Category Archives: Featured

A question on a man teaching women

Question: My wife teaches in an Islamic evening school. The institute is formed of a management committee which is made up of two scholars and one mufti. Most recently, the management decided that they felt, for reasons unknown to anyone, … Continue reading

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Products Containing Bird Feathers of Unknown Source

Question: Assalamu alaikum, My question is regarding using products (e.g. pillows, cushions and clothing ) that contain bird or duck feathers that are sourced from non-Muslim countries. There are two ways of plucking feathers. The first way is whilst the … Continue reading

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Abu Mahdhurah’s (Rady Allahu ‘anhu) Adhan

Question: Asalaamualaykum, I came across a hadith in Sahih Muslim narrated by Abu Mahdura, and was told by one of my teachers that it is the adhan of the Shafii Madhab. I was curious to know if this is the … Continue reading

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Performing the Fasts of Mon and Thurs with a Make-Up

Question: Can one perform make-up fasts along with the fasts of Monday and Thursday?

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Buying when the company’s logo is a picture?

Question: Is it permissible to purchase things that have a picture of a living being on them, like when it is used as the company’s logo or brand?

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Performing Sunnah Fasts before Missed Fard Fasts

Question: As salamu alaikum, A woman has to fast what she missed during Ramadan due to menstruation. Can she fast sunnah fast without yet fulfilling the missed fard fasts? Jazakallah. May Allah have mercy on you!

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Is it permissible to sleep after ‘asr?

Question: Selam Aleykum wa rahmetullahi wa barakatuh, Can one nap after asr?

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Can a Woman Menstruate While Pregnant?

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, What is the hukm if one gets vaginal bleeding while she is pregnant? Is it considered menstruation? Country: Qatar Answer: Wa alaykum salam wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuHu, In the Shafi’i School, a woman can be considered to … Continue reading

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Limiting the Tasbih and Salah ‘ala al-Nabi Because of Time Constraints

Question: Assalamualaikum, I want to know (1) whether is it ok to always read tasbih in ruku and sujud one time only during fard and also sunnah prayer? (2) And, at the last tashahud, is it ok to offer salam immediately after … Continue reading

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Feeding People at the Deceased’s Home after Burial

Question: How is it to feed the common people and mourners at the home of the deceased after burial?

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