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 […]

Answerd by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question :Having One’s Grave Dug whilst one is Alive Answer :  The relied upon position of the Hanafi jurists (fuqaha) is that it is permissible to have one’s grave dug whilst one is alive. It’s actually considered to be a means of remembering one’s death and preparing for it, […]

Answered by : Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Rights of Children in Detail In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer :  Children are a mercy and a gift from the Almighty Creator to the parents. They serve as a means of coolness for the eyes. Just ask those who have not […]

Answered by : Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Permanent Contraception (Female Sterlisation) – Does Intention affect Permissibility?  Answer : Under normal circumstances, female sterilization is considered to be absolutely and decidedly prohibited (haram) in Shari’ah. The irreversible nature associated with both the male and female sterilizations clearly contradicts one of the primary purposes (maqasid) of […]

Answered  by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : On Which Hand and Finger Should a Man Wear his Silver Ring? Answer :  As for which finger, most of the scholars of Hadith and Fiqh are of the opinion that it is Sunna and recommended for a male, if he chooses to wear a silver ring, […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Obeying the Law of the Land in the West Answer : Muslims are generally obliged to abide by the laws of the land and the country they live in, whether it is a Islamic state (al-khilafa), Muslim countries, or non-Muslim countries such as those in the west, […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Obedience to Parents when they are being Difficult I was currently studying about the rights of parents and grandparents and recently my mother didn’t let me go visit my grandmother and I hadn’t seen her for 2 weeks. The reason being, she wanted me to stay home […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Is it Permitted to use Braces? My wife’s teeth are not very straight. Is it permissible to use the braces for straightening out of the teeth? This is desired to add beauty only. Answer : The use of braces due to need, such as setting right a […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Having Hatred for a Sinful Person & Falsely Accusing Someone of Fornication In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer:  To begin with, we must always remember that although we should detest sins and acts of sin, but it is never permitted to hate and […]

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Afifi al-Akiti Question :The Oldest Reference to the Qur’an from Non-Muslim Sources Al-hamdulillah wa-l-salat wa-l-salam ‘ala Rasulillah. Answer : A non-Muslim wrote the following: I could go to Barnes and Noble and buy one of several Qur’an. Each is generally much like the other. What is the earliest existing copy of […]