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Woman wearing a saree

Q:1. Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to wear a saree in a Muslim country provided that she covers all the parts of her body properly.2. If her husband wants her to wear a saree and he gets upset if she doesn't do so, will it be permisssible for her to wear it?3....

Stopping a person from prostrating before one

Q: Surprisingly, once I was prostrated to by one of my son's Hindu friends as respect since his father is dead. I stopped him at once. Will I have to repent now or anything? A: No, since you stopped him you had done the right thing.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows...

Walking on fire on Aashuraa

Q: Some people walk on fire on Aashuraa. Is it permissible?A: This is a Hindu practice. It has got nothing to do with Islam.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link

Wearing and displaying symbols of Hinduism

Q: Recently in my family there has been an episode. My female cousin ran off with a non-Muslim girl and has not come back since. It has been a year now. She told us that she is a lesbian and we have to accept it. What do we do? Can we make dua for her? Is she still...

Keeping a company name “OM”

Q: Our society name starts with OM which is a Hindu word for beginning any work. Will it be shirk if I have to write a check with that name?A: Try your best to avoid this. If these words are symbols of Hinduism and have shirki connotations then obviously it will...

Participating in the Hindu Holi festival

Q:1. I read online that if one plays holi (hindu festival) then they are out of the fold of Islam. Is this true?2. What if one is walking, not intending to play holi, just going out for work or leisure and colour is thrown on them. Are they out of the fold of Islam?3....

Concern for non-Muslim daughter

Q: I was a Hindu and have two daughters. After the death of my husband, I married a Muslim man. My younger daughter and I accepted Islam. My elder daughter is now eighteen years old and has not accepted Islam. My husband and elder daughter do not have a healthy...

Adulterer marrying a chaste woman

Q: I'm a 26 year old Muslim man. I committed zina multiple times with a Hindu female friend after which I felt guilty and asked Allah for forgiveness. I stayed away from zina after that.Now my parents are searching for a good and practicising Muslim girl for my...

Aqeeqah for a child born out of wedlock

Q: Can a aqeeqah be done for a child born out of wedlock as the mother is Hindu and the father is Muslim. The father wants to name the child and give him his surname as well and has done all things necessary as to the rights of the child born. Can aqeeqah be done and...