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Which Quran translation to read

Salaam We want to read multiple translation of Quran. From internet among others below translation are available. Is it ok to read them or not. If not please possibly give reason and alternate translation. In English 1) Sahih International 2) Ahmed Raza 3) Hilali In...

Permissible or not

Assalamu Alaikum I am following Shafi Madhab. So I would like to know the answers in the point of Shafi Madhab view. It is prohibited to intimacy between the navel to the knees when the wife is in menses. But I came to knew that it is permissible to enjoy or rub...

Who are the Sabi-un?

I recently came across a verse in the Quran wherein mention of the Sabi-un (الصابئين) were made. Are there any narrations either from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum), or the ‘Ulama (rahimahumullah) about this religion or these people? Are they considered amongst the Ahlul Kitab or amongst those who were on a correct creed?

Consuming iguana.

Q. Is iguana Halaal? A. Iguana is a type of lizard, and according to Imam Abu Hanifa, it falls under the category of being a reptile and hence, not permissible. Other Scholars like Imam Malik, Imam Ahmad and Imam Shafi have considered a type of lizard referred to as...

I want to Know to whom the following terms can be used.

Question: Dear Mufti Sahib, I want to Know to whom the following terms can be used: 1. عليه السلام I have heard some people using عليه السلام with some personalities of Ahl-al-Bayt(اهل بيت) like Hazrat Ali,Hazrat Jaffar, Hazrat Hassan etc. is using this term for these...

Is covering ankles by izar (lower garment) haraam?

Question: Is covering ankles by izar lower garment is haraam? I have heared that Imam Shafi had said that keeping ankle uncovered is mustahab is this rulling is same for hanafi? If not then what must be preferable height of izaar? Answer: Yes, covering the ankles with...

CCTV Business – Halal Or Haram

As I am in CCTV security business, my father has some doubts in running this business as its related to photos & videos. Request you to kindly confirm whether its permissible, can we run this CCTV business. Kindly revert with all such details. بسم الله الرحمن...