Category : Branches of Knowledge

  • Abortion due to sicknesses

    Assalamu ‘alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Mufti Sahib,

    Forwarding you a question on behalf of a sister:

    “I’m a 50-years-old woman, my weight is 110 kg and I’ve three daughters who were born through caesarean section. My health condition is unstable (due to hypothyroidi...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 439
  • Attending Mawlid and Khaddaats

    Asalaamu alikum wa rahma tullahi wa barakatu

    I follow the hanafi madhab. My neighbour often invites me to mowloods and khadats. I am 18 and has never been to these gatherings. My parents always say that we do not go to these things but I would like to know the story behind these events. Is...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 433
  • Information about book: Bidayat al-Mubtadi of al-Marghinani

    Assalamu alaykum,

    Could you please tell me if:

    a) There exists a copy of Bidayat al-Mubtadi on its own without addition of al-Hidayah?

    b) What are some fada’il of this book and studying it before al-Hidayah?

    Jazakum Allahu khayra

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 429
  • Celebrating the 27th of Rajab

    A person in our community says that it is an innovation to celebrate the 27 of Rajab. He goes on to say that meraaj and israa did not even take place on this night. Please clarify?

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 423
  • Disposing of Islamic literature

    I’m scared of kufr If I keep these papers with Jesus written on them and anything that has to do with Christianity. What should we do with a piece of paper with word Jesus (in that sentence he is described as Christians do), Adam (described as Christians do),God (described as Christians do -the...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 408
  • Doubts about Islam

    asalamualaikum, what advice would you give someone who used to watch debates about atheism but now wants to be religious but these doubts and arguments they mentioned from their debates are many and are stuck in his head which when looking i am finding no responses to these doubts and arguments. ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 404
  • Dream after Istikharah


    I did Istekhara at night around 1am and due to ramzan could not get sufficient night sleep so i even slept after sehr/fajr. While sleeping after fajr i saw a dream in which a tortise/frog(dont remember exactly) was sicking towards the bottom of water body(sea/river,etc). O...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 399
  • Dua after the completion of Tarawih

    If one attends Tarawih the whole of Ramadan as a muqtadi, at the end of the recitation of the whole Qur’an, does only the Imam’s du’a be accepted since he rotated rak’ahs each night to recite the Qur’an or is it permissible for the muqtadi’s to also include some personal du’as of th...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 401
  • Equality in gifts


    I wanted to buy my elder daughter a hand bag as a gift. However, my friend who was with me insisted that if I buy for one child, I have to buy for all. I responded by saying that the other child is only 4 years, so she does not need a hand bag. Now I want to know if I have to buy e...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 393
  • Experiencing haidh in the month of Ramadan

    Assalaam u alaykum wa rahma tullahi wa barakaatuhu

    The month of Ramadan is such a beautiful month and due to haidh, I feel as though I am not making the most of this month.

    I would like to know if there is any form of ibaadah that can reward a woman who is experiencing haidh with th...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 391