filth Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Hiring a cold room

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Q: We find it is becoming common for people to hire cold rooms, refrigerated trucks or trailers for Eid. These equipments are hired out to anyone and have most likely been used for haraam meat before. 1. Could this cause contamination although the meat is not being stored in it at the same time as… read more »

Enjoying lawful things in Jannah

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Q: In Islam we can’t eat pork because it is unlawful… well in jannat are we going to be allowed to eat pork because everything that has been unlawful on earth will be made lawful in jannah right? For example, woman can’t dress up in nude clothing in this world but in the hereafter they… read more »

Slaughtering a jallaalah animal

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Q: How long should a chicken be tied before slaughter? ِ I have heard that if the chicken eats filth, it should be tied for some while before slaughtering it. Is this correct? A: The law of tying the animal before slaughter applies to a jallaalah animal. A jallaalah animal refers to an animal (chicken, sheep etc.)… read more »

Halaal and haraam animals

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Q: Are the following animals Halaal to consume in the Hanafi Madhab: 1. Gerbil 2. Guinea Pig 3. Squiril 3. Peacock 4. Stork 5. Hadeda 6. Owl 7. Buffalo 8. Zebra A: Zebra, Buffalo, and peacock are halaal. Birds that attack with their claws and mainly eat filth are haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى)… read more »

Which things are jinn attracted to?

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Q: Is there any evidence that Jinn are attracted to perfume, women and an unclean person and when someone goes out at night?  A: There is evidence of them being attracted to filth. Similarly for a woman who is not dressed correctly. We have not heard of perfume. Movement of the jinnaat is more free at… read more »


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Q: I have a discharge problem and I fall under the category of mazoor. I have a few questions 1. Do I need to make istinja for every salaah? 2. Do I need to change my panty liner for every salaah? 3. I’m pregnant and I have a gas problem, will passing wind break my… read more »