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Handling of Pigs

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if any limitations are placed on veterinarians handling pigs and other impure animals in connection with research or treatment. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Respected Shaykh, My question is regarding the handling of pigs and other impure animals by a veterinarian. I would like to know if […]

Under Which Circumstances the Wearing of a Hair Extension Can Become Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Under which circumstances the wearing of a hair extension can become permissible? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Please see the following answers: Wigs and False Hair and: Rulings Related to Wigs and Hair Extensions and: Donating Hair for Wigs And […]

Can I Use Paintbrushes Made of Pig Hair?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu, Years ago, I didn’t know paintbrushes were mostly made of pig hair. We painted the wood and all the doors in our house. Now I worry that the brushes were made from pig hair, so impurity is transferred to the doors etc. so […]

Donating Hair for Wigs

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it permissible to donate my hair for a good cause (make wigs for kids with cancer)? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and faith. The Legal Ruling It is not permitted to donate hair for wigs, even if […]