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Emojis

Question:Is it permissible to use emoji’s which contain eyes while messaging? Answer: Although the emojis used nowadays is not the real face of a human being, we discourage the usage of such emojis due to a number of evils. Many of these emojis are used for...

Is this a valid contract?

Dear mufti saab, when I was not baaligh my friend at the same age as me encouraged me to join his Roblox (with voice) movie club. He made me make a script and then he started making the movie. However, the files were corrupted and he left it behind. For a long period...

Hosting a Walimah at a hall

Q. I wish to have a hall wedding, as my house cannot accommodate my huge family. I wanted to know the Islamic ruling on hall weddings? A. It is permissible to host or attend a hall wedding as long as all the laws of Shariah are followed and there are no violations of...

Television in one’s home.

Q. In a Muslim home, pictures are not allowed, ie. framed ones. In almost all homes there is a television. This is a picture talking, seeing violence etc. Framed pictures are not allowed but a television is, please explain. A. With respect to pictures of living...

Profile Pictures On WhatsApp

  QUESTION: Assalamualaykum On whatsapp, which is an instant messaging service for smartphones, people can post a profile for themselves. Many people post a photograph of themselves, other people or other animate objects. Is this permissible? Please explain.   ANSWER:...