Q. There is a certain sheikh who is saying that he is a Mahram for the elderly women and he will be the Mahram of those women who intend going for Hajj but do not have a Mahram to accompany them. Is this correct? (Query published as received) A. It is not permissible for a female to travel ...Read More »
Q. A person needs to do Aqeeqah for his child during the days of Qurbani. He can only afford one sheep. Should he do the Aqeeqah for the child or should he do Qurbani?
Q. A person needs to do Aqeeqah for his child during the days of Qurbani. He can only afford one sheep. Should he do the Aqeeqah for the child or should he do Qurbani? (Question published as received) A. It should be noted that Qurbani is a Wajib (Mandatory) act and Aqeeqah is a Mustahabb (preferable) act. ...Read More »
Q. On whom is Qurbani Wajib (obligatory)? (Query published as received) A. Qurbani is Wajib (obligatory) on every Muslim who is: a) Of sound mind – mature (has reached the age of puberty), b) Muqeem (i.e. he is not a Shari traveller) c) Possesses the Nisaab amount (612,36 grams of silver) or wealth equivalent to that value ...Read More »
Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) has stated, “The fast remains suspended between the heavens and the earth until fitrah is discharged.” (Targheeb) SADAQATUL FITR – Frequently Asked Questions Q.What is the amount of Sadaqatul Fitr for this year, Ramadhaan/Shawwaal 1435 (2014)? A. The amount varies depending on which part of the word you are living in, please ...Read More »
Q. We were visited by our non-Muslim relatives. They mistakenly brought us products from forbidden (Haram) meat. This food was remained at our home. What should we do with this food – should we give it to non-Muslims or give pet? (Query published as received) A. It is not permissible to derive any benefit from Haraam meat nor is it ...Read More »
Question and Answer: I know that the saliva of a dog is impure. If the dog licks me, does my Wudhu break?
A. The saliva of a dog is impure and a Muslim should remain free from impurities as much as possible. If the dog licks you, the soiled area becomes impure and it is necessary to wash. However, it will not cause your Wudhu to become invalid. And Allah Knows BestRead More »
Q. When one changes a baby’s nappy and one gets some of the stool on your hand or clothes, how does this affect your wudhu?
Q. When one changes a baby’s nappy and one gets some of the stool on your hand or clothes, how does this affect your wudhu? (Query published as received) A. Changing the child’s nappy (diaper) does not invalidate the Wudhu even if some impurity soils your hand or clothing. Your Wudhu remains valid and you need only wash the soiled ...Read More »