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Madhabs position on length of beard

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Answered by Not Assigned Assalamu-Alaykum,I have read your articles on the permissibility in some schools of keeping a beard less then a fist. However, the following link ( and what I have read elsewhere proves that all four schools require a fist-full beard to fulfill the order of wajib. Also if reading the blessed lifestyles… read more »

Ghusl Upon Ejaculation

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Must a woman of the Hanafi Madhab perform ghusl if she engages in sexual activities with her husband where she climaxes but this is done *without* penetration. Furthermore, there is no contact with her privates as she is wearing undergarments. What about if all of the above remains true but… read more »

Following Another Madhhab Is Allowed

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The issue is that when a muqalid follows the opinion of his own madhab, in a single issue he is not allowed to follow another madhab in the same issues regardless of the fact that he performed the actions competently from the other madhab. i.e. the Hanafi is not allowed… read more »

Only Silver Rings Are Allowed For Men

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Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel You mentioned in one of the emails about white gold. I was wondering if you could clarify if platinum rings for men are allowed? Also, what about other substances like the engineering rings made of iron (I believe)? If possible could you please include the sources, and if there’s a… read more »

Guidance about the Guidance Prayer (Istikhara)

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani 1) If someone is overwhelmed with an idea and have made decision before doing istikhara, will there be any chance that istikhara will change the previous decision? Answer: Assalamu alaikum, Yes, it is possible. The proper manners of istikhara (the prayer of seeking guidance) include suspending one’s preferences and consigning… read more »

Kosher, Gelatin, Mono-diglycerides, Soaps, Lotions…

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Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel 1. Is it permissible to eat foods with ingredients that come from animals that are not butchered in a halal manner (i.e. Kosher gelatin, mono and diglycerides, whey, etc.)? 2. Is it permissible to use products like soap, face wash, lotions, etc., which also contain animal by-products from an animal… read more »

Zakat: General Questions

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Answered by Shaykh Abu Usamah I’m confused regarding a few things on Zakat. How does zakat work? Does one pay 2.5% of their monthly salary or is it 2.5% of the annual income? what about money that is spent on food and clothing etc. does that be taken into consideration for the payment of Zakat?… read more »

Time of ‘Asr in the Hanafi Madhab

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Answered by Shaykh Gibril F Haddad Time of ‘Asr in the Hanafi Madhhab Answer: Time of ‘Asr in the Hanafï Madhhab by GF Haddad The Prophet said: “Your life in comparison to the lifetime of past nations is like the period between the time of the mid-afternoon prayer (‘asr) and sunset. Your example and the… read more »