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What is ‘Wajib’? I understand an act of worship from the time of Prophet Muhammad (S) can either be ‘Fard’ (obligatory – punishment for not performing it) or ‘Nafl’ (extra credit – no accountability)

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So, what is the basis of the category, ?Wajib?, and when was it introduced? Is it supported by all Schools of Thought, and why? Answer The word ‘Waajib’ is an Academic term with a specific clarification. It is a category of compulsion which is proven with Qatiuss suboot (expressly proven) and Zaniyyat dalaalah (indirectly indicative)… read more »

unclear answer from last time

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Assalam-u-alaikum Mufti Sahib Thank you for your last answer about praying behind someone already praying. The answer was actually was not complete because I asked that if we are allowed to pray behind someone praying nawafil or vice versa. Please clarify that and also another question is about sadaqa. If we don’t give some sadaqa… read more »

Are there any true Mujtahids these days?

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Jazakhallah Khair. Please see detailed notes. With reference to question 103 regarding Mujtahideen, you say “The Úlama of today do not qualify to be Mujtahids”. Yet I have seen the following about Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammed (who is the Amir of Al Muhajiroun). “He is quality of knowledge is a Mujjtahid Murajjih Juristic Scholars able… read more »

Would 12:00 noon be regarded as Mid-Day throughout the year? If “zawal” is referred to MidDay, would it always occur at 12:00 noon throughout the year?

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Respected Mufti Sahaab: As-Salaam-O-Alaykum Wa-Rahmaahtullahey-Wa-Baraakataho. I read the answer in response to Question# 2247, posted at your web site. The response still leaves one yearning for more specific details. Please be kind enough to answer the following questions in detail: 1. If “ZAWAL” is referred to Mid-Day, would it always occur at 12:00 NOON throughout… read more »

How gender specific were the manuals of Hanafi fiqh (specifically those utilized during Ottoman times) in terms of property rights?

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Do the Ottoman manuals of Hanafi fiqh discuss specifically the right of women to manage/dipose of property, or is this implied? Do they discuss specifically women?s rights to establish waqfs or is this implied or derived from the fact that they don?t exclude women? Answer According to the Shari’ah (all four famous schools of thought),… read more »

Where are our Ulema!

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QUESTION: As Salam Walikum, Questions regarding Taqleed, Ijtihad & Madahabs 1. When answering this issue in the past you?ve used both logic & Quran/Hadith. But when explaining to many people i.e. ‘Ahl-Hadith’ ‘Salafis’, they reject any type of logic. When you corner them, they say this deen is not based on logic. And they have… read more »

What is shafi and hanafi?

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Assalam alaikum! My question is, 1)why do many people say that im shafi n im hanafi. why their way of praying vitr is differnt. should’nt we pray like Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) or should we follow them? 2) The way men pray namaz is differnt then women? if yes, but heard i heard that Hazrat Muhammad… read more »

Asalaam walaikum i asked a brother about taking the student loan (uk) and he told me that if the amount added is exactly at the rate of inflation then it is not interest. i am aware of the ruling given by mufti ibn adam howver, the brother i questioned follows the shaafi school of fiqh and so i was wondering whether there is a diffenece of opinion on this issue.

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asalaam walaikum i asked a brother about taking the student loan (uk) and he told me that if the amount added is exactly at the rate of inflation then it is not interest. i am aware of the ruling given by mufti ibn adam howver, the brother i questioned follows the shaafi school of fiqh… read more »

Can you please tell me based on my problem description below that what I am suffering from falls under the ruling of waswasaah or not?I have read that some Hanafi scholars say that divorce takes effect as long as a person’s tongue moves within his mouth even if he does not speak the divorce words out loud. Is this a valid ruling?

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1. I have read your responses to questions about divorce uttered due to waswassah etc and that such divorce in usually not counted cause the person repeating such statements do not intend to make a divorce statement at all.  Can you please tell me based on my problem description below that what I am suffering… read more »

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