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Tasbeeh counters

Q. Is using counter or beads to count dhikr of Allah Bidah? Using of digital Tasbeeh or tally counter is allowed?  A. It is permissible (Mubaah) to use a “Tasbīh” or “Subhah” in order to aid oneself in performing Zikr. In the past, people used stones and beads as an...

Interpretation of dream

Yesterday was the night of Shab-e-Barat. I wanted to fast but could not because of my exams. But I offered my obligatory prayers and with it I offered Salatus tasbih and other nafl. I went to sleep right after. In my dream, I dreamt of it being the same night of...

Seeking advice about elder brother’s marriage

My question is that we are six brothers and one sister. All are married and settled except one brother which is doctor by his profession. Parents are not interested to marry their adult child without any cause. Now his age is crossed 42 years. What should he do. بسم...

How to get a continued halal rizq?

I always find my dream jobs and that too in expected companies. Unfortunately, it doesn't last very long. For different reasons I have to leave or the company asks to depart. I think it's not for performance because as a Sales Manager my performance is always good....

Fear of hypocrisy

Q: My mom came out of being a munafiq many years ago. Many of my relatives are munafiqun and some are worshippers of snakes, jinns etc. My mom always reads Qur'an ruqya, muawwidatein and tasbih to protect ourselves from them. I sometimes feat that she may become mad...

Entering the haram in the state of haidh

Q: I have a question that I'm having difficulty in finding an answer for. Would appreciate some help! I have read and heard that if a female gets her period during Umrah/Hajj, she can perform every ritual except Tawaf. Now some scholars say she can enter haram and...