Burning Loban

Question Aslm. I would like to know the basis of burning loban in the masjid. Jzkl. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is Sunnah to burn loban and other fragrances in the Masjid. It is...

Explanation of the word: ملبدا

Kindly explain the meaning of the word مُلَبِّدًا in the following Hadith: عن عبدالله بن عباس رضي الله عنه: أنَّ رَجُلًا وَقَصَهُ بَعِيرُهُ وَهو مُحْرِمٌ مع رَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ: فأمَرَ به رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ أَنْ يُغْسَلَ بماءٍ وَسِدْرٍ وَلا يُمَسَّ طِيبًا وَلا يُخَمَّرَ رَأْسُهُ، فإنَّه يُبْعَثُ يَومَ القِيامَةِ مُلَبِّدًا. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1206)

The masnun method of shaking someone’s hand

I was told that there exists a Hadith wherein mention is made that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) used to give a firm handshake whilst making Musafahah (i.e. shaking hands) [meaning to give it a wedge moving it up and down, as is normally observed in our daily interactions]. Would you be so kind as to please provide the reference?

Does the scent of food break the fast?

Q. A Mufti mentioned to me that if a person smells perfume, lobaan etc. whilst fasting, the fasting will be nullified. What about a woman who is cooking in a kitchen a she cannot avoid the smell of food etc. in the kitchen, will it nullify the fast? A. If a woman is...


QUESTION As Salamu Alaikum, Is it permissible for Muslims to use both Colognes and perfumes containing alcohol? What are the laws for Salaah pertaining to this topic and also is Cinnamyl alcohol permissible for perfume and cosmetic use in shaa Allah. Jazaak Allah for...

Sunnah Regarding Bakhoor (Incense)

As Salaamu ‘Alaikum. I have two questions about bakhoor. 1. Is it a sunnah 2. Does it really ward off evil ? Please clarify for my understanding in shaa’ Allaah. Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam,It is narrated that the Prophet ﷺ used to burn the Oudh sticks and he...

EID-UL-FITR By Mufti Waseem Khan (Hafizahullah)

EID-UL-FITR By Mufti Waseem Khan (Hafizahullah)   The day of Eid is considered to be ‘Yawmul Jazaa’, a day of prize giving. The reason for this is that Allaah’s servants have worked very hard for one long month. Their days and nights were filled with the worship of...

Can a Muslim wear perfume with alcohol?

Comments: Assaalamu aly kum, I would like to know is wearing pefume that has alcohol in it, allowed in islam. Thank you. Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Yes, it is permissible to wear perfume that has alcohol in it. Mufti Waseem Khan Original Source Link