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Question regarding Salaam when entering the mosque.

Assalaam u Alaikum Mufti Sahib. Over here many people insist that we say Salaam loudly when we enter the masjid and state hadiths to prove it. Also they say we must return the salaam even if we are praying by raising the hand. Can you please explain how we can say...

Using hair dye

Are men allowed to colour their hair at a young age of about 20?If yes what substances can men use?   In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful.    It is permissible for men to dye their hair using dyes that are made from halal products   Abu...

The Sunnah method of combing ones hair

  What is the sunnah way of combing ones head? Also are there any hadiths which says that ones hair should be equal?    In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   The Prophet of Allah (SAW) has said:   “Whoever has hair should look after...

Tasbih Fatimi

 There are different narrations with the most well known being reading tasbih & tahlil 33 times and takbir 34 times. My question is whether one could read it once?   In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer   Tasbih Fatimi is the...

Salam by bowing

  Assalamu alikum, I wanted to know whether it is acceptable in Islam to salaam elders by bowing down and touching their feet. As I am from an Asian background it is a tradition to do this, but I don’t know whether it is valid in Islam.     In the name of Allah, Most...

Ruling on Dancing

Asslam-u-aleikum, I pray this e-mail finds you in the best of health and imaan. Our ISoc is planning an event for Black History Month and an idea was brought up of break dancing that will be done without music and it will be only males performing it. Is this...