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Consumption of Doubtful Food

Question:It has come to my attention that I consumed something not halal verified. Initially, before consuming this item, I had some doubts. However at the time of consuming, I believe my doubts were mostly cleared. A few days after that I was informed that it, in...

Employment at an Insurance Company

Question:Someone was working at a bank, he resigned when he found out that it is impermissible to work there. Since then he has applied for numerous jobs bit all in vain. Recently he was offered to work as a Financial Advisor at ?????? (a life insurance...

Celebrating Non-Muslim Festivals

Question:Is it permissible to celebrate Non-Muslim festivals? Answer: It is impermissible. Nabiﷺ said: “One who imitates a nation, he is from them.” When Nabiﷺ reached Madinah, the people of Madinah had two days in which they would have a festival. Nabiﷺ enquired...

Muharram Innovations

Question:In my country, in Muharram many people cut their bodies and go to Karbalah to drink milk. They said it is not Bid’a and that they are getting reward. So which Hadeeth to prove them is Haraam and they are doing sin? Answer: The practices of drinking and the...

Parents Preventing Marriage

Question:If a muslim girl nd boy of a Young age (17 nd 18) thats dating fear to make haraam nd is willing to commit nd make nikkah,The boy is working nd getting a good income (over 8 thousand rand )nd can manage to run a house nd look after the girl but the parents...

Artificial Insemination

Question:Is Artificial Insemination permissible in a case of need, or not? Answer: It is a fundamental principle of Islamic Jurisprudence that one must avoid imposing upon one’s physical body actions that are usually considered to be unnatural and unconventional...

Extended Warranty On Appliances

Question:I would like to know whether I can buy an extended warranty plan for my laptop from the manufacturer. Answer: Purchasing an extended warranty for one’s appliances or products is tantamount to purchasing insurance which is Haraam. The elements of gambling and...