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Use of Botox for Beauty & Medicinal Purposes.

Question I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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Seeking Forgiveness for Backbiting

  Nasihah (Advice): Backbiting and slandering Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Do you know what is backbiting?” The Companions said: “Allah and His Messenger know better.”He said, “Backbiting is talking about your (Muslim) brother in a manner which he dislikes.” It was said …

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Janaazah Salaah for Women

  Question and Answer:   Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.   (Question published as received)   There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the …

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Tawaaf and the Salaah of Tawaaf after Fajr and Asr

Nasihah (Advice): Nafl Salah after Fajr and Asr   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhuma narrates that a group of reliable people testified before me, and amongst them was Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu, and he was the most reliable in my eyes, reported that, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam forbade praying (Nafl, Sunnats etc.) after …

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Islam and the Gym Culture

    Question:   Many men go to gym. Other members are wearing inappropriate clothing and loud music is blaring. Females also frequent the gyms.          a) Can the parents stop the male children from going to the gym?          b) Can the wife …

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Marrying two Sisters Concurrently

    Nasihah (Advice): Fostered (Suckled) Siblings   Sayyiduna Uqbah Bin Haaris Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: I married a woman and then a black woman came to us and said, “I have suckled both of you (your wife and you).” So, I came to Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam and said, “I married …

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The sweat and saliva of a dog

  Question and Answer:   A dog passed by me and rubbed itself onto my clothes. Can I perform Salaah in the same clothes? I was told that only if a dog licks your clothing, your Salaah will be invalid?   (Question published as received)   The saliva and sweat …

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Post Mortem

Question: What is the ruling regarding post mortem in Islam, it is required by the South African law to do a post mortem, how can we avoid this. I am currently a medical student, it is the norm to cut open dead bodies to study the parts of the human …

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Decorating One’s Business for Christmas

Nasihah (Advice): Imitating A Nation   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, ”Whoever imitates a nation is from among them.” (Sunan Abi Dawud) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:                 Can Muslim businessmen decorate their shops with christmas trees, santa clause for business? …

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40 day Mourning Period

Nasihah (Advice): Duration for Mourning the Deceased   Sayyidatuna Ummu Atiyya Radhiyallahu Anha narrated, “We were forbidden to mourn for more than three days except for a husband.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q: Aslm Mufti, hope you well, I wanted to find out what the significance of the 40 …

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