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Nawafil prayer timings calculation

Answered by ShariahBoard.org

Assalamualaikum,  We are trying to make an application/web page/widget, when clicked it’ll not only tell the salaat timing, but also Ishraq, chasht, zawaal & tahajjud timings too. We are following these sites for calculating prayer times:  http://praytimes.org/calculation    http://praytime.info/document.html Please help, assist & guide us, what should we do and how to calculate these nawafil times…. read more »

The Etiquettes of Eating Food

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Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah Could you please provide the details of the etiquettes that Rasulullah Sallallaho Alyhi Wasallam taught for eating food and the details of which food items he liked or disliked? Walaikumassalam Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu الجواب و باللہ التوفیق It is recommended that you study the first part of the book “Uswa-e-Hasanah” also famously known as… read more »

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah’s Hadiths are corroborated

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

Where can I find a detailed discussion about the Ahadith of Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) that are corroborated by other Sahabah? Jazakallahu Khairan   Answer My Honourable Teacher; Al-Muhaddith Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (may Allah Ta’ala protect him) once mentioned that the renowned Shaykh Muhammad Muntasir Al-Kattani (rahimahullah) while teaching the book: Musnad Ahmad, had conducted… read more »

Angels surround the gathering

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I often hear when I attend Islamic lectures or programs that the Angels descend and wrap their wings around/under all the believers, and say amin when the group du’a is made at the end?   Answer You are probably referring to the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘..Whenever… read more »

Meaning of ‘riwayatan’ and ‘dirayatan’

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In certain Darul ‘Ulums, some Hadith books are taught ‘riwayatan’ and some ‘dirayatan’. What is the difference?   Answer These are two of the three ways of Hadith study. In the context of your query, ‘dirayatan’ is when Hadith books are taught with complete explanation and commentary of most of the narrations as well as… read more »

Does Mawlana Abdullatif have ijazah from Mawlana Fadlurrahman Ganjmuradabadi

Answered by IslamicPortal.co.uk

Is it true that Mawlānā ʿAbd al-Laṭīf of Saharanpur had ijāzah in ḥadīth from Mawlānā Faḍl al-Raḥmān Ganjmurādābādī? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer Mawlānā Faḍl al-Raḥmān Ganjmurādābādī passed away on 22 Rabī al-Awwal 1313 Hijrī. Mawlānā ʿAbd al-Laṭīf (d. 1373/1954) of Saharanpur was born in approximately 1299 Hijrī. He joined the Alim study programme at… read more »

Alcoholic Perfumes and Shampoos

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Many perfumes and shampoos contain some form of alcohol. Is it permissible to use such perfumes and shampoos? Answer بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Generally, the alcohol used in perfumed and shampoos is not sourced from grapes or dates or ethanol and is not intoxicating. It is therefore permissible to use such perfumes and shampoos (Aḥsan… read more »

Marital problems

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I am a 22 years old married girl. It’s been 2 years that I am married and have no children yet because my husband wanted me to study further. I live with my in-laws and I am having problems with the way I feel ignored time to time. I sometimes am the centre of… read more »

Making qadha for missed Salaahs

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I received this message from a friend of mine asking for clarity about this fatwa from another site. How can he make up for missed prayers?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Allaah has allocated specific times for acts of worship for reasons that are known to Him. We know some of them, but some… read more »

Studying law

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Q: I am currently studying towards a degree in law, Alhamdullilah. Allah Ta’ala has granted me hidayat since this Ramadhaan. I am now contemplating continuing my degree as I find that studying the law which originates from the time the of Caesar is against Islam as we know that he was an astrologer and made… read more »

Touching the Qur’an without wudhu

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Q: Is it permissible to touch a mus’haf without performing ablution/wudhu? Or let’s say is if permissible to study qur’an without wudhu? Because I am memorizing Qur’an and I always go to the comfort room, always pee so I find it hard to make a wudhu every after entering the comfort room. It is also… read more »

Method of performing umrah

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Q: I would really like to know the exact and correct Hanafi method of performing Umrah in detail, i.e. from the very beginning till the end. (I do not require anything on hajj. Only the Umrah itself) Where to put on Ihraam, where to go from there, what are the duas, what intentions to make,… read more »

Witr Salaah

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Q: My question is regarding witr Salaah. In one Hadith the prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) forbade praying witr like maghrib but in the hanafi fiqh it is prayed like maghrib and I am a bit confused. Please clarify. A: Masha-Allah, it seems like you have got a great understanding of hadeeth and you can separate… read more »

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