REPLY


DIFFERENCES IN THE UMMAT AND SIRAAT-E- MUSTAQEEM, Fiqh

The interest and enthusiasm shown by yourself and your companions is praiseworthy and congratulatory. However, my advice is that you change this interest of yours from discussions and debates to learning and teaching Deen.

Devote your time and energies to the practical implementation of the Deen. You should make an effort to adopt the lifestyle of our beloved Nabi (sallAllaahu alaihi wasallam) and likewise turn the attention of others in that direction.

This suggestion of mine is based on two reasons. Discussions and debates hamper the ability of a person to carry out (good) actions. It is reported in Musnad-e-Ahmad, Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah and Mustadrak Haakim that Rasulullaah (sallAllaahu alaihi wasallam) said:

December 6, 2010

IZAR BELOW THE ANKLES


Beliefs & Practices, Fiqh

Izar is defined in Arabic to be any lower garment tied to the waist covering the lower half of the body. It includes shalwar, pants, dhooti, pajamas, thawb, etc. In hadith the Prophet divided the length of the izar into four categories:

(1) The Sunna is upto half of the shins.

(2) The rukhsa (concession) is below half the shins till the ankles.

(3) The haraam and a kabira sin are letting it go below the ankles without pride.

(4) Even stronger in prohibition and punishment is dragging or trailing below the ankles out of pride

September 22, 2008