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There are several ways that Prophet Mohamed (pbuh) had taught the Muslims on how to do salawat and what to say. Some are as followed: حَدَّثَنِي سَعِيدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى، حَدَّثَنَا أَبِي، حَدَّثَنَا مِسْعَرٌ، عَنِ الْحَكَمِ، عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي لَيْلَى، عَنْ كَعْبِ بْنِ عُجْرَةَ ـ رضى الله عنه ـ قِيلَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ، أَمَّا السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ ...


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(Ahl al-Sunnah View) Its the responsibility of the state to handle this as blasphemy against the Prophet is a punishable crime under Shariah. There can be two cases of a person who does this: The person is a Muslim subject of the Islamic state The person is a non-Muslim subject of the Islamic state (Dhimmi) In the first case: there is consensus among the ...


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I would like to give another solution in which you don't have to marry a second wife or divorce your present wife. As you mentioned masturbation, what is wrong if you ask your wife to do it for you with her hand. It is completely allowed and there is no difference of opinion among scholars. It will fulfil your needs to a certain extent.


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Salaams As Muslims, the first and foremost thing that makes us Muslims is to testify and believe in these lines: I testify that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah And Muhammad is his messenger The second line means a lot more than just what is translated however, and as Muslims we believe that Muhammad is "khaatim al-anbiyaa" which means ...


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According to Tamer's answer on this related question, the general Sunni opinion is that the three-minimum guideline is particularly for when reciting tiny ayat, and that a single ayah can be recited instead so long as it is of significant length. It doesn't elaborate on what counts as a significant length, but one wouldn't need to stretch when declaring ...


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Through this Hadith "among" the children rights that the parents have to observe, are: 1- Choose a good name 2- Teach him to read and write 3- Take him a proper wife when becomes adult The Hadith is: رسولُ اللّه صلى‏ الله ‏عليه و ‏آله و سلّم : مِن حَقِّ الوَلَدِ على والِدِهِ ثَلاثَةٌ : يُحَسِّنُ اسمَهُ ، ويُعَلِّمُهُالكِتابَةَ ، ويُزَوِّجُهُ إذا ...


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Absolutely not. But one can have a second wife. Up to four are allowed as you might know. Masturbation is somewhat controversial in Islam. It is not clearly forbidden. There are views that say it is strictly forbidden. But there are people who say it is allowed in case it can save you from a bigger sin. In your case I would say, sure you can do it just ...


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This answer is given from Sunni or Ahlus Sunnah perspective Praise be to Allah. Rafa'-Ul-Yadaain, or raising both hands during Salaat is a confirmed Sunnah of our beloved Prophet (SAWS). There are numerous authentic Hadith confirming that Prophet (SAWS) used to do Rafa'-Ul-Yadaain. In fact, Imam Bukhari (Raheemahullah) wrote an entire book on Rafa'-Ul-...


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Yes it is. Allah mentions in the Quran, the people for whom funeral is not allowed: وَلَا تُصَلِّ عَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِّنْهُم مَّاتَ أَبَدًا وَلَا تَقُمْ عَلَىٰ قَبْرِهِ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَفَرُوا بِاللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ وَمَاتُوا وَهُمْ فَاسِقُونَ And do not pray over any of them who has died - ever - or stand at his grave. Indeed, they disbelieved in Allah and His ...


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I am not sure where this opinion is coming from, and I do not claim that it never existed, but I have not come across it. On the contrary, Ahmad ibn 'Abdul-Wahhāb Ash-Shanqīti in his book Khabar al-Wāhid. pp. 249 quoted Ar-Risāla by Imam Ash-Shafi'i with him saying that there is no known disagreement among Muslim jurists that ahād hadiths are acceptable for ...


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There is basic rule in Islam that as long as certain set of actions do not go against islamic teachings, then they are allowed. In case of Artificial insemination, it is of 2 types, in which Sperm and ovum is taken from husband and wife themselves, and not from anyone else, it is allowed without any problem , but STILL being in bounds of islam. In which ...


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You can look at it from two angles. 1 - There's no doubt that Rasolullah did Raf Yadain in prayer and he commanded us to "pray as you see me pray". This would make Raf Yadain obligatory and a must part of prayer. 2 - The Prophet didn't specify in his own words that Raf Yadain is obligatory, yet he still did it in prayer. This would make it something ...


