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The significance of Muharram & Aashura (10th Muharram).

From among the months of the Islaamic year, the “Ashurul Hurum” (Sacred Months) enjoy a greater significance. Hafiz Ibn Katheer (Radhiallahu-anhu) has quoted the saying of Hadhrat Qatadah (Radhiallahu-anhu) in his famous tafseer. He...

Asking for an Increase in Repayment of Loan

Question: A few years ago I lent someone $200,000. The arrangement was that he would give me a parcel of land instead of repaying the loan. After two years he is saying he cannot sell...

Masah on Dexshell socks

Question: I will like to know if the Dexshell ultralite socks are proper for masah? I am going for hajj and will like to use them.  Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most...

Is it Permissible for Women to look at Men?

Question: 1. How does one reconcile the injunction in the Qur'an which tells the believing men & women to lower their gaze with the narration that A'isha Radiallahu Anha was permitted to watch some...

Is it compulsory for the seller to refund the customer?

Question: I sold a car to a customer stating on the contract sold as is. If the customer discovers a fault after 1 week is it compulsory for me to take back the car and...

Qadha (make-up) for numerous missed Salaah

Question: My question is how do I pray the Salah that I have been missing? I know its a sin if one don't pray his Salah on time and he have to ask for forgiveness...

Is Platinum Rings Permissible for Women?

Question: I bought my wife a platinum diamond ring a while ago, and would like clarification if platinum wedding ring is permissible for women to wear? I have heard from various non-qualified sources that it...

LGBT & same sex marriages in Islaam.

Question What is the ruling regarding same-sex marriages in light of the Shariah? Can you provide evidences from the Quran and Sunnah? What is the ruling regarding a person...

Is the Prophet ﷺ Hazir & Nazir and made from Noor? Salaah behind an...

Question: Salaam. Will Salaah behind an Imam who believes the Prophet Muhammad is Noor and not human, and that is the Prophet saw is physically present everywhere and physically...

Is it permissible to use permanent hair dyes?

Question: Is it permissible to use permanent hair dye? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Is sterilizing or neutering of animals permissible?

Question: As salaamu Alaikum,What is the islamic ruling on sterilizing pets? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Taking medical insurance in the US.

Question: I currently live in Bangladesh. My father suffers from Liver Cirrhosis. I have plans to do Masters or PhD from USA. It is recommended for my father to...

Performing Kaffarah for missed fasts.

Question: Assalamu Alaikum,I would like to make my intention to do Kaffarah, however I want to make sure that I have all the correct information with respect to the...

Salah with clothing containing logos.

Question: Assalaamu 'Alaikum.I wanted to know if our Salah will be valid with clothes that have words printed on them. Here I am referring to the brand names that...

Will one be a Musaafir (traveller) if he adopts a 2nd residency?

Question As Salamu AlaykumWhen the jurist puts the condition of  ومن قصده التعيش لا الارتحال with regards to a person who moved to another country. Do any Hanafi jurist...

Online shopping rewards.

Question: Assalaamu 'Alaikum.There is an online shopping site called Flipkart which has a reward program called 'Flipkart supercoins'.In this program whenever a customer purchases products from this site, Flipkart...