• If Imam misses “maliki yawmid-deen” in salah, what is the ruling?

      QUESTION: If the Imam misses “maliki yawmid-deen” in salah, what is the ruling?     ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   The Ṣalāh will be valid.[1]   And Allah, the Almighty, knows best Mufti Sufyan        [1] الفتاوىالهندية (1 / 126):   وإن قرأ أكثر الفاتحة ونسي …

  • invisalign

    QUESTION: Would I need to remove my Invisalign braces/aligners every time I do Wudhu?    ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Invisalign aligners are clear aligners that fit over the teeth and are used to straighten the teeth. They are an alternative to metal aligners/braces. One distinctive feature of these …

  • Texting Divorce

    QUESTION: A husband has sent a text message to his wife, “I am giving you divorce” but he says a few moments later that he had made intention of 3 talaaq. Does this count as 1 talaaq raj’i or talaaq mughallazah (as if he’s given 3 talaaq)? Meaning will his intention of 3 suffice even …

  • eating eggs from dead chicken

    QUESTION: I work in a halal slaughtering factory. We slaughter chicken etc.   Sometimes the chicken die before slaughtering so obviously we remove them chickens because they are not Halal, but in dead chickens sometimes there are eggs. Are those eggs OK to eat in Islam?     ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most …

  • Naming a Baby

    QUESTION: We want to name our new baby boy Zayaan. Is this name fine?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Zayān means beautiful/the one with a lot of beauty. You may name your baby boy Zayān. This name can also be spelt Zayaan, like in the question[1].   And …

  • Can a women who is in 'iddah go in the garden?

    QUESTION: A female relative’s husband recently passed away. She’s currently sitting in Iddah. She wears Hijab and Niqab even when going in her garden all the time. My question is can she go in her garden during Iddah because there is a shed in the garden with storage and also to hang washing clothes?   …

  • Kabah Theme

    QUESTION: A sister would like to sell gift boxes with gifts inside using a kabah themed image like in the picture. Is this ok?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   It is advisable to avoid using a Ka’bah-themed image as a gift box. This is because gift boxes are …

  • Sujūd al- Sahw

    QUESTION: If I pray Salah and make such a mistake that makes Sujud al Sahw compulsory on me and do Sujud al Sahw for that mistake. Then I make another mistake that makes Sujud al Sahw compulsory again after already doing Sujud al Sahw. Will I have to do another Sujud al Sahw?   ANSWER: …

  • Travel Salah in Islaam

    QUESTION:  I live in Preston and this is where my home is. On the weekend, I went to Gloucester for a wedding, just for the day, after which I came back. Whilst at Gloucester, it was Asr time. There was a nearby Masjid, I entered and joined for Asr prayers. Asr was in progress with …

  • lease a car

    QUESTION:   Is leasing cars permissible?   ANSWER: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Yes, as long as there is no element as part of the lease agreement that would render it unlawful from a Sharīʿah perspective.[1]   And Allah, the Almighty, knows best   Mufti Sufyan     [1] بدائع …


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