The month of Rabiul Awwal

The month of Rabi’ul-Awwal

By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani 

From Superstitions into Light

Rabi’ul-Awwal is the most significant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Continue reading

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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Wasiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance

Waṣiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance


If a deceased person has a few sons, and one of them has already died before him and has children, will the grandchildren be entitled to inheritance? If the deceased wrote a will for his grandchildren, is this will acceptable in Islam? Please can you clarify the matter because some people believe that the grandchildren should be entitled to inheritance from a logical perspective.

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Witr Salah in Makkah and Madinah

Witr Ṣalāh in Makkah and Madīnah


When we visit Makkah and Madīnah in Ramaḍān, should we perform Witr Ṣalāh behind the Imam who does Salām after the second Rakʿah?

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Discourses of senior scholars

This page features some discourses of some leading scholars from around the world. This page will be updated regularly. For discourses of Muhaddithul Asr Shaykh Yunus Jownpuri Sahib, click here.

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Qiyam for one who cannot do Rukoo and Sujood

The following is a brief article in Urdu regarding the ruling of Qiyam for someone who is unable to do Rukoo and Sujood.

To read or download, click on the following link: ruling-on-standing-for-someone-who-cannot-do-sajdah

UPDATE (8 DEC 2015)

The following Fatwa written by Mufti Taqi Uthmani Sahib affirms the position highlighted in the document above. Further, it sheds light on the ruling on performing Salah on a chair.

Click on the following link to download: Fatwa Regarding Salah on Chair and Qiyam for one who cannot do Sajdah (By Mufti Taqi Uthmani Sahib)

15 Shaban: Virtue of the night and the status of the fast

The following answers and excerpts outline the view of experts in relation to the night of 15 Shaʿbān and the status of the fast of 15 Shaʿbān.

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