Permissibility of tampon usage

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Question: Salaams  Is it permissible for a woman to use tampons whilst travelling? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. Insertion of any foreign object into the internal genitalia is Makrooh[i] (undesirable) due to ethical and medical reasons. Therefore, using alternative menstrual products which are not inserted into the internal genitalia, … [Read more...]

My Aunts Don’t Dress Appropriately, What Should I Do?

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Question: Assalamualaikum Scholars of Islam My question is a bit weird, but I want to know the Islamic ruling from Authentic sources. my aunties ( my mother's and father's sisters) do not cover their chest appropriately. They are far from Deen and they visit us regularly. My mother spoke to them about it. They say it's nothing wrong if nephews look at it as there are no bad thoughts.  I do not have any bad thoughts but … [Read more...]

Janaza in absentia

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Question: Assalamualaikum Muftis I wanted to enquire about janaza in absentia. Is it fine to read? I live in a shafi dominated country but I am a Hanafi. JazakaAllah for your help. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. According to the Hanafi school of thought, it is not permissible to perform Salat al-Janazah in absentia. [1] However, if … [Read more...]

Is it wrong to say ‘Allah took his time creating something’?

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Question: Assalamualaikum, one of my friends made a statement about a girl he found pretty and said "God really took his time making her." Obviously him looking at the girl is a completely different issue but I felt that that statement of Allah's "taking his time" was theologically problematic. How would/should I explain the issue with that statement and why one shouldn't or can't say something like that? Answer: In the Name of Allah, … [Read more...]

Authenticity of the Hadith of Fatima and Abu Bakr Radhiyallahu Anhumaa

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Question: Salaam. Can you please cite the full narration and the authenticity. This is the only text I could find and don’t have the original sources. Jafar ibn ‘Amr ibn Umayyah said, “Fatimah entered upon Abu Bakr and said, ‘The Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam told me that I will be the first of his household to meet him.’” Musnad Ahmed, hadith no. 26420 Al Bayhaqi narrates from Sha’bi: Abu Bakr visited Fatimah … [Read more...]

Is it permissible to be an agent/salesman for TV packages?

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Question: Salaam Mufti Sahaab Is it permissible to be an agent to sell Optimum TV packages?  Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa-Rahmatullāhi Wa-Barakātuh. Watching TV is completely impermissible due to the content being against the mandates of Shari’ah;[1] hence, assisting in its promotion will also be deemed as impermissible[2] also which is understood from … [Read more...]