How to calculate the precise one-third end of the night when Allah descends to the earth’s sky? In the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him), who said that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Our Lord (glorified and exalted be He) descends each night to the earth’s sky when ...Read More »
Questions & Answers
Does Touching Quran Require Wudhu – Ibn Hazm Main: Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥazm Translation: Taher Bin Syed Noor Mas’ala: The recitation of the Qur’an, Sujood, touching the Mushaf and Dhikr of Allah the highest is permissible whether in a state of wudu, without wudu, in a state of Janaba or whilst menstruating. The evidence is that ...Read More »
Question : Her wali repeatedly refused suitors; can she arrange her own marriage? Ans : Shaikh Muhammad Saleh al Munajjid Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Marriage is not permissible and is not valid except with a wali, according to the majority of scholars, because of the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “There is ...Read More »
Praise be to Allaah. Many ahaadeeth were reported from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which forbid isbaal (wearing one’s clothes below the ankles), for example: Al-Bukhaari reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whatever of the izaar (lower garment) is below the ankles is in the Fire.” (al-Bukhaari, no. ...Read More »
Ruling on writing the Qur’an or part of it in an alphabet other than Arabic then pronouncing it in Arabic – will one have the reward of reciting it?
If someone writes the Qur’an in English letters then pronounces it in Arabic and acts upon the meaning of what he reads, will he attain the same reward as if he read it in Arabic from the Mus-haf? Or is doing this an innovation that is not permissible? Praise be to Allah Firstly: In the answer to question no. 97741 we stated ...Read More »
Working in a riba-based bank without directly dealing with riba and depositing money in such a bank?
Question:- I work in a bank in a particular country, in a department that does not deal with riba-based transactions, but the central bank does deal with interest and it is a government foundation. What is the ruling on working in this bank? I hope you can advise me Shaikh Muhammed bin Saleh al Munajjid (Hfijahullah) Praise be to ...Read More »
QUESTION: My 6yr old son has been diagnosed with blood cancer last year.. As a mother it is very difficult for me to see him in pain..i want to know how to maintain sabr??i pray alot..i am hopeful from Allah..But i am a human, i need to talk to someone & need consoling.If i share my feelings and fear or ...Read More »
QUESTION: Being a Muslim is it allowed to wear gem stones? My name is ———– and I was recommended to wear cats eye ? Is it halal or haram? Being a Syed, does it effect me ? ANSWER: It is permissible to wear them without any belief in them! To believe that these gem stones have properties and can help ...Read More »