Feeding the family of the deceased and others

Feeding the family of the deceased and others


What is the ruling regarding feeding the family of the deceased? Is it lawful for non-family members to eat from this food?

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Alcohol in Jus-Rol Puff Pastry

Alcohol in Jus-Rol Puff Pastry


The ingredients of Jus-Rol Puff Pastry include alcohol. Is this Ḥalāl?

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Dua after eating sweet dish

Duʿāʾ after eating sweet dish


I know that the following duʿāʾ اللھم إني أسئلك حلاوۃ الإیمان is narrated from the Prophet ﷺ. However, is there any narration that mentions that the Prophet ﷺ recited or recommended this duʿāʾ when eating a dessert or a sweet dish?

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Hadith regarding the family of the bride feeding people

Ḥadīth regarding the family of the bride feeding people

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 - )

Question: A Fatwā has been published recently that states that it is Sunnah for the family of the bride to do a Daʿwat (invite and feed people) and this has been referenced with the narration of the marriage of Fāṭimah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq (5: 487).  Continue reading

Is it prohibited to use a knife?

I have heard that there is a Ḥadīth in Sunan Abū Dawūd that prohibits the use of a knife to cut meat whilst eating. Please can you explain if it is permissible to use a knife to cut meat and the meaning of this Ḥadīth.

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