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Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in Islam

Question:  Is plastic surgery haram?  Answer:  NB. By cosmetic surgery being mentioned, both cosmetic and plastic surgery is intended in this Fatwa. The Fuqahaa’ (Jurists) have categorized cosmetic surgery into two types: a) Cosmetic surgery that is permissible b) Cosmetic surgery that is not permissible Cosmetic surgery that is permissible …

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Hosting and attending Baby Showers

Title: Hosting and attending Baby Showers Question Is it permissible to have baby showers or attend an invitation to a baby shower? In our community there is a debate some saying yes and some no. please guide on this. Answer The giving of gifts in Islam is meritorious and highly …

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Is it permissible for females to drive?

Title: Is it permissible for females to drive? Question: Assalaam-u-alaikum! Kindly let me know how far it is permissible for a woman to drive without a mehram inside or outside her city’s limits. Answer: In principle, a female should stay within the confines of her home. It is not permissible …

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Contraception in Islam

Question:  Kindly advise me on the ruling of contraception in Islam:   Answer:  CONTRACEPTION:  Contraception (Azl) is permissible on a limited scale for valid reasons -reasons considered by the Shariáh to be valid. The circumstances which will permit reversible and permanent contraception differ.   REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTION  Among the reasons accepted …

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Can I give interest monies to my needy sister?

Question:  Asalaamualaikum  Can I give away my interest money to my sister who is down and out?  She does not have any source of income what so ever?  Jazakallah  Answer:  If she is poor and needy, she may be given interest monies. The donor should not expect any reward (Ajar/Thawaab) …

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Adoption in Islam

Question:  In the secular legal system, adoption of a child by couples is lawful as we all know. Please elucidate the position of Shariah in this regard. How far such an adoption is permissible in Islam, and if so, what are the rights and obligations of the parties involved in …

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Is it permissible to do circumcision wirth a laser?

Question: Q. Is it permissible to do circumcision with laser? They say that it more comfortable in adulthood.   Answer: Yes, it is permissible to do circumcision by means of a laser and the Sunnah of circumcision will be fulfilled. And Allah knows best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Checked and Approved: …

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Amaanat

Question: What is the ruling in the following case? May Allah reward you. Zaid kept his money and valuables in the safe of Bakar in Bakar’s premises. Bakar’s premises were broken into by thieves. All Zaid’s money and valuables plus some of Bakar’s goods also got stolen. Zaid does not …

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Is it permissible to bake wedding cakes?

Question:  1. Can u please inform me if making wedding cakes is permissible?   2. Is it permissible 2 make novelty cakes eg.in the shape of a car or a barbie doll cake.  3. What is the ruling in the following situation? A lady asked me 2 make cupcakes and …

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