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The significance of Muharram & Aashura

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 the trending sou sou (gifting circle) permissible?

Question: salaam. is the gifting circle sou sou thing Halal?  Can we Muslim take part in it?It works like this:So basically it's a 5 week period each week you...

Rulings on Joint Tennance and Tennance in common

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti SahibI need a favor from you pleaseCould you investigate for me the permissibility of :Joint TennanceTennance in common Answer:

Is the English Bayan given standing or sitting?

Question: Is the English Bayan given standing or sitting or is it a Sunnah to stand for the English Answer: In the Name...

Will outstanding zakaat be part on the deceased estate, will a foster sibling inherit?

Question: Questions concerning inheritance. 1-Will outstanding zakaat, would not that be considered a debt and cant be taken as part of the estate?

Wuhdu or wiping over a bandage.

Question:  Assalaamu Alaikum.I have a plaster over a wound on my face due to a cut & stitches.The doctor advised to prevent infection I need to keep the plaster...

Is a baby’s vomit impure?

Question: Is the vomit of a new born child impure? Does it have to be washed off clothing, bedding etc? Answer: In the...

Adoption of a child and fosterage in Islam.

QuestionAssalam alaikum ustadh, i have a question.a) If adoption is prohibited in islam, then why prophet Muhammad saw adopted zayd. And in the (following the Shafi madhab) if I want to sponsor...

Islamic rulings on contraception.

Question: If a couple wishes not to have a child, is it permissible to use contraceptives such as condoms or birth control pills? Answer:

Maintenance for wife after divorce.

Question: Assalamualaikum Mufti Saab,I hope you're well InshaAllah.Unfortunately I am in the process of separating from my wife and she will be commencing Iddat soon.She has decided to stay...