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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Hadith query: Wings of angels spread over Sham

Ḥadīth query: Wings of angels spread over Shām

Question

It is mentioned in a ḥadīth that the angels have their wings laid over Shām. How is this reconciled with what is currently happening in Syria? What does this ḥadīth mean? This is creating some confusion. Please clarify.

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Calculating the seventh day for Aqiqah

Calculating the seventh day for ʿAqīqah

Question

If a child is born on Monday morning at 9am, is the seventh day the following Sunday or Monday? What if he is born on Monday evening? Please clarify.

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Can a business partner take a salary or extra profit

Can a business partner take a salary or extra profit?

Question

Is it permissible for a business partner who has stake in the partnership to draw a salary for his additional work or take additional profit? Please outline the views of all four schools of thought and whether there is any flexibility in relation to this.

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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (English)

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This issue has been addressed in my Arabic article Matā Wulida al-Rasūl Ṣallāllāhu ʿAlayhi wa Sallam wa Matā Tuwuffiya.[1] A summary is outlined below.

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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (Arabic)

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ?

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Combining prayers according to elders of Deoband

اکابر علماء دیوبند کے نزدیک ضرورت کے وقت جمع بین الصلوتین جائز ہے یا نہیں؟

Is it permissible to combine prayers according to the elders of Deoband?

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