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Fish

ASSALAMUALIKUM. W.W.W i just want to ask a question regarding FISH. Is FISH the food of Jannath? if a person does not eat fish does it mean that he won't enter into jannath? JAZAKALLAH (UR SISTER IN ISLAM) Answer Answer: In the name of the Allah the All-Aware Yes,...

Explanation

Respected Elders, Assalmu-alaykum Warahmatullah.I heard that if alcohol is found in any item, be it food, medication or toiletry items such as body sprays face creams etc, etc and is extracted from dates or grapes then this is Haram. If so, why is it only dates and...

DOGS

Assalamualaykum Are muslims alowed to keep dogs in thier house. Answer Answer In the name of Allah the Most Kind It is narrated from Ibn `Abbas : Abu Talha, a companion of Rasullulah ()and one of those who fought at Badr together with Allah's Apostle told me that...

Davinci code

assalomoalaikum i am reading the book called the davinci code in there they mention a woman named mary magdalene, what i would like to know is that wether a woman of such ever existed in the time of the prophet isa (a.s) also iwould like to know about st goerges cross...

Gold, Silver & other types of Rings for Men

Are men allowed to wear white gold rings or those that are made from metal, wood, brass, etc? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, It is unlawful for men to adorn themselves with any type of jewellery besides a silver ring. Gold has been...

Placing Conditions in the Contract of Marriage

I would like to find out whether a woman can stipulate in her marriage contract that She would like to study (deen) at a certain place for a minimum number of years (say 6) and if that is not fulfilled, she would opt to divorce! Also, that during such period she would...

Ruling on Visiting Graves

Is it permissible for one to visit the graves of the saints, pious and other Muslims? Some people say that it is unlawful to visit graves. Can you explain the ruling on this with evidence from the Sunnah? Also, if it is permissible, then what are the benefits in doing...

Can Women Travel Without a Mahram?

The general understanding is that it is prohibited in the Shariah for a female to travel without a Mahram under all circumstances and including for religious purposes such as hajj. Are there any exceptions to this rule? If a woman wishes to travel to another city for...

Eating with Non Muslims

I have recently been abroad for 1 night with work. This trip was very short. In the evening a few people took me out for a meal. I ordered Fish, but my colleagues were drinking wine and eating haram food throughout the meal. Alhamdulillah this did not touch me, but...

Killing Mice and Pests

What is the best way to get rid of something like a mouse caught in the house? Should one just kill it or throw it outside (where it would be killed by some other animal anyways)? Secondly, are traps that kill or disable animals allowed? ANSWER In the name of Allah,...