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Ruling on Food containing ingredients with E-Codes.

February 14, 2018

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In Fataawa al-Majlis al-Urubbi li’l-Ifta’ wa’l-Buhooth (fatwa no. 34) it says: Q. In the list of ingredients of some foods there appears the letter E followed by a number. It is said that this means that it contains a substance manufactured from pork fat or pig bones. If that is proven, what is the Islamic ruling on […]

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) […]

The Messiah [‘Eesa] and Yahya (peace be upon them) were maternal cousins

January 11, 2018

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Q. Was Maryam (peace be upon her) the only child of her family? If that is true, then how could the Messiah (peace be upon him) and Yahya (peace be upon him) be maternal cousins?. A. Praise be to Allaah. What the historians and biographers say is that ‘Imraan ( عمران ), the father of Maryam, […]

He wants to know that hadiths that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) instructed us to memorise

December 27, 2017

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Q. Please write for me the hadiths in the texts of which the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) instructed us to memorise them. A. Praise be to Allah The Sunnah is one of the major sources of sharee‘ah, for the Qur’an commands us to take whatever the Prophet (blessings and peace of […]

Recognizing Individual Differences Between Children

December 13, 2017

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Q. There is no doubt that each individual has his own character that Allah has given to him. Although there are characteristics that are common to all human beings, people vary with regard to the way those characteristics are combined. My question is with regard to children: how can a father deal fairly with those differences […]

Righteous deeds in Makkah are better than those done elsewhere, but we do not know to what degree they are better, except in the case of prayer

December 7, 2017

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Q. “Fasting Ramadan in Makkah is equivalent to fasting one thousand months elsewhere.” Is this a saheeh hadith? A. Praise be to Allah. It is not saheeh; it is a da‘eef (weak) hadith that is not soundly narrated. Rather what is proven mentions the prayer only; one prayer in al-Masjid al-Haraam is equivalent to one hundred […]

If there is an error in the moon sighting, and it is proven that we did not fast on one day of Ramadan, do we have to make it up?

December 7, 2017

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Q. What should we do if the state made a mistake with regard to the beginning and end of Ramadan, and it is proven that we missed one day of Ramadan – do we have to make it up, or what? A. Praise be to Allah If it is proven by shar‘i methods that the […]