Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : Does vomiting break the ritual ablution? Further, is it considered filthy and is the same ruling of filth applied to a baby’s vomit? Answer : 1. Vomit, including baby vomit, is only considered filthy if it is more than a mouthful, with a mouthful being defined as that which […]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please detail the fiqh of chronic excuses and ablution? Answer:  If someone has a chronic excuse (`udhr) such as being unable to stop intermittent drops of urine, or one whose bowels have become loose, should: 1) perform wudu at the time of every fard prayer and 2) […]

Answered by : Shaykh Faraz Rabbani   Question : What is Backbiting and How Can One Be Safe?   Answer:  The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said that backbiting is, “To mention another with something they would dislike.” [Related by Muslim, Tirmidhi, and Abu Dawud, from Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him)]When unsure whether […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Question: Is it correct to say that halal and lawfully slaughtered meat is rendered haram simply due to the handling of a non-Muslim? Answer: According to my limited research, no book of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) states that meat or any […]

Answered by  Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Cutting Off the Animal’s Head Directly After Being Slaughtered Answer: It should always be remembered that although Islam gives permission to slaughter certain animals and consume their meat (provided certain conditions are met), it never permits making animals suffer unnecessarily. The guidance of the Messenger of Allah […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Can I Eat Meat Slaughtered by Jews and Christians? Answer :   The general ruling is that if an animal is slaughtered by a Muslim, or a genuine Christian or Jew, then it would be halal to consume from it, provided the other two conditions of a valid […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Wigs and False Hair In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer : Wearing the hair of another human, man or a woman, or joining human hair to one’s hair has been clearly forbidden by the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace), […]

Who is Mahram

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Who is a Mahram? Answer : As a general principle, it is worth remembering that a Mahram is one with whom marriage is permanently unlawful. This is the reason why “Mahram” is translated in English as unmarriageable kin. This (permanent prohibition of marriage) is established in three […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: When Does the Soul (ruh) Enter the Foetus? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer: According to the jurists (fuqaha), the soul (ruh) enters the foetus at around 120 days (4 months) post-conception. They have based this duration upon a Qur’anic verse and a Hadith […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Question:  Would it be Permissible to Use a Paper Shredder to Dispose of Material with Qur’anic Verses on them? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, With regards to disposing and getting rid of unwanted Islamic literature, many classical jurists (fuqaha) state that the best way […]