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This answer was collected from BinBayyah.net, which contains of feature articles and fatawa by world renowned ‘Alim, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, from Mauritania.

What to Do in Case of Disagreement?

Answered by BinBayyah.net

Due to the multiplicity of scholars’ opinions in Fiqh, I have to ask: where does a Muslim stand concerning the disagreement of opinions between scholars, which is apparent in their Fatwas? A Muslim must seek to follow the preponderant position, which brings about benefit and wards off evil from the Muslims, and be supported by… read more »

Why is a Woman’s sajdah different to men?

Answered by eFiqh.com

I am a follower of the Hanafi maslak  (school of thought) who resides in Saudi Arabia. My wife has been asked to support the following from the Hadeeth (saha Sitta). 1. why women sujda is different than men? 2. Why we did not do rafa-e-dain? Appreciate if you give me referecne from Sahah Sitta only…. read more »

Is it permissible to change my last name?

Answered by eFiqh.com

I want to change my name to an Islamic name simply because I  like to be called by Islamic name. And if I change my name, I can also change the picture in my passport (which is without hijab currently). Once I change in my passport, I can change my ‘non-hijab’ picture in my driving… read more »

What does Islam say about Birth Control?

Answered by Daruliftaa.com

What is the Islamic verdict on contraception and birth control in general? Is it only permissible at times of need? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, First of all, it should be known that, one of the main aims of marriage in Islam is procreation. Islam encourages its followers to reproduce… read more »

Is Shaving the Head a Sunnah?

Answered by Daruliftaa.com

In his (sallAllahu `alaihi wasallam) blessed lifetime how many times did al-Mustafa, Rasulullah (sallAllahu ta`ala `alaihi wa alihi wa sahbihi wasallam) shave his mubarak head (or had it shaved)? And on what occasion(s)? (E.g. hajj, ‘umra, battles, etc?) ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The normal practice of the Messenger of… read more »