My nails grow quick

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Question   My nails grow quick when I’m in haiz, am i allowed to clip my finger nails whilst in haiz because it becomes unbearable to use my hands for eating or baking.   Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. In principle it is makruh tanzihi to clip the nails during haidh. However, if there is a need to do so, as … [Read more...]

i want to cook

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  Question i want to cook for my husband and my mother-in-law says that its her right to cook for everyone and i dont have any right to cook for my husband. i want to know if that is true 2- also if i insist on cooking for my husband then am i disobeying her or being rude to her my mother-in-law is very rude to me , by rude i mean saying all sorts of things about my parents, my brothers and sisters and on everything i do with my … [Read more...]

to join the jama’ah

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Question     At college, aside from the subjects I do during the normal college day, I also do Arabic at the end of the college day. In this class there are only Muslims, and when Salah time commences, for example Maghrib Salah, then we must pray it during the lesson time since the Salah will be over by the time we reach home.   It has been emphasised for men to pray with Jama'ah, whereas for the woman, her place of prayer in … [Read more...]

wearing abayah in front of family

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Question I had a question regarding wearing abayah in front of family members, such as cousins, an aunt's husband, brother-in-laws, etc. I have worn modest clothing (loose shalwar kameez) and hijab in front of my cousins and family and I have just begun wearing abayah outside to college, stores, etc alhamdulillah. However, I have never worn abayah in front of my family and therefore would like to know if it is fardh or not to wear it in front … [Read more...]

I got my periods

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Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012   Question     In the month of April I got my periods on 14th which lasted for 10 days and then in the month of May I got my periods on 18th which again lasted for 10 days. I started to bleed again on 11th June. Will this recent bleeding be regarded as istihadha since I did not get 15 days of purity in between?  If I bleed for more than 3 days, Will all of it is … [Read more...]

women wearing Ijaar under the kurta?

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Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012   Question   What is the ruling with regards to women wearing Ijaar under the kurta? I have tried to explain to a family member that she must wear pants under her Kurta as her leg shows when she climbs up stairs or exist a car. My mother Ayesha (RA) use to mount camels and her satar was never shown. She claims that wearing Ijaar is not part of our deen. How do I explain to … [Read more...]