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A man is taking care of his mother-in-law after his wife’s death- is he still a mahram?
God the Almighty classifies the different categories of women who are mahrams to men in the Quran: “You are forbidden to take as wives your mothers, daughters, sisters, paternal and maternal aunts, the daughters o ...
Is it permissible to raise voices while following the funeral procession?
It is disliked to make loud noises while following the funeral procession whether by an instrument such as the drum or by human voices, because the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) forbade this. Evidence - Ibn ...
Why Muslims are connecting the testimony of God's unity with the messengership of Prophet Muhammad?
The meaning of connecting “There is no god but God,” and “Muhammad is the Messenger of God,” is to make clear the accepted manner of worship. The phrase, “There is no god but God,” mea ...
Holding two congregational prayers concurrently in the same
Holding two congregational prayers concurrently in the same mosque is one of the issues that causes problems among people. The ruling differs according to whether the mosque has an appointed imam; it causes fitna, and so ...
Is it permissible to perform sunnah prayer upon entrance to the mosque when Friday sermon has already started?
It is mentioned in the Prophetic tradition [hadith] that Jabir Ibn Abduallah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that a man entered the mosque (and sat down) while the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was d ...
The government threatens to terminate a couple’s employment if they do not abort the fetus. What can they do?
1- It is established in the Shari‘ah that necessity renders forbidden acts lawful. There is no objection to conducting an abortion if this couple is forced to terminate the pregnancy to keep their jobs and if they ...
I am a German Muslim and my father died recently but was not a Muslim, can I pray to God to forgive him?
God al Mighty is more merciful on those He created than they are on themselves and God described his beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a mercy to all the worlds and that he has the finest manners. Also ...
Receiving court determined compensations from insurance companies
According to many contemporary scholars, financial compensations which insurers are obligated to pay are permissible because they are rights acquired by virtue of a valid legal contract. Scholars based their opinion o ...
Purchasing an apartment through a bank
In our present times, new transactions such as purchasing an apartment through a bank, have appeared. The buyer makes a down payment and the bank pays the rest of the price on his behalf ...
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