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Acid Reflux during Fasting

Nasihah (Advice): A Muslim does not display a bad example   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Setting a bad example does not befit us.. the person who takes back their gift is like a dog that swallows its own vomit.” (Bukhari) Question and Answer: …

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Females attending Universities

Question: What is the ruling on Females attending Universities? Answer: 1.         Education is important for all individuals, male or female. The Hadith often quoted in this context is, “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim.” (Ibn Majah) Yet the understanding of this Hadith is often lacking. The commentators …

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Question Salam, I want to do ivf ( test tube baby). I have 2 kids before but after that I could not get pregnant. I tried for many years and then I did IVF with one female doctor but it failed. Actually I have developed some complicated immunological issues. I …

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Female genital mutilation or Circumcision?

Question: Is female genital mutilation allowed in islam which is practised inmany countries in Africa? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a relatively new term.[1] It had been synonymous with female circumcision until recent studies proved …

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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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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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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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