Superstition & the Month of Safar

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Superstition & the Month of Safar   All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn yellow or the homes of the Arabs were empty of their menfolk, that this month … [Read more...]

girl to do hifz of quraan by a male  who is not mahram to her   ?   

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Question:   Asaalaamualaykum Dear most respected mufti saheb hope you are in the best of health   is it permissible  for a girl to do hifz of quraan by a male  who is not mahram to her   ?        Jazakallah khair Sent from my iPhone   Answer:   It is not permissible for her to do Hifz of Qur’an Sharif by a non-Mahram if she is Baaligha (reached … [Read more...]

Mobile renders Salaah invalid???

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Question:   Asalamualaikum.   Hazrat, I wanted to ask if someone uses their cell phone for haram – for example to watch pornography, or speaks to non-mahram women, and has the phone in his pocket whilst performing salah.   Is the salah valid?     Answer:   Yes. His Salaah is valid as all the conditions for the validity of Salaah are found.   And Allah  Knows … [Read more...]

Gap cover

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Question:   Assalaam mu alaikum Mufti Saheb  is gap cover for medical aid allowed?   Answer: Muhtaram / Muhtaramah, As salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,     Gap cover for medical aid is not permissible as it contains elements of Qimaa(gambling) and Ghasas(uncertainty).   And Allah Knows Best. Darul Iftaa Madrasah In’aamiyyah Camperdown South … [Read more...]

The Sacred Month of Muharram

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The Sacred Month of Muharram       By Mufti Taqi Uthmaani Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Quran says, “The number of the months according to Allah is twelve months (mentioned) in the Book of Allah on the day in which He created heavens and the earth. Among these (twelve months) there are four … [Read more...]

Asking Allah to accept our ibadah

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QUESTION:   Asalamualaikum.   Hazrat, after fulfilling a nafl salah, giving sadaqah, or even nafl fast, we’re supposed to ask Allah to accept it from us.   How do we say, or term this in Arabic?   Jazak’Allah!     Answered:   You may recite the Du’a of Sayyiduna Ibrahim عليه السلام, which he recited upon completing the construction of the Ka’ba Shareef. Refer to Surah … [Read more...]