Category Archives - Miscellaneous / Social

Is it permissible to adopt a child in Islam?

March 19, 2015 - No Comments

Question:
Do the rules of purdah apply when one has adopted a child? Also, is inheritance and other issues the same as with a biological child?

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Digital Photography

March 17, 2015 - No Comments

Question:
Is it permissible to keep photos or Digital photos of people who have passed away? We have a family tree website that has all

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Is it permissible for a woman to freeze her own unfertilized egg cells to maintain fertility?

March 16, 2015 - No Comments

Question:
As a practicing doctor I kindly ask you, if there are any religious reasons speaking against the operative extraction and freezing of ones

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O My Dear sisters, the Mother of Believers, The daughter of Lions of the Ummah, O the Queens of Islam!

December 26, 2014 - One Comment

Know, my dear Muslim sister, that you are man’s sister and half of humanity. You are a mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, grand daughter or

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Is it permissible to celebrate birthdays in Islam?

December 3, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
I am a new Muslim.I live in America.I have three children form my
Muslim husband .He wants to follow strict Islamic lifestyle .I want

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Rules and regulations pertaining to end the iddah period

October 30, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
My mother is going to end her iddah period in the next month. I want to know the rules and regulation pertaining to end

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Is applying makeup Haraam?

October 17, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
Is applying makeup Haraam? I am not talking about the make up which comes in different colours but the colour which blends with skin

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Women’s only charity fundraiser

September 18, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
A charity is organising a sisters’ only fundraiser where they will participate in paint balling & raise funds for Gaza. If this is incorrect,

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Hopelessly Tangled

July 26, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
I have been in a relationship with a guy for 8 months. Recently we broke up, the reason was due to his anger and

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The night of the 15th of Sha’ban

June 12, 2014 - No Comments

If a person wants to fill a container he will first ensure that the container is clean. If the container is not clean he will

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The Prophet Ayub (Alayhi Salam) and his story of hardships

April 14, 2014 - 2 Comments

Question:
What was the prayer of ayub as and what was his story of hardship that mentioned in Quran? Can we read same prayer?

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Is it permitted to wear Arabic calligraphy scarves?

March 21, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
Is it permitted to wear Arabic calligraphy scarves, cloaks or bags? There is no Arabic words just letters put together to make a design?

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Can Muslim women show their hair to non-Muslim women?

March 17, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
My question is about hijab for sisters- do they observe hijab from non-Muslim women the same as they would of non mahram men? Can

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Women attending Fashion Shows

March 4, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
I have heard of a function which is called ‘let loose’. In this function there will be a book launch. Only females allowed are

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How do I deal with a difficult mother in law?

February 28, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
What does Islam say about a situation where husband and wife are willing for something, but the mother-in-law disagrees.
My husband use to be

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Who was Sheikh Muhammad Al-Ameen Al-Mukhtaar Ash-Shanqeetee?

February 8, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
Who was Sheikh Muhammad Al-Ameen Al-Mukhtaar Ash-Shanqeetee?
 
Answer:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

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Is it permissible to give a cat a Muslim name?

January 26, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
Is it permissible to give a cat an Arabic Muslim name?
 
Answer:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

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When does Hijrah become compulsory?

January 23, 2014 - No Comments

Question:
When does hijra become compulsory for muslims? Does hijra only become compulsory if there is a Islamic state?
Can muslim make hijrah from Darul

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Is it permissible to wear rings made of metal other than gold silver?

January 16, 2014 - 4 Comments

Question:
Is it allowed to wear rings made of metals other than gold silver and platinum in Hanafi madhab?
 
Answer:
In the Name of

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