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mother x has a son that is sick from birth and is quite old and stayed his whole life with her and she looks after him and has to shave him by his private parts as he can not do it himself

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Answer We advise that growth of the unwanted hair of the disabled son be eliminated by some means. If that is not possible, then request a male to remove the unwanted hair. If a male is not available and the unwanted hair is medically harmful, then the mother will be excused for removing the hair…. read more »

Mufti Saheb can you please tell me whether Imam Abu Hanifa’s ruling on the beard is that, it only becomes haraam (sinful) for shaving the beard if you made the intention to keep it.

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What I mean is that you intended to keep the beard, but for some petty reason you trimmed it to less than a fist. Or is the ruling haraam at all times. Answer ‘For Muslim males to grow a beard is Waajib (compulsory), and to let it grow a fist length is Waajib. Without any… read more »

What are the rules regarding hair of testis. Should we trim with scissors or shave with razor. And also tell the rules of armpit.

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Answer Respected Brother-in-Islam Assalaamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu The area immediately under the navel is not to be shaven. The area of shaving for a person (male / female) is above and around the private parts. If possible, it is commendable to shave around the hind private parts as well. (Al-Kamil, commentary of Muslim;… read more »

Halak-kasar, shaving of full head.

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I know to come out of Ihram HALAK / KASAR is must. I want to know why. Is it because Prophet (Sallalahu-Alaihi-Wasallam) has done it .or is there any sharai significance. Jazak-Allah. Answer Rasulullah (Sallalahu-Alaihi-Wasallam) shaved his hair when he performed haj. (Mishkaat, pg 232 Thanvi) Rasulullah make du’a three times for those shaved their… read more »