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A MUSLIM WOMAN MARRYING TO A CHRISTIAN MAN

As Salaamu Alaikum, Question: A marriage (by law) between a non-practicing Muslim woman and a non-practicing Christian man who has a child. Few months in marriage the woman wants to start practicing her faith (praying, wearing hijab etc). How shall she proceed? Does...

Is there Dumm for missing Wuqoof in Muzdalifa?

As Salaamu Alaikum Respected Mufti Following your workshop on Sunday, I would like to clarify with respect to the stay at Muzdalifa, on the morning if I left before praying Fajr and did not do wuqoof , will I have to pay a dumm, if so how much is the penalty. I...

Can a woman ask for divorce in this situation?

Assalam Alaikum, I wanted an advice about a marital situation. Is it allowed for a wife to ask her husband for a divorce if she thinks he loves someone else? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, If she has proofs to show that he is cheating on her and is being dishonest in the...

Can a woman leave her residence during Iddah?

Assalaamu alaikum. If someone is observing the iddat period because of the death of their husband, can they attend a nikaah of their cousin? Wa Alaikum Assalaam, A woman observing the Iddah period upon the death of her husband is allowed only to come out of her...

Should there be a gap/period between pregnancies?

Message: Assalamualaikum Warahamatullahi Wabarakatu Mufti Sahab! Is that we have to give certain duration of gap for upbringing of our child, means can we give for instance 2 years between every child, so that in this between 2 years can we go for necessary protection...

Ruling on Pregnant women and fasting

Salaams. I wanted to find out what’s the ruling on pregnant women and fasting? I just found out I’m pregnant about a week ago. I’m not getting any symptoms as vomiting or nausea but I do feel very hungry at times and tired and sleepy so I’d like to know if I should...

Questions on Wudhu

Assalam u Alaikum Can wudhu be done in a bathroom/shower, as Ghusul is done in a bathroom? Also, if a woman does NOT need to perform Ghusul, but showers/bathe/ washes with water, all areas of the body excluding the head and hair, is wudhu still necessary? As Salaam...

Is Vitro Fertilization allowed in islam?

Assalumu Alaikum Mufti, I would like to find out if in vitro fertilization is allowed in Islam.   Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق In vitro fertilization would be allowed in a case of dire necessity when it becomes the last resort for a couple. This...

Is it permissible for women to shave their eyebrows?

Salaam, Is it permissible in Islam for women to shave their eyebrows.??  I have seen a lot of women do it so I was just concerned if it is permissible. I have also heard that on the Day of Judgement that snakes and scorpions will walk off your eyebrows if you shave...