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Darul Ifta, though based in Birmingham, runs with the assistance, du’as and regular rectification by the senior Muftis of Darul Uloom, Bury. The site is supervised by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah.


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Question: Asalamu Alaykum Warahmatullah Wabarkathu Dear Respected Mufti Saab I would like your advice Regarding Islamic Marriages. SITUATION ONE – MINIMIM REQUIREMENT OF MUSLIM MARRIAGE In Malawi local Muslim have first a traditional marriage which is done where in a man and woman decide to get married they inform their… read more »

Gender Interaction in Islam; Shaking Hands

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: What is the Islamic ruling for a Muslim man and woman to shake hands, in a business context? Is it absolutely ḥarām to shake hands with a non-maḥram? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr / Thank you for your question. Shaking hands of a non maḥram opposite gender is not permissible… read more »

The Prostration Position in Ritual Prayer for Women

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can women raise their elbows in ritual prayer (ṣalāh) when going for prostration? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. In general the four jurists, Imams Abū Ḥanīfah, Shāfi’īe, Mālik and Aḥmad bin Ḥanbal are of the opinion that a woman will compress her body in the… read more »