaikum Is it permissible to perform salaat completely naked? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق Covering one’s awrah (areas to be concealed) is essential for Salaah, and a person must try his utmost best to find something to clothe his body...

Writing fiction books in Islam

Answered by: Maulana Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia Question Assalamulaikum, my question is regarding the debate about fiction writing in Islam. I think it is important to discuss due to the rise of YA fantasy/sci-fi literature and...