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Islamic verdict on Contraception and Birth control in general?

What is the Islamic verdict on contraception and birth control in general? Is it only permissible at times of need? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. First of all, it should be known that, one of the main aims of …

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Mahr Query.

Question I have a question with regards to the value of the mehr which should be stated for the nikaah: Eg. If I purchase an item of jewelry for R20 000, but the actual gold value of the item  is only R10 000 (in terms of the item weight multiplied …

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Talaaq via SMS, Whatsapp

  Nasihah (Advice): Divorce – undertaken seriously or in jest   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said that marriage and divorce are treated seriously whether it was undertaken seriously or in jest. (Abu Dawood)   ______________________________________   Question and Answer:   Is a Talaaq via sms, whatsapp, etc. valid?   …

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Regarding the Ghusl of women and washing the hair

Question This question is regarding the ghusl of women and washing the hair, I am aware that if a woman has a plait in her hair then it is necessary for the roots to be washed, without opening the plait, is ghusl still counted if the plait is left dry …

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Women Cutting Hair

Question: I would like to ask whether it is permissable for women to cut their hair shorter if it falls below her hips? In other words what is the actual length that the hair of a woman must be kept? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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Is ghusl fard (obligatory) in the following condition?

  1)      If husband wife doing foreplay and husband is trying to enter his private part in her wife’s private part but both wearing a clothes at that time or at-least one of them wear a clothes is ghusl fard in this condition. ( Question published as Received ) Answer …

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Rings for women

Question Are women allowed to wear rings which are rose gold plated? Also, is a woman’s mothers maternal uncle considered her mehram? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible for woman to wear jewellery which is plated with …

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Stillborn Baby

Can you please provide details of the burial for a stillborn (5 months). I understand that there is ghusl and wrap in one piece of cloth (not kafn). There is no janaza. But can you please provide details of the method of burial? Is there aqeeqah or Adhaan in the …

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Does divorce take place with this statement?

Does divorce take place with the statement: “This marriage is finished”? I would like to know if this is a divorce.  My wife has been giving me problems and I am really hurt.  So I took her to her mums as my family didnt want her in the house anymore. …

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