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Who are “the People of the Qur’an”; the people of Allaah and the closest to Him?

February 5, 2018

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Q. My question is: what is the daily amount that the Muslim must commit to read of the Qur’an so that he may be among the people of Allah and the closest to Him? If he stops reading for a while, does that cancel out this virtue? A. Praise be to Allah Ibn Maajah (215) […]

Prophet Zakariyya’s sponsorship of Maryam (peace be upon them both)

January 10, 2018

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Q. In Qur’an it is mentioned that Prophet Zakaria was made kafeel for Maryam. Was there any direct relationship with them like brother/uncle etc. Here Kafeel includes what ? A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: The scholars differed concerning the relationship between Zakariyya and Maryam (peace be upon them both). There are two views: That he was […]

No father is accountable for his child’s wrongdoing, and no child for his father’s wrongdoing

November 24, 2016

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Q. I have a question abou this verse:   Al kahf – ayah 5  “They(christians) have no knowledge of it, nor had their fathers. Grave is the word that comes out of their mouths; they speak not except a lie.” What do they mean with nor had their fathers. For example if the son of […]

Hadith of Najd & the Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah

December 26, 2015

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Hadith of Najd & the Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah Response to the Counter-Reply article by Sunni Defense League, Milano, Italy under the title ‘Puncturing the Devil’s Dream about the Hadith of Najd and Tamim‘.

[Tafsir ibn Katheer] Al-Fatihah and the Prayer

February 21, 2014

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Muslim recorded that Abu Hurayrah said that the Prophet said, «مَنْ صَلَى صَلَاةً لَمْ يَقْرَأْ فِيهَا أُمَّ الْقُرْآنِ فَهِيَ خِدَاجٌ ثَلَاثًا غَيْرُ تَمَامٍ» (Whoever performs any prayer in which he did not read Umm Al-Qur’an, then his prayer is incomplete.) He said it thrice. Abu Hurayrah was asked, “﴿When﴾ we stand behind the Imam” He […]

Commentary on the hadeeth, “No one who has an atom’s weight of faith in his heart will enter Hell”

January 14, 2014

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Q. I have heard that no one who has an atom’s weight of faith in his heart will enter Hell, and that the one who has an atom’s weight of arrogance in his heart will enter Paradise. Is this true? A. Praise be to Allah. What is indicated by the texts of the Qur’an and […]

How to dispose of Haraam (unlawful) Wealth after Repenting

November 15, 2013

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Q. I am an Accountant employed at an accounting firm. I prepare financial statements, tax returns and advise clients on financial & tax related issues. Our clients are mostly small restaurant owners. We also have some clients in the real estate & auto dealership business. The restaurant owners, among other things, sell pork products. All […]