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This is ridiculous and untrue, at least in mainstream Sunni Islam. As far as I'm aware, the ahadith that talk about martyrs (those killed fighting in a legitimate military engagement) all talk about them in a passive sense without reference to who killed them. For example, look through here: http://sunnah.com/search/martyr There is something very perverted ...


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Zuhr's time starts after the sun has declined from its zenith (Zawal), and Asr's time naturally starts after Zuhr. The issue is that the length of the shadow cast by an object varies with location (longitude\latitude) and the seasons (summer\winter). There are places and times where the minimum length of an object's shadow (at the Sun's Zenith) is equal ...


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The path of those upon whom You have bestowed favor, not of those who have evoked [Your] anger or of those who are astray. (Qur'an 1:7) The path of those upon whom Allah bestowed favor is the straight path. May the creator guide us all.


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From the viewpoint of Islam, fundamental beliefs i.e Believing in Allah, His oneness, Necessity of sending Prophets and The Day of Resurrection, have to be attained through personal research.(needless to say that Quran by itself cannot prove the Existence and Oneness of Allah because it is a kind of circular reasoning) Faith before knowledge is logically ...


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Is it blasphemy to question Islam? No, it is not blasphemy to question your belief in Islam. The companions of the Prophet (pbuh) often asked him questions regarding Islam. During the time of the prophet, people often came to the prophet (pbuh) to ask him questions about Islam. Narrated Abdullah bin Ammar: I saw the Prophet (ﷺ) near the Jamra and the people ...


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Note that among the "founders" of the four sunni madhabs (you quoted, as one should add the dhahiri school, which still exists to them too) only Imam a-Shafi'i really quoted and recorded his osol (sources or principles) of fiqh himself in his book ar-Risala (and also in his records like kitab jamma'a al-'ilm, ikhtilaf al-Hadith, ahkam al-Quran and ibtal al-...


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For the Pathan and Punjabi background, I would like to mention prophet Muhammad SAWW famous hadith: There is no preference for Arabs over non-Arabs, nor for non-Arabs over Arabs. Neither is their preference for white people over black people, nor for black people over white people. Preference is only through righteousness. As for the case of parents ...


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This is such a common issue in many places. I am not going to repeat that in Islam there is no preference of a caste over another, nor a race over another, as it is already mentioned by many answers here and the linked question. You have couple of options as it seems: Convince them: keep talking to your parents, and try to convince them of why you think ...


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The hadith of the pond of Khumm (Arabic: حدیث غدیر خم) has multiple versions, and a multitude of interpretations based on these different versions. The Sunni view is that the hadith is not an indication, implicitly or explicitly, of successorship, regardless of its authenticity. The answer below is solely from a Sunni point of view. Background information ...


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According to the four Sunni schools, it is permissible to follow any school of thought (madhhab) provided that: The sources are the Qur'an or the authenticated Sunnah (depending on the extent of the ruling and its impact). If their school of thought is in contradiction with Qur'an or Sunnah, either through misinterpretation of a verse, misunderstanding, or ...


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No it is not obligatory to urinate standing up, but it is Sunnah to urinate sitting down. It was narrated that 'Aishah said: "Whoever tells you that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) urinated standing up, do not believe him, for he would not urinate except while squatting." The Prophet did so because this was more concealing, and it reduces the risk of any ...


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This is jurisprudence not aqeedah. إنسان الماء (water human) is a creature which is mentioned in the rulings of food by jurists while their existence is neither confirmed nor denied in Islamic beliefs from the Quran or ahadith. The general public at that time believed in such mythical creatures whose tales were brought by travelers and fishermen. The jurists ...


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Combining Zuhr Asr doesn't mean that you pray 8 rakaat together in one go but it means that we finish 4 rakaat Zuhr first then we start 4 rakaat of Asr. Muslims also combine the prayers on Hajj. It is a relaxation given by the islam and prophet p.b.u.h. so why not avail it.


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To my knowledge, I have not read or heard of a specific martial art practiced in the lifetime of the prophet(Peace on him) as is done in this era. However the popular sports of the day included Running, Wrestling, Swimming, Horse riding and archery. I guess this was somewhat sufficient to keep the troops fit enough to wield a sword or shoot an arrow whether ...


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Yes, you should remember Allaah all the time. Yes, even during sex with your spouse... How? here are some examples... Islam forbids entering your wife from behind (anus). Thus remember this rule when you approach her. Before entering try to recite the du'a Before undressing, say bismillah After sex, make gusl. At least make wudu if you're going to sleep. ...


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