The last female companion of Prophet Muhammad to pass away

The last female companion of Prophet Muḥammad to pass away

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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

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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

Muslim burial for insane deceased under the care of a Muslim revert

Muslim burial for insane deceased under the care of a Muslim revert

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A mentally ill adult has passed away in a care home. He has been mentally ill since he was a small child. His non-Muslim parents died forty years ago. Currently, his next of kin and guardian is his brother who is a Muslim revert. Should the deceased be given a Muslim burial?  Please outline the views of all four schools of thought.

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Two verses of the Quran and the validity of Salah

Two verses of the Qurʾān and the validity of Ṣalāh

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If someone recites the following verses of the Qurʾān إنما یخشی اللهُ من عباده العلماءَ  with a ḍammah on the word Allah and Fatḥah on the word al-ʿUlamāʾ, and وإذ ابتلی إبراهیمُ ربَّه بكلمات with a ḍammah on the word Ibrāhīm and a Fatḥah on the word Rabb, is the Ṣalāh valid?

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