The Rules of Stopping in the Quran (Waqf)

The Rules of Stopping in the Quran (Waqf)

The Divine Language of the Holy Quran has its own principles which every reader has to take care of while reciting it. The Quranic verses contain various punctuation, some necessary stops and pause signs and others optional. Waqf means to stop in Arabic.

The rules come from the Sunnah and they have been recorded as places where the Prophet stopped, or definitely stopped or sometimes paused. Part of the reason is to be able to reflect and comprehend the verse.

Best Oils For a Relaxing Massage

Best Oils For a Relaxing Massage

The Muslim wakes up at fajr and has a long hard-working day. From time to time, due to stress, pressure, we face tension in various parts of the body. The head and shoulder are common. We carry a lot of weight on shoulders and it takes a toll when we try to keep our head held high.

The Islamic Ruling of First Cousin Marriages

The Islamic Ruling of First Cousin Marriages

My question relates to marrying first cousins. Although it’s permissible in Islam, I was wondering as regards to arguments against this as many people cite health issues and high rates of disabilities among children.

I’m struggling to get my head around a ruling in Islam that potentially puts people or children at risk. I am in no way saying the Islamic ruling is wrong as I would never oppose anything in Islam but rather I would like clarification so as to have a better understanding as non-Muslims often ask why we would have this ruling and always cite particular studies.

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HalalBooking.com

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Is Squid halal?

Is Squid halal?

Squid are not from the fish species. According to Britannica.com, “Mollusks are soft-bodied invertebrates of the phylum Mollusca, usually wholly or partly enclosed in a calcium carbonate shell secreted by a soft mantle covering the body.”

Halal and Haram List: Hanafi School

Halal and Haram List: Hanafi School

Here we consider the basic principles of permissibility and impermissibility in the Hanafi School with regards to animal consumption, as mentioned in the classical books of Hanafi jurisprudence. (Culled from: al-Fatawa al-Hindiyya, 5/289-291, Bada’i al-Sana’i, 5/35-39 and Radd al-Muhtar, 304-308)