Question How can we prepare for Ramadaan? What are the best deeds in this blessed month?. Answer Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: You have done well to ask this question, because you have asked how to prepare for the month of Ramadaan. Many people misunderstand the true nature of fasting, and they make it an … More How can we prepare for the arrival of Ramadaan?
Removing janaabah by means of tayammum Praise be to Allaah. If there is a reason for doing tayammum – such as non-availability of water, or being unable to use it because of sickness etc – then tayammum takes the place of wudoo’ and ghusl. So the person who is junub should do tayammum and pray, … More Is it permissible to remove janaabah by means of tayammum?.
Repentance from Sins Involving the Rights of Others Alhamdulillaah The basis for the answer is the hadeeth of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) who said: “He upon whom his brother has a right, be it of the nature of money or honor, let him compensate for it before he is … More If the sin involves the rights of another person then what form should repentance take?
Praise be to Allaah. It is permissible for a Muslim to accept gifts from the kuffaar or to give them gifts, especially if they are relatives. The evidence for that is as follows: (a) It was narrated that Abu Humaydal-Saa’idi said: We went on campaign with the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah beupon him) … More What should one do if one’s neighbour serve one with chrismas food on the 25th of December. Should we pour away the food or should we reject it even if rejecting it can cause misunderstanding with them.?
The word “Muslim” means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process that requires no pre-requisites. One may convert alone in privacy, or he/she may do so in the presence of others. If anyone has a real desire … More How to convert to Islaam and become a Muslim?
Praise be to Allah. Iblis – may Allah curse him – is one of the jinn. He was not an angel for a single day, not even for an instant. The angels were created noble; they never disobey Allah when He commands them to do something and they do what they are commanded. This is … More Is Iblees a Jinn or an Angel?
Praise be to Allaah. The blood which may be passed during pregnancy may be menstrual blood, or it may be irregular vaginal bleeding, or it may be the blood of nifaas. It is the blood of nifaas if it comes at the time of labour contractions. Some of the scholars said (that it is the … More She saw some drops of blood during pregnancy – should she stop praying?
Praise be to Allaah. It is permissible if there is an interest to be served by that and it will not cause a greater evil, and that is not regarded as mutilation. What our companions [i.e., the Hanbalis] said is well known. They said that if a pregnant woman dies and there is a living … More If a woman dies and there is a living foetus in her womb. Is it permissible to open her abdomen in order to extract a living foetus?.