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Shaking a woman’s hand.

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Answered by:  Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah What are the errors in shaking ladies in Islam with reference in Qur’an     بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم               In the name of ALLAH the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Answer: … read more »

Writing fiction books in Islam

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Answered by: Maulana Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia Question Assalamulaikum, my question is regarding the debate about fiction writing in Islam. I think it is important to discuss due to the rise of YA fantasy/sci-fi literature and the amount of aspiring Muslim fiction writers. It is important to know what boundaries… read more »

Marriage dilemma

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Answered by: Maulana Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia Question: Salaam Sheikh/Mufti/Molana, Hope you are well and in the best of health. Just wanted some important advice on what to do regarding my marriage. Basically, I’m going through a tough time at the moment I clearly want to marry someone that is a… read more »

Tourism in Islam

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Answered by Molana Muhammad Adnan Question: I wanted to know the ruling of tourism in Islam as I’ve heard from some brothers that its haraam. I would like some clarification in regards to the matter please. Answer: The concept of travel/tourism in Islam… read more »

Social Media Messages with Haraam Content

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Question Majority of the forwards circulating on WhatsApp are of animate & illicit nature, Videos containing non mahram, videos with background music (including some bayans), videos of prominent scholars giving bayans and these videos watched by muslim women, clips of news broadcasts by women, etc.        By forward the above… read more »

Are my wife’s non muslim relatives her Mahram?

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Question: Are my wife’s non muslim close relatives her Mahram? Does she have to wear Hijab in front of them?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A woman’s Mahram is a person whom she is never permitted to marry because of their close blood… read more »

Is it Permissible for Women to look at Men?

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Question: 1. How does one reconcile the injunction in the Qur’an which tells the believing men & women to lower their gaze with the narration that A’isha Radiallahu Anha was permitted to watch some Abyssinians performing a show with her chin resting on his shoulder? 2. Can this latter narration mentioned above be used to… read more »