Islamic Question and Answers
Women’s preaching activities in mosques
QUESTION: Can women preach each other by organizing religious and preaching gatherings, conferences, etc. in mosques?
Coffin of non-mehram woman
QUESTION: Can a man carry the coffin of a non-mehram woman on his shoulders? Some people say that it is permitted rather it invokes the blessings of Allah. Kindly explain it in the light of Quran and Sunnah.
Not performing Haj despite potentiality
QUESTION: What if a man does not perform Haj though he can afford it? Won’t he be a sinner?
Cursing a scorpion
QUESTION: Is cursing a scorpion is lawful?
Missing Juma Prayer
Question: If a person could not offer Juma prayer with congregation due to some disease or any other compulsion, then what prayer he would offer at home – two-Rakaat Juma or four-Rakaat Zuhar?
Answer: If a person somehow fails to offer Juma prayer with congregation he should offer four-Rakaat prayer. Abdullah bin Masood (R.A.) has been recorded as saying.........
Of correct Juma prayer time and Zawal time
Question: What is the status of setting (zawal) of the Sun on Friday?
We heard a prayer leader saying that there is no setting on Friday, therefore, prayers may be offered at that time on Friday. Assuming that it is right the question is that if setting time is on Friday and Juma sermon starts in a mosque at then whether Sunnah prayers can be offered in the mosque before the sermon or not. And that is it right for the prayer leader to deliver sermon so earlier?
Answer: Time for Juma begins from setting time for Juma is an alternative to Zohr prayers. Imam Malik, Imam Shafie, Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Bukhari and most of the companions (R.A.) of Allah’s Messenger (S.A.W.), successors to the companions, leading scholars of Ahadith also followed this ruling. .........
About haircut length of hair for men
Question: How many hairstyles are there in Islam for men, with special reference to length of the hair?
Answer: Allah’s Messenger (S.A.W.) is a role model for us in every a