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General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
Thu 5 Shw 1438 - 29 June 2017
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Ruling on recording university lectures without the permission of the lecturer.
Ruling on living in an apartment above a church.
Ruling on doing righteous deeds with the aim of worldly gain.
Can a divorced woman pay zakaat al-fitr on behalf of herself and her children to their father?.
Is one niyyah (intention) sufficient for making up missed fasts if one intends to do them consecutively?.
She did not fast because she was unaware that fasting was obligatory for her; does she have to make up the fasts?.
Guideline on moving from fasting to feeding the poor in the case of expiation for intercourse during the day in Ramadan.
Is it permissible for a charity to give out zakat al-fitr before receiving it from donors?.
The addition of the word “kareem” in the du‘aa’ of Laylat al-Qadr is not proven.
If there is an error in the moon sighting, and it is proven that we did not fast on one day of Ramadan, do we have to make it up?.
Do the six days of Shawwaal have to be fasted consecutively?.
The virtue of fasting six days of Shawwaal.
When should a Muslim start fasting six days of Shawwaal?.
It is not valid to combine making up missed Ramadaan fasts with fasting six days of Shawwaal with one intention.
Can fasting the six days of Shawwaal be done on Mondays and Thursdays?.
Is it mustahabb to observe fasts in expiation for breaking an oath as the six days of Shawwaal?.
When observing a specific supererogatory fast, it is stipulated that the intention should be formed from the night before.
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Jurisprudence of Muslim Minorities
Ruling on her sitting with her non-Muslim parents when they are drinking alcohol
She is suffering because of problems in the relationship between her and her husband, and she wants advice
If the husband refuses to spend on his wife’s maintenance, is it permissible for her to refuse to share his bed?
Who has the right to decide the amount of mahr to be given by the husband to his wife? How much is the mahr supposed to be? Is a marriage valid without it?
Jurisprudence of Acts of Worship
He missed Jumu‘ah and prayed Zuhr, then he found a mosque where they were praying Jumu‘ah
If the imam says one tasleem, is it permissible for the one who is praying behind him to say two?
He has a number of questions about zakat al-fitr
The virtues of Qiyaam (prayer at night) during Ramadaan
What is the best approach to provide a proper Islamic education?
How can a person protect himself from fitnah with regard to his religious commitment?
Advice to someone who has a stammer and wants to seek knowledge and teach it to people
The mother of a seeker of Islamic knowledge is asking him to focus on his university studies; how can he combine both goals?
The Muslim Woman
How can she make it easier for herself to wear hijab?
Where should a person who wants to start memorising the Holy Qur’an begin?
She used pills to prevent menses and had a brownish discharge
Muslim forbidding his non-Muslim wife to celebrate her religious festivals
Basic Tenets of Faith
If his non-Muslim relative says to him I love you, can he respond in like manner?
Is it permissible for him to take Canadian nationality because of persecution in his own country?
Ruling on one who is not able to see the wisdom behind one of the rulings of Allah and thinks himself to be more knowledgeable and wiser than Allah
Does saying “Yaa Muhammad” or “Yaa Muhammadaah” constitute shirk?
Ruling on working in a company that offers services to riba-based banks
Ruling on working as a pilot for an airline that serves alcohol on its flights
Selling posters and frames of Qur’aanic verses
He is very distressed because of his father’s dealing in riba (usury)
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