Medical Treatment and Sin

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum As a doctor, is it halal to provide and advertise medical treatment that would frequently allow others to persist in committing sins? For example, PrEP which protects patients who are at high risk for getting HIV? Answer: Bismillahi al Rahman al Rahim. Dear questioner, Thank you for […]

Spending Haram Wealth

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum If I acquired wealth in an impermissible manner, then segregated that wealth from the remainder of my wealth, is spending from the remainder of my wealth considered spending with impermissible money? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Any portion of one’s wealth […]

Fertility Issues and Nudity

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a man with fertility issues to allow a doctor to look at his private parts during a check-up? Would it be permissible to provide a semen sample for it to be analysed? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you […]

Wudu and Prayer Time

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Does the exiting of a prayer time invalidate the ablution (wudu)? Answer: Assalam alaykum, The exiting of the prayer time does not invalidate the ablution. However if one is considered ‘excused’ by the Sacred Law the ablution terminates at the exiting of every prayer time. One is […]

Must I Use Soap in Order to Remove Impurities?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Must I use soap in order to remove impurities from my body? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate You should wash the area affected by the urine. You do not need to use soap nor hot water to remove it. “One does […]

Voting in a Non-Muslim Country

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible, and indeed recommended, to vote as a Muslim living in a non-Muslim country? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your really good and important question. Commanding the right and forbidding the wrong are communal obligations, and we […]

Abusive In-Laws

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My husband and I have been married for 4 years. From the start we both happily agreed to live with his mother in her home as she is alone. However soon after marriage, my mother-in-law’s behaviour changed towards both me and her son. She started interfering in […]

Shaving the Hair of a Sacrificial Animal

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is it permissible to trim (shave) the hair of a sheep you intend to prepare for Qurbani at Eid Ul Azha? In Pakistan the temperatures get too hot during summers, and therefore ticks and insects are a real problem during the rains, and summers, and with dense […]

Praying in a Car

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a taxi driver and sometimes I don’t find any mosque near to me. Can I pray on the driving seat ? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum assalam. I pray you are well. You should keep a prayer mat and some water to hand in your car, and […]

Ritual Bath and Retainer

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling regarding the validity of ghusl if one has a retainer in their mouth? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is permissible to keep the retainer in your mouth. Especially if there is direct need in doing so. […]