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Verifying Claims of Being from Ahl al-Bayt

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the possibilities for someone to verify their lineage as being from those of Ahl al-Bayt. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I just want to ask, is there any way that a claim of someone being of Ahl al-Bayt can be verified? Have the scholars complied the […]

Can I Give an Adopted Child My Surname?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about adoption, giving an adopted child one’s name, and how to make the child one’s mahram. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am planning on adopting a baby. I am aware of the rule against naming the child after your surname. It is not permissible. However, I […]

Is It Allowed to Call Anyone Son Except Your Child?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, I have a cousin brother who is around 7 to 8 yrs elder than me. He calls me betaa (son in urdu) for fun. I don’t like it. I even don’t like to tell him to stop. Is it allowed in Islam to call anyone son except […]