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Rohingya Genocide

The Muslims of Burma (Myanmar) mainly belong to the Arakan state in western Burma. They are known as Rohingya or Burmese Muslims. Some say that the term “Rohingya” has been derived from the Arabic word …

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Child Custody in Islam

Allah’s Messenger Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Divorce is the most hated of all lawful (halaal) things in the sight of Allah” (Sunan Abu Dawud, no. 2178). Q. Could I please have more information with …

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My Mothers Hands

Eid was nearing and I felt it was necessary to get my Mother a new Abaya(Cloak or Jilbab)as her other Abayas were frail and worn out. I stopped by on Saturday morning and told my …

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Cupping in Islam

Cupping is a therapeutic process of removing unclean blood from the body . It is a form of medical treatment which has been recommended by Shariáh. Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) underwent cupping many times.

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Q and A on 6 Fasts of Shawwaal

Should fasting the six days of Shawwaal be done immediately after the day of Eid? Question: Is the fasting of the six days (of Shawwaal) a must after the month of Ramadaan immediately after the …

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Six Fasts of Shawwal

It is commendable to keep six fasts in the month of Shawwaal. Ayyoob (RadiyAllahu ‘anhu) relates that Rasoolullah (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Whoever fasts Ramadaan and follows it with six days from Shawwaal it …

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Night before Eid

The Night preceding ‘Eid-ul-Fitr’ It had been the practice of the Rasoolullah (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) that he did not sleep in the night preceding the day of ‘Eid ul –fitr. This night has been …

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Nasheeds

Question: What is the ruling on ‘nasheeds’ commonly [found] amongst many of the youth, which they call ‘Islaamic Nasheeds’? Answer: If these nasheeds have ‘Islaamic’ meanings whilst not having in them any musical instruments such …

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Masah (wiping) on bandage

Question: I have a deep cut on my left hand and need to keep my hand in a bandage for a few days. Can I make massah on the bandage when I make wudu? Answer: …

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Q & A on Sadaqat-ul Fitr

Q. What is the status of Sadaqatul Fitr, Waajib, Sunnah etc.? 
A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib (Fataawa Hindiyyah) Q. On whom is Sadaqatul Fitr Waajib (compulsory)? 
A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib on every Muslim who …

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