Islamic Radio Stations

Q : Nowadays there are a number of Islamic radio stations and satellite channels. What is the ruling in Islam of listening to these broadcasts? A: Radio has to be understood on the following principle: ‘Its good is good and its bad is bad’. In other words, it has good and it has bad. The […]

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Islamic Radio Stations

Q : Nowadays there are a number of Islamic radio stations and satellite channels. What is the ruling in Islam of listening to these broadcasts? A: Radio has to be understood on the following principle: ‘Its good is good and its bad is bad’. In other words, it has good and it has bad. The […]

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Speaking with Female Cousins

Q: Can a male talk with his female cousins? A: A man’s female cousin or his male cousin’s wife are not his mehrams, so there has to be purdah or hijaab between the two. In Surah Noor, verse 31, Almighty Allah mentions a list of mehram males with whom a woman may interact; the cousin […]

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Speaking with Female Cousins

Q: Can a male talk with his female cousins? A: A man’s female cousin or his male cousin’s wife are not his mehrams, so there has to be purdah or hijaab between the two. In Surah Noor, verse 31, Almighty Allah mentions a list of mehram males with whom a woman may interact; the cousin […]

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Advice for Reading Fajr

Q: We are not offering prayer fajr salaah. What can we do to start offering it? A: You have to have the concern from the night. Try to implement the following suggestions:1) Make Du'aa that getting up for Fajr becomes easy on you.2) Go to sleep immediately after Eshaa so that you can get enough […]

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Advice for Reading Fajr

Q: We are not offering prayer fajr salaah. What can we do to start offering it? A: You have to have the concern from the night. Try to implement the following suggestions:1) Make Du'aa that getting up for Fajr becomes easy on you.2) Go to sleep immediately after Eshaa so that you can get enough […]

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Types of Divorce

Q: What are the types of talaaq? A: There are three types of Talaaq: 1) Talaaq Ahsan: This is when a man gives his wife Talaaq while she is clean (not menstruating) and has not had intercourse with her since the last period. He then stays apart from her until her Iddah is completed (three […]

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Types of Divorce

Q: What are the types of talaaq? A: There are three types of Talaaq: 1) Talaaq Ahsan: This is when a man gives his wife Talaaq while she is clean (not menstruating) and has not had intercourse with her since the last period. He then stays apart from her until her Iddah is completed (three […]

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Toilet and Cleanliness

Q: I always have problems with cleanliness when leaving the toilet because I am in a rush. How can I rectify this? A:. The answer is simply – do not rush! Cleanliness (Tahaarah) holds a very important position in the life of a Muslim. Salaah will not be valid without proper cleanliness. By being neglectful […]

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Toilet and Cleanliness

Q: I always have problems with cleanliness when leaving the toilet because I am in a rush. How can I rectify this? A:. The answer is simply – do not rush! Cleanliness (Tahaarah) holds a very important position in the life of a Muslim. Salaah will not be valid without proper cleanliness. By being neglectful […]

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