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Do modern Hanafi scholars still rely on mash'hur ahadith?

The well-known sunnah (al-sunnah al-mashhūra, Arabic: السنة المشهورة) continues to be used till today by Hanafi scholars to: establish rulings of the Hanafi jurisprudence, do tafsir of the Qur'an, ...
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Why do ladies pray differently as per Hanafi fiqh?

Pray as you have seen me to pray My understanding is that Ar-Rasool (SAWS) made this statement in the company of his male companions. It was an order to them (all men), there were no women present. ...
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Why do ladies pray differently as per Hanafi fiqh?

As a new Muslim, I learned how to pray from a YouTube video entitled Women's prayer according to Qur'an and Sunnah. Turns out, I learned how to pray from a cute Hanafi girl. The video answers your ...
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What to do with the Riba (interest) money?

As far as I studied some well-established reference, and discussed with some scholars (yes, they are hanafi), (i'll update my answer asap i get hold onto related on-line reference) if you have no ...
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Is the minimum marriage age for males 12 and females 9 in the Hanafi fiqh?

There is no minimum age for nikah to be valid, though it is recommended by scholars that it shouldn't be contracted before puberty. The nikah of a minor will be valid when contracted by their ...
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Can women slaughter animals?

If there is no hadith (or verse) that prohibits women to slaughter, then the general rule would be that a woman may slaughter animals. As the general rule in fiqh is that everything that is not proven ...
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Can women slaughter animals?

To supplement Kilise's answer. ان امراة، ذبحت شاة بحجر، فسيل النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم عن ذلك، فامر باكلها A lady slaughtered a sheep with a stone and then the Prophet (ﷺ) was asked about it and he ...
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Zakah on plots of land with the intention to resell in the future

In Hanafi fiqh, there are two general principles at play here: Goods bought with the express intention of resale are considered stock-in-trade, and thus zakatable. Goods bought with the express ...
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What should be done regarding Salat on a long flight?

Well a friend of mine is Hanafi and he told me that abu Hanifa used to say that one should take any opportunity Allah gives you. This would mean you can pray Dohr and Assr as Jama' (joined- at the ...
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Can you end the prayer before the Imam? ( Hanafi )

For the hanafi madhhab the tasleem is not considered a rukn (fard) but wajib (which might have the level of sunnah muakkadah or a bit more in other madhhabs). Some of their evidences is Alqamah said ...
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Is it proven to say this du'a before niyyah of salah?

Certainly this has a backup in the sunnah: When the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) stood to offer a voluntary prayer he would say: " Allahu Akbar Wajahtu wajhi lilladhi fataras-samawatiwal-arda hanifan ...
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Exchange Halal with Haram Currency

Bank notes are not assets (maal) themselves, they are legal tender, a representation of one's own assets. When the notes change hands, they represent something different from before the changing of ...
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If a woman with a mental disorder incorrectly believes she is raped and falsely accuses a man, will she be punished?

It was narrated from ‘Aa’ishah that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The Pen has been lifted from three: from the sleeping person until he wakes up, from the minor until ...
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Is there anything wrong with postponing Ramadan fasting until a time of the year when days are shorter?

Compensating for the missing fast should not be merely done for making up for the missing fasts, but this (along with all form of Ibadah) should be done for the sake of Allah (SWT). No one should be ...
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Children disabled because parents have sinned

Good Question, The sin is not transfered from one person to others. Second, In reality we have seen a lot of disabled people has awsome reputations and life style even better than normal people like ...
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Is a man allowed to deny his wife sexually?

Allah (swt) says, first let them know that you're upset, if they don't listen then refuse to fulfill their desires, if again they don't listen, then as a last resort strike them (to signify that this ...
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Is nikah halal with a razai(foster) sister's sister?

Bismillah, Generally, there are 3 scenarios regarding your sister from breastfeeding: The girl was breastfed by the guy's mother. The guy was breastfed by the girl's mother. Both the guy and the ...
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I'm divorced and my potential wife has no family; would our marriage be valid with my friends as witnesses?

Short Answer : Yes Detailed Answer: If a person is a Muslim, baaligh (mature), aaqil (sane) and free (not slave), he can be a witness to a Nikah. There must be at least one man and 2 women, or 2 ...
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Does the Hanafi madhab allow men to get married to women of the people of the book?

It's permissible under conditions specified in the Qur'an: This day [all] good foods have been made lawful, and the food of those who were given the Scripture is lawful for you and your food is ...
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According to Hanafi jurisprudence, marrying Jews or Christians is Makruh Tahrimi. Why is it Makruh Tahrimi even though it is allowed in the Qu'ran?

It is makruh not only in the Hanafi madhab but also other madhabs. See Are inter-religious marriages encouraged in islam? for references. Regarding the Hanafi Madhab: Shami writes in Radd al Muhtar ...
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How do the hanafis explain praying 10 raka't of optional prayers after jumu'ah?

The rakahs of Friday Prayer according to the Hanafis are as follows: 4 Sunnah 1 2 Fard (with congregation) 4 آخر ظهر (Akhir Zuhr) 2 4 Sunnah 2 Sunnah 2 Nafal 1 These are based on narrations to that ...
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Can someone do ghusl after Maghrib on Thursday for Jumu'ah?

Theoretically after the maghrib the day starts so this time would be counted as part of the Friday (from this point of view). As I in first place over read the restriction on the hanafi view my answer ...
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Why camel meat does not break wudu in Hanafi fiqh?

According to the Hanbali madhab, camel meat is a nullifier of wudu and hence it is obligatory to repeat wudu after eating it. Their evidence is the hadith: أن رجلا سأل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ...
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Who can be Wali of a woman who has no other Muslims in her family?

The waly of a former non-Muslim lady who converted must be a Muslim. She should chose him and he can't be from among the two necessary witnesses for the marriage. Usually people in such cases chose ...
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I am hanafi but i want to do Rafa yadain in salat... Can i do?

There's nothing hindering you to do so. Especially as you came across that it is sunnah and if you are rather sure of its authenticity. Be aware that even if the Hanafi maddhab doesn't follow this ...
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Why do hanafis pray fajr congregation at a later time outside ramadan and pray early in ramadan

As far as I know, the Hanafis typically pray Fajr later outside of Ramadan due to the following hadith: Rafi bin Khadij said: قَالَ:‏‏‏‏ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ ...
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Hanafi school considers male circumcision optional. Wahabbism has a different stand on circumcision. Can wahabbi be a hanafi?

1) Which school of jurisprudence do wahhabis and salafis follow? Wahhabi or salafi are what one could consider "independent schools" of sunni fiqh, but they mainly based their osol al-fiqh (sources ...
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Is amazon affiliate marketing haram for the marketer?

Bear in mind that my answer is based on what I know about the Amazon affiliate program, and that dates back to a year or two, so things may have changed. You are supposed to only put links to a ...
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