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Trophies as Tokens of Accomplishment for Sports

Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera My son has received several trophies as tokens of accomplishment for the sports he has played in as a youth, and these trophies are like a whole body player kicking a soccer ball. Since he is a child, would the ruling...

Sufi Orders: Pictures & Female Shaykhas?

Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team What is the panel's opinion, advice concerning general Muslim Sufi order? For example, there are some Sufi order with women teachers, women who do not cover and those who put up pictures of their shaikh's in the prayer area...

Taking homeopathic medicine with brandy

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani A person I know has a medical condition and has been told by their doctor to take iron and vitamin D. However, they say that they, "[Don't] like taking medicines." They went to a homeopath who prescribed a mixture containing a large...

Feet facing picture of the Prophet’s Mosque

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it wrong or even disliked, for ones feet to be facing a picture of Masjid Al- Nabi ( in Madina) while sleeping. The picture is hung up on a wall, well above my feet area while sleeping. It's simply a poster of the masjid. Answer:...

Drawing Pictures for Educational Purposes

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The question is the permissibility of drawings for say educational purposes I have read the reliance and agree with what Sh. Nuh mentions, but it  doesn't mention for example the ruling on drawing for educational purposes I am aware...

Can I lead others? I have tattoos on my body

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Before I became Muslim, I had very big tattoos [of humans and animals] on many areas of my body. It is very difficult and painful to have them removed. Alhamdulillah, I have been learning my deen, and people in my small community want...

Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad on Radio 4 (25/08)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad on Radio 4 (25/08) Answer:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/programmes/thought/index_search.shtml ?author=«dal+Hakim+Murad&process==1&Submit.x='&Submit.y=      Thought for the Day,25 August 2003...

Keeping a Dog: Impermissibility Explained

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel May I know if it's allowed to own a dog in Islam? I've heard that it's forbidding is not such clear-cut as some may argue. Some argue that it is permitted, if certain safeguards are respected. Answer: Assalamu alaikum, In the Hanafi...

Are STDs a curse from Allah? 

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I would like to know WHAT is the position of Islam regarding the people who get STD (sexual transmitted diseases)? Does STD consider as curse from Allah or consider as punishments? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, There are two...

Is it okay for brothers and sisters to chat online?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera Is it okay for brothers and sisters to chat online? Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah, Most Gracious Most Merciful. Islam has set down principles for the prosperity of mankind in this world and for their...