Mahram for Step-Daughter

Q: Is a man a ghair mehram for his step-daughter? A: A step-father, though being a guardian, is not a mehram for his step-daughter when it comes to Hajj, Umrah, or any form of travel. The hadith states: A woman who believes in Allah and the Last is not permitted to travel a journey of […]

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Singing and Dancing

Q: Is singing or dancing haraam? A: Both singing and dancing are Haraam (prohibited). Allaamah ibni Katheer records a narration in his Tafseer under verse 6 of Surah Luqmaan: And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks… Sayyidina Abdullah ibni Mas'ood (Radhiyallaahu Anhu) was asked regarding the meaning of idle talks. He answered thrice […]

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Singing and Dancing

Q: Is singing or dancing haraam? A: Both singing and dancing are Haraam (prohibited). Allaamah ibni Katheer records a narration in his Tafseer under verse 6 of Surah Luqmaan: And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks… Sayyidina Abdullah ibni Mas'ood (Radhiyallaahu Anhu) was asked regarding the meaning of idle talks. He answered thrice […]

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Long Hair and Bathing

Q: What is the fatwa concerning women with long thick hair in the state of janaabah (impurity)? A: When taking a Ghusl (bath), it will be compulsory to wet all the hair and to ensure that water has also reached the roots of the hair. If this is not done, the Ghusl will not be […]

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Long Hair and Bathing

Q: What is the fatwa concerning women with long thick hair in the state of janaabah (impurity)? A: When taking a Ghusl (bath), it will be compulsory to wet all the hair and to ensure that water has also reached the roots of the hair. If this is not done, the Ghusl will not be […]

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Removing Pubic Hair with Razor

Q: Can a female remove pubic hair from her private parts by using a razor especially if other things not available? A: It is permissible for a female to use a blade to remove hair from her private parts.(Tahtaawi alaa Maraaqiyil Falaah V1 P342) Prepared by: Moulana Yusuf LaherChecked and approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai

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Removing Pubic Hair with Razor

Q: Can a female remove pubic hair from her private parts by using a razor especially if other things not available? A: It is permissible for a female to use a blade to remove hair from her private parts.(Tahtaawi alaa Maraaqiyil Falaah V1 P342) Prepared by: Moulana Yusuf LaherChecked and approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai

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Trimming Beard for Wife

Q: Is it permissable to trim the beard if wish to keep it tidy or your wife desires? A: The minimum length of the beard is one fist-length on all sides. According to all jurists, it is not permissible to trim it shorter than a fist-length. Whatever is over a fist-length can be trimmed. (Raddul […]

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Trimming Beard for Wife

Q: Is it permissable to trim the beard if wish to keep it tidy or your wife desires? A: The minimum length of the beard is one fist-length on all sides. According to all jurists, it is not permissible to trim it shorter than a fist-length. Whatever is over a fist-length can be trimmed. (Raddul […]

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Islamic Radio Stations

Q : Nowadays there are a number of Islamic radio stations and satellite channels. What is the ruling in Islam of listening to these broadcasts? A: Radio has to be understood on the following principle: ‘Its good is good and its bad is bad’. In other words, it has good and it has bad. The […]

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