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superstition

Sweeping the house before maghrib

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 MakadaChecked &...

Circling money around the head for protection

Q: My mom circles money around my head and sometimes even eggs for some kind of protection. I have a feeling this practice is not Islamic so I was wondering if it it permissible in Islam. A: This is a baseless superstition. It is stemming from hinduism. You should...

Washing one’s head when a lizard falls on oneself

Q: Please explain the logic in this. A lizard fell on my mom, then my grandma told my mom to wash her head, then only can she perform Salah, otherwise it's not permissible, is that correct? A: This is baseless superstition.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows...

Superstition

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...

Visiting a woman who had miscarriage and bad omen

Assaaam-o-alaikum I have a question regarding miscarriage. If a woman has a miscarriage, are unmarried young girls and married woman who are still capable of having more children’s allowed to visit that person who had a miscarriage. A lot of “old...

Visiting a woman who had a miscarriage and bad omen

Assaaam-o-alaikum I have a question regarding miscarriage. If a woman has a miscarriage, are unmarried young girls and married woman who are still capable of having more children’s allowed to visit that person who had a miscarriage. A lot of “old...

Imitation rings

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...

Questions relating to the graveyard

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...