Are jinns also required to fulfil commandments of Shari’ah?

Are jinns also required to fulfil commandments of Shari’ah?

Question 1: Do the commandments of Shari’ah also apply to jinns, like humans?

Answer: Yes. The commandments of Shari’ah also apply to jinns. They are also required to fulfil them.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to perform Qurbani of Hajj in Pakistan?

Question 2: Is it allowed to have the Qurbani of Hajj performed in Pakistan?

Answer: No. It is Wajib for those performing Hajj-e-Tamattu’ and Hajj-e-Qiraan to perform Qurbani within the limits of Haram in gratitude for Hajj. It is not allowed to have it performed anywhere else. (Bahar-e-Shari’at, vol. 1, pp. 1049)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Eid Salah and Qurbani

Question 3: If a person who has not offered the Salah of Eid, performs Qurbani; will it be valid or not?

Answer: Qurbani will be valid. Offering the Salah of Eid is not a condition for the Qurbani to be valid. But remember! Not offering the Salah of Eid without any Shari’ah-approved reason is the missing of a Wajib and a sin.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it for a mute person to slaughter animal?

Question 4: Will the animal be Halal, if slaughtered by a mute person?

Answer: Yes. The animal, slaughtered by a mute Muslim, is Halal. (Bahar-e-Shari’at, vol. 3, pp. 316)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to use the things of Masjid during rituals on third and fortieth day of the demise?

Question 5: How is it to use the things of the Masjid such as electricity, rugs and the loudspeaker during rituals on the third and fortieth day of the demise?

Answer: It is allowed to use the things of the Masjid during rituals on the third and the fortieth day of the demise, etc., according to the established norms. These things can be used as much as are the established norms in the area.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Interlacing fingers and cracking knuckles

Question 6: Does interlacing fingers or cracking knuckles cause the Wudu to become invalid?

Answer: No. Interlacing fingers or cracking knuckles does not cause the Wudu to become invalid. However, when you are not offering Salah, so it is Makruh Tanzeehi to interlace fingers unnecessarily. To do so out of a need is permissible; such as relaxing fingers. And during Salah as well as Tawabi’ee Salah [i.e. the actions leading to Salah] such as going to offer Salah or waiting for Salah, it is Makruh Tahreemi to interlace fingers. The same rulings apply to the cracking of fingers. (Rad-dul-Muhtar ‘ala Durr-e-Mukhtar, vol. 2, pp. 493, 494; summarized)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Excellence of passing away in Madinah

Question 7: Is there excellence of passing away in Madinah?

Answer: Yes. It is stated in Sunan-ut-Tirmizi: The Beloved and Blessed Nabi صَلَّى  اللہُ  تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: ‘Whoever could die in Madinah, should die in Madinah because I will intercede for the person who dies in Madinah.’ (Sunan-ut-Tirmizi, vol. 5, pp. 483, Hadees 3943)[1]

In one of his couplets, A’la Hadrat رَحْمَةُ اللّٰہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has written that Madinah is the city that would get the Muslim dying in Madinah blessed with intercession.

Taybah mayn mer kay thanday chalay jao ankhayn band

Seedhi sarak yeh shahar-e-shafa’at nagar ki hay

(Hadaiq-e-Bakhshish, pp. 222)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to cheat at an examination?

Question 8: These days, cheating at examinations has become quite common. If prevented from cheating, students say, “Everyone cheats”. How is it for students to say this?

Answer: To cheat at an examination is a sin and a crime by law. And this is not necessary that all students commit this sin. Therefore, students should not say that all cheat. Even if it is assumed that all students cheat, the sin will not still be forgiven for this reason. But rather all will be sinners. In the same way, some people have students cheat. Those doing so will also be sinners and they should not do that.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Which Du’a to be recited during collective funeral Salah?

Question 9: If the funeral Salah of a pubescent[2] person and a non-pubescent child is offered together, so which Du’a will be recited in it?

Answer: If the collective funeral Salah of a pubescent person and a non-pubescent child is being offered, so the Du’a of both of them will be recited. Recite the Du’a of the pubescent person first with the intention of reciting the Du’a for a pubescent person and then recite the Du’a of the non-pubescent child with the intention of reciting Du’a for a non-pubescent child. (See: Fatawa Mufti-e-A’zam, vol. 3, pp. 259)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Love for beloved country, Pakistan

Question 10: How should a Pakistani preserve the reputation of his country when he is abroad?

Answer: Love for one’s country is something natural. Therefore, preserving its reputation is the responsibility of all of us. When some unwise people go abroad, they only speak ill of their own beloved country, Pakistan, saying ‘this is the bad thing going on in Pakistan and Pakistan has such-and-such issues, etc.’ Pakistan is our home. Even if there is something wrong with home, so ‘good children do not expose the faults of their home outside’. If there are some faults, there are also good qualities. Therefore, wherever you live, talk about the truthful and permissible good qualities of your country instead of faults.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

 



[1] Sayyiduna ‘Umar Farooq-e-A’zam رَضِىَ  اللہُ  تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ used to make Du’a for demise in Madinah in these words:

اَللّٰھُمَّ ارْزُقْنِیْ  شَھَادَۃً  فِیْ  سَبِیْلِكَ  وَاجْعَلْ  مَوْتِیْ   فِیْ   بَلَدِ رَسُو لِكَ  صَلَّی اللّٰہُ   عَلَیْہِ  وَسَلَّم

i.e. O Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Bless me with martyrdom in Your path and demise in the city of Your Beloved (صَلَّى  اللہُ  تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم).(Sahih Bukhari, vol. 1, pp. 622, Hadees 1890)

[2] One who has reached the age of puberty.

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Are jinns also required to fulfil commandments of Shari’ah?

Are jinns also required to fulfil commandments of Shari’ah?

