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Reading from the Wall, and Reading About the Imam

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 1. If a Hanafi is praying Salat be it Farz or Nafila and reads a soora of Quran off a paper stuck in front of him on a wall is that Permitted? Invalidates salat? Makrooh? Answer: Walaikum assalam,This would invalidate the prayer, as...

Women wearing pants in prayer

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani When I first converted to Islam, I wore pants while I prayed Salah. I want to know if I have to make up those prayers? (Some were loose fitting and others were not.) Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate. May...

Can one give or accept tips for work?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it permissible to accept tips (money) from customers for example if you are working as a valet car attendant or any job for that matter? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that this finds you well, and in the best of...

Are postmortems allowed in Islam for a valid reason?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Are postmortems allowed in Islam for a valid reason? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, A very important and fundamental principle should be remembered with regards to the human body in...

Navel Dirt

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I have dirt that accumulates over time and gets stuck to my navel (i dont know the medical term for it but it is not navel flint). When I do ghusl, I cannot remove it just by using my hand. I need to keep rubbing for a long time and...

Important Questions about Riba & Haram Money

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I currently have some money saved for the purpose of buying a house, which is in a low interest (current) account. Now I noticed that certain Islamic charities now accept interest money for use as they feel is appropriate, would it be...

Touching the Qur’an with gloves without wudu

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it permissible to touch a copy of the quran after wearing gloves if not in a state of wudu? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,It is prohibitively disliked and sinful to touch the Qur'an with anything one is wearing when not in...