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Is It Permitted for a Man to Sleep on a Pillow Case Made From Silk?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is a Muslim man allowed to sleep in a silk pillowcase or wrap their head with silk cloth in order to prevent hair fall? Answer: assalamu alaykum It would be permitted to sleep on a pillow case made from silk. This is because it is not considered, […]

Is It Allowed for Men to Wear Sherwanis That Are Made out of Silk?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it allowed for men to wear sherwanis that are made out of silk or partly out of silk? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Men are permitted to wear synthetic silk, yet not natural silk, namely, that which is derived from silkworms. Nevertheless, synthetic silk is […]

Can Men Wear Silk Ties?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As Salaam alaikum, Is wearing a silk tie permissible for men? Most of the ties available in the market are either completly made of silk or mixed with it… Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, […]

Is It Permitted To Pray On a Silk Prayer Mat?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, Is it permissible in the Hanafi madhhab to pray on a silk rug? Do prayers prayed on it need to be made up if one did not know of its impermissibility? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best […]

Is It Permissible for Men to Wear Endi Silk?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Nowadays, there are many clothes being sold that are made of Endi Silk. Is it haram for men to wear clothes made from this material? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Natural silk (from silkworms) is […]

Can Men Wear White Gold or Silk Ties?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I have a question regarding the permissibility of men (Shafii and Hanafi) wearing hite gold. This would be in regards to watches specifically. I have heard conflicting opinions, with a reference to tarnished gold being permissible (in Reliance of the Traveller). Could you provide clarification? In addition, I would […]

Selling Clothes Partially Made of Silk

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: At the moment I am working at a store where the main merchandise are clothes. However, recently they started selling clothes for men made out of 10% silk and the rest is cotton, which is not harmful according to what I know. Also, among some of the shirts there […]

The Wearing of Silk and Jewelry

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I have heard an opinion related to the hadith forbidding gold and silk which states that the reason the Prophet, may peace and mercy of Allah be upon him, forbade us from wearing gold and silk was because they were expensive commodities in that era, as they are now, […]