At the Approach of Rajab & Sha’bān
April 22, 2015 – 1:30 AM | No Comment

By Mawlana Mohammad Ibn Haroon
With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah صلى الله عليه وسلم would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadan. This is two months in advance! People “live to …

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The Fiqh of Body-Piercing The Fiqh of Body-Piercing

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Question:
Is having one’s nose or ear pierced allowed in Islam? What is the ruling regarding piercings in Wudu and Ghusl? Does the water have to enter the hole of …

Imam Zafar Ahmad Uthmani Imam Zafar Ahmad Uthmani

He was the authoritative scholar of the Islamic sciences, the Qur’anic exegete, Hadith expert, jurist, and Sufi, Zafar Ahmad ibn Latif ‘Uthmani al-Thanawi. He was born the 13th of Rabi’ al-Awwal, 1310 ah. His mother …

The Ruling on Employee Stock Options The Ruling on Employee Stock Options

By Shaykh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo
Question:
Can you suggest any other literature regarding the propriety of …

Reflections on Syed Jamaluddin Afghani and Muhammad Abduh Reflections on Syed Jamaluddin Afghani and Muhammad Abduh

By Shaykh Abu ‘l-Hasan ‘Ali al-Nadwi
The great thinker and savant Shaykh Abu ‘l-Hasan ‘Ali al-Nadwi writes in his book, Western Civilization: Islam and Muslims:
Syed Jamaluddin Afghani had a forceful personality and a mind remarkable in …

Share Trading Share Trading

Answered by Mufti Shafiq Jakhura and Mufti M.D. Mangera
Question:
I want to work professionally in share brokerage house. In Bangladeshi share market, there are both halal & haram products. The latter include interest/ riba based banks, financial …

Practical Steps to Help Cure the Habit of Masturbation Practical Steps to Help Cure the Habit of Masturbation

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
Question:
I just wanted some help. I am a 21 year old male and ashamed to say that I have a bad habit of masturbating. I just cannot stop this …

A Survey of English Translations of the Quran A Survey of English Translations of the Quran

By Dr. Abdur Rahim Kidwai
Despite the historical fact that the early Muslim community’s stand on the translation of the Arabic text of the Quran was ambivalent, as indeed, the general Muslim attitude remains …

Sign’s of Allah’s Existence Sign’s of Allah’s Existence

By Imam Ibn Kathir
“Who has made the earth a resting place for you, and the sky as a canopy, and sent down water (rain) from the sky and brought forth therewith fruits as …

How to Make a Proper Will 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 …

The Status of the Hadith on the Obligation of Seeking Knowledge The Status of the Hadith on the Obligation of Seeking Knowledge

By Bilal Ali Ansari
Question:
What is the status of the ḥaḍīth: “Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim male and Muslim female”? I have been told that it is fabricated but then I hear it quoted …