Miscellaneous

[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-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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[Q-ID0364] Should we plant trees and grass on graves? Do they help the deceased?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, is it permissible to plant trees on graves, and what should be planted on graves so that it can recite tasbīh (glorification of Allāh) on behalf of the deceased? Questioner: Shelim from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون…

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[Q-ID0363] Is it permissible to have laser eye surgery?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: is having laser eye surgery to improve our eyesight permissible? Questioner: Umar from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب If there are no such things (in the procedure)…

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[Q-ID0359] What are the sunnah times of sleeping? Is it okay to sleep lying on the stomach?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following: how many times did the Messenger of Allah ﷺ rest during the day and during the night? What was the time he chose for resting? Is it permissible if someone sleeps lying on his right but…

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[Q-ID0357] Is Islam a homophobic religion?

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QUESTION: Can the Scholars of the mighty religion Islam please advise on the following issue: I have colleagues at work who are homosexual and they ask me about the Islamic viewpoint on homosexuality. I tell them that homosexuality is a sin in Islam. I have heard other people argue to them that homosexuality should be…

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[Q-ID0356] Where does a man have to start shaving the pubic hairs from?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: where does a man have to start shaving the pubic hairs from and up to what area should he do so? Questioner: Tayab from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ…

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