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Names of Hell

January 21, 2019

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Q. I am looking for the different name of the Hell-fire.  I have found these: Blazing Fire (35:6),  Flaming Fire (33:64),  Crushing Fire (104:4,5), and Burning Flame (83:16).  Are these correct and could you give me a few more? A. Praise be to Allaah. “The Fire of Hell has many names, which reflect its characteristics. […]

Ibn Taymiyyah was asked, “Can provision be increased or decreased?”

December 2, 2018

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Ibn Taymiyyah was asked about provision, “Can provision be increased or decreased?” He answered: Provision is of two kinds. First, it is that which Allah knows He will provide and cannot be changed. Second, it is that which Allah has written and informed the angels. This may increase or decrease depending upon the circumstances. If […]

Khushoo‘ (proper Focus and Humility) in Prayer

October 1, 2017

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Q. Is it true that if a prayer is lacking in complete khushoo‘ (focus of mind and humility before Allah), He will not accept it from us, or not? A. Praise be to Allah What is required of the worshipper is to show humility [khushoo‘] in his prayer and to have complete focus of mind, because […]

Selling a Product at Different Prices to Different Customers

April 24, 2017

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 Q. A brother works in a Muslim Shoe store. However the owners frequently change the price on the items.   Example, for person A, the item may cost $50 and for person B it would be $90 even though the true price of the item (labelled on it) is $ 60. Is it permissable to change […]

Permissibility of raising the price of a product in return for paying in installments

April 24, 2017

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Q. Is it permissible to sell by installments when the price of the product is increased?. A. Praise be to Allaah. Selling in installments means that you get the product sooner and pay all or part of the price later in known installments over a known period of time. The importance of knowing the ruling […]

Marriage Case: A Christian Woman had a Civil Marriage, and she wants to have an Islamic Marriage with another man without the first husband having divorced her

February 13, 2017

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Q. I know an orthodox Christian girl who got married to a Muslim man in court. They got married about two and a half year ago and then she got separated from him about five months ago. She now contacted her church and the priest told her that her marriage was not valid in the […]

When can a young man make Ijtihaad and issue Fatwas?

August 20, 2016

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Praise be to Allaah. There are conditions attached to making ijtihaad. Not every individual has the right to issue fatwas and make pronouncements on matters, unless he has knowledge and is qualified. He has to be able to know the daleel (evidences); the wording and apparent meaning of the texts; what is saheeh (sound/authentic) and […]