Friday Sermon Content

Friday Sermon Content

Question

Is it necessary for the Friday Khuṭbāh (sermon) to incorporate some core messages or particular words such as the mention of taqwā (god consciousness)? Please outline the views of all four schools of thought.

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Salah for a travelling female in her menses

Ṣalāh for a travelling female in her menses

Question

I have read in a book that if a woman travels whilst in the state of menstruation, her travel in the state of menstruation will not be regarded as travel for the purpose of shortening the Ṣalāh. Therefore, if she exits the state of menstruation and does not travel further, she will not shorten her Ṣalāh. Please can you shed light on this issue and outline the views of the four schools of thought.

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Travelling on Plane and performing Asr Salah at Mithl Awwal

Travelling on Plane and performing ʿAṣr Ṣalāh at Mithl Awwal

Question

I am travelling abroad and my flight departure time is before the ʿAṣr Ṣalāh time begins. However, the time for ʿAṣr Ṣalāh begins before this according to the other schools of thought based on Mithl Awwal. As it is extremely difficult on some airlines in particular to perform Ṣalāh on the plane in a standing position, is it permissible for me to perform ʿAṣr Ṣalāh before I board, otherwise it will be qaḍāʾ?

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The difference between Zakat and Sadaqah al-Fitr

The difference between Zakāt and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr

Question

What is the difference between Zakāt and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr?

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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.

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