ABU BAKR’S WISDOM
Hadhrat Abdullah Ibn Mas’ood (Radhiyallahu anhu) said that the wisdom of Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiyallahu anhu) is evidenced by his appointment of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallahu anhu) as the Khalifah to succeed him.
Q. During Ihraam, I intentionally smelt the fragrance of some flowers. Is there a penalty?
A. No there is no Dumm or Sadqah penalty. Since it is Makrooh, it is necessary to make Taubah.
Q. If Qur’baani meat is given to someone, is it permissible for him to sell it?
A. When he takes possession of the meat he becomes the owner, hence he may sell it.
Q. Is it permissible for females during the state of haidh to be at the side of a person who is in Sakraat (on the death bed)?
A. Females in haidh, even the man’s wife, should not be at his side or in the room on the occasion of his Maut. The Angels of Mercy will flee.
Q. If the nails of 3 fingers were cut, what is the penalty?
A. The penalty is the Sadqah Fitr amount for each finger.