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Hair Growth with Laser Comb

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 Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have a comb with lasers that is suppose to help with hair growth for my hair. Is it ḥarām (religiously prohibited) to use this or is it okay? Is this shirk because this may be associating something with Allāh’s quality of creating? Answer: Jazkā Allāh Khayr / Thank… read more »

Zakah on a Joint Account

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Question I am an adherent to Hanafi fiqh. What is the ruling on Zakah when a couple has a joint account? Is it OK if only the husband pays zakah on the total amount of the joint account? Please be aware that both husband and wife have full access to the account. Answered by Shaykh Yusuf… read more »

Is Smoking Hookah/Shisha Allowed in Islam?

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat Recent studies have shown that a single shisha session is the same as smoking 200 cigarettes. (See report by World Health Organisation – WHO) Tobacco based shisha is detrimental to health, addictive and is a means of wasting time and money. “There’s a misconception that shisha is not as bad… read more »

Choosing a Name

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: We are soon to be blessed with a baby inshä’Allah. If it’s a girl we plan to name her Zayna or Eshaal. If it’s a boy we plan to name him Humaid, Shahzar, or Shaayaal. Please advise on the suitability, meaning and how the name should be written in… read more »

Removal of Pubic Hair for Men

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: What is the proper method of removing the pubic hairs for men? What parts must be removed? Answer: Anas ibn Mälik رضى الله عنه reported, “The time we were given for trimming [our] moustaches, clipping [our] nails, plucking the hairs of [our] armpits, and shaving [our] pubes was to not leave it for… read more »

Consuming a Woman’s Breast Milk

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is a husband allowed to drink his wife’s breast milk? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. It is the consensus of the mainstream Islamic jurists that it is islamicaly impermissible for a man to drink his wife’s breast milk. (See al Dur al Mukhtār) The milk… read more »

Fish and Dairy Products Together

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is there any islamic restriction to use fish and milk or milk made items together? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. We have not come across any verse of the Qur’ān, ḥadīth or fiqh ruling, restricting consumption of fish together with dairy products. Therefore, Islamicaly, consuming… read more »

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