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One woman leading others in salah


There is a hadith in Tabarani and Musnad Ahmad that says ” there is no good in women’s congregation” what’s the status of this hadith?

There is also a report from Ali saying a woman can never be an imam,

but hadiths in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah said Aishah and Umm Salamah (radiyallahu’anhuma) called adhan and led prayers. Are these sahih?

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Should we address the deceased after burial?


After burial of the deceased some people give adhan on the grave, they say “It comforts the dead in the horrid loneliness of the grave”, is the calling of the adhan permissible and is this proven from sunnah or the sahabah?

After burial of the deceased some ‘Ulama do talqin to the deceased. Is this proven from the sunnah or the sahabah?

Please provide reference for the above from Hadith.

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Proof for segregation


I need to know if the verse below relates to any women or only for the wives of Rasullullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)?

I see in todays times many Shaykhs speak directly to women and also many gatherings have men and women together.

Allah Ta’ala says in Surah Ahzab, verse 53:

وَإِذَا  سَأَلْتُمُوهُنَّ مَتَاعًا فَاسْأَلُوهُنَّ مِنْ وَرَاءِ حِجَابٍ  ذَلِكُمْ أَطْهَرُ لِقُلُوبِكُمْ وَقُلُوبِهِنَّ

And when you ask anything from them (the blessed wives of the Prophet), ask them from behind a curtain. That is better for the purity of your hearts and their hearts.

I thank you for your kind efforts in giving us guidance. Jazakallah !

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When to Embrace?


We find that many a time muslims greet by hugging each other, thereafter shaking hands. Is this hugging each other when greeting mentioned anywhere in the Hadith, or should one simply shake hands when greeting (generally)

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Reference for a Hadith on riba


Is there a Hadith that says ”The rules Riba (interest) do not apply between a Muslim and a Harbi [A Non Muslim waging war against Muslims]” and whats the status of the Hadith?

I heard that Imam Az Zayla’i said its extremely weak.

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Clarification on Hadiths regarding the permissibility/impermissibiity of selling dogs


What is the authenticity of the following narrations:

1) Imam Nasa’i reports  from Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu),that the Messenger of Allah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) forbade the price of dogs and cats, except for hunting dogs.

2) Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered a man to pay forty dirhams for killing a hunting dog.

3) Rasulullah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered a person to pay a ram for having killed a watchdog.

How do we reconcile between the above Hadiths and the Hadith in Bukhari wherein the Messenger of Allah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  said that the price of a dog is impure (khabith)?

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