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Kufr and Shirk

What are kufr and shirk? Not believing in any one of the important articles of faith is Kufr. For example, one who does not believe in Allâh or His qualities; one who believes in two or three gods; denies the existence of angels; denies any one of Allâh’s Books; does …

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Risaalah (Prophethood)

Can we believe that the religious leaders of the Hindus, such as Krishanji and Ram Chandarji, were Allâh’s prophets? We cannot believe that. Prophethood is a special rank given by Allâh to His chosen and devoted creatures. As long as it is not proven by the Shari’ah that this privilege …

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What is the Ijaabat (answer) for Adhaan and Iqaamah

What is the Ijaabat (answer) for Adhaan and Iqaamah Ijaabah for both Adhaan and Iqaamah is mustahab. Ijaabah means that the hearers should repeat the wordings as the Mu’adh-dhin or Mukabbir says. But after hearing the sentences “Hayya ‘alal…”, one should say:   لَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِٱللَّٰهِ There …

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The Masaarif of Zakaah

The Masaarif of Zakaah Meant by Masaarif of zakaah The people to whom zakaah is allowed to be given are called masaarif. Masaarif is the plural of Masraf. The masaarif of zakaah are those people to whom zakaah may be given. What are the masaarif of zakaah? In these days, …

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Sadaqat-ul-Fitr? Fitr means to break the fast, or not to keep fast. Allâh has fixed a sadaqah (charity) over His servants: After the completion of Ramadaan and on the rejoicing of breaking the fast, this charity should be paid as a mark of gratitude. This is called Sadaqat-ul-fitr. The ‘Eid …

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Reopening schools

Reopening schools The Karachi Private Schools Federation (KPSF) has requested Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to allow resuming classes of all grades with Covid-19 standard operating procedures. The organisation has also informed the CM that some people have been creating misunderstandings between parents and teachers, so the provincial …

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