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“Idara” of the Qur’an

The ruling of “Idara” of the Qur’an: The “Idara” of the Qur’an includes types, among which is that a group sit down to revise the Qur’an and one of them reads a little; a juz’, a page, an ayah or more, then the next person continues from where the former had stopped and so on. Shaikhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah رحمه الله said: “The “Idarah” way of reciting is good according to most of the scholars” الفتاوى …

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What is better , gift or charity ?

Sheikh Al Islam Ibn Taymiyyah: Charity is better, except if there is in a gift, a meaning by which it becomes better than charity. For example, gifting the Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم during his lifetime, out of love for him or gifting a relative with that which connects the ties of kinship or gifting a brother for the sake of Allaah; so this may be better than charity. Majmoo’ Al Fataawa: 31/ 269

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The Takhleel of the fingers/toes

This is an answer to a question I was sent. The question is: Some scholars say that you have to rub between the fingers and toes in the wudu right ? what is their proof and can you convince me of what is correct ? الحمد لله رب العالمين Verily the scholars have differed regarding the running of the fingers through the hands and the toes while making wudu. There are three opinions and they …

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Hadeeth no.1 of Bulugh Al Maram

Points from Hadeeth no.1 of Bulugh Al Maram, Kitaab At-Tahaara, Baab Al Miyya Class on 6th Jumaada al Awal 1435H (7th March 2014) Narrated Abu Huraira (رضي الله عنه): Allah’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said regarding the sea, “Its water is Tahoor (purifying) and its dead (animals) are lawful (to eat)” [Al-Arba’a (Abu Dawud, At-Tirmidhi, An-Nasa’i and Ibn Majah) and Ibn Abi Shaiba reported it. The wording is from the latter. Ibn Khuzaima and …

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Commentary on Matn Abu Shuja (2)

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم، وصلى الله وسلم على رسوله الأمين وعلى آله وأصحابه، أما بعد. The Author said: “Furthermore, water is of four types: Not disliked pure, purifier; which is absolute water Disliked pure purifier; which is water heated by the sun Pure but not a purifier which is used water and water that has been changed by mixing a pure substance with it Impure water which is (water) that an impure substance fell in …

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Who are my Mahram female relatives ?

Question: Who from amongst my female relatives are considered to be Mahram for me?? Answer: The fundamental principle is: All your female relatives are Mahram for you except four: They are: 1) Daughter/s of  aunts from your father’s / grandfather’s side. 2) Daughter/s of aunts from your mother’s / grandmother’s side. 3) Daughter/s of uncles from your father’s / grandfather’s side. 4) Daughter/s of uncles from your mother’s / grand mother’s side.

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Eating from a friends house.

Question: Can one eat from a friends house without his permission ? Answer: Know that the majority of the scholars see that it is permissible for one to eat from his friends house even without his permission if he knows that he doesn’t mind, and they quoted this ayah in Surat An-Nur as an evidence: There is no restriction on the blind, nor any restriction on the lame, nor any restriction on the sick, nor …

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A man who gives charity so secretly….

There are different opinions on the phrase “and a man who gives charity so secretly that his left hand does not know what his right hand has given.” In the hadith which is agreed upon, Abu Hurairah (رضي الله عنه) narrated that The Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: “Seven people will be shaded by Allah under His shade on the day when there will be no shade except His ….” He mentioned …

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The blessings of Rain, and rulings concerning it

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم These are some words I have written on the topic of rain and what at times comes with it from wind and thunder. I compiled this short treatise whilst relying on authentic Ahadith and Sunan inherited from the best of men, Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم) and those who followed him from the Companions  (رضي الله عنهم). I ask Allah that it is beneficial and I ask him to accept …

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Hadith of Janaba

  Narrated Abu Hurairah RadiaAllah ‘anhu: “The Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) came across me in one of the streets of Medina while I was Junub جنب (in a state of impurity). So I slipped away from him and went to take a ghusl. Then I returned to him, the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) said, “O Abu Huraira! Where have you been?” I replied, “I was Junub, so I disliked sitting in …

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