Unveiled Woman on TV

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, There is a pakistani muslim actress I love very much though I condemn the sinful acts she does. Yesterday I was watching an interview of her on YouTube. She was wearing modest clothes but not wearing hijab. If I watch her interview BEING A FEMALE MYSELF, am […]

Purity and Dogs

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you please explain the ruling of purifying things that got touched by dogs or pigs in sufficient detail? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Dog and pig filth In the Shafi’i school, dogs and pigs and any moisture that comes from them […]

Marriage With a Minor.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, An individual shared the following opinions with me (see below). I had been taught that the minimum conditions for intercourse were (i) menstruation, (ii) being 9 years of age, and (iii) having a valid marriage contract.Is it permissible for a pre-menstruating individual to engage in intercourse simply […]

Following Different Schools.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a follower of the Shafi´i madhab. Sometimes I have to apply a serum to my scalp which contains alcohol because I suffer from hair loss. Can I follow the Hanafi opinion on taharah that such alcohol or alcoholic perfumes are pure while still observing the […]

Friday Prayer and Travel. [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I am travelling on a Friday at 15:00. Jumu’ah time has already come in but there is no time to make Jumu’ah at a local masjid and still catch my flight. Is it acceptable to pray Dhuhr as a traveler on the flight and miss Jumu’ah at […]

Intention and Prayer.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Does doubting my intention during prayer invalidate it? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, No, your prayer is fine. Just make sure you know what you are prayer right at the beginnging of the prayer, and that is enough. Your prayer will not be broken by anyone entering the […]

Fasting for Others.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I want to fast for my parents health. How should I go about it? Answer: Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, That is a very good idea. May Allah give success in this endeavour. All you need to do is pray (dua) for their health while you […]

Video Games and Magic.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a few questions related to Videogames that I would like some clarification on. In some games there are characters who claim to be God. What is the ruling regarding playing such games? In some game there is an organisation that wants humanity to worship it. […]

Gift Containing Unlawful Ingredients.

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I gifted someone a body lotion that I later learned contains glycerin. I contacted the company and was unable to confirm whether this glycerin is indeed animal or vegetable sourced, both are possible. Is this item permissible to use? This person does not read English and so […]

Islamic Rules For a Cemetery. (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum In our city the government is giving us a place for an Islamic cemetary. I am involved in this project. The government asked us to note down the Islamic rules of a cemetery (for example Facing qibla). Could you kindly explain to us what the rules are […]