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Muharram FAQ’s

  What is the meaning of Muharram?      Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar – meaning “Forbidden”. Even before Islam, this month was always known as a sacred month in which un-lawful acts were “forbidden”, prominently the shedding of blood.   Which are the sacred Months …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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Leadership of Women

Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said; “Men are destroyed when they obey women.”   Answer The full narration, which clarifies the meaning is as follows: Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that a bearer of glad tidings once came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …

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Performing Hajj or ‘Umrah at Least once in Four or Five Years

Question Can this narration be quoted? Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah Ta’ala says: ‘A Person whose body I make healthy and to whom I grant enough provision, but five years go by and he does not come to Me [visit …

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Qurbani and cutting hair and nails

  Question What is the preferred view regarding cutting hair and nails from 1st Dhū al-Ḥijjah onwards for the person who intends to perform Qurbānī? Is it true that according to Imam Abū Ḥanīfah, it is permissible to do so and it is not desirable to avoid doing so? بسم الله …

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Contagious diseases

QUESTION Assalamu Alaikum I read an article that if one believes in the concept of contagious diseases, his nikah is broken. I always believed in contagious diseases because I heard thus from my learned Ulama. I am sensitive to my nikah. Is my nikah really broken? What about the nikah …

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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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