Islam Question and Answer
General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
Wed 7 DhH 1435 - 1 October 2014
Virtues of the Day of Arafaah.
Conditions of udhiyah.
He is asking about the virtues of the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah.
It is mustahabb to fast the first eight days of Dhu’l-Hijjah for pilgrims and others.
Is there any particular virtue if ‘Arafah falls on a Friday?.
Should he give precedence to his father over himself with regard to the price of the udhiyah so that his father can offer the sacrifice, by way of honouring him?.
Is it mustahabb for everyone who wants to enter ihram for Hajj or ‘Umrah to stipulate a condition?.
Can the pilgrim remove something from his hair if he wants to offer an udhiyah?.
Combining making up a missed Ramadan fast with the fast of ‘Ashoora’ or ‘Arafah.
Advice to pilgrims who annoy their neighbours with smoking and music.
Should she appoint a company to do Hajj on her behalf when she does not know whether they will do the rituals as they should be done or not?.
Does haraam wealth affect the acceptance of the sacrifice (udhiyah) if it was bought by a group, some of whose wealth is haraam?.
If a woman wants to hasten (to leave Mina), there is nothing wrong with her appointing a proxy to stone the Jamaraat on her behalf, because of the severity of the crowding.
Ruling on one who offers an udhiyah but does not pray.
How ‘Umrah is to be done according to the Sunnah.
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• Basic Tenets of Faith.
• The Quraan and its Sciences.
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• Enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil.
• Pedagogy education and upbringing.
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• The virtue of fasting ‘Ashoora’.
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• Honouring Parents.
• Rulings on witchraft, the evil eye and destructive envy.
• Paradise & Hell.
• non-Muslim Celebrations.
• whispers from teh shaytaan and the remedy for them.
• Rulings of Dreams.
• Rulings of wiping over socks.
• Travel and tourism (siyaahah).
Jurisprudence of Muslim Minorities
They lived under Communist rule and did not know anything about praying and fasting; do they have to make it up?
They pray Jumu’ah in the workplace and do not go to the mosque
If some of the members of the congregation are praying outside the mosque and the power cuts out
Zakaah on monthly salaries and how is zakaah to be paid by one who is in debt?
Jurisprudence of Acts of Worship
She insulted him and his family, so he divorced her three times
Should he pay zakaah on the expenses that his father gives to him?
Zakaah on wealth earned during the year
He wants to go for Hajj but he gets a few drops coming out after he urinates and it is too hard for him to wash his clothes
Her fiancé refuses to let her wear hijab
His wife torments his daughter from another wife, and he has a son from her, and he is confused as to how he should deal with her
A woman asking for a divorce from her husband who is addicted to drugs
He did the marriage contract with her and was intimate with her without intercourse in Ramadaan, and he had intercourse with her before announcing the marriage!
The Muslim Woman
Her menses has ended; can she wear the clothes that she was wearing during her period?
Elderly woman uncovering her face before non-mahrams
Ruling on putting a zipper on a woman’s dress
She is not allowed to wear hijab, so how can she go out to work and meet her needs?
Basic Tenets of Faith
Ruling on a believer who commits some sins
Does faith increase and decrease according to Ahl al-Sunnah wa’l-Jamaa’ah?
What are the things that make faith decrease?
This world is the place of trials and tribulations
Is it permissible for him to sell political books and plays?
Prohibition on selling dogs
Ruling on selling cats
Their father left instructions that a waqf be set up, but they have not carried it out
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