January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can You Consume Items Like Blue Agave Inulin That Are Also Used to Make Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Can a product made from a substance that can be used to make alcohol, such as grapes or barley, but is not alcoholic, such as a derived product or processed product, be consumed? I’m curious about “blue agave inulin,” a substance derived from the tequila-making plant. What happens if […]
January 9, 2023 3 mins

How Should Ithmid (Antimony) Be Applied to the Eyes?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I understand that ithmid (antimony) is a Sunna product that is applied three times before sleeping, three times on the right eye, and twice on the left. Having said that, there appear to be two popular methods of application: Applying to the eye’s waterline; Applying under the bottom eyelash. […]
January 4, 2023 3 mins

Is It Permissible to Have a Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m a mother of two children, and after I gave birth to my second child, I gained about 30 kgs. I tried dieting, but I gained more each time. I started getting depressed and crying all the time, and my husband lost interest in me. It is even getting […]
December 29, 2022 1 min

Does Getting Vaccinations on Fasting Days Invalidate One’s Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Does taking the Covid (and other) vaccines break one’s fast? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. Intramuscular or intravenous medicine injections do not break one’s fast, and Allah knows best. [Keller, Reliance of the Traveler] I pray that this benefits. [Shaykh] Irshaad Sedick Checked and […]