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Religious Discourse


By Mufti Jaseemuddin Qasmi | Coordinator, Online Darul Ifta Email:

Marriage after donating blood I donated blood to a woman and now I want to get married with her daughter so can I do so? Hakimul Islam, India Donating blood is not like breastfeeding. Breastfeeding causes hurmat-e-musaharat (invalidating marriage) and not the donating of blood. So, you can get married to her.

To suppress anger When we get angry, should we express the anger or bear and hide it? Saleha, Mumbai. It is better to suppress the anger and forgive the wrong doer but if there is a fear that he may be bold over committing mistakes again then sometimes it is also okay to express the anger in a wise way, so that the offender will not commit any painful act repeatedly. 46 EASTERN CRESCENT | APRIL 2014

Allah subhanahu ta’ala counted those who suppress their anger and forgive others among the mohsineen the benefactors as He says “Those who spend (in the cause of Allah) during ease and hardship and who restrain anger and who pardon the people - and Allah loves muhsineen.” [Surah Ai’Imran-Ayah 134] Allah’s apostle (saws) said: “The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.” [Sahih al-Bukhari- 6114] In the same way it is also narrated in a hadith that once a companion of prophet (saws) greeted him but he did answer to show his anger. [Sunan Abudawood]

puberty mother loses the right to nourish her and this right goes to her father, so is it right,although she does not want to live with him ? Laibah, Mumbai A daughter’s sustenance is incumbent upon her father till she is married. [Al-Natf fi Fatawa li Sindi]] It is true that after she reaches puberty, the right to bring her up goes to the father but if she does not want to live with father then she can live with mother and she won’t be compelled to live with father if she is mature to the extent that she knows about right and wrong. [Durre Mukhtar]

Woman’s prostration Daughter’s sustenance I am a divorced woman. My daughter is eight years old and she lives with me. My question is that whether the sustenance of my daughter is on my husband and can I take it from him. I heard in Islam after daughter reaches the age of

How should woman prostrate in salah and how should she sit in Jalsa. Tell me in the light of Quran and hadith. Anisurrahman Qasmi, UP Women should prostrate in salah in a way that all her body parts are close together and

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abdomen placed over her thighs. Both feet and ankles sticking out to the right with the lower portion of back touching the ground. Yazeed bin Abi Habib narrates that prophet (saws) passed by two women who were offering salah then he said: “When you prostrate,


you must let some parts of your flesh touch the earth because the woman is not like man in it” [Marasil li Abu Dawood-87, 1/117and Baihaqi] During Jalsa and Qaida (sitting between Sajdah and during Attahyat) women should sit

on floor and their both ankles and feet sticking out towards right hand side. Ibn Umar (ra) was questioned about how women used to sit during the times of Prophet (saws)? He said: In the beginning they used to perform “Tarabbu”

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If any pair of both wife and husband accepted Islam together then do they need to renew their nikah?

according to their previous faith would be considered valid after Islam as well.

Arshad Khan, Mumbai.

And Allah knows the best.

Nikah of couple who embraced Islam

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No, they do not need to renew their nikah but their marriage

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