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:: Raise your Children in Islamic Way ::

Posted by Flame of ~Islam~ on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : What Should Muslims Do 

Allah (S.W.T.) has entrusted parents with their children. Parents bear the responsibility to raise-up their children in the Islamic way. If they do that they will be blessed in this life and in the hereafter, and if they don't, they will get bad result during their life and in the hereafter.

Imam Bukhari and Muslim reported that the Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H.) said, "all of you are heads of a group and all of you are responsible for your groups; the ruler is the head of state and he i...


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If a person missed asr (afternoon prayer), and when he arrived to the masjid he found maghrib (sunset parayer) has started, what should he do?

Posted by Syed Hussain on Thursday, December 2, 2010, In : What Should Muslims Do 
Sheikh al-Islam Ibn Taimiyya (may the mercy of Allah be upon him) said
that he should pray maghrib with the imam (prayer leader), then pray asr afterwards, as agreed upon by all leading scholars. The question of does he repeat maghrib has two scholarly opinions: the first is that he repeats. This is the saying of Ibn Omar, Malik, Abi Hanifa and Ahmad in what is most well-known about this issue. The second opinion is that he does not repeat. This is the saying of Ibn Abbas, the Shafiei madhab, ...
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What should one do if one feels oneself dozing off during Friday prayer?

Posted by Syed Hussain on Thursday, December 2, 2010, In : What Should Muslims Do 
If a person dozes while listening to the Friday sermon, it is recommended for him to change the place with the person next to him. In doing this he should be careful not to speak; rather, he should use some gestures (hand movements, etc.).


The evidence for this is the hadith narrated by Samrah who said:

The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: If one of you dozes during the Friday sermon, he should exchange his position with the person sitting next to him.

  (Al-Baihaqi, 3/238; Sahih Al-Jam...


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He took zakaah to distribute it to the poor – can he take can any of it?

Posted by Flame of ~Islam~ on Thursday, November 25, 2010, In : What Should Muslims Do 

Question:
One of my friends gave me some zakaah so that I could distribute it to those who are entitled to it. I distributed part of it, and I am still distributing what is left, but at the same time I need some money because I am about to get married and to finish building my house which is not yet completed. And I am also in debt. Am I entitled to take some of the zakaah or not? 
Please note that I cannot tell this to my friend at present


Ans:

Praise be to Allaah.  

You do not have th...


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A message to the students

Posted by Flame of ~Islam~ on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, In : What Should Muslims Do 
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