This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.

Do souls visit the house?

Answered by Askimam.org

Is there any truth in saying that after a person passes away his or her soul visits their house three times daily or once a while. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The souls of people after death are in… read more »

Zakat over how many years

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AWW, We sold a piece of land in Shabaan 2014. The buyer paid an initial amount of £3000 at the time of the agreement and agreed to pay the rest in due course. I have now received the second amount £4000. I normally calculate my zakaat on the 1st Ramadan. How do I calculated the… read more »

Fasting qada fast on 30 Shaban

Answered by IslamicPortal.co.uk

What is the ruling on fasting a qaḍāʾ fast on the day of doubt (yawm al-shakk), 30th of Shaʿbān? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer The ḥanafī jurists have a difference of opinion regarding qaḍāʾ fast on 30 Shaʿbān. Some suggest it is permissible whilst most jurists suggest it is disliked, although valid. Therefore, it is… read more »

Fast of 15 Shaban in the hanafi school

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(1) I understand that fasting in the month of Shaʿbān is sunnah, however, my question is specifically in relation to the fast of 15 Shaʿbān, does it hold any additional significance in the ḥanafī school of thought? I am aware that the ḥadīth in Sunan Ibn Mājah in this regard is extremely weak and cannot… read more »

Existence Shabb e baraat?

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

I know that there is a night called Shab-e-Bara’at and in that night everything is decided. But most of the people are ignoring and saying that, “There is no night or thing called Shab-e-Bara’at.” Can you please give me some proofs so that I can show it to the people who deny it? بسم الله… read more »

Shabe barat

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

I want to know exactly the concept of Shab-e-Barat because somebody says it is bida’h and all so please explain me. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1183/1188/N=10/1434) It is mustahab to worship on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat i.e. in the night of 15th Shaban individually, offering nafl salah, doing tilawat and getting busy in zikr…. read more »

Shab e barat

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

What is your view on Ibn Baz fatwa regarding 15th Shaban? He claims that the scholars of the past such as imam Malik’s disciples say it is a bida’h and it is based on weak and fabricated Hadith: http://salaf-us-saalih.com/2012/07/03/ruling-on-celebrating-the-mid-shaban-night-detailed-fatwa-from-sheikh-ibn-baz/ بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1115/B-267/TB=1434) You did not send the fatwa of Ibn Baz along… read more »