This answer was collected from the official website of Darul Uloom Deoband Waqf. The institution is based in India and the answers are provided in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh.

Having pundits as close friends.

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Q. Are pundits supposed to be close friends to us to the extent that we entertain them in our homes in their full attire and bring sweets for us, etc? A. No, Pundits are not supposed to be close friends to us. There is no harm in maintaining a cordial relationship with them as well… read more »

Performing Ghusl after sexual relations.

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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 becomes compulsory upon a person whenever there… read more »


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As Salaamu Alaikum, Question: A marriage (by law) between a non-practicing Muslim woman and a non-practicing Christian man who has a child. Few months in marriage the woman wants to start practicing her faith (praying, wearing hijab etc). How shall she proceed? Does she have to leave her husband? Can she live with her family… read more »


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QUESTION: Is it permissible for a man married for 18years with two young children to take a second wife just to secure a business deal. The man is saying there is no personal attachment to the second wife because he does not financially support her, he does not live with her and there was never… read more »

Can women and men have ‘friendly relationships’ with the opposite sex?

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What is the Islamic perspective of a Muslim woman (divorced) maintaining a “friendly” relationship with a married man… and vice versa…despite the fact that they once had a personal relationship.   Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, الجواب و بالله التوفيق This type of ‘friendly relationship’ is totally haram (unlawful and sinful) in Islam. The personal relationship… read more »

Courtship In Islam

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Question: Assalamu Alaikum, I am a Muslim woman just nikah to my husband, however, he is involved with someone else and he has intentions to nikah her. But he treats her better than me. Tell me is there anything like courtship in Islam out of marriage? Also, if he is to take her up as his second wife, isn’t he… read more »