There are some people who say that it is not permissible to take the surname

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Ref no: 0350# Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011 Category Fiqh Title There are some people who say that it is not permissible to take the surname Question There are some people who say that it is not permissible to take the surname of the husband after marriage. These are backed with various hadeeth eg "Call them (adopted sons) by (the names of) their fathers, that is more just with Allaah…" [al-Ahzaab 33:5]. … [Read more...]

Few days ago in anger i said “throw the Qur’an” Allah Forbid!

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Ref no: 0335# Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011 Category Fiqh Title Few days ago in anger i said "throw the Qur'an" Allah Forbid!, Question 1) Few days ago in anger i said "throw the Qur'an" Allah Forbid!, i actually love Islam and i have become a practicing muslim , so how can i ask for forgiveness from Allah about this? 2) Can i put the Qur'an straight or lay it on a side please tell me which one is … [Read more...]

A while ago I was involved in a road traffic accident

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Ref no: 0328# Date: Tuesday , July 12, 2011 Category Fiqh Title A while ago I was involved in a road traffic accident Question A while ago I was involved in a road traffic accident, as a passenger in my cousins car. Here in the UK, all drivers must have insurance in order to drive their vehicle. My cousins had an accident etc, then made a claim through her insurance company for compensation. My name was … [Read more...]

I heard that you shouldn’t say “Bismaillah hirrahman nir raheem”

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Ref no: 0298# Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Category Fiqh Title   I heard that you shouldn't say "Bismaillah hirrahman nir raheem" Question I heard that you shouldn't say "Bismaillah hirrahman nir raheem" in full for anything except when reading quran.  While doing other things, such as eating or whatever one should just say "Bismillah". Can you please comment on this? Answer Muhtaram / … [Read more...]

Is it permitted in Islam to stretch our feet towards Kaaba?

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Ref no: 0265# Date: Sunday, July 03, 2011 Category Fiqh Title Is it permitted in Islam to stretch our feet towards Kaaba? Question I have gone through your article regarding the direction of toilets towards Kaaba and really i was pleased to c such good article. On the the same way I want to find any reference in Quran or Hadith regarding the stretching our feet towards Qibla while … [Read more...]

If possible, please provide reference from authentic books.

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Ref no: 0279# Date: Sunday, June 26, 2011 Category Fiqh Title If possible, please provide reference from authentic books. Question I would like to ask what is the difference between halal, mustahab,mubah , wajib and sunnat. Also haram, makruhe tahrimi, makruh...etc. How to decide whether particular act is haram or makruh. Also, regarding cutting of hairs on chest,legs and thighs for both men and women, … [Read more...]