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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 […]

How can I advise my son who is going to start school, about the dangers he may face, without causing him anxiety or making him afraid?

December 7, 2017

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Q. My son is going to start first grade (first year of primary education). How can I make him aware of some issues and advise him without making him feel afraid? A. Praise be to Allah Advising and making a child aware of some issues at this young age should be done by setting out simple […]

How can a Muslim rid himself of Bad Attitude and acquire Good Attitude?

November 22, 2017

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Q. I have a very bad attitude; I am disobedient and defiant towards my mother and I often make her angry. Sometimes my manners and attitude are good, but most of the time they are bad. How can I improve my attitude and my manners? What are the things that will help me to be kind […]