Is the meal or feast on which Fateha (Al-fateha) is recited is forbidden or not

Is the meal or feast on which Fateha (Al-Fateha) is recited is forbidden or not?

Questions answered by Allama Syed Abdullah Tariq on ‘FATEHA’ or ‘DEATH FEAST’ Q.(i) Is the meal or feast on which Fateha (Al-Fateha) is recited is forbidden or not? After death of a person, on the second day, ‘Fateha’ is recited on gram or seeds of the fruits for the benefit of deceased. Please do write […]

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Why Should Anyone turn to Islam that Hates Life?

‘CROSS FIRE’ by Allama Syed Abdullah Tariq in an issue of ‘Islamic Voice’ Q. Why do Muslims blame the West (primarily the United States) for the problems concerning modernity within its own religion? I am a Junior at San Diego State University. I am a Baptist Christian who after the horrible acts of terrorism on […]

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Neil Armstrong Conversion to Islam

Is it true that Neil Armstrong heard the Azaan and saw split marks on the moon, and then converted to Islam?

‘Azaan on Moon’ Question answered by Syed Abdullah Tariq in ‘Islamic Voice’ Q. In my school days I heard a rumour that the astronaut Neil Armstrong heard Azan when he first stepped on the moon? If this is true, then surely it was the Almighty’s proclamation that even if humans have reached the moon, Allah is […]

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FAQ by Allama Syed Abdullah Tariq

Is there any particular virtue if ‘Arafah falls on a Friday?

Answer:Praise be to Allaah. Firstly:  We do not know of any hadeeth which says that if ‘Arafah falls on a Friday then Hajj in that year is equivalent to seven Hajjs, rather what is narrated is “seventy Hajjs” or “seventy-two Hajjs”, but neither of them is saheeh anyway.  The former was narrated in a hadeeth, […]

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