Dec
21
2010
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AHADITH concerning the rewards and the punishments for deeds Part 2

Recitation of the Quran

26. Rasûlullâh sallallâhu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “The person who recites a single letter of the Quran will receive one reward. And the basic principle with regard to rewards is that they are multiplied ten fold. I do not say that Alif Lâm Mîm is one letter. Instead, Alif is one letter, Lâm is one letter, and Mîm is one letter. Based on this, one will receive 30 rewards.”

Cursing oneself or one’s children

Nov
28
2010
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Partnerships

Partnerships are of two kinds:

(a) Shirkat-e-Imlâk: Examples: (1) A person passes away and there are several inheritors to his estate. (2) Two persons contributed an amount of money and purchased one item. (3) One person gave a gift to two persons.
The rule with regard to such a partnership is that no one has a right to do anything with the item without the permission of the other.

(b) Shirkat-e-‘Uqûd: Two persons made a mutual agreement that they will conduct a business together. The categories and rules of such a partnership are as follows:

Aug
25
2010
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The Meaning Of Shaheed

Q. The word ‘Shaheed’ has been frequently used in the books, newspapers and magazines for different type of people. I am sure that this word should have a specific connotation in the Islamic terminology. I will be grateful if you please explain the true meaning of this word and the categories of persons for whom this terms may be applied in Shari’ah.
(Abdul Sattar, Chicago)

A. In fact ‘Shaheed’, is a specific term, used in the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah. It has certainly a specific meaning and one should be careful before applying this term to a person and you should ascertain whether hi is really qualified to be called a Shaheed.

Jul
24
2010
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Interest free Banking Model

Q. If banking is based on interest-free transactions, what would be its basic practical shape in conformity with the injunctions of Islam?

A. Practically, the interest-free banking system can be structured on tripartite arrangement, between depositors, banks and borrowers. The nature of arrangement will very in different cases as summarised below :

Feb
07
2010
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Vow [Nazrana]

Hadrat lmran bin Husain (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that he heard the Messenger of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) say; “Vows are of two kinds; so if any one vows to do an act of obedience, that is for ALLAH, it must be fulfilled; but if anyone vows to do an act of disobedience, that is for the satan it must not be fulfilled but must make atonement for it to the extent he would do in the case of an oath.”[Nisai, Mishkat]

Nov
11
2009
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Descriptions Of Jinayat

Violations of the restrictions of Ihram and other dictates of Hajj are called Jinayat. For these Jinayat the revealed law of Islam (Shari’at) has imposed some penalties details of which may be seen in comprehensive books. We give here an account of only very necessary dictates for often occurring events. Jinayat of Hajj are divided into two kinds. Firstly the violation of restrictions of Ihram that is to say the commission of those practices which have been prohibited during Ihram. Secondly to abandon any Wajib out of the Wajibat of Hajj or to be lacking therein in any way.

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Nov
02
2009
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Three Kinds Of Hajj

Firstly:
Defining one’s intention (Niyyat) exclusively for ‘Hajj’ Pilgrimage on starting the journey and wearing ‘Ihram’ with this very intention. ‘Hajj’ and ‘Umra’ are not added together. The Hajj of this kind is called ‘Ifrad’ and its’ observer is named as ‘Mufrid’.

Secondly:
Adding ‘Hajj’ and ‘Umra’ together and defining one’s intention for both of them from the very beginning. ‘Ihram’ is also to be worn jointly for both. It is called ‘Qiran’ and one who performs this kind is termed as ‘Qarin’.

Nov
02
2009
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‘Hajj And Umra

In relation to Baitullah there are two kinds of adorations. Firstly, the ‘Hajj’, most of the practices of which are performed within the five days of the month of ‘Zilhijja’. In other than these particular five days these practices cannot be performed. Its details are given in the following pages. Secondly the Umra which can be performed at all times and in all the months of year except the five days of ‘Hajj’. It includes only 3 practices :

(1)
Wearing ‘Ihram’ of Umra at or before Miqat.

(2)
Performing Tawaf (circumambulating ‘Baitullah’) on reaching Mecca.

(3)
Performing Sa’i (walking fast seven rounds) between Safa and Marwah. Thereafter, on having the hair cut or shaven, the ‘Ihram’ formalities come to an end.

Oct
15
2009
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Ayah Number Two

“For Hajj are the months well known, if anyone undertakes that duty therein let there be no obscenity, no wickedness, nor wrangling in the Hajj. And whatever good you do, be sure Allah knoweth it.”

In this verse the word ‘Rafath’ is used, meaning obscene speech. This may be of two different kinds. Firstly there is more strongly prohibited. Secondly there is that form which under normal circumstances may be allowed, but during Hajj (ihraam) becomes prohibited, for example in the case of love talk with one’s wife.

Feb
25
2009
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28) The Consumption of Haram

Allah, Glorified and Exalted be He, cautions us saying,

{And do not eat up your property among yourselves for vanities.} (Al-Baqarah: 188)

The verse means that Muslims are commanded by Allah to avoid taking the property of each other’s through illegal means. Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them both) said, “What is meant in the verse are the false oaths through which a person takes the property of another with no right.”

The consumption of Haram is of two kinds:

1) Taking another’s property through oppression such as in cases of treachery and robbery.

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