Some common faults of women are: They do not fulfil the rights of Fasting. They destroy the fasts with indulgence in nonsensical and sinful conversation. They are careless regarding purdah. They do not observe purdah for ghair mahram relatives (e.g. brothers-in-law, male cousins.) *    They are negligent in the matterRead More →

Western education is the destruction of women. Women should be taught only the Qur’aan Shareef and the basic masaa-il of the Deen. [Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat]Read More →

Practices which are exclusive with Muslims is proof of Islam provided there is no absolute daleel of kufr. If there is any absolute factor (belief/practice) of kufr, the ruling will be kufr. (Example: A person who performs Salaat wears a cross or also prays in a church or does notRead More →

The Fuqaha have explicitly prohibited a trader from reciting Durood Shareef, etc. to impress buyers or to promote his stock. Similarly, they have prohibited a guard from reciting aloud tahleel (La-ilaha illAllaah) for waking up those who are sleeping. (Clocks with Athaan, etc. as alarms to wake up people areRead More →

People are under the impression that a man is perfectly pious when he fulfills the ritual obligations of Salaat, Saum, Hajj, Zakaat and dealings. This idea is incorrect. A man of perfect piety is one whose Zaahir and Baatin are reformed and adorned. There are many so-called deendaar (religious) personsRead More →

According to Durr-e-Mukhtaar the six fasts of Shawwaal may be incorporated with Qadhaa fasts (to acquire their thawaab as well). But this is incorrect. Tadaakhul (or incorporation of two different acts of ibaadat) will be proper if the purpose of both could be achieved by the incorporation, e.g. Tahayatul Musjid.Read More →

Someone asked: “Why is it not permissible to flee from a plague?” It is not permissible for the same reason that fleeing from the Battlefield of Jihad is not permissible. Life is not our property. Where the order of Allah Ta’ala is to protect life, it shall be protected, andRead More →

Reformation of deeds and Istighfaar in abundance are efficacious for eliminating a plague/epidemic. (This is also the solution for all calamities which are generally the consequences of sin and transgression.)Read More →

Athaan which is proclaimed during a plague is bid’ah. Similarly the athaan at the graveside after burial and at the time of supplicating for rain (Istisqaa) is bid’at.Read More →