Miscellaneous

[Q-ID0419] What is the ruling on women wearing artificial jewellery?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; is it permissible for women to wear artificial jewellery? What types of ornaments are permissible for women to wear?    Questioner: A sister from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب It is…

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[Q-ID0417] What does 786 mean? Where is it from?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; 786 is written in some places. What does this mean?    Questioner: Abu Bilal from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب According to the science of Abjad (numerology), 786 is the numerical…

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[Q-ID0416] Can a Pub be converted into a Mosque?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; can a pub be converted into a masjid? Is it permissible to pray in a masjid that was previously a pub? Please explain along with proofs.  Questioner: Wasim from Birmingham,  UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب…

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[Q-ID0412] Can I buy dolls, plastic babies & cartoons for my children? Can I pray around them?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Is the purchase of dolls, miniature plastic babies and cartoons, all of which resemble living objects, permissible? Is offering salah (the ritual prayer) in a room where such toys are present permissible? Kindly provide the detailed…

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[Q-ID0405] Do the souls of the deceased visit homes every Thursday?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Some people perform a Khatm Sharif (recitation of the Noble Qur’an) on every Thursday and gift its reward to their deceased ones. These people believe that souls of the deceased ones visit their houses on Thursday.…

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[Q-ID0403] A thief gives stolen money to someone else who spends it, who must give the money back to the owner?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: if someone stole some money then passed this stolen money to second person to spend. Is the (liability upon the) thief or the second person who was given it to spend, to refund the initial owner?…

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[Q-ID0398] My baby plays on the prayer mat when I pray, what should I do?

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QUESTION: When I pray, my daughter who is approximately 14 months, walks on the prayer mat and tries to play with me whilst I’m in prayer, is it better that I close the door so she doesn’t come in? What if she is wearing a nappy? Questioner: Rizwan from UK ANSWER: All praises belong to…

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[Q-ID0397] Can I send Islamic messages to a non-Mahram woman?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Can I send Islamic messages to a non-mahram woman? I fear that if I do not send her such messages, she will remain ignorant. Questioner: A brother from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون…

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[Q-ID0390] I prayed in a room that had pictures on the wall, do I need to repeat the prayer?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: A person offers salah (the ritual prayer) in a room containing pictures of living objects. What is the ruling on his prayer? What is the ruling if the pictures were placed behind the person offering salah?…

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[Q-ID0389] What is the ruling upon wastage in Islam? What is mubadhdhir and musrif?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: what is the ruling upon israf (wastage)? The Qur’an states that mubadhdhirin (spendthrifts) are the brothers of Satan. What are the definitions of a mubadhdhir and a musrif (waster)? Furthermore, what is the definition of israf?…

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[Q-ID0388] Why can a man have upto 4 wives but a woman can only have one husband?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, why can a man have four wives in Islam but a woman can only have one husband? Questioner: A sister from UK ANSWER: Allāh, to Him belongs all praise, the Creator Most Sublime Who is Uncreated. There is no…

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[Q-ID0380] Can a man remove the hair from his body and have laser hair removal done?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: can a man remove (shave) the hair from all of his body? And can laser hair removal be used to stop these hairs from growing again. Questioner: Ateeb from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب…

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[Q-ID0372] What is the method & etiquette of drinking Zam Zam water?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, what is the method of drinking Zam Zam water. Also, please mention some etiquettes related to it. Questioner: Waleed from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب Zam Zam water should be drunk…

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[Q-ID0368] Is pre-stunned chicken and meat Halal or Haram?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the noble Shariah say regarding this matter; what is the ruling concerning pre-stunned stunned meat? Will the meat be Halāl or Harām? Some scholars say it will be Halāl and some say it will be Harām. Questioner: Afzal from England ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم…

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[Q-ID0365] Do our clothes become impure if a dog licks them?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, we are residents of England and as you are aware, dogs are abundant here. If a dog was to lick us whilst we were going for prayer, would we have to change our clothes? Questioner: Tauqeer from UK ANSWER: بسم…

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