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

February 5, 2018


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) […]

Is the wife entitled to a monthly allowance?

February 7, 2017


Q. Is the wife entitled to a monthly allowance that is just for her, especially if she has no source of income except what her husband gives her? A. Praise be to Allah What the husband must do is spend on his wife on a reasonable basis, which includes the costs of accommodation, food, drink […]

Black Magic (Sihr) Witchcraft and Satanic Jinn Possession

November 9, 2014


People who have had experience with such situations have related that the following are among the signs of a person who is possessed by jinn (or Satan): – Strong repulsion when hearing Qur’aan or Aathaan (call for prayers). – Episodes of losing consciousness and/or epileptic attacks, especially when Qur’aan is recited for the possessed person. […]

Different ways to support a fellow Muslim [Ibn al-Qayyim]

October 29, 2014


Ibn al-Qayyim said: There are different ways of supporting a fellow believer: – with one’s wealth, – with one’s position of authority or power, – by means of physical service, – by offering sincere advice and guidance, – by making supplication (du’aa’) and asking for forgiveness for them, and – by feeling their pain. The […]

What to do if someone dies suddenly in your house

January 22, 2014


Q. What do the relatives of the deceased have to do if their relative dies suddenly? This scenario happens often in every family, and many people do not have the knowledge of what is prescribed in the Islamic sharee’ah concerning this. Please tell us, with the relevant evidence, the correct way to deal with this […]

How to dispose of Haraam (unlawful) Wealth after Repenting

November 15, 2013


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 […]

Response to those who say that fasting on the day of ‘Arafah is not Sunnah

November 4, 2011


Q. We have a Shaykh who says that fasting on the day of ‘Arafah is not Sunnah, and it is not permissible to fast on this day. I hope that you can answer this question, because this Shaykh distributes pamphlets which tell people not to fast on the day of ‘Arafah. A. Praise be to […]