Category : Branches of Knowledge

  • Regarding validity of salah

    Assalamu alaikum During salah in the fourth ayath of surah kafirun  i used to read ‘walaa anaa ‘ instead of walaa ana’ . Recently only i came to know that the alif in ‘ana’ is not pronounced. Would this mistake change the meaning and is my salah valid. Do i n...

    07 Sep 2018 Ref-No#: 973
  • Teaching sajdah aayaat

    As Salaamualaykum Mufti Saheb What is the ruling If one is sitting infront of a class and teaching them an aayah of sajdah.. is the ustaads reading and their repetition counted as one sitting or is there a separate sajdah for ustaads reciting and a seprate sajdah for the students reciting?<...

    20 Aug 2018 Ref-No#: 905
  • Are feet considered awrah in the Hanafi madhab?

    السلام علیکم ورحمة الله وبركاته Mufti Sahab, I have always read (and followed the opinion) that feet (upto ankles) are not considered awrah for women in the Hanafi madhab, but recently came across a fatwa which states otherwise. Here is the link for that f...

    22 Jun 2018 Ref-No#: 749
  • Merits of Ayatul Kursi

    Assalumu 3alaykoum. I want to know the veracity of these two sayings about Ayatul Kursi 1) Whoever recites ayatul kursi when he leaves his home, he will have 70 000 angels protecting him to the left, right in front and behind us. And if we die before returning home, a reward equal t...

    23 May 2018 Ref-No#: 694
  • Hadith about Moosa (a.s) on fasting

    Assalamu alaykum, The following narration is doing its rounds on social media. Please verify if it is authentic: Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Ta’ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other pers...

    20 May 2018 Ref-No#: 685
  • 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