Is it Permitted to Place Flowers on a Grave, or is this an Innovation (Bid`a) in Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamu ‘Aleykum Is it bid’a or wrong in any way to place flowers on a family grave? There is much argument about this issue in my family. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. It […]

What does the word "adornment" (zeena) in the Qur’an refer to?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalamu alaikum. I have recently came across different interpretations of the meaning of the word “adornment” in the Qur’an. Does it refer to jewelry and makeup etc or something else? I have started to doubt whether I should wear hijbs with patterns such as polka dots, flowers etc.Are they […]