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Distinctive Traits of the Islamic System of Inheritance

By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani Translated by Muntasir Zaman Islamic law has put in place a fair and wise system of inheritance. The Qur’an and Sunnah have meticulously elucidated the subject without leaving it to human reasoning, which is unable…

Number of Rows in the Janāzah Prayers

By Mufti Raḍā’ ul-Ḥaqq Edited by IlmGate Question: Is it Mustaḥab (preferable) to consider an odd number of Ṣaffs (rows) in the Janāzah prayers? Can a Ṣaff be left incomplete taking this into consideration? Answer: The virtue of Janāzah Ṣalāh…

How to Make a Proper Will

By Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: What are the rules for making such a will, if one would like to make one? For a woman who has a husband, one son, three brothers, and whose both parents are alive?…

On the Possibility of the Living Benefiting the Dead

By Shaykh Mohammed ibn Haroon Abasoomer Edited by Bilal Ali Question: Is there a narration which documents that the Messenger of Allah (upon him blessings and peace) ever performed an act of worship (‘ibadah) like reciting the Qur’an and asking…