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Do I Have To Perform Ḥajj Immediately Or Can I Delay It?

Do I Have To Perform Ḥajj Immediately Or Can I Delay It?

Is Ḥajj immediately obligatory upon the one who is able [to perform it]? Q. Is the obligation of Ḥajj to be performed immediately or eventually [i.e. whenever one wishes]? A. The correct position is that it is an immediate obligation, and that it is impermissible for a person who is capable of performing Ḥajj to… Continue Reading

Sincerity for Allāh

Sincerity for Allāh

Allāh’s statement: ‘There is not a thing whose storehouses are not with Us’ (Q 15: 21) contains a treasure; that is, nothing is sought except from someone who owns the storehouses, and the keys to these storehouses are in His Hands. Seeking the storehouses from other than Him is akin to seeking something which they… Continue Reading

“Oh Allāh, I ask from you guidance, piety, purity and sufficiency”.

“Oh Allāh, I ask from you guidance, piety, purity and sufficiency”.

On the authority of ʿAbdullāh b. Masʿūd (may Allāh be pleased with him) the Prophet (praise and security of Allāh be upon him) would supplicate saying:  “Oh Allāh, I ask from you guidance, piety, purity and sufficiency”. Reported by Muslim[i] This supplication is one of the most comprehensive and beneficial of supplications. It is asking… Continue Reading

She Has Not Completed Ramaḍān, Can She Fast the 6 Days of Shawwāl?

She Has Not Completed Ramaḍān, Can She Fast the 6 Days of Shawwāl?

[Q.] A woman has many days remaining from Ramaḍān, can she begin fasting the six days of Shawwāl, in order not to miss Shawwāl? [A.] No, she must complete Ramadān, due to his saying (ṣallAllāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam): ”Whoever fasts Ramaḍān then follows it with six days from Shawwāl…”, thus she has not fasted Ramaḍān… Continue Reading






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