This answer was collected from Daruliftaa.com, which is headed by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Al-Kawthari. He’s based in the United Kingdom.

Burying two Bodies in one Grave

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Please could you clarify the position of a person in India who requested he be buried in the same grave as his spouse who died 9 years previously? This was mutually agreed by the husband and wife and the request was carried out according to the wishes of the couple, did they act according to… read more »

Why Can’t I Eat Elephant?

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In the answer concerning the Fiqh of Halal and Haram animals, you stated that elephant meat is also Haram. What’s the reason behind this? An elephant is not considered a beast of prey. ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, One of the principles in the Hanafi School concerning animal consumption is… read more »

What does Islam say about Birth Control?

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What is the Islamic verdict on contraception and birth control in general? Is it only permissible at times of need? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, First of all, it should be known that, one of the main aims of marriage in Islam is procreation. Islam encourages its followers to reproduce… read more »