January 27, 2023 3 mins

How Do We Understand the Reaction of Our Mother ’Aisha When the Prophet (May A...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I’ve discovered a couple of hadiths that describe Sayyida ‘Aisha and Sayyiduna ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with them) hitting themselves after learning that the Prophet (may Allah bless him and give him peace) passed away. I’ve also heard that such mourning is haram, so I wondered if the […]
January 22, 2023 3 mins

Can I Have My Beloved Pet Cats in Paradise?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Can I ask Allah to give me my cats in Paradise? I heard animals can’t go to Paradise. Allah said in the Quran that we could have everything we desire there. Can I have their ghosts in the bodies of heavenly animals? I want to make dua for my […]
January 19, 2023 2 mins

Is It Impermissible to Preserve the Hair of the Deceased?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I somehow have some hair from my deceased father. Is it impermissible to keep it with me? If yes, then what should I do with it? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The preservation of a deceased person’s hair is not impermissible in itself. […]
January 13, 2023 2 mins

Is an A/V Plug Allowed to Be Used for a Deceased Muslim Body at the Mortuaries?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Is an A/V plug allowed or ok to be used for a deceased Muslim body at the mortuaries? When I participated in the ghusl of my grandma, I was told by the other Muslim ladies that it would help not to let the coffin get dirty. It was my […]