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Circumcision

MALE CIRCUMCISION IN ISLAM

As Salaamu Alaikum, I have recently been informed of an opinion on circumcision in Islam that it is a Sunnah for both men and women. Does it mean, according to this opinion, that it will not be sinful for a man to choose not to be circumcised despite already being...

FEMALE CIRCUMCISION.

QUESTION: As Salaam Alaikum, Dear Respected Teacher, I would like to know the laws regarding female circumcision. JazaakAllah Khair. ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, The Majority of the Fuqaha (Jurists) and Imams of Fiqh have stated that circumcision for females is not...

Circumcision For Adult Men

Question: Asalaamu Alaaikum, My husband is not circumcised and he wanted to get it done. Does Islamic law say anything about older men getting that done? Or can he just feed people? Thank you for your reply. Salams. Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, In Islam, both young...

Can Aqeeqah Be Done Before Circumcision?

Asaalamu Alaaikum Mufti, Can u have an Aqiqua for a boy without him being circumcised, or does it have to be before it can be performed? Thank you for your assistance. Salams. Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Yes you can have an Aqeeqah for a boy without him being...

Male circumcision in Islam

Question  Recently, we were having a discussion about male circumcision in Islam. This was among me and some non Muslims. They came well researched and so I was caught off guard. They asked if Allah’s creation of the foreskin was a mistake, why we remove it. It looked...

Naming the New Born and Aqiqah Procedure

Alhamdulillah, my nephew was born very weak at the end of 7th month and weighed only 950 grams. He is placed in the incubator from the time of the birth and his growth is improving day by day Alhamdulillah. Today is the 7th day of his birth as he was born on last...

Naming the New Born and Aqiqah Procedure

Alhamdulillah, my nephew was born very weak at the end of 7th month and weighed only 950 grams. He is placed in the incubator from the time of the birth and his growth is improving day by day Alhamdulillah. Today is the 7th day of his birth as he was born on last...