Hijab and Covering

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum (1) One should take down any photos not wearing hijab. How should I go about this in the case of my non-muslim mother who has photos of me not wearing the hijab on her social media and will most likely not comply with taking them down? (2) […]

Menstruation and Surgery [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am due for a minor surgical treatment which will result in some of my uterus lining to shed. This could last around 7 days.This surgery will take place in between the time of two period cycles. One period will end, then I will have surgery approximately […]

Divorce and Abuse

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I know that typically the views about women initiating divorce might be more limiting and men have greater permissions to initiate divorce. However, if a husband repeatedly over a duration of time expresses an intent to divorce once a certain condition occurs, is it within the realm […]

Divorce and Oath

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If before marriage Zaid takes an oath that after marriage if he utters any word it will count as a divorce, will his wife be divorced if utters any word according to Shaf’i fiqh? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Shukran for your question. The Messenger of Allah (peace & […]

Divorce and Conversion to Islam

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My wife and I married as Christians, and we have several children. I converted to Islam . She just filed for divorce primarily because she is opposed to Islam. I don’t want to divorce her, but that makes no difference to the government. Where can I find […]

Permissibility of a Business Idea

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a business idea in mind. My company will offer a unique service to citizens who uses public transportation facilities of the country. In general, the citizens should buy a travel ticket in order to use the public transportation facility. If found travelling without a ticket, […]

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 […]