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Should I repeat Wudhu if I missed a Fardh act?

Should I repeat Wudhu if I missed a Fardh act?   Question After completing Wudhu I realized that I missed out on a Fardh act. Do I have to repeat the entire Wudhu? Answer It will be sufficient for you to merely wash or make Masah of the limb that […]

God and Jesus in Christianity

God and Jesus in Christianity   This audio-video recording covers a conversation between a Muslim brother by the name of Muhammad and a Christian Preacher by the name of Harvey Richard. Their discussion was about God and Jesus in the view of one of the Christian doctrines. The questions are [...]

Customer returned an item that got damaged while in his / her possession

Question A customer returned an item that got damaged while in his / her possession. Is the retailer obliged to take the item back? Furthermore, if the retailer does take it back can he deduct an amount for the damage? Answer The retailer is not obliged to take the item [...]

Covering one’s head when eating and entering the toilet

Question Is it necessary to cover one’s head when eating and when entering the toilet? Answer It is considered as part of Islamic etiquette (Mustahab)  covering the head when eating and when going to the toilet. عن حبيب بن صالح رحمه الله قال كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم […]

Reciting the Noble Qur’an at sunrise sunset and Zawaal

Question Is it permissible to recite the Noble Qur’an at sunrise, sunset and Zawaal? Answer Yes, it is permissible to recite the The Noble Quran at the times of sunrise, sunset and Zawaal. However, instead of reciting Qur’an , it is preferable to make Tasbeeh, recite Durood or make Dua […]

Covering one’s head when reciting Qur’an

Question Is it Makruh (disliked) not to cover one’s head when reciting the Qur’an? Answer In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, It is better for one to cover one’s head when reciting the Quran or listening to it, since covering the head is considered an expression of […]

Visiting the graveyard

Question What is the Islamic status of visiting the graveyard? Answer It is Mustahab for men to visit graves/the graveyard. It is preferable to visit at least once a week. It is also preferable that this day be on a Friday. It is also permissible to undertake journeys to visit […]

Using hair dye

Question Is it permissible to use hair dyes, and which ones? Answer In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. It is permissible, rather recommended (mandub) to dye the hair of the head (and beard for men) provided the ingredients used in the hair dye are Halal. Sayyiduna Abu […]

Child transacting with an adult

Question I give my child spending every day to buy from the school tuck-shop. Is it correct for my child to transact with an adult at the tuckshop? I heard that only transactions of adults are valid in Islam. Please advise. Answer Maturity (Buloogh) is not a pre-condition for a […]

Selling adult related items online

Question We are a group of Muslims thinking of starting an online web shop for Muslim married couples. We would like to sell adult related items (sex toys). Is this permissible? Answer Islam encourages hayaa (modesty). In fact, it declares hayaa and modesty as an integral part of faith. When […]

Why don’t you pray?

Sadly, many Muslims do not pray or fulfil the conditions of the prayer, despite its importance. The purpose of the prayer is to strengthen your connection with Him; to be grateful for all His blessings; and to remind yourself of His Greatness. Just as the body requires physical needs, such [...]

Science in Islam

The Quran, the book of islam, is the final book of revelation from God to humanity and the last in the line of revelations given to the Prophets. Although the Quran (revealed over 1400 years ago), is not primarily a book of science, it does contain scientific facts that have [...]

Misconceptions about Islam

introduction Have you ever wondered why a nun can be covered from head to toe and she’s respected for devoting herself to God, but when a Muslim woman covers, she’s viewed as “oppressed”? Or why a Jew can grow a beard and he’s just practising his faith, and when a [...]

The Quran – The Final revelation to mankind

What is the Qur'an?The Word of God The Qur’an is the literal word of God, The Al-Mighty (Allah in Arabic), revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) through the Angel Gabriel. “The revelation of The Book is from Allah, the Mighty, the Wise.” Qur’an 39:1 Guidance for Mankind The [...]

Prophet Muhammad – You should know this man

Who is Muhammad? Peace be upon him “Indeed in the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example to follow for whoever hopes in Allah and the Last Day and remembers Allah much.”  Qur’an 33:21 Muslims believe that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the final Prophet in a long [...]

The Oneness of God in Islam

The Ones of God in Islam The teaching of God’s complete Oneness is the essence of Islam. All other laws, beliefs and commands of Islam are built on this foundation. Take it away, and there is nothing left of the religion. God’s name is unique “Allah” is the proper and [...]

About Islam – A brief introduction

About Islam - A brief introduction Belief and Worship of The One True God is the cornerstone of a Muslim’s belief. Many religions also claim belief in One God however, they associate partners with Him. The following are examples:  Worshipping or asking forgiveness of God through His creation. Delegating some [...]