April 13, 2022 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Give Birth In a Catholic Hospital?

Answered by Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Is it permissible to give birth to my baby in a Catholic hospital? Answer I pray you are well. Yes, it is permissible to give birth in such a hospital. They do not usually impose their religious beliefs or practices on anyone. Unlike a church, there is no prohibition on […]
February 22, 2022 2 mins

How Do I Wash My Ears in Wudu After Applying Oil?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question I have very dry itchy ears which require using regular olive oil, but this is always washed away and exacerbated by ear washing during wudhu. Also, my audiologist has advised olive oil and water do not mix. So how do wash my ears during wudhu? Answer In the Name […]
February 13, 2022 2 mins

Should I Tell a Suitor That I Have a Mental Illness?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder which is a mental health condition. I have been suffering from this condition since I was a teenager. I have undergone therapy and counseling and only recently my family has started to express their interest in understanding my condition. For a long […]
February 11, 2022 2 mins

Can I Use Protective or Healing Words (Ruqya) and Amulets (Tawiz) Using Numbers...

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Please advise if a Tawiz (Amulet) is permissible if written in numbers? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah alleviate our difficulties and guide us to that which is pleasing to Him. Protective or healing words are permitted by Sacred Law and are […]