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Female Issues

Looking at the deceased wife’s face

Question and Answer: Q. Can a man give Ghusl to his wife after she has passed away and can he see her face? A. According to the Hanafi Madh-hab, it is not permissible for the husband to touch his wife’s bare skin after she has passed away and it is …

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Dyeing gray hair

Question and Answer: Q. My hair is turning grey, my husband and my son dont want me to use henna, can i use hair color? Jazakallah! A. You can use any hair dye that is free from impure ingredients. You should not dye your hair pure black. You can dye it …

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Female Hair Covering at Home

Question and Answer: Q. What is shariath ruling on covering female hair? When they at home can they keep it uncovered? (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. A female’s hair is part of her Aurah (Satr) which should be …

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Can a woman in Haidh and Nifaas read the manzil?

Question and Answer: Q. Can a woman in Haidh and Nifaas read the manzil? Ur reply will be greatly appreciated (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. The Manzil consists of some chapters of the Qur’an that are not in …

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Breast Feeding an Adopted Child

Question and Answer: Q. Asalaam-alaikum, I have a question regarding breast feeding a child for adoption. I’m aware that a child under the age of 2 should be breast-fed by the adoptive mother in order to establish familial ties between her, her family and the baby. My questions are as …

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Does an internal break wudhu and ghusl

Q. If one visits a gynae for a check up and has a pap-smear done where a medical tool of some sort is inserted inside the vagina and a sample of the womb is obtained for test purposes or if one visits the gynae and an internal examination is done …

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Sajdah Tilawat for menstruating women

Q. Please advice me Mufti sahab, When women in mentruation (can not pray salath), If she happen  to here A Quranic verse with sajda, should she make the tilawat e sadja or Should she wait till she comes in days where she can pray salath? (There may be grammatical and …

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A few rulings pertaining to pregnancy

Question: I am expecting and would like to clarify a few things : 1) Are you allowed to buy your baby clothes before they are born? 2) Can you find out the gender of your baby? 3) Do you have to have natural birth or can you opt to have …

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Is it permissible for a female to undergo a breast lift?

Question:  Please advise if it is permissible for women to have a breast lift done.  Answer:  No. It is not permissible unless there is a genuine medical reason for this.  And Allah knows best  Suhail Tarmahomed (Mufti)  Checked and Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Desai Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) Fatwa Department

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