Entries by Erin

Join us for the First Student Assembly of 2013

Please join us this Sunday, January 27th for the first Student Assembly of 2013. This assembly will provide you with counsel on maximizing the benefit you gain from your course and keeping up your efforts througout the term. You will have the chance to ask any questions you might have. This term there will be […]

Writing Anti-Islamic Articles

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Allah willing, I will soon be working as a secretary, and my job consists of typing out written work. However, if I ever have to type something which constitutes disbelief (kufr) or harms Muslims, is it permissible to do it? Should I type only other parts of the work […]

Recording Women’s Qur’an Recitation

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible for women to be Qur’an reciters and record a CD? Wouldn’t this involve marriageable (non-mahram) men listening to her voice? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. I asked Shaykh Akram Abd al-Wahhab […]

Sending a Qur’an in the Mail

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permitted to send a copy of the Qur’an by mail? It will get thrown around. Isn’t that disrespectful to the Book of Allah? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful Walaikum assalam, Contemporary Hanafi scholars have been asked about this. Their answer is that because of: […]

Wearing Jewelry Inscribed With Allah’s Name

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can a Muslim woman wear a necklace, ring, or other such jewelry with the name of Allah written on it? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful Walaikum assalam, Yes, it is permitted for women to wear such jewelry. [Ibn Abidin, Radd al-Muhtar] However, it needs to be […]

Piercing for Husband’s Pleasure

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Would it be permissible for my wife to pierce her nipples or navel for my pleasure? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful Wa Alaykum Assalam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu, Allah Most High says in the Qur’an, “Verily, We have honoured the children of Adam.” [Qur’an, 17.70] From […]

Hearing a Verse of Prostration in a Recording

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If one listens to the Quran on tape and hears a verse of  prostration (sajda tilawa), is it still obligatory (wajib) to perform? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful No, it is not required (nor correct) to prostrate when one hears a recording of the Quran, because […]

Working in a Multinational Company

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to work in a Multinational Company? In our country many people are saying that it is not permissible to be employed with them. Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful Waalaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, It is in itself permitted to work for a multinational company, […]