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Taking an oath not to talk to one’s son

Q: A woman who lives next door held a book containing 5 surah of the Holy Quran and said that she won't talk to her son ever again but her son wants to talk to her and she also wants to talk to him, so what should she do?A: She should make taubah for doing this, and...

Woman in haidh replying to the azaan

Q: Should a woman in the state of haidh reply to the azaan? Please advise what is preferred and if it is sinful. A: Yes, she should reply.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source...

Losing one’s wedding ring

Q: I am a married Muslim woman. I have lost my ring which I got as a gift on my nikaah from my husband just like an engagement ring for which I am very upset but people around me told us that losing your nikaah ring isn't a good sign for married life.I am very much...

Women driving

Q: Are girls/ladies permitted to ride the two wheelers and drive the cars to go their colleges or do some necessary house-hold works? A: The woman's original place is the house. Without any absolute and valid reason she should not venture out of the house. If she has...

Female dentist treating male patients

Q: What is the ruling for a lady who is a dentist. While treating her male na-mahram patients, she have to touch their mouth area to do the required cleaning and surgery operations. She wears gloves during the entire operation or cleaning procedure.Also, there are...

Son bathing his bedridden mother

Q: In the case where a mother has only two children; a man and a woman, and the man is the only person taking care of his mother (who is bedridden), the daughter doesn't have the capacity to assist, can the man clean her up and shower her by himself?A: This is not...