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Christmas cards to non Muslims

Christmas Cards assalam,can you please give me the fatwa about giving christmas cards to non muslims just to keep good relations with neighbors, with the dalaail and hawaalah. jazakallah and may Allah accept your efforts. In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the...

Can women cut their hair?

  Can women cut their hair?    In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.     Answer     Keeping long hair for women is a sign of beauty. The angels in the sky praise women with long hair.  (Fatawa Rahimiyah p.120 v.10)     Allahma Haskafi (RA) a...

Can two sisters share the same bed

Asalamualaikum, can two women sleep under the same blanket or sheet? Even if they are real sisters or share sister like relationship  In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Abu Said Khudri Radiallahu Anhu, reported from his...

Banning criminals and thieves from the Masjid

Respected Mufti Sahib, In the United States there are unrepentant known “Muslim” criminals involved in anti-Islamic and anti-social behavior. Some while trying to evade the authorities will attempt to hide out in the masjid under the pretext of i’tikaf, etc.  We...

Masails regarding visiting the graves

Can Women visit the graveyard? In the Hanafi school of thought it is permissible for old women to visit graves as long as there is no action which is contrary to the Shariah such as loud crying, intermingling with men, body not fully covered as is required in the...

Acting upon a incorrect ruling of a mujtahid

When an mujahid strives towards achieving what’s haq (truth) by doing ijtihad and doing qiyas; without following his nafs and desires, Allah rewards him double for his efforts if he gets it correct. However, if the mujtahid gets it wrong, Allah still rewards him and...

Rings

In Islam are you allowed to have engagement rings?If no !please can you give reasons. Answer Bismillah Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance) Islam does not recognise an engagement ring or a wedding ring . These are customs of the kuffaar....