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[Q-ID0363] Is it permissible to have laser eye surgery?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: is having laser eye surgery to improve our eyesight permissible? Questioner: Umar from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب If there are no such things (in the procedure)…

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[Q-ID0362] Can I listen to naat/nasheeds during child birth?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: during childbirth is it permissible to listen to na’at (poetry in praise of the Messenger of Allah)? Also, tell me of such litanies that when recited will lessen the pain of labour and make childbirth easy.…

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[Q-ID0361] What dua can I recite to soften my heart? I can’t shed a tear.

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QUESTION: Do you know a dua which I can recite to soften my heart? I can’t bring myself to shed a tear or feel anything in Salah. Questioner: a sister from the UK ANSWER: All praises belong to Allāh, the Creator Most Sublime Who is Uncreated, Who created the heart and verily in the remembrance of Allāh…

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[Q-ID0360] Does the blood from the armpits nullify wudu? Will I have to change clothes?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: while shaving the armpits, blood oozes out from tiny boils, stopping which is very difficult. In what situation, does wudu (minor ablution) break due to this (blood)? If the blood dries up, shall salah be offered…

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[Q-ID0359] What are the sunnah times of sleeping? Is it okay to sleep lying on the stomach?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following: how many times did the Messenger of Allah ﷺ rest during the day and during the night? What was the time he chose for resting? Is it permissible if someone sleeps lying on his right but…

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[Q-ID0358] What is the ruling on doing masah (wiping) over water-proof socks?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: can masah (wiping) be done on water-proof socks made of nylon the same way it is done on socks made of leather? Questioner: R. Khaliq from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم…

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[Q-ID0357] Is Islam a homophobic religion?

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QUESTION: Can the Scholars of the mighty religion Islam please advise on the following issue: I have colleagues at work who are homosexual and they ask me about the Islamic viewpoint on homosexuality. I tell them that homosexuality is a sin in Islam. I have heard other people argue to them that homosexuality should be…

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[Q-ID0356] Where does a man have to start shaving the pubic hairs from?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: where does a man have to start shaving the pubic hairs from and up to what area should he do so? Questioner: Tayab from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ…

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[Q-ID0355] Is the divorce said via a letter or text message valid?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: if a person wants to divorce his wife through text message, then how should he do it? Is talaq (divorce) necessitated if he texts her a talaq and she reads it? If a person pronounces talaq…

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[Q-ID0354] Are Prawns, Crabs & Shellfish halal to eat?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: what does Islam say about eating prawns, crabs and shellfish?  Questioner: Zubaydah from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب It is haram (prohibited) to consume anything other than fish…

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[Q-ID0353] What is the Islamic ruling on abortion due to rape?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: what does Islam say about abortion? If the foetus was formed as a result of rape, and the family does not agree to the birth of the child, then can it be aborted? Questioner: Tayyib from Blackburn,…

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[Q-ID0352] Does masturbating nullify the fast and require a kaffarah?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: if during the fast someone masturbated will it nullify the fast? Will it be wajib (necessary) to do kaffarah (expiation) for the fast? And if someone did this act on more than one occasion will the…

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[Q-ID0351] I am a newly-wed, my in-laws don’t want me to keep friends or visit my Parents. Please help.

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QUESTION: I am newly married and trying to understand my role as a wife, daughter and daughter in law. I have a few questions. Basically, my husband’s parents are in that mentality that a daughter in law should not too openly visit her parents, should not see OR KEEP friends. And that should always stay…

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[Q-ID0350] Should the dua of Iftaar be recited before or after eating?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: at the time of Iftār, should the dua that is recited be said before or after [eating]?  Questioner: Kabir from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب The dua of…

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Book: Zia ul Bayaan dur Shaan e Ramadan (Urdu)

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Title: Zia ul Bayaan dur Shaan e Ramadan Author: [Mufti] Mawlana Abu al-Hasan Muhammad Qasim Zia al-Qadri Genre: Fiqh Publisher: Maktabah Zia e Ahle Sunnat Release Date: May 2017 Format: PDF Pages: 274 LIGHT OF SPEECH UPON THE EXCELLENCE OF RAMADAN Speeches for the blessed month of Ramadan (with Arabic matan) and a collection of modern fiqhi masa’il.…

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