Inheritance Query

Inheritance Query

Question

In 1982, my father passed away. Members of family that were still alive at the time were (1) Wife (2) Mother (3) 1 son (4) 3 daughters (5) 1 brother (6) 2 sisters. The main asset he owned at the time in his name was a house. He was the sole owner, its market value at the time was £9,000 and he had paid off £4,500 and there was a loan of £4,500 left on the property. His wife then took responsibility of the property and it was transferred into her name and she paid off the remainder £4,500. The property is still owned by the wife.

Continue reading

Fasting for breastfeeding mother

Fasting for breastfeeding mother

Question

I have a four month old baby who I breastfeed but I also give him formula milk. I have been able to fast so far but now I feel weak and thirsty all the time. It has not come to a stage where I have to break my fast yet but as the days here in London are getting warmer I am worried about how I will cope. I also have a four year old and I walk two hours to her nursery and back. What is your advice regarding this?

Continue reading

UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The following is a daily account from a delegation of Ummah Welfare Trust currently in Sierra Leone delivering and overlooking the charity’s £100,000 Iftar programme as well as other projects. The account and further details are available on this link.

Continue reading

Adhan Irab (diacritics) Query

Adhān Iʿrāb (diacritics) Query

Question

When the the phrases “Allāhu Akbar Allāhu Akbar” are said in the Adhān, how should the letter Rāʾ in the first “Akbar” be recited and joined with the subsequent word?

Continue reading

Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramadan

Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramaḍān

Question

Is it Sunnah to perform Ghusl (bath) after Maghrib Ṣalāh during the final ten nights of Ramaḍān?

Continue reading

Where should Sadaqah al-Fitr be donated

Where should Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr be donated?

Question

It is the general custom of Muslims in the UK to donate their Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr to poor Muslims abroad. However, there are also poor Muslims in the UK who are eligible to receive Zakāh and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr. Please advise where we should send our Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr.

Continue reading