The acceptable area of impurity on clothes

Area of impurity on clothes larger (not smaller) than a currency coin (dirham) counts as significant impurity and necessitates appropriate cleaning before prayers….  Few words on the excellence of scholars for meticulously unraveling the evidence to arrive at as best an opinion as possible on a matter.

Guardian’s approval for woman’s marriage

Under Hanafi jurisprudence a woman who has matured and is sound of understanding and intellect is able to marry without the need of approval from her guardian although it is encouraged to get one. The other three major schools of jurisprudence differ from this view.

Boxing in Islam

A physically strong believer is better than a physically weak believer. الْمُؤْمِنُ الْقَوِيُّ خَيْرٌ وَأَحَبُّ إِلَى اللَّهِ مِنَ الْمُؤْمِنِ الضَّعِيفِ. As such, sports are encouraged in as much as they help us to keep fit. However boxing is not permissible according to the ‘ulama. Prophet, salla Allahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, has prohibited striking the face. Other contravention in boxing is the possibility of harming oneself which is against the Quranic injunction وَلَا تُلْقُوا بِأَيْدِيكُمْ إِلَى التَّهْلُكَةِ ۛ

Traveller’s prayer (Qasr)

It is permissible to omit sunnah mu-akkdah prayer during travel. However it is not correct to say that praying sunnah during travel is not permissible since there is evidence that the Messenger of Allah, sall(i) Allahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, did pray sunnah during travel.