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Assalamu Alaikum Mufti Sahib, Could you define the term ‘concubine’ from an Islamic perspective? I am aware that the Prophet (saw) had a concubine. Was this just a special gift from Allah (SWT) for the Prophet (saw) or are the rest of his Ummah allowed to have a concubine. Please explain in detail with references. Jazakallah…. read more »
What is the meaning of name “IFRAZ”? , i want to put it for my niece. Should i had any name before or after this name? Answer (Fatwa: 990/761/D=1431) The meaning of Ifraz is not good, it means to separate, to hunt, to provide the hunter the chance to hunt with deceit. So, do not… read more »
For what reasons can a husband punish his wife? What is the worst punishment a husband can inflict on his wife? Answer (Fatwa: 1174/1014=L/1429) The husband can punish his wife if she disobeys but within Shariah limits i.e. first the husband should convince her politely. Secondly if she is not under control after persuasion,… read more »
As-salamu-alaikum Hazrat. My question is: to what extent “Parda” is necessary for women? is “Wearing ‘Burkha’” covering the entire body including hands, toes, and face must for women? pls explain in detail. Answer (Fatwa: 1385/B=280/tb=1431) The holy Quran says: O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of believers that they should… read more »
Assalamualaikum, In accordance with Holly Quran,the interpretation is like that husband wife are dress to each other.This means there is no hijab between them. According to another interpretation the wives are like field crop and man can enter to his field from any direction,back ro front ,the only restriction in this case is the intercourse… read more »
I have named my daughter as Syed Shiza Maheen and want to know its influence on her. She was born on 12 Oct 2011 and I heard it will not suit her birth time and the child will be stubborn or headstrong. Answer (Fatwa: 1146/718/L=1433) Shiza [شیزا] means: the wood of ebony. (Misbah al-Lughat: 459)… read more »
ASSALMUALAIKUM, My daughter name is shazia saleem i want to know what is the meaning of name and this name is good or not my husband didn’t ask anybody when he choose the name. plz send me replay soon. jazakallah Answer (Fatwa: 281/208/L=1432) Shazia means: a female who spread fragrance. In itself, this name is… read more »