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Usually there is Jamaah in the office or we go to Masjid, but throughout Saudi Arabia it is very common. They believe that it is permissible. Please clarify and suggest the best possible solution. May Allah reward you all. Answer Masah over the cotton socks is not permissible according to all four schools of thought,… read more »
Answer Firstly, the translation of the Aayat is, ‘And Remember your Lord within yourself’. The words, ‘by your tongue.’ do not feature in this Aayat. Mufti Shaafi (RA) writes in the commentary of this verse that Allah Ta’ala has shown us three methods of Dhikr: a) Dhikr Qalbi: The tongue doesn’t move but the heart… read more »
In question 2483 someone stated that the “Reliance of the Traveller” states gambling is lawful. I bought the book to give me answers on fiqh questions. I cannot find any reference to gambling as being anything other than haram. Answer The Reliance of the Traveller is a translation of ‘Umdat as-Salik by Ibn Naqib, a… read more »
Assalamulaykum. I am currently following the Shaafi madhab. I am going to be married soon- Inshaalah, my future husband is Hanaafi. Is it possible to become a Hanaafi? Answer Bismillah Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah’s guidance) Marriage is something that requires compatibilty and understanding, we advise that both husband and wife adopt the… read more »
According to Ahnaaf, if there is a Sajdah at-tilaawah, and you are reading behind a Shafi’ee, then will the Salah be accepted if the Sajdah is not done? Answer The only Sajdah at-Tilaawah which the Shawaafi’ and the Ahnaaf are not agreed upon is in Surah Saad. Salah will be accepted if during Salah, a… read more »
Is there any truth or wisdom in the following: All house windows and doors must be closed between Asr and Magrib time. When taking medication one must not recite Bismillah as medicine is not a good thing in the sense it is not food. Answer In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful… read more »