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  • Who will be exempted from being squeezed in the grave?

    Question Assalaam alaikum. pliz i would like to know if it is true that every human will be squeezed by land in the grave except the prophets. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is.. More

  • A woman wearing thick high heels

    Question Assalaamu alaikum, What is the ruling on wearing heels? Highheels with a thin heel i am not in favor of as they look sexy. but what about simple shoes with a thick heel (1 inch or so)? is it ok if they are hidden with one's long clothing? Jazak Allah khair Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that.. More

  • The minimum time gap between Athaan and Iqaamah of Maghrib prayer

    Question what should be the minimum time gap between azaan and namaaz in congregation for the maghrib prayer Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. There is no minimum time.. More

  • Watching Islamic TV channels which have music in their programmes

    Question Assala wa alykum listening to music is prohibited in islam. but there are so many islamic channels that have music in it (eg. iqra channel that have many islamic programmes) while advertising or in the starting or ending of the programme. is it permitted to watch these channels? some times the programmes on these channels are very informative... More

  • Refuting the claim that chatting between women and non-Mahram men is lawful

    Question asssalm o alikum i had read your fatwa. please tell me in short you were saying that chat is not allowed? and messeging, email exchange is not allowed? one of my friend is saying that it is allowed because no one can see you face and cant listen your voice. so i have to decided that i will give her prove that this not allowed in islam... More

  • An unreliable narration about the wife of Al-'Azeez

    Question My mother's mother told me once that only one woman will be left old in paradise and her name is Zulaikha the wife of Prophet Yusuf-Pbuh because she was given her hereafter's share in this world by having double young age. Is this true? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is.. More

  • A man wearing a carnelian ring

    Question as i written before about wearing gem stone rings so it is doubtful about wearing a stone ring or not, nowadays i have been wearing a carnelian ring so it can be of no issue if i keep it wearing or turn it into silver. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Marrying off a sister before her elder sister

    Question My question is whether younger sister can marry first before elder sister marriage. Elder one is love affair with one muslim boy & both are stuying now. Can younger sister can do marriage first????. Pls advise. Vassalam Amirudeen. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Travel of a Muslim girl to attend a high school camp

    Question As salamu Alaikum. In Senior years of High School in Australia there are camps that the school says are obligatory to attend but one can not go if they refuse. My camp is 54 km away, for 2 nights and 3 days. It is only girls but some non-muslim male teachers will also come. The camp is said to be very safe. The group is with around 210.. More

  • Holding festivals to bid farewell to a pilgrim and to welcome him

    Question Assalaamu Alaikum. In some cultures, gatherings and celebrations are held for Hajjis before leaving to Makkah and when they are received back home. Is it the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? What do you think of these traditions? I am afraid that such celebrations could be some sort of showing off that may lessen.. More

  • Performed Hajj, but did not stand at ‘Arafah and authorized someone to stand there on his behalf

    Question A man authorized another man to stand at ‘Arafah on his behalf with the excuse that he could not reach it because he is paralyzed, and he had come to Hajj from Algeria. He performed Tawaaf (circumambulation) and Sa‘y (walking between Mounts Safa and Marwah) on a stretcher and also authorized someone to throw the pebbles on.. More

  • Had a car accident after assuming Ihraam for ‘Umrah

    Question One wearing Ihraam in Jeddah and not performing Umrah due to car accident is there any rules imposed on the person...like sacrifice a goat...etc Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is His slave.. More

  • Assigning a supplication to every daily obligatory prayer

    Question Assalamu 'alaikum I read in a book about specific dua after each prayer of fajr,dhuhr,asr etc.,but I havenot come across such dua anywhere,so please tell me if it is correct to say these duas after each prayer and if the Prophet(peace be upon him) said these.If we do what was not taught by the Prophet,it would be rejected,right?pls answer.May.. More

  • Returning to one's country after 'Umrah for one performing Tamattu‘ type of Hajj

    Question I am an Egyptian living in Riyadh. I was honored to make ‘Umrah during the month of Shawwaal. Thus, I am in the state of Tamattu‘ and will go for Hajj this year, Allah Willing. I intend to perform another ‘Umrah before Hajj. Hence, will I have to offer one or two sacrificial animals because I am in the state of Tamattu‘.. More

  • A quick manner to make up the prayers missed for years

    Question some scholars are in opinion that if a person has missed his salah for about 30 years or 40 years and if he is not able to make up of missed salah then he can shorten his missed salah in following way :- 1) without recitng bismillah before surat fatiha and other surat 2)saying subhan rabbiyal azeem and subhan rabbiya aala just once in bowing.. More