This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.
I am a travel agent, I need to ask if I provide transportation and accommodation services to Sikh Yatris in Pakistan who will travel to Pakistan from USA for visit to their Sacred places in Pakistan. I will have nothing to do with any of their religious activities. We just have to provide them transportation… read more »
Answered by: Maulana Mujahid Hussain. Question Assalamualikum When performing Salah and in tashahud when raising the finger I used to raise the finger at negation and place it on affirmation, however, I used to completely drop the finger. However, I then saw an individual whom I… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have a comb with lasers that is suppose to help with hair growth for my hair. Is it ḥarām (religiously prohibited) to use this or is it okay? Is this shirk because this may be associating something with Allāh’s quality of creating? Answer: Jazkā Allāh Khayr / Thank… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it permissible to accept and use a gift given from a non-Muslim specifically on the event of one of their celebrations such as Christmas? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Accepting a gift from a non-Muslim… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it permissible to wear an amulet (ta’awīdh) in Islam, with an intention that it will help protect and cure? Do Islamic teachings support this or is this considered shirk (act of disbelief in God)? Answer: Thank you for your question. Our prayer for everyone is that Allāh Almighty… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedār Question: What is the ruling on Mawlid? Is it permissible to take part in such gatherings in which the burda will be sung? Where did the burda originate? And I’ve often seen that people stand up at certain points to show respect to the Prophet (peace and blessings upon him)…. read more »