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Thankfulness Prostration for Engagement: Bid`ah?

Thankfulness Prostration for Engagement in Group: Bid`ah?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: In the scenario you mentioned as to do prostration of thanking together, some might say it is not permissible for …

Prayers

Saying “Taqabbal Allah” after Prayers: Allowed?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A Muslim can say to his fellow taqabbal Allah (may Allah accept our prayers) after or before the Prayers bearing in mind that this is not part …

Foresight

You Don't Change, You Don't Exist

Did you think in 1998 that just three years later you would never take pictures on paper film again? At that time, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot …

Shaking Hands after Prayer: Sunnah?

Shaking Hands after Prayer: Sunnah?

Can we greet each other with salam in the mosque after prayers or can someone answer by shaking hands even though he is making a du`aa’ (supplication) to Allah at that time?

Reclaiming Marginalized Muslim Scientific Advances

Reclaiming Marginalized Muslim Scientific Advances

Over the last few decades, Professor Salim Al-Hassani, -the author of the famous book “1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World”-, has helped reclaim Islamic scientific, artistic and technological advances which have been marginalized or simply forgotten in a world focused on Western advancements. In a previous statement, the Muslim professor who was granted a …

1001 Inventions by Medieval Golden Muslim Scientists

1001 Inventions by Medieval Golden Muslim Scientists

Three school children visit a dusty library to research the story of ‘The Dark Ages’. What they find transforms their world view dramatically as ingenious inventors and pioneers of science and culture are vividly brought to life. From producer Ahmed Salim and starring Oscar-winning legend Sir Ben Kingsley in the role of The Librarian, this …

Praying Four Rak`ahs before `Isha'

Praying Four Rak`ahs before `Isha': Bida`h?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …



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