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Passing the Meeqat while in menses

Nasihah (Advice): Umrah – Atonement of sins Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Umrah to ‘Umrah atones for the sins between them, and for a Hajj Al-Mabrur there is no reward except Paradise” (Muslim) _____________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. I would like to inquire where …

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Salaatul Ishraaq

Question Assalaamu alaykum,   1. Regarding Ishraq prayer, can we pray it at home, after spending required time in mosque in zikr after fajr prayer ? 2. Can our ladies pray Ishraq, by following same guidelines, but at home ?   Jazakallah Khair.   -Sayeed, from India Answer In the …

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Does a separated wife inherit from her husband?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not deprive yourself of your inheritance in Paradise   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Whoever attempts to dent the inheritance due to his heirs, Allah will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection.” (Ibn Majah) …

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My daughter in University! How much do I know?

Question   My daughter  is very interested in higher studies  and  wants to go to UK   to study for a degree in a field where she wants to help the muslim community specifically and the  people in general  The university she wants to go is mixed   but  has …

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Women attending universities?

    Q: Is it permissible for Muslim women to receive secular education and study in universities so that they can earn a degree? Some people argue that it is necessary for a woman to hold a degree so that if she is divorced or widowed, she will be able …

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Should Muslim Females attend University?

Opinion Piece (Written by a university graduate who personally experienced campus life)   With the imminent onset of the university year, there is currently a vibrant debate regarding Muslim females attending university to pursue tertiary studies.   Those who support the idea of women studying at university argue that Muslims …

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Inheritance between different faiths

  Nasihah (Advice): Muslims protect one another   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The believer is a mirror to a believer, and the believer is the brother of a believer who guards him against loss and protects him when he is absent.” (Abu Dawood) …

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Brazilian Keratin-Permanent Hair Straightening

Question Is it permissible to undergo the Brazilian Keratin-Permanent hair straightening treatment? Answer Permanent straightening (chemical treatment): The Brazilian Keratin treatment is ironed onto the hair, repairing the damages caused from ironing, blow-drying, dyes, over processing or the environment.  The hair is sealed by flattening the cuticle, which provides the silky, …

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Taking a second wife?

  Question: Assalamu Alaikum – Mufti Waseem mentioned in his discussion on the topic pertaining to marriage and divorce that there must be a need for the man to take a second wife. Can you enlighten me on examples of what will constitute as a need in this case.? Answer: …

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