Author Archives: Mufti Saanwal ibn Muhammad

  • Disposing of Interest

    Allah all might declares war in the Holy Quran upon those who deal with interest:   “Oh you who believe, fear Allah and leave what is owed to you from usurious transactions if you are true believers. If you do not leave these usurious transactions’ then preparefor a war against Allah and His messenger.” (2:278/ …

  • Q&A – Can one use amulets?

    Question My question is what is the stance according to Quran and hadith on using amulets (taawiz) and going to see people who specialise in giving these? Is it acceptable to wear? And sometimes they say you have to do certain things e.g. to ward off nazar getting a pinch of salt some chillies and …

  • Q&A: Why do women shake hands with each other after a talim?

    Question Why do women shake hands with each other after a talim is finished. Is it allowed? The women shake hands with all the women in the room as soon as talim is finished NOTE: Question published as asked.   Answer If the women shake each other’s hands after talim without considering it to be …

  • Q&A What type of insurance would you recommend for my car

    Question What type of insurance would you recommend for my car example: Third Party, Full Compressive…etc.? NOTE: Question published as asked.   Answer In principle, conventional insurance is impermissible as it has elements of gharar (deception) and khimaar (gambling). However, as it is the law of the land (UK) and cars are a necessity, one …

  • Q&A – Do I need to wash clothes 3 times to purify them?

    Question I have a lot of old clothes like shirts and pants that I would like to donate to poor and needy people. I am pretty sure that some of the clothes are not in a pure state to perform salat in (i.e. might have drops of urine on them). I have heard that to …

  • Q&A: Drop of blood fall into my clothes during period

    Question I want to know during periods drops of blood fall on clothes. I thereafter washed my clothes and made them paak. After washing and drying my clothes, I found little marks visible on the clothes. Are my clothes paak? And can I offer salah in them clothes or do I need to wash them …

  • Q&A – Can you give me a dua for Halal Rozi?

    Question: Can you give me a dua for Halal Rozi?   Answer: Read the following Dua as much as you can; especially after the fardh salah.       اللَّهُمَّ اكْفِنِي بِحَلَالِكَ عَنْ حَرَامِكَ، وَأَغْنِنِي بِفَضْلِكَ عَمَّنْ سِوَاك Translation: “Oh Allah, make your Halal provision sufficient for me so that I stay away from Haram and enrich me from …

  • How can I keep up with my missed Salah?

    Question I have missed many salaah in the past and have been trying to pray my qaza namaz’s since the last 5 years. i do try and keep record but sometimes i become lazy and lose record of how much i have prayed, how can i finish off my qaza namaz Answer You should make …

  • Wearing a pigskin leather jacket in Salah

    Question One does stand in the saff behind imaam. Now someone wearing a pigskin leather jacket comes next to him. During salaah the jacket of that person touches the person next to him such as during ruku, sujud, tashahhud.   Is the touched persons salaah invalidated?     Answer The person’s salah remains valid as …

  • Is my mothers’ cousin sister my mahram?

    Question Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible for me to marry my mothers’ cousin? To elaborate, she is my mothers’ fathers’ sisters’ daughter. We are both Muslims. Is she my mahram? Jazakallah. Answer As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Your mothers’ cousin sister is not your mahram and it will be permissible for you to marry her.[1] And …

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