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Types of haircuts

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What exactly is an Islamic haircut? Are males allowed to cut hairs at different lengths? Meaning, lower sides would be cut at a short length and as you reach the top, it will be longer and longer. Also can one apply a razor making a straight line on the neck, front and sides, known as… read more »

Attending my sick mother

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My mother is sick from years and now also sick with many organ diseases . I am very disappointed and I am making lots of dua and nafil namaz. Please tell me something. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1431/1237/H=11/1439)   One gets reward of one accepted Hajj if one sees his old parents with love…. read more »

Is verbal utterance necessary for an oath to be valid or will an oath be formed if a firm intention is made in the heart without saying it loudly with the mouth and tongue?

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Is verbal utterance necessary for an oath to be valid or will an oath be formed if a firm intention is made in the heart without saying it loudly with the mouth and tongue? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1230/902/SN=11/1439)   Yes! It is mandatory for the validity of oath to be uttered verbally. According… read more »

Making wudhu with rain water

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As water scarcity and crises looms large over the planet, it has become the responsibility and duty of every person to conserve water. One such step taken by me and my wife is to use condensed drain water from air conditioners stored in fresh and ‘tahir’ vessels to perform wudhu for namaz for 5 times…. read more »

Please give advice. One person making Umrah and after tawaf he removed hair before sa’i unintentionally. He should give dam. Second he is poor financially. Please advise.

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Please give advice. One person making Umrah and after tawaf he removed hair before sa’i unintentionally. He should give dam. Second he is poor financially. Please advise. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1296/1115/D=11/1439)   Shaving ones head in the state of ihram makes dam compulsory. Hence in the question mentioned above one dam is wajib… read more »

Breaking fast late

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If one sleeps through Iftari by accident and didn’t wake up until after Isha beginning time, is the fast invalidated? This was not intentional. If fast is invalidated, is kaffarah required or is making up fast sufficient? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1150/994/D=10/1439)   ليس التفريط فى النوم انما التفريط فى اليقظه  i.e. There is… read more »

Our son’s behaviour has changed

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I live in Canada with my family with 2 sons and both are Hafiz-e-Quran. My elder son will turn 17 coming December. Since past couple of months his behaviour is not good with the parents especially with his mother and has grown violent meaning beating another schoolmate and also his younger brother. He has developed… read more »

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