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Working as bartender/steward means in the end that part of your work is serving/transporting/selling alcohol - people doing this are cursed according to this hadith: Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 2776 Narrated by Anas ibn Malik Allah's Messenger (saws) invoked the curse of Allah on ten people in connection with wine: the wine-presser, the one who has ...


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Well you can answer: Alaikum as-salam عليكم السلام or wa alaikum as-salam وعليكم السلام Both are perfectly fine and good answers! Also available are the singular forms: 'alaika as-salam عليك السلام and wa 'alaika as-salam وعليك السلام and also to repeat with the same word 'alaika as-salam السلام عليك ... etc. all this five expressions can be referenced ...


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To the best of my knowledge, although it is recommended to eat by the right hand, instead of left hand (and actually it is said that it is Makruh to eat by the left hand), but it doesn’t mean that it is a haram act to do so. Consequently there is no necessity for left-handed people to change their habit about that. Of course, as a related helpful point, ...


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Qur'an vs. Moshaf vs. pages of the moshaf First you must distinguish between the Qur'an as the word of Allah () revealed to the prophet () and transmitted orally via narrator chains until this day. And the moshaf which is written a copy of the content of the Qur'an. Beside this the ruling that apply on a moshaf and pages of the moshaf can differ in fiqh. ...


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Some scholars feel that purifying ones own wealth by donating such money directly to the masjid is a bad idea, since the masjid is a house of God and should be built and maintained using only pure funds. Similarly, it shouldn't be used to print Qur'ans. Rather it should be given to the poor and the needy, or any other charitable purpose. This is, I ...


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There are a couple of different Islamic teachings that apply here, and you will have to balance them out: Imitating other religions and participating in their rituals is forbidden(1). Islam has its own rituals relating to eating which you should observe(2). Islam enjoins ihsan (excellence) in all deeds, including in dealing with non-muslims, and that ...


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The word "GOAT" when used for players in sports is used as an acronym. It stands for "Greatest Of All Time" It is not an insult but rather a form of appreciation.


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In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful Briefly speaking, typically, the first person who intends to say hello (as a greeting), he or she says: Assalamu Alaikum/Alaik But the second one who want to reply to his or her Salam, tells: Alaikum/Alaika Salam (which demonstrates being the second part who is saying back his/her hello ...


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In this case you should avoid Backbiting or ghaybah الغيبة. ... And do not spy or backbite each other. Would one of you like to eat the flesh of his brother when dead? You would detest it. And fear Allah ; indeed, Allah is Accepting of repentance and Merciful. (49:12) A short definition could be found in this well known hadith. According Imam an-Nawawi ...


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First, to the last part... If they're vessels (like cups and spoons), they're clearly forbidden in the various authentic ahadeeth. Now to the main part about other than utensils... Let us first recall the hadeeth from Saheeh al-Bukhaari: Al-Halaalu Bayyin, wal-harramu bayyin... الحلال بيّن والحرام بيّن... The hadeeth basically explains that the ...


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It's ok to do this as it was narrated that there was nothing prevents the prophet from (reciting) Quran except for Janabah: لَمْ يَكُنْ يَحْجُبُهُ عَنِ الْقُرْآنِ شَىْءٌ لَيْسَ الْجَنَابَةَ " Nothing would prevent him from (reciting) Qur'an except Janabah." Source: http://sunnah.com/urn/1002670 BUT: you should not do that, as you should show ...


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First as Mariam is a female name you should consider to use the feminine form: رضي الله عنها (Radia Allahu 'anha) or عليها السلام ('alayha as-Salam) Then radia Allahu 'anha or 'anhu (or rahimahu Allah) could be said about anybody you want to which them well, sahaba, tabi'yn, scholars, teachers, parents ... (see this Fatwa in Arabic) And 'alayha as-...


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Adab is a part of akhlaq. It is simply giving respect mostly to your elders. Akhlaq is related with your personality. It is derived from the word Khulk, means disposition. When you keep doing something repeatedly you start doing it at spinal level, becomes your reflex action. It may be your intelligence, anger, desire or imagination. You have two ...


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There is no English translation of Minhaj al-Qasidin wa Mufid al-Sadiqin (Arabic: منهاج القاصدين ومفيد الصادقين) as the Arabic version is not available in the first place. This book was lost long time ago, but I have heard that, for the first time, a Syrian publisher has distributed the book in Arabic, based on an old version found in Turkey. I have not seen ...


