Vol 24 – No 10 | The Majlis – Ramadhaan 1439 / June 2018
Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “I take oath by The Being Who has sent me with the Truth (of Islam)! The world will come to an end only after (the calamities) of earthquakes, showers of stones (from the heaven) and disfigurement (of the faces of people) have taken place.
The Sahaabah asked: ‘O Rasulullah! When will this happen?’ Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “When you see women seated in the saddle (in the driving seat – riding horses and driving cars); when singing girls are in profusion; when false testimony becomes the norm; when homosexuality (and lesbianism) becomes rampant.”
Q. Can money collected for a Musjid be used for a Madrasah or for another Musjid?
A. Money collected for the Musjid may not be used for the Madrasah nor for another Musjid. The same applies to money collected for a Madrasah.
Q. Is it proper for a man to kiss his children on their lips?
A. Kissing even one’s own children on the lips is not part of Islamic culture. It is a western practice. Kiss the children on their foreheads. It is not permissible. The prohibition is more emphasized for daughters.
Q. Who has to pay the expenses for winding up the estate of a deceased?
A. The expenses for winding up the estate should be paid from the estate’s assets. The third for any wasiyyat (bequest for a non-heir) will be related to the balance after deducting expenses and debts.