Civil Marriage

Assalaamu Alaikum, Mufti Saheb, my question is that if a couple intend to get married Inshallah. They propose that they will do a civil marriage through the courts initially, thereafter a period of a year they will do th...

Masturbation

Is masturbation allowed in Islam? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Answer Allah states in the Quran: “And those who guard their private parts, except with their spouses or those who are legally in...

What is the ruling on mortgage?

What is the ruling on mortgage? It should be borne in mind that buying properties on a mortgage is not permissible as it is interest related and taking & giving interest is counted as one of the greatest and heinous ...

Enrolment Fee

Enrolment Fee In regards to your question, if the fee for enrolment is being used to pay for the prize, then this will be considered as gambling, hence, deemed not permissible. The definition of gambling as mentioned in ...

Conceiving a child

Salaam I have wanted to have a baby for so long but my husband does not.  He has been forcing me to take contraception and I do not want to anymore. We are both working so money is coming in and if I had to I could suppo...

Delicate issues

Is anal sex permissible? Can one rub his private parts with his wife’s breast? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.  Answer Anal sex is prohibited in Islam. It is narrated by Saaiduna Ibn Abbas R...

Infertility Treatment

Is infertility treatments such as IVF etc jaiz in Shariah? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful Answer The creation of life is an exclusive role of Allah. Allah Most High says: “To Allah belongs the do...

Marriage without parents consent

If a man and a woman get married without the consent of their parent’s the nikkah is valid according to Imam Abu Hanifah. Now my question is what is Sahibains view. I heard that permission is a must according to them? In...

A Delicate Issue

There is a girl I know. I have never ever seen her eye to eye. Never met her face to face, but I really really like her.  We have known each other for 12 months. We speak on the phone daily. We both care about each other...

Sexual Intercourse

How often should sexual intercourse be performed?  In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.  Answer Generally speaking, sexual intercourse with one’s wife is allowed at all times unless there is some...