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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Changing a Child’s Name

Q: Is Rania a Muslim name for a baby girl and is it permissible to name my daughter Rania? My question may be a bit late as I have named my daughter Rania. I found it on a Islamic site. The meaning of the name is woman who is content with what she has. That […]

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Reply to Jazakallah

Q: Is Wa Iyaakum the correct reply of Jazakallah? What is the Masnoon answer of Jazakallah? A: There is no masnoon or sunnat reply to Jazakallah. However, since the term jazakallah is a dua, meaning “May Allah Reward you” we may reply with the words ‘aameen’. Aameen is said after every dua. And Allah knows […]

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