Athaan for Newborn

Q: I have a question with regard to reciting the athaan and iqaama into the baby’s ear. In the moden day and according to my understanding, when a baby is born, the nurses wash the baby and thereafter take the baby to be examined before giving the baby to the parents. According to my understanding […]

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Sunnah Practices for Newborn

Q: What are the sunnah practices I can follow for my new born baby girl? A: The following are sunnah practices: 1) Athaan in right ear and iqaamah in left ear (in normal voice, not shouting)2) Tahneek: a pious person or aalim to put honey or chewed dates in baby’s mouth3) On 7th day — […]

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Using Facebook

Q: I want your guidance on whether using Facebook and other social networking websites is halal or haram. Facebook is a place where the following happens: 1. Male and female interaction through chats, 2. Every sort of pictures (mehram and na-mehram), 3. Videos and music of every type, 4. On special forums and pages people […]

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Father and Child’s Wealth

Q: Is it true that whatever belongs to a child belongs to the child’s father? A: There is a narration wherein it is mentioned that a man came to Nabi sallallahu alaihi wa sallam and he said, “O messenger of Allâh, I have wealth and children, and verily, my father intends to take away my […]

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Pictures on Facebook

Q: Is it permissible to put a photo on the internet, such as a profile picture, when a girl has hijab, complete from head to toe? A: While such a photo is permissible because it does not display the face, to post it on facebook or any social network will not be permissible because it […]

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Beatboxing

Q: Is beatboxing permissible in nazms? A: According to Quran and Sunnah it is clear that beatboxing is totally haraam. PROOF FROM QURANIn Surah Anfaal (Chapter 8), verse 35, Almighty Allah condemns the practice of the Meccan Kuffar, when making tawaaf of the Holy Ka’aba, of whistling and clapping hands. In the Tafseer of Qurtubi […]

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Touching and Kissing with Lust

Q: I want to know that if any adult young unmarried guy intentionally sees one of his maternal aunt/ paternal aunt/cousin sister/sister in law/fully naked through peeping in bathroom, changing room etc for enjoyment, and for lust or watches their body parts through thin dress when she’s engaged in house keeping work and intentionally peep […]

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Permission to Attend Remembrance Ceremony

Q: Can a husband/father not allow his family to attend his wife’s and children’s grandparents remembrance ceremony, because they were not Muslim, and can he threaten to divorce and disown his family if they choose to attend, knowing that this is also family? Does Islam prohibit this? A: A wife has to take permission from […]

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Rejection in Love Affair

Q: I’m in very deep problem. I loved a boy for nearly 1 year. We were very happy together when one day he left to go with another girl. He had promised to marry me and made many other promises. Now its been two months since he is not with me and I just can’t […]

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