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...

Smoking

  What is the ruling of Smoking?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Scholars all over the world differ on the ruling of smoking. Arab scholars are of the view t...

Duff

Assalam-u-alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu Respected Alims in Islam, I want to know if it is allowed to use duff in Islam.   In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   Answer:   Aisha (r...

Camera Pictures

  I would like to know if taking pictures using a camera is haraam… I know that drawing, sketching, carving (living things) is haram, but with a camera, i feel we’re just pressing the button and not actu...