​EXTRACT FROM THE TAPE, “BELIEFS AND METHODOLOGY OF THE AHLUS-SUNNAH WAL JAMAA’AH

Dr Sharof: I want to ask you, ‘what is the ruling on attending funeral prayers scheduled on the third day, seventh day, (and the) fortieth day for the deceased? What is the ruling on this?’ This is also from what we have been discussing; what is its ruling? Is it Sunnah or Bid’ah?

The Congregation: Bid’ah!

Dr Sharof: Is the one guilty of this a kaafir (an unbeliever) or not? Continue reading “​EXTRACT FROM THE TAPE, “BELIEFS AND METHODOLOGY OF THE AHLUS-SUNNAH WAL JAMAA’AH”

​RULING ON THE IMAAM WHO HOLDS THAT THE MUSLIMS AND THE NON-MUSLIMS ARE EQUAL: DR SHAROF GBADEBO ROOJI (HAFIDHOHULLAAH)

Questioner: Our Imaam believes that there is no difference between a disbeliever and a Muslim. What is the ruling on this?

Dr Sharof: You shouldn’t have been specific about your Imaam. This is because Continue reading “​RULING ON THE IMAAM WHO HOLDS THAT THE MUSLIMS AND THE NON-MUSLIMS ARE EQUAL: DR SHAROF GBADEBO ROOJI (HAFIDHOHULLAAH)”

SOME INAPPROPRIATE NAMES: DR SHAROF GBADEBO ROOJI (HAFIDHOHULLAAH)

Questioner: Since we know the story of the Soorahs ‘al-Muddaththir’ and ‘al-Muzzammil’, can we name our children Muddaththir and Muzzammil?
Dr Sharof: The questioner said he knows the basis of Soorahs al-Mudaththir and al-Muzzammil. (He wants to know if he) can name his child Muddaththir, the One who cover himself with a garment, (or) Muzzammil, the One who wraps himself in clothing. It is Continue reading “SOME INAPPROPRIATE NAMES: DR SHAROF GBADEBO ROOJI (HAFIDHOHULLAAH)”

ONE OF THE ANIMALS I AM REARING IS SERIOUSLY ILL, SHOULD I KILL THIS ANIMAL TO SAVE OTHERS FROM BEING INFECTED?

Questioner: Assalaamu ‘alaykum

Dr Sharof: Wa’alaykumu ssalaam

Questioner: For instance, if one has a poultry where there are many animals and one of them becomes ill and one is afraid that others may become infected, can one order that the specific animal be injected so that the animal dies and others are not infected?

Dr Sharof: If for example, one is rearing chickens in one’s poultry and one discovers that one of them is seriously ill and the one who is to treat this chicken is unable to detect the problem of this chicken, can this chicken be injected so that it dies, so as to Continue reading “ONE OF THE ANIMALS I AM REARING IS SERIOUSLY ILL, SHOULD I KILL THIS ANIMAL TO SAVE OTHERS FROM BEING INFECTED?”

​HOW SHOULD WE APPROACH THE FREE-MIXING BETWEEN THE OPPOSITE SEXES IN OUR CITADELS OF LEARNING?

Questioner: Can we attend schools where free mixing between the opposite sexes is obvious?

Dr Sharof: If males and females are learning in such a way that they mix freely, in which case it can lead to Shaytoon luring them (to engage in illicit affairs), you should Continue reading “​HOW SHOULD WE APPROACH THE FREE-MIXING BETWEEN THE OPPOSITE SEXES IN OUR CITADELS OF LEARNING?”