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Is it permissible to consume puffer fish?

Question: Is it permissible to consume puffer fish? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Puffer fish are generally believed to be the second most poisonous vertebrates in the...

Making Masah on a cast during Wudhu/Ghusal

Q. I have a cast over my arm after breaking a bone in my arm. What do I do in Wudhu? Do I wash the cast in Wudhu or leave it out? A. It is not necessary to wash a cast placed on any of the organs of Wudhu/Ghusal during Wudhu/Ghusal. It will suffice for one to make...

Performing Ghusl after sexual relations.

Q. My question is regarding Ghusl bath. Is it compulsory after every sexual encounter or just prior to performing salaah or reading quran? Washing my hair after every relation is now making it dry and dropping terribly, what can I do in this instance? A. A Ghusl bath...

Donating organs after you die.

Q. I got an application for a driver’s permit and there was a section that asked if I would like to donate my organs to the Hospital after I die. I started thinking that it could save lives and it would be a continuous charity that I can still reap rewards of in the...

Alcohol in Medicine

Q: Assalaamu Alaikum, I would like to gain some guidance with regards to taking medication which contain alcohol. As such I am hoping that this can be published on the fatwa section of the website as there are many conflicting views on taking medication which contain...

Bleeding after miscarriage

  Assalaamu Alaikum, If a woman when a intrauterine demises but in order to process with the miscarriage the hospital suggest she goes through a dnc / surgical evacuation so will her waiting period be the same as nifaas 40 days 40 nights, because the bleeding is...