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Masah on Jowrab

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As-Salaamu `Alaykum Brothers Can a person do masah on jowrab according to the Hanbail School of Fiqh. In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The word Jowrab is used for those socks which are not made from leather. According to all the school of thoughts apart from Malikiyya a person may perform masah… read more »

How should one perform witr prayer?

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How should one perform witr prayer? Regarding your first question, Imam Abu Haneefa (ra) says that the witr salah consists of three rakaats with only one salaam, whereas the other Imam’s (ra) i.e. Imam Shafee (ra), Imam Ahmed (ra), Imam Mailik (ra) say that the witr salah is between 1 to 7 rakaats. Generally, they… read more »

Freezing breast milk

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Freezing breast milk In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Allah (SWA) in the Holy Quran has said “And mothers suckle their children full two years; it is for one who wants to complete the (period of) suckling.”   (Surah Baqarah v.233) From the above verse we can deduce that the… read more »


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Eloping In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Eloping is where an engaged couple run off together and get married without the knowledge of family and friends. The ruling according to the Shariah is that as long as the marriage is conducted in the presence of two witnesses, (two men… read more »