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Is Smoking Shisha permissible?

Question: Is smoking shisha permissible? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Research by the British Heart Foundation shows that during a typical hour-long shisha session, one can inhale...

The usage of e-cigarettes whilst fasting

Q. There is a new craze of smoking the e-cigarettes, twisps etc. What is the ruling of smoking these types of electronic cigarettes etc. whilst fasting? A. The usage of an electronic cigarette whilst fasting will nullify the fast as the usage of an e-cigarette entails...

Upkeeping of a masjid from outside sources.

Q. A local mosque in my city has every month fixed costs of approx. 2000 Euro’s (costs such as electricity, water etc.) To cover these costs the standing committee of the mosque has let build a building at the opposite of the mosque (which is thus at the same terrain...

Smoking in Islam.

Q. Is smoking haraam? A. The harmful effects and dangers of smoking is one which is agreed upon by all medical experts, as well as Islamic Scholars. With respect to some of its harmful effects, medical experts have stated that smoking cigarettes affects the smoker’s...

Is Vaping permissible?

Asalamu alaikum, I wanted to know if vaping which is the inhaling of water vapor through a vaping device. I also wanted to know the ruling on cigarettes and also on nicotine. Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق Since vaping is an alternative to smoking and...

Haram and Halal money that is mixed

As Salaamu Alaikum. In regards to this question and response, will this also include occupation? Such as a place that has alcohol? Or Roulette/Play Whe machines? Being a revert, this was my first time Giving Zakaat, but because all the money I have earned at my job,...