Birthdays

  In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Logically, birthdays are not something that should be celebrated or be happy about. The reason being is that one year of the perso...

Short back and sides

  In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Hair for a human is a source of beauty. Islam has ordered it’s followers to oil and brush their hair regularly and do not let it g...

Zina & Taubah

I am sixty five years old. I’ve had sexual relations with three married Muslim women.  Ever since my wife came to know about them, she has refused to have sexual relations with me, because she says my taubah is not since...

Keeping dogs

  Keeping Dogs   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Dogs can be kept for hunting, farming and guarding properties.  They can also be kept to guide the blind.  It ...

Cutting nails

  Question – when we cut our nails, I heard that there is a sunnah way of doing this, like starting with a particular finger or hand. Can you provide me with more information please?   In the name of Alla...

Pictures

  I do know that angels don’t enter the house in which animal resides or pictures are contained. But in today’s times, it is so difficult not to have pictures at home. School books have pictures, passport, and...

Dye

  DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE A REASON TO DYE YOUR HAIR WITH MEHNDHI. EVEN IF YOU ARE YOUNG OR CAN YOU APPLY IT WITHOUT A REASON. DO YOU HAVE TO BE OLD TO APPLY IT OR CAN YOU APPLY IT WITHOUT A REASON. I AM 17 YEARS OF AGE....

Salaam to non-Muslims

Is it permitted to say salam to non-Muslims.   In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Answer: In another Hadith Anas bin Malik narrates that the Prophet (sallal lahu alayhi wa sallam) said, “If the...

Keeping names for children

  Keeping names for children   Which names are preferred? Which are disliked?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   The Holy Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi...