Shaking hands with women

Shaking hands with women In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer It is not permissible for a Muslim to shake the hands of a strange woman.  Saaiduna Maqil Ibn Yassar Radiallahu Anhu narrates ...

Looking at Women

Looking at Women In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer To look at non-mahram women is unlawful in Islam. Allah (SWA) in the Holy Quran has said: “O Nabi!  Tell the believing men to lower th...

Hijab probems at work

My wife entered Islam not long ago, and she is working hard to become a good Muslima. In fact, she’s learning many things, and also to wear the hijab, she has not ever had any problems. The problem is there for her work....

Having a women as a business partner?

Answer Hijab is fardh upon every woman who is close to the age of puberty or has reached it. Hijab means a screen or a curtain. In Shariah it means to completely cover one’s self from the view of the non-mahram. (With wh...

Can men have haircut from women?

Can men have haircut from women? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer It is unlawful for non-mahram women to give a haircut to a man.  It is not permissible for non-mahram men to touch a w...

See through Clothing

See through Clothing In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Muslim women should refrain from wearing revealing, transparent clothing that allows their bodies to become visible for all to see...

Plucking eyebrows

Salaam, I have been plucking my eyebrows since i was 13, not completley, but just shaping, I know and realise that it is haram, as I have been doing it for over 10 years now, I only get a few hairs growing on the top of ...

Women praying in the Mosque

Women praying in the Mosque In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer There are many ahadith in which the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam encouraged women to offer their prayers at ho...

Can women tie their hair with ribbons?

Please clarify that if a woman ties her hair with a hair tie (made of cloth elastic etc), is it that ok? jazaak allah In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer It is strictly prohibited to wear...