Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani on the unlawfulness of wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

Discourse of Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī (b. 1362/1943 – ) on wedding gifts, no boxed presents and the unlawfulness of a person’s wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

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Use of title Mawlana for scholars

Use of title Mawlānā

Question

Can we use the title Mawlānā for scholars despite the following ḥadīth of Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim  ولا يقل العبد لسيده مولاي prohibiting us from it?

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Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ

Question

What is the status of the narration that suggests that a person should generously spend on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ? Please clarify because people who do not believe in this are criticised whilst people who believe in this are accused of innovation.

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What should you do with Qurbani meat and should you eat the liver first

What should a person do with his Qurbānī meat?

Is it Sunnah to eat the liver first from a Qurbānī animal?

Question

(1) What should a person do with his Qurbānī meat? Should he distribute it or eat it himself?  Please outline the position of all four schools of thought.

(2) Is it Sunnah to eat the liver first from a Qurbānī animal?

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What should a Muslim student study? By Imam Ibn al-Sunni

What should a Muslim student study?

By Imam Ibn al-Sunnī (d. 364/975)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

On a recent visit to Bahrayn, my respected father Mufti Shabbir Ahmad (b. 1376/1957 – ) was given copies of Riyāḍat al-Mutaʿallīmīn, a book recently published by Shaykh Nizam Niẓām Yaquby (b. 1378-9/1959 – ).  Continue reading

Allamah Lakhnawis view on the language of Jumuah sermon

ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawi’s view on Jumuʿah Khuṭbah language

Language of Jumuʿah Sermon

By ʿAllāmah Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥayy Laknawī (d. 1304/1886)

Translator’s Introduction

The language of the Jumuʿah sermon and whether it can be, and indeed should be, delivered in non-Arabic is a contentious issue. There are a range of opinions on this and the practice across the world is varied. Continue reading