Question 1: Do the commandments of Shari’ah also apply to jinns, like humans?

Answer: Yes. The commandments of Shari’ah also apply to jinns. They are also required to fulfil them.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to perform Qurbani of Hajj in Pakistan?

Question 2: Is it allowed to have the Qurbani of Hajj performed in Pakistan?

Answer: No. It is Wajib for those performing Hajj-e-Tamattu’ and Hajj-e-Qiraan to perform Qurbani within the limits of Haram in gratitude for Hajj. It is not allowed to have it performed anywhere else. (Bahar-e-Shari’at, vol. 1, pp. 1049)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Eid Salah and Qurbani

Question 3: If a person who has not offered the Salah of Eid, performs Qurbani; will it be valid or not?

Answer: Qurbani will be valid. Offering the Salah of Eid is not a condition for the Qurbani to be valid. But remember! Not offering the Salah of Eid without any Shari’ah-approved reason is the missing of a Wajib and a sin.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it for a mute person to slaughter animal?

Question 4: Will the animal be Halal, if slaughtered by a mute person?

Answer: Yes. The animal, slaughtered by a mute Muslim, is Halal. (Bahar-e-Shari’at, vol. 3, pp. 316)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to use the things of Masjid during rituals on third and fortieth day of the demise?

Question 5: How is it to use the things of the Masjid such as electricity, rugs and the loudspeaker during rituals on the third and fortieth day of the demise?

Answer: It is allowed to use the things of the Masjid during rituals on the third and the fortieth day of the demise, etc., according to the established norms. These things can be used as much as are the established norms in the area.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Interlacing fingers and cracking knuckles

Question 6: Does interlacing fingers or cracking knuckles cause the Wudu to become invalid?

Answer: No. Interlacing fingers or cracking knuckles does not cause the Wudu to become invalid. However, when you are not offering Salah, so it is Makruh Tanzeehi to interlace fingers unnecessarily. To do so out of a need is permissible; such as relaxing fingers. And during Salah as well as Tawabi’ee Salah [i.e. the actions leading to Salah] such as going to offer Salah or waiting for Salah, it is Makruh Tahreemi to interlace fingers. The same rulings apply to the cracking of fingers. (Rad-dul-Muhtar ‘ala Durr-e-Mukhtar, vol. 2, pp. 493, 494; summarized)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Excellence of passing away in Madinah

Question 7: Is there excellence of passing away in Madinah?

Answer: Yes. It is stated in Sunan-ut-Tirmizi: The Beloved and Blessed Nabi صَلَّى  اللہُ  تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: ‘Whoever could die in Madinah, should die in Madinah because I will intercede for the person who dies in Madinah.’ (Sunan-ut-Tirmizi, vol. 5, pp. 483, Hadees 3943)[1]

In one of his couplets, A’la Hadrat رَحْمَةُ اللّٰہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has written that Madinah is the city that would get the Muslim dying in Madinah blessed with intercession.

Taybah mayn mer kay thanday chalay jao ankhayn band

Seedhi sarak yeh shahar-e-shafa’at nagar ki hay

(Hadaiq-e-Bakhshish, pp. 222)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

How is it to cheat at an examination?

Question 8: These days, cheating at examinations has become quite common. If prevented from cheating, students say, “Everyone cheats”. How is it for students to say this?

Answer: To cheat at an examination is a sin and a crime by law. And this is not necessary that all students commit this sin. Therefore, students should not say that all cheat. Even if it is assumed that all students cheat, the sin will not still be forgiven for this reason. But rather all will be sinners. In the same way, some people have students cheat. Those doing so will also be sinners and they should not do that.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Which Du’a to be recited during collective funeral Salah?

Question 9: If the funeral Salah of a pubescent[2] person and a non-pubescent child is offered together, so which Du’a will be recited in it?

Answer: If the collective funeral Salah of a pubescent person and a non-pubescent child is being offered, so the Du’a of both of them will be recited. Recite the Du’a of the pubescent person first with the intention of reciting the Du’a for a pubescent person and then recite the Du’a of the non-pubescent child with the intention of reciting Du’a for a non-pubescent child. (See: Fatawa Mufti-e-A’zam, vol. 3, pp. 259)

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

Love for beloved country, Pakistan

Question 10: How should a Pakistani preserve the reputation of his country when he is abroad?

Answer: Love for one’s country is something natural. Therefore, preserving its reputation is the responsibility of all of us. When some unwise people go abroad, they only speak ill of their own beloved country, Pakistan, saying ‘this is the bad thing going on in Pakistan and Pakistan has such-and-such issues, etc.’ Pakistan is our home. Even if there is something wrong with home, so ‘good children do not expose the faults of their home outside’. If there are some faults, there are also good qualities. Therefore, wherever you live, talk about the truthful and permissible good qualities of your country instead of faults.

وَاللہُ اَعْلَمُ   عَزَّوَجَلَّ   وَ رَسُوْلُہ اَعْلَم   صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ واٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّم

صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب!                    صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد

 



[1] Sayyiduna ‘Umar Farooq-e-A’zam رَضِىَ  اللہُ  تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ used to make Du’a for demise in Madinah in these words:

اَللّٰھُمَّ ارْزُقْنِیْ  شَھَادَۃً  فِیْ  سَبِیْلِكَ  وَاجْعَلْ  مَوْتِیْ   فِیْ   بَلَدِ رَسُو لِكَ  صَلَّی اللّٰہُ   عَلَیْہِ  وَسَلَّم

i.e. O Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Bless me with martyrdom in Your path and demise in the city of Your Beloved (صَلَّى  اللہُ  تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم).(Sahih Bukhari, vol. 1, pp. 622, Hadees 1890)

[2] One who has reached the age of puberty.

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