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Pig Dissection?

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Is dissecting the heart of a pig permissible for educational purposes? If the pig heart touches the skin, is washing thoroughly with soap sufficient to remove the filth? Is any washing of the hands necessary if latex gloves are used? And...

Permissibility of educational pictures

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani From previous answers, I understand the conditions and permissibility of pictures that are directly used to educate students, such as a diagram of the eye or heart. My question regards the permissibility of pictures of animate objects...

Who is Shaykh Faraz Rabbani?

Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team Please define me about you? Who are you? And from whom you take guidance before answering us? Answer: Wa Alaykum Assalam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu, In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful & Compassionate May Allah's...

Children’s Picture Books

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it permissible to buy and/or sell children's books with illustrations? These would be early reading picture books. Answer: Walaikum assalam, The fatwa of leading Hanafi scholars from Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere, is that pictures in...

Is There Personal Jihad In Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Gibril F Haddad Recently, I was in southern Italy and encountered so much sadness along the way. There is so much Mafia and prostitution is rampant These prostitutes are from Muslim countries such as my country of Albania or Morocco. They do this...

Valid Oriental prayer carpet?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I wanted to know if it's permissible to pray on an oriental carpet which has an outline of a peacock as part of its design? If not, then is it sufficient to place a prayer rug (jaanimaz) on top of the oriental carpet? Answer: Wa...

Watching a video with nudity

Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera I was in a lesson and we were watching a video which had nudity and sex etc, so I put my head down and didn't watch the video. As far as I know in Islam it is forbidden. is that true? the video wasn't important. After...

An Examination of the Issue of Female Prayer

Answered by Imam Zaid Shakir An Examination of the Issue of Female Prayer Answer: Posted with permission of Imam Zaid Shakir. Click Here to download. (Adobe Acrobat required) A Biography of Imam Zaid Shakir: http://zaytuna.org/teacherMore.asp?id=10 Imam Zaid Shakir is...