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The significance of Muharram & Aashura (10th Muharram).

From among the months of the Islaamic year, the “Ashurul Hurum” (Sacred Months) enjoy a greater significance. Hafiz Ibn Katheer (Radhiallahu-anhu) has quoted the saying of Hadhrat Qatadah (Radhiallahu-anhu) in his famous tafseer. He...

Asking for an Increase in Repayment of Loan

Question: A few years ago I lent someone $200,000. The arrangement was that he would give me a parcel of land instead of repaying the loan. After two years he is saying he cannot sell...

Masah on Dexshell socks

Question: I will like to know if the Dexshell ultralite socks are proper for masah? I am going for hajj and will like to use them.  Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most...

Is it Permissible for Women to look at Men?

Question: 1. How does one reconcile the injunction in the Qur'an which tells the believing men & women to lower their gaze with the narration that A'isha Radiallahu Anha was permitted to watch some...

Is it compulsory for the seller to refund the customer?

Question: I sold a car to a customer stating on the contract sold as is. If the customer discovers a fault after 1 week is it compulsory for me to take back the car and...

Qadha (make-up) for numerous missed Salaah

Question: My question is how do I pray the Salah that I have been missing? I know its a sin if one don't pray his Salah on time and he have to ask for forgiveness...

Is Platinum Rings Permissible for Women?

Question: I bought my wife a platinum diamond ring a while ago, and would like clarification if platinum wedding ring is permissible for women to wear? I have heard from various non-qualified sources that it...

Is drawing mandalas permissible?

Question: Assalaamu alaikum.I would like to enquire if drawing mandalas are impermissible? Someone i know recently made an adult colouring book consisting of these designs, and someone informed her...

Is Zakaah obligatory on Savings for a medical procedure?

Question: Assalamu alaikum I would like to get clarification on a matter concerning my Zakah please. I am currently saving to have costly dental work done...

Would it be mandatory for to take the vaccine in order to perform Hajj?

Question: If a baligh male has the nisab to go for hajj for the first time but has not taken the vaccine due to personal/medical reasons and therefore cannot...

Can i do wudhu with the water from the swimming pool?

Question: Assalaamu alaykum I would like to ask, can i do wudhu with the water from the swimming pool which has a motor fitted to refill the water from the...

Is taking a vow of silence permissible?

Question: Assalamualykum..hope you are well? I wanted to find out if in islam we are allowed to take a vow of silence for a short period of time (eg...

Is taking medical insurance permissible, due to high medical costs and the deplorable public...

Question: I understand that life/medical insurance is haraam because of several reasons including interest/gambling/uncertainty but vehicle insurance and compulsory insurance (like National Insurance) is allowed.Can i get an explaination...

Making Dua in Salah in English, praying in clothing with facial features.

Question: Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. I  have a few questions with regards to salah -1. When I was younger, I would make dua in my salah using words that...

My Ramadhan guide (1443/2022)

Jaamia Madinatul Uloom & Masjidul Huda (Marabella, Trinidad) My Ramadhan guide   (1443/2022) Virtues of Ramadhan Ramadan is the month in which the Qur’an was revealed as Guidance for Mankind, and as clear signs that show the right...

Is changing one’s Madhab allowed?

Question: Assalamualykum.  Hope you are well? Is a believer allowed to change his/her midhab(eg goes from hanafi school of thought to shafi school of thought).