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As others have mentioned, when Prophet name is mentioned, salutation/call for prayer is needed. Regardless of the need for Salawat or not, speaker can avoid such situation by doing it himself/herself once, and then refer to the prophet, without mentioning his name. Messenger of Allah, Prophet, Ar-Rasool Al-Akram, etc.


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Well some people say that one has to abide by the rules of law of that region where he is living as long as they don't oppose the basic Islamic laws. The very basic laws include not telling lies, not stealing, not deceiving other people, not hurting others, not performing deeds which might bring loss to others etc. You forgive other people when they hurt ...


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I have read that the Prophet(peace be upon him) used to recite Ayatul kursi: Prophet (ﷺ) said, “By reciting it (Ayat- ul-Kursi), there will be a guardian appointed over you from Allah who will protect you during the night, and Satan will not be able to come near you until morning” [Al-Bukhari]


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The Prophet (ﷺ) did not stop the man from eating with his right hand; he merely prayed that he would not be able to use his right hand to eat (note that the "right hand" is a deduction made by some scholars, not an explicit part of the hadith, and that other scholars believe that the Prophet was referring to his left hand). In this case, Allah ...


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You are not allowed to put any pressure on your wife to visit your parents. And she has no duty to do so nor will she commit any sin by her rejection. But if she accepted to do so she will be rewarded. As for your statement that she must follow the orders of her husband this is not a blueprint, in fact scholars counted 3 limitations among them as one my read:...


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Yes, it is Sunnah and not doing so could limit you from gaining some easy (for me, at least) good deeds but Allah doesn't limit you to just smile. Abu Dharr narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: ""Your smiling in the face of your brother is charity, commanding good and forbidding evil is charity, your giving directions to a man lost in the land is ...


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It is haram to take Kaafirs as friends. Allah says in the Qu'ran: “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Awliyaa’ (friends, protectors, helpers), they are but Awliyaa’ of each other. And if any amongst you takes them (as Awliyaa’), then surely, he is one of them. Verily, Allaah guides not those people who are the Zaalimoon (...


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Stay off of youtube comments below Islamic videos Stop wasting their time / money on cable television Pray to Allah swt for the patience to handle the opposition Read about the Prophet and his companions and their struggles with the same issues.


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In Islam, you're judged by your intentions: Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your hearts; and He is Oft-forgiving, Most Forbearing. (Al-Baqara: Verse 225) Allah (swt) will not bring to account your negligence, rather your intentions. If you read the Quran while you're naked because you want to ...


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See the Verses from 90th Verse from 5th Lesson (Ma'idah 5:9 0)of Quran Shareef: Whatever you are doing is not considered here, But the result that your action may reflecting are strictly prohibited by Islam. That is it may help someone to take alcohol. More than that the money or profit that you are payed from that bar/shop is also made\earned from haram. ...


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In regard to sneezing and yawning during saying prayers (salah), you should not say any think. Just after sneezing or even after yawning you should keep on your saying prayers. Actually continue from the part of the Salat which you were praying. Otherwise might be it invalidate your saying prayer.


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There's a difference of opinion about this, and there are two schools of thought. But first, have you considered switching to an interest-free account? Several banks offer these, some upon request (even if it's not advertised). The two opinions are: Don't touch it. It's riba money, and you should leave it where it is. When you close your account, close it ...


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According to scholars, it depends if the application is running. If it's running and the Quran verses are on the screen, then you should be in state of wudu (ritual purity). What is forbidden is to make the name of God (or any part of His speech) appear in a improper place, or to touch/read it in an improper state. You can see a full answer here. Little ...


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Akhlagh is about morals (which are not physical) and abilities of soul. Akhlagh is morals that one has used to have them and has became the structure of his personality and usually are hard to change. But Adab is about body and how to use body regarding others. For example greed or pride is included in Akhlagh and how to sit or talk your mother is included ...


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For example, in TV programs when they scare people, they are just kidding with them. There are lots of horror movies on tv whete people are 'scared'. But of course they aren't 'scared'. They are merely acting. In the example you gave, they aren't truly 'scaring' people, but joking with them. This has nothing to do with 'scaring' people in the proper sense ...


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