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I too had asked myself that question years ago. I might be wrong in saying this. I don't think Muhammad had ever possessed a prayer rug, especially any with decorations, even Islamic designs. Being a man of frugality with astere tastes, he used a palm frond or straws to pray upon, plain unadorned mats. Somewhere in the ahadith, Muhammad was once offered ...


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Saying: Salaam is an incomplete greeting. And Allah the almighty taught us how to respond: And when you are greeted with a greeting, greet [in return] with one better than it or [at least] return it [in a like manner]. Indeed, Allah is ever, over all things, an Accountant. (4:86) so the minimum would be to return it (but that would be incomplete as ...


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Did the prophet () have a prayer mat? There's no backup for him having one as we use today. He prayed on prayer mats that were made from palm sheets or sheets of other plants and rarely used mats made from animal fur. And he also prayed on earth without using any separator. You can pray on any tahir ground even on soil. 'The earth has been made for me a ...


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Zakat is compulsory on the wealth of any (free) Muslim: male, female, adult or child. The only conditions that play a role are: Nisab: the minimum amount of the specific wealth that should be at hand for which zakat is a due Hawl: the time period which this wealth should have been at hand which is one lunar year.


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You should pay zakat of your money on three conditions, in very short: The money is being held for work / commercial operations. It's ornaments for women like necklaces , rings... Etc. Or it's your house , of course you don't pay zakat for your house, it's not for your commercial operations It should be more than Nisab, it's a quantity of money, if you ...


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It isn't necessarily wrong to send a gift someone sent you to someone else. For instance you might have used the phone your grandfather gave you, and later you give it away. Your grandfather would have understood because he knows that the phone he gave you is getting old. It might be meritous if you give the cake to a needy person who doesn't have ...


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Here is a sample answer. If you have better answers, please add. My son wrote this: If your intentions are good and you lie to save yourself like lying to a robber, it is permissible. He has heard a saying but cannot recall.


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Astagfirullah how can you ask this question you should not taste any thing and many of the tooth pastes have alcohol in it and while brushing in normal months when you brush even after gargeling the remaining substance you can taste and feel it in your throat so this thing also goes with tooth brush particles remains on the brush after washing it so using ...


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A toothbrush can't necessarily break your fast unless you swallow it ( which I doubt you can do ) I believe that the question can be edited as to " Does brushing break the fast ? " NO unless you swallow the toothpaste, brushing does not break the fast. Take care to brush your teeth without swallowing the toothpaste ( and water ) . Islam encourages ...


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https://seekersguidance.org/answers/shafii-fiqh/ruling-shaving-shortening-beard-shafii-school/ This is the answer according to one school of thought. This makes this an issue of ikhtilaf meaning you follow what you want. At the end of the day, some will say it is only voluntary sunnah not obligatory.


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Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: A man was injured during the lifetime of the Messenger of Allah (saws); he then had a sexual dream, and he was advised to wash and he washed himself. Consequently he died. When this was reported to the Messenger of Allah (saws) he said: They killed him; may Allah kill them! Is not inquiry the cure of ignorance? [1] ...


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SIN was a term in archery that means to miss the mark. All mentally sound people know right from wrong. To do wrong when we know right was the correct choice, was to miss the mark, or SIN we had set for our goal. Allah sets the target, we need to follow the path he has shown to us. Allah knows the hearts and understanding of all of us individually. He ...


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