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November, 2012

  • 15 November

    The Faraa’idh of Wudhu

    Q: What are the faraa'idh of wudhu? A: The faraa'idh of wudhu are as follows: Washing the entire face once. Washing the hands including the elbows once. Making masah of at least one quarter of the head. Washing the feet including the ankles.  أركان الوضوء أربعة وهى فرائضه الأول غسل …

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  • 14 November

    The Sign of an Accepted Hajj

    Q: What is the sign of an accepted Hajj (Hajj Mabroor)? A: The fuqahaa have stated that the sign of an accepted Hajj is that after one returns from Hajj he reforms his life, he practises the sunnats more punctually and diligently, his desire for increasing good deeds intensifies and …

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  • 10 November

    Spending for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

    Before migrating to Madinah Munawwarah, Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu) set free seven slaves for the sake of Allah Ta’aala. On one occasion, his father Abu Quhaafa met him and asked: “Why are you only freeing those slaves that are weak (as you are aware that they cannot help …

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  • 10 November

    The Freeing of Hadhrat Bilaal (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    Hadhrat Bilaal (Radhiallahu Anhu) was an Abyssinian slave who entered into the fold of Islam in the early days of Islam. He belonged to a woman of the Banu Jumah tribe. Umayyah bin Khalaf , the worst enemy of Islam, was her agent. He would make him lie down on …

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  • 10 November

    Taking a second wife without the first wife’s approval

    Q: Is it permissible for a man to take a second wife without his first wife’s approval? A: It is permissible for the husband to marry a second wife without the approval of the first wife. However, to avoid complications, it is better that he informs his first wife at the …

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