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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...

Turning off cell phone during Salaah.

Question: If one cell phone rings in Salaah in the Masjid, what should one do? Is it allowed to turn it off? Answer:

Following the ‘prophecies’ of Imran Hosein

Question: As Salaam Alaikum  I am a newer revert and I've come across your response from 2014 regarding Sheikh Hosein and I'm curious as those pointed...

The Procedure of Istikharah (Seeking Allah’s guidance)

Question: I have been doing Istikhara for past 3 nights but have not had any such dreams which i could consider as an indication from Allah (Swt). Can you please help me understand how...

Visiting misguided ‘Aamils’ and permissibility of seeking medication.

Question: I have a present situation that I am trying to acquire more info and help with.  I was wondering if you would be able to shed some light...

Is one’s Half sibling a Mahram?

Question: Assalaamualaikum, is brother and sister by same father but different mother mahram? Also is brother and sister by same mother but different father mahram ?

A Christian converted for Marriage to Islam, but never followed Islam, would they be...

Question If a person was a Christian and converted for Marriage to Islam, never followed Islam but continued following Christianity would they be considered a non-Muslim or a...

Can a Muslim to receive from the estate of a non-Muslim?

Question Is it permissible for a Muslim to receive from the estate of a non-Muslim if he is not included in the will of the non-Muslim?

Salaah after undergoing a hysterectomy.

Question As salaamu alaikum. I have to undergo a surgery soon bcz I have cancer in my uterus. I have to do a hysterectomy which will...

Selling frozen goat semen for artificial insemination.

Question: Assalaamualaikum, hope all’s well. Would it be permissible to sell frozen goat semen? The process of “artificial” insemination is popular worldwide for cattle, goats sheep...