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
Urdu Fatāwā Books
Please can you recommend some Urdu Fatāwā books that are in accordance with the Ḥanafī school of thought.
Use of title Mawlānā
Can we use the title Mawlānā for scholars despite the following ḥadīth of Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim ولا يقل العبد لسيده مولاي prohibiting us from it?
Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ
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.
What should a person do with his Qurbānī meat?
Is it Sunnah to eat the liver first from a Qurbānī animal?
(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?
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
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)
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