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​Beauty parlours 

Q: Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to leave her home in order to go to a beauty parlour or salon to style her hair or wax the hair on her body? What is the Shar’ee ruling in regard … Continue reading

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​Associating with men who imitate women and vice versa 

Q: I understand that it is haraam for men to act like females and wear female clothing. Can mufti explain to me as to what the punishment of those who interact with these people or allow them to participate in … Continue reading

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​Rental based on percentage of turnover

Q: A person leases out his property to someone. He tells the lessee that the monthly rental will be 5% of the turnover the lessee makes while trading during each month. Is it correct for the lessor to charge the … Continue reading

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​Cancellation of sale 

Q: If a customer wishes to return an item he purchased merely because he changed his mind (there is nothing wrong with the item), do I have to cancel the sale or can I refuse to cancel the sale? A: … Continue reading

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Reciting Qur’an on the phone

Q: I have recently downloaded the Quraan app on my iPhone (touchscreen). Am I permitted to read and touch the Quraan without wudhu? Also, would it be less beneficial to recite the Quraan in this electronic format rather than in book … Continue reading

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​Fasting only on the 10th of Muharram

Q: Can one only fast on the tenth of Muharram without fasting a day before or a day after? A: It is against the Sunnah and makrooh for one to fast on only the tenth of Muharram. The Sunnah is … Continue reading

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Performing a Good Deed before Sleeping

One should ensure that he performs a good deed before sleeping, so that if death is written for one at that time, one’s last actions will be righteous and pious. One should ensure that he does not carry out any … Continue reading

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​Showing Honour and Respect to the Symbols of Deen

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned Hazrat Moulana Badre ‘Aalam (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) was one of the great muhadditheen and auliya that lived about 60 years ago. He passed away in Madeenah Munawwarah and is buried in Jannatul Baqee’. It … Continue reading

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Preserving One’s Culture and Identity

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One of the popular kings in Islamic history is Harooon Ar-Rasheed who was from the Abbasid khilaafat, powerful and mighty. The  unique thing in all of them was that they may have taken … Continue reading

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Listening to nasheeds and nazams of non-mahrams

    Q: Can a girl listen to nasheeds of young non-mahram males, especially where there is a possibility of fitnah when she hears their voices? A: Due to the fear of fithna, Islam commands segregation between all non-mahram males and females. … Continue reading

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