Serving the husband and his family and vice-versa

السراج الوهاج في خدمة الأزواج

The shining lamp on serving the spouses

This Arabic treatise explores the issue of the wife serving her husband and his family and vice versa.

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Photographs and Images

Photographs and Images

Question

Is it permissible to take digital photographs of people without their permission? What is the ruling regarding keeping and circulating the images of pious people who have passed away? What about selfies in front of the Kaʿbah and in Masjid Nabawī in front of the grave of the Prophet ﷺ?

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The last female companion of Prophet Muhammad to pass away

The last female companion of Prophet Muḥammad to pass away

Question

Who was the last female companion of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ to pass away?

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Story of Bilal ibn Rabah returning to Madinah and giving the adhan

Story of Bilal ibn Rabāḥ (may Allah be pleased with him) returning to Madīnah and giving the adhān

Question

There is a story of Bilāl ibn Rabāḥ (may Allah be pleased with him) which is related by many speakers. The summary of the story is that when he was in Shām (Levant) he once saw a dream in which the Prophet ﷺ suggested to him to visit the blessed city of Madīnah. He immediately departed and headed towards Madīnah and arrived at the grave of the Prophet ﷺ. Thereafter, he met with Ḥasan and Ḥusayn (may Allah be pleased with them) and embraced them. Continue reading

Warning the Ummah of the poison of tale-bearing (Namimah)

تحذير الأمة عن سم النميمة ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني

Warning the Ummah of the poison of tale-bearing (Namīmah)

This Arabic treatise is a collection of ḥadīths and statements of scholars regarding Namīmah (tale-bearing). The treatise includes the following:

  • 40 ḥadīths regarding Namīmah.
  • Statements of more than 20 scholars regarding Namīmah.
  • Qurʾānic verses regarding Namīmah and its definition.
  • The interconnectedness of Namīmah and Ghībah (backbiting) and the difference between the two.
  • The harms of Namīmah and the six actions prescribed by scholars when someone undertakes Namīmah in your presence.
  • Is Namīmah a major or minor sin and how should a person recompense for this sin?

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Naming New Born Baby Isa

Naming New Born Baby ʿĪsā

Question

Is it permissible to name a new born baby ʿIsā? I have heard that it is necessary to add the name Muḥammad to ʿIsā and name the child Muḥammad ʿIsā.

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