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Why are Shias allowed into Makkah?

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Why are shia allowed in makkah Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are various sects amongst the Shia. Some of them are Muslims and others are non-Muslims. The Shias are allowed into Makkah because the King, Salman… read more »

Shia and Sunni marriage

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I am a Sunni and I’m thinking of engaging a Shia girl she has told me that she accepts me as a Sunni and that she agrees to raise the kids Sunni is it haram or halal if I marry her? Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the… read more »

Can a Sunni eat the food of a Shia?

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Q: I want to ask can a sunni muslim eat food which came from a shia? A: Refrain from this. Shias and Muslims are poles apart. Hence it is not permissible to associate and freely mix with them. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti… read more »

Associating with shias

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Q: Many of my muslim friends say that you can’t eat at a shias house but I believe as long as they are muslims and share the kalima, there is nothing wrong as long as it is within the halaal limits. Kindly clarify because i have many ithn ashari friends and wouldn’t like to cross… read more »

Giving bayaans on Hazrat Husain (Radiyallahu Anhu) and Karbala in the Month of Muharram

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Q: Is it appropriate to hold gatherings in muharram to speak about Karbala? A: One should refrain from giving bayaans on Hazrat Husain (Radiyallahu Anhu) and Karbala during the month of Muharram as this amounts to emulation of the shias. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. فتاوى محمودية 3/248 أحسن الفتاوى 1/392 Answered by:… read more »

Can we say salam to Shia (Borah) Muslims?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 211/211/SD=05/1436) One should say “WalaikumAssalamWa-rahmatullahWa-barakatuh”in the reply of the salam of those Shias who are fasiq, but one should simply say “Walaikum” while replying the salam of those Shia who are kafirs as per their belief. Allah knows Best! Darul Ifta,Darul Uloom Deoband Source

Whether taziyadari and alamdari, as per Hanafi fiqh, is allowed or not? Please elaborate.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 205/203/N=02/1435) The painful shahadat (martyrdom) of Sayyidna Hussain (رضی اللہ عنہ) is undoubtedly one of the most tragic events of history which took place in the month of Muharram. But the customs of taziyadari, alamdari and other bid’ats (innovations) invented by the Shias in order to express their grief conspiratorially… read more »