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MISTAKE IN NIYYAT IN SALAH

Question: As-salaamu alaykum wa rahmat Allah, I have a few questions related to intention in prayer: 1) If I go to pray Isha and for some reason my tongue slips and I accidentally say, “I make intention to pray maghrib” is my prayer valid if I continue, or do I …

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GREETING MERRY CHRISTMAS | YEAR PARTIES

Question: I would like to ask the ruling and shariah stance on greeting non Muslims Merry Christmas, does this amount to Kufr? Can we holding of year parties for our staff in the businesses, its more like festive party during this season. Jzk Mufti Saheb. Answer: In the Name of …

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DIVORCE IN EXTREME ANGER – IED

Question: Divorce in extreme anger – Guidance needed from Respected Shaykh Assalaamu Aleikum: Respectable Shaykh (may Allah keep you blessed). My husband often becomes angry, over little matters. He suffers a disease, with name IED (Intermittent Explosive Disorder)۔ . In this state, he starts abusing loudly, beating, and breaking things (like …

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TAFSEER OF KHALIFA

Question: assalamu alaikum i want to know about the tafseer of kalifah as representative is correct ? but salafi ulama explain that we are not representative of allah but He is the one who is represntative of all.whether hajarat abubackar sideek raliallahuanhu told that call me a represntative of rasulullah …

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SEA FOODS; PRAWNS, CALAMARI

Question: Assalamu Alaykum wrwb, in regards to prawns and clamari, ( i follow hanafi fiqh). We spoke with an alim who advised some syrian hanafi ulema allow the eating of all seafood. Can i please have some clarity if this is permissable? I have contemplated changing madhabs to shafee fiqh …

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NIKAH WITHOUT A WALI

Question: Salam I have a question if an adult woman and a man do a nikah in presence of two witness and the Imam- Will there Nikah be valid ? As its without wali Secondly if things go bad between them what is the correct way to end it? Jazak …

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CAN YOU NAME YOUR CHILD JIBREEL

Question: Salam alaikum Please can you tell me if it is permissible to name a child ‘jibreel’ and why this name is controversial? I have grown very fond of the name and believe it fits the narrative of names of previous children and am eager to keep it but worry …

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SUNNAH WAY OF COMPLETING QUR’AAN

Question: what is the sunnah way, if someone completes his/her quran for the first time? regarding celebrations and giving gifts to Teacher.  Please help. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Undoubtedly Qur’aan is an ever-living miracle of Nabi ﷺ. It …

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INTERPRETING THE MEANINGS OF THE QUR’AAN

Question: Aslam , i asked this before but no answer – I have heard that it is not permissible to interpret the meanings of the Qur’an on the basis of one’s individual understanding. Can you explain what is meant by this? Jzk! Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most …

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BECOMING PAAK DURING JOURNEY – QASAR

Question: Assalamualykum mufti. A woman leaves her hometown mpumalanga travels to Johannesburg where she stays for 4 days then she goes to pietermaritzburg where she stays for a further 7 days and then she goes to durban where she stays for 6 days. When she left home she was in …

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