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Women Performing Funeral Prayer

Islamic FuneralQuestion :

As-Salamu `Alaykum. What is the Islamic ruling concerning Muslim women praying Funeral Prayer?

Answer (Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi) :

Can a Menstruating Women Read The Qur'an

womenislamQuestion :

Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. If I have my period, is it possible to read the Qur’an without touching the mushaf (book)? Jazakum Allah khayran.

Answer (Sheikh Ahmad Kutty) :

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

Drupal Tutorial Series: Installation

Some friend told me to share my experience using drupal. They think drupal very difficult, not like other CMS (Content Management System). Do drupal so difficult and complicated?
I'll try to write simple tutorial about drupal, hopefully it could help you to learn. If you are reading drupal handbook perhaps you'll get confused, so many terms and words that we don't understand. Yes, it is drupal. First time everything seems difficult and you'll need an extra attention but in the end you will know why are you choose it.

1. Installation

We can use automatic drupal installation using Fantastico and for the beginner it will be easier.


Drupal Installation using Fantastico

Google Earth on Ubuntu


I thought Google earth is only for Windows user, but I am wrong. We can also run Google earth in Linux. Just like my other article, Google earth installation in Ubuntu is quite simple. Same as Skype, Google earth also not included in any Ubuntu repository. We have to use medibuntu repository.


We have to  add medibuntu repository in order to have Google earth installed.
I am using Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy with amd64 machine. Other Ubuntu
distribution can use the list from here.

Top 10 Myths About Islam

Islam is a widely-misunderstood religion. Those who are unfamiliar with the faith often have misunderstandings about its teachings and practices. Common misconceptions include that Muslims worship a moon-god, that Islam is oppressive against women, or that Islam is a faith that promotes violence. Here we bust these myths and expose the true teachings of Islam.

1. Muslims worship a moon-god

Some non-Muslims mistakenly believe that Allah is an "Arab god," a "moon god," or some sort of idol. Allah is the proper name of the One True God, in the Arabic language. The most fundamental belief that a Muslim has is that "There is only One God," the Creator, the Sustainer -- known in the Arabic language and by Muslims as Allah. Arabic-speaking Christians use the same word for the Almighty.

2. Muslims don't believe in Jesus

Drupal Tutorial Series : Terminology

drupalThere are many words and terms in drupal we should to know. It will help you learn drupal.

are boxes of content that may be rendered into certain regions of your web pages. Blocks can be placed in various content areas. They are usually generated automatically by modules, but administrators can create blocks manually.

are a collection of links (menu items) used to navigate a website.

Immunity and Protection against Black Magic

Question :

Dear scholars, as-Salamu `alaykum. My family has become aware that some relatives are practicing black magic and that we are the target of these people. Members of my family are also sick, and the severity of their illnesses has increased ten-fold after visiting these relatives. What can my family do to protect themselves against black magic? Jazakum Allah khayran.

Answer (Sheikh Ahmad Kutty):

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

Dear sister in Islam, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and render our work for His Sake.