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Machine-slaughtered Meat

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari As you may know, machine slaughter of chickens has become quite an issue in the Muslim community. Back in the summer of 2003, I wrote an investigative report on Maple Lodge Farms'' new line of "Zabiha Halal" products...

The Fiqh of Friday Prayer 

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The Fiqh of Friday Prayer Answer: Edited from: Heavenly Ornaments, by Imam Ashraf Ali al-TahanawiAllah Most High does not like anything more than prayer. It is for this reason that we do not find such great emphasis for any other form...

Chicken and cows fed meat

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The Islamic butchers in our city purchase live chickens from big farms. Alot of information has come out these days that suggests that chickens are fed the ground meat of other animals (possibly pork) to reduce costs, and at times,...

What is the ruling on curry falling on one’s clothing?

Answered by Shaykh Sohail Hanif, SunniPath Academy Teacher What is the ruling on curry falling on ones clothing? the curry I am referring to is chicken, cow i.e. all meat, I am always worried about eating curry as I am worried it might fall on clothing and make me...

Stunning Animals Before Slaughtering Them

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari I am sure you have probably answered Questions like this before however this one is regarding Northern Ireland in particular. A local brother has chosen to open a shop for the Muslims in Belfast he already has a quite...

Kosher, Gelatin, Mono-diglycerides, Soaps, Lotions…

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel 1. Is it permissible to eat foods with ingredients that come from animals that are not butchered in a halal manner (i.e. Kosher gelatin, mono and diglycerides, whey, etc.)? 2. Is it permissible to use products like soap, face wash,...

The Fiqh of Halal and Haram Animals

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Can you give me a list of animals that are Halal and Haram according to the Hanafi School? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Islam is a religion of mercy and compassion. It only commands...