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Otoplasty

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh I have a question regarding otoplasty, which is surgery that pins protruding ears back. I have had protruduing ears my whole life and they have caused me psychological distress. I have been mocked for them and have...

Banking with Al-Rayyaan Bank

Question Asalamualaikum Mufti Saab. Hope you are well? Wanted to ask a question regarding banking in the UK. I have an account in the UK with an Islamic Bank. And there is an Account known as FTD or Fixed Term Deposit Account. These are savings accounts that pay the...

Making Wudhu in the state of menstruation

Q. Is there any benefit for a menstruating woman to make Wudhu whilst in the state of menstruation?   A. The primary purpose of performing Wudhu is to gain cleanliness (Tahaarah) for the performance of Salaah and to perform other acts of worship. Whilst a person in...

Lack of intimacy in marriage

Q. I have been married for the last twenty-five years now and I have had many issues in my marriage. The character and approach of my husband towards me has totally changed in the last five years. Since then, my husband has not been intimate with me. Does this have...

Is a 10% increase in rent considered interest?

Q. Respected Mufti Sahib, I need to know that a landlord, who owns a House etc. αnd gave it for rent. During their stay there, the landlord gave the tenant whose renting their house etc. an increase oƒ 10% on the normal rent that they were paying . Eg. If the rent is...

Receiving payments from National Insurance.

Q. Is the benefits or payments from claims of the National Insurance scheme, such as: Loss of employment allowances Loss of revenue due to illness payments Monthly pension Death benefits – $4000.00 (which is given to the next of kin/family when a person who is a...