This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.

Sweeping the house before maghrib

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Q: Is it true that you can’t sweep or clean the house just before Maghrib salaah as you take out the barakah from the home?  A: This has no basis. This is a superstition.  And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original… read more »


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Assalaam Wa’alaykum. First and foremost I would like to thank you for the work you are doing and educating people about Islam. I know the that astrology etc is haraam in Islam, however, recently I have been hearing that mole’s (til) have meanings, even Islamically. So I would like to find out more about… read more »

Imitation rings

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Q: We teaching revert ladies. Coming to the type of rings permissible to wear, we explained metal jewellery are not permissible because the idol worshippers used to use it. Now some questions arose. Please give us some clear and simple answer to their understanding Insha Allah. 1) Why is it not permissible to wear imitation… read more »

Questions relating to the graveyard

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Q: 1. Can I recite darud sharif while walking through a non-muslim cemetery? 2. Can muslim sister allowed to visit there parents grave once a week, every week? 3. Are we allowed to grow small plants on our parents grave? 4. Are we allowed to put fresh flowers on our parents grave? 5. Are we… read more »