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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 […]

Can I Work for a Hair Restoration Company?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I’ve recently gotten a job for a Hair Restoration Company as an accountant. This company sells hair products to help with balding and also sells Hair Systems (wigs). I have been reading a lot lately and I am kind of worried that my money earned from working […]

Should We Bury Our Hair and Nails After Removal?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Should we bury our hair and nails after removal? Answer: Allah Most High tells us in the Qur’an, ‘Verily we have honoured the Children of Adam.’ [17.70]. It is because of this honour of the human being that scholars have stated that it is recommended to bury […]

Should I Have a Beard If I Want to Have Long Hair?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have heard many people say that you must have a beard if you want to grow a zulfa (having long hair). Is this a condition of growing a zulfa? What are the conditions of growing a zulfa and how to maintain it? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam […]

Does One Have to Shave or Cut Their Hair Short During the Pilgrimage? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I’ve been growing my hair long and I’m going to Umra soon and I don’t want to shave my head all off. What can I do? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. I pray you’re well insha’Allah. Trimming just a small length from the hair suffices for the act of […]

Should I Abstain From Cutting My Hair and Nails Before Performing the Ritual Slaughter?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it recommended for the person performing the ritual slaughter (udhiya/qurbani) to abstain from cutting their hair and nails? I have seen hadiths going against it. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, It is recommended for the person performing the ritual slaughter (udhiya/qurbani) to abstain from cutting their […]

My Husband Wants Marital Relations Every Day, and Washing My Hair So Often Makes It Fall Out. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaykum, I used to pray before I got married, and even performed tahajjud daily. However, my husband wants to make love daily, and I am unable to wash my hair every day because my hair falls out. I cannot say no to him, but I want to […]

Should I Clear All My Doubts Before Converting to Islam? Should I Change My Name and Cut My Hair?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I am considering converting to Islam and have several questions. Should I change my name due to it having un-Islamic meanings? It means ‘Christ-bearer’. My hair is long, it is past my shoulders but is neat and kept clean. Am I commanded to cut it if I convert? I […]

Can a Man Shave His Armpits? What About Other Areas of His Body?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam alaikum, Can a man shave his armpits? What about other areas of his body? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. 1. Removing the hair from one’s chest or back is against proper manners […]

Can I Dye My Hair in Black?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Can I dye my hair in black? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah, If pure black dye is used for mere adornment, many scholars deem it disliked (makruh). However, there is some difference of opinion within the school about the matter as some scholars held its permissibility based […]