Abu Humzah

Hijaab Is Not a Personal Choice!

Contrary to whatever you may believe, Hijaab (Islamic covering) is not a free personal choice. As a Muslim woman, you are not free; you are a slave of Allaah The Almighty. What is the relationship between freedom and uncovering parts of your body, adorning yourself, and uncovering your face? Does the belief that ‘beauty of the soul is the real …

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How Can Fasting Be Observed In Abnormal Timezones?

Question: How does one fast in abnormal timezones? Answer: In abnormal timezones where the sun does not rise or set for months,the times of the nearest normal region should be taken into consideration for the beginning and ending of saum (fasting)

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The Manners of Welcoming the New-Born Child in Islâm

by Abu Rumaysah Children are a source of delight and an adornment for the world granted by Allâh to their parents, they give vigour to the hearts, joy to the souls, pleasure to the eyes. They are the fruit from whom good is to be hoped for when they frequently supplicate: “Our Lord! Bestow on them your Mercy as they …

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Cures From Allah’s Medicine Chest: Lemons!

By Hawaa Irfan Lemons are just one example of the simple bounties Allah has provided us with. Although they may just be a “customary fruit,” they contain flavanoids, which are often referred to as ‘natures biological modifiers,’ because of their ability to modify the body’s reactions to other compounds such as: allergens, viruses and carcinogens. Lemons are usually known for …

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Is There a Door of Jannat For Fasting Person?

Question: Please could you mention the door of Jannat that is reserved for the fasting Person? Answer: Hadhrat Sahl bin Sa’ad RA reported that Rasulullah SAW said: “There are 8 doors to Jannah,and the name of one of them is Rayyaan (satiating thirst) by which only those who observed fasts,will enter.” (Bhukhari) Hadhrat Sahl RA reported that Rasulullah SAW said …

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What are the rewards for fasting?

Question: What are the rewards for fasting? Answer: Nabi SAW said: ” My ummah has been given 5 special things that were not given to anyone before them. 1. The smell from the mouth of a fasting person is sweeter to Allah than the fragrance of musk. 2. The fish in the sea seek forgiveness on their behalf until they …

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Upon Whom is Fasting in Ramadhaan Compulsory?

Question: Upon whom is fasting in Ramadhaan Compulsory? Answer: The Ramadhaan fast is compuulsory upon every Muslim,who is sane, mature, healthy and a resident (not Traveller) Answered by: Mufti AK Hoosen,Ustaad Darul Uloom,20years.

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When Did Fasting Become Compulsory?

Question: When did fasting become compulsory in Islam? Answer: Siyam (fasting) of Ramadhaan was prescribed in the 2nd year of Hijra, during the month of Shabaan. Almighty Allah states: “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed upon you as it was ordained to those before you,so that you (learn) self-restraint.” (surah 2 verse 183) Answered by: Mufti AK Hoosen,Ustaad Darul …

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What are Virtues Of Fasting?

Question : What are the virtues of fasting? Answer : Nabi SAW said:”Every good deed of the child of Adam is incresed (in reward) from 10 to 700 times.” and Almighty Allah says:”Except fasting, for verily it is for m and I,Myself will reward it.” “The fasting person abstains from food and desire for my sake.” (Mishkaat Shareef). Nabi SAW …

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What is the Purpose Of Fasting?

Question: What is the purpose of fasting? Answer: Almighty Allah States:”O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed upon you as it was prescribed upon those before you so that you practice self-restraint.” (surah 2 verse 183) The very essence of fasting is to inculcate the quality of taqwa and to suppress our desires.Hence,one must guard all the limbs whilst …

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