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Q. Please advise is it necessary to eat only 7 kinds of vegetable during the ten days of Muharram an were does this rule come from I would just like to confirm this an know the reason why one should eat only vegetables I know of families that are doing this is this islamic or not Please advise Jazakallah

Q. Please advise is it necessary to eat only 7 kinds of vegetable during the ten days of Muharram an were does this rule come from I would just like to confirm this an know the reason why one should eat only vegetables I know of families that are doing this is this islamic or not Please advise Jazakallah   (Question published as ...

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Q. Is shaking hands with one or two hands sunnah?

Q. Is shaking hands with one or two hands sunnah?    (Question published as received)     A. It is Sunnah to greet with two hands (Musaafahah). Abdullah ibn Masud Radhiyallahu Anhu relates: “Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam taught me the tashahhud as he taught me a surah (chapter) of the Qur’an while my hand was between both his ...

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Q. Can you pl tell me we want to name our son Ammar , but we were told if people call him in wrong pronouncing instead I ain in hamza the meaning will change to evil promoting because ex: nafs ammara . Is it to true. Pl advice should we name him Ammar or not . Will be waiting for your good advice. Jazalallah khair.

Q. Can you pl tell me we want to name our son Ammar , but we were told if people call him in wrong pronouncing  instead I ain in hamza the meaning will change to evil promoting because ex: nafs ammara . Is it to true. Pl advice should we name him Ammar or not . Will be waiting for ...

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Q. A friend of mine made intention to perform Umrah in December 2014 (his wife, and two daughters), however he wants to take his wife sister with.

Q. A friend of mine made intention to perform Umrah in December 2014 (his wife, and two daughters), however he wants to take his wife sister with.   PS. the wife and the sister are from two different fathers. Can he (my friend) be a Mahram for the wifes sister.   (Question published as received)     A. The husband ...

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Q. Is is permissable to wear jewellery with the name of allah ( Saw) or he prophet ( saw)? What happens if one has to enter a place of ablution whilst wearing this jewellery.

Q. Is is permissable  to wear jewellery with the name of allah ( Saw) or he prophet ( saw)? What happens if one has to enter a place of ablution whilst wearing this jewellery.       A. It is permissible to wear such jewellery. The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to remove his ring before entering the toilet ...

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Q. Is it permissible to slaughter sheep that are under one year of age? I notice many farmers are selling sheep for Qurbani that are lambs around 6 months old but they look so small.

(Query published as received)  A. If a sheep is more than six months old but less than a year, and physically appears to be one year old it will suffice for Qurbani. (al-Fatawa al-Hindiyyah, Vol: 5, Pg: 297 & al-Mabsoot, by Sarakhsi, Vol: 12/4, Pg: 9 – 10/141, Darul Ma’rifah)   The condition is that the sheep must be at ...

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The Deterioration of Muslim Character

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “When your women will become disobedient, your young men will commit great sins, and you will give up Jihad; What will then be your condition?” The Companions (radi Allahu anhum) asked, “Ya Rasulullah, will such happen?” He (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “Yes, by One in whose Hand is ...

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Q. We live in US our eid is on 6th nov we give qurbani in Pakistan or India and usually they have eid 2 days after our,if they slaughter on 2nd or 3rd day of eid will our qurbani be valid?

Q. We live in US our eid is on 6th nov we give qurbani in Pakistan or India and usually they have eid 2 days after our,if they slaughter on 2nd or 3rd day of eid will our qurbani be valid?     A. The Fuqahaa have stated that it is preferable that one slaughters the Qurbani with one’s own ...

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