• Is it permissible to bow in Martial Arts?

    The great Muhaddith Imam Tirmidhi (Allah have mercy on him) narrates:   Anas ibn Maalik (Allah be pleased with him) said: A man said: O Messenger of Allah, when one of us meets his brother or friend, should he bow to him? He said: “No.” He said: Should he embrace him and kiss him? He said: “No.” He said: Should …

  • 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 …

  • Is it permissible to use an electric trimmer instead of a razor to remove pubic hair?

    Question Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to use an electric trimmer instead of a razor to remove pubic hair? Jazakallah Answer As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible for one to use an electric trimmer to remove pubic hair.[i] And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best Saanwal ibn Muhammad,   [i] والسنة في حلق العانة أن يكون بالموسى …

  • Possessing enough gold if sold, can afford hajj

    Question: If husband and wife have enough gold, that if they sold it, they would have sufficient amount of funds to go for Hajj. Would Hajj be farz on them     Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   In principle, if a person …

  • Can I Donate To Non-Islamic charities?

    Question: Hi at work sometimes there are non-Islamic charities, which support causes like cancer, homeless, aids…etc. is permissible to donate change to these charities.   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   It is permissible for a Muslim to donate to a non-Muslim …

  • Can women go to the grave yards?

     Question: Can women go to the grave yards?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   It is permissible for a woman to visit the graveyard on condition she strictly adheres to the laws of hijab. If a woman fails to adhere to the …

  • Praying salah in a chair due to arthritis

    Question: Can we pray salah on a chair. I have arthritis in my legs and back and I am in a lot of pain when I stand in qiyam and sit in tashud position. I’m 40 yrs old and I feel embraced as I see people older and standing up. Dose my salah count, while …

  • Can Muslims have tattoos on their body?

    Question: Could you please advise if Muslims can have tattoos, maybe something in detail as i cant find anything online about it.   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   It is impermissible to get a tattoo made be it of animate objects, inanimate …

  • My wife asked me “I want something from you” and i answered in a joke”Do you want a divorce?”

    Question: My wife asked me “I want something from you” and i answered in a joke”Do you want a divorce?”. Are we still married? As i am now having doubts whether my joke divorce is counted or not.   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi …

  • Do we give zakat on the rental of a property?

    QUESTION Do we give zakat on the rental of a property? (My dad has a property he owns in Pakistan and he is getting some rent from it)?   ANSWER An asset that is purchased with the intention of retaining ownership, is not subject to Zakat, rather any profit gained from the rental income received …

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