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Q. Is it Permissible to Say, “If Allah and His Messenger Will”?

Fatwa 17c-6 Question:                 If a Muslim says “If Allah and Rasool ﷺ want, my work will be done”, will he still remain a Muslim? Also, what are the rulings for means of access (Wasila) from Allah and Rasool ﷺ? Answer:                 It is better to say “If Allah then Rasool

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Q. Can Food Offered to Idols be Consumed?

Fatwa 17c-3 Question:                 Is it permissible to consume or use food or other material that has been distributed by polytheists on the name of their idols? Is it permissible to eat a goat that was set free on the name of the idols? Is it permissible to eat from a garden or d

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Q. Can Gatherings Held by Transsexuals be Attended?

Fatwa 17c-2 Question:                 Is it permissible for someone to attend or take sweets (Niāz) from a blessed gathering (Mīlād), which is arranged by a transsexual who’s profession is to dance or any other types of prohibited professions? Also, is it permissible to accept their w

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Q. What Water Can be Drunk While Standing?

Fatwa 12c-7 Question Which types of water are recommended (Mustaḥab) to drink while standing? Are the water of Zam Zam, the leftover water of a Muslim brother, the leftover water of Wudu and the water of a stand given in charity to be drunk while standing? Answer:                 To d

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Q. Is it Permissible to Pray in an Area with Pictures?

Fatwa 12c-6 Question                 Is it permissible to draw or take a picture of a living thing? Also, is it permissible to keep it in one’s house, respect it, and to tell others that it is permissible? Also, is it permissible to keep it in front of or beside one’s self while prayi

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Q. Can One Follow Positions from Multiple Schools of Thought?

Fatwa 12c-5 Question                 If all four schools of thought are correct, then why is it prohibited for a follower of one school of thought to follow some rulings from another school of thought? Answer                 “All four school of thought are correct” means that correctn

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Q. What Colors Can be Worn on the 10th of Muharram?

Fatwa 12c-4 Question                 What color of clothes are impermissible to be worn on 10th of Muharram? Answer One should avoid wearing 3 colors in Muharram as they are worn by the Ahl-e-Bid`ah. One is red, as it is worn by the seceders (khawārij) to show happiness. The second is

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Q. Can Parties Hosted Doubtfully be Attended?

Fatwa 12c-3 Question: Is it permissible to go to a party that has been hosted/arranged in a Haram way? Answer:                 If the food was provided in a Haram way, e.g. the food was stolen etc., then to eat it would be Haram. If the food was bought by Haram money, without the sell

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Q. Can Facial Hair be Shaved?

Fatwa 12c-2 Question:                 What is the ruling for shaving the beard? Answer:                 It is impermissible to trim the beard while it is less than a fistful, and to shave it is much worse. It is mentioned in a Hadith: احفوا الشوارب واعفوا اللحی Trim the moustache, and

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Q. Is it Permissible to Wear Silk?

Fatwa 12c-1 Question:                 Is it permissible to wear Chinese Silk? Answer:                 It is Haram for men to wear Silk. It is mentioned in Hadith: محرم علی ذکور امتی It is Haram upon the men of my Ummah (Sunan Ibn Mājah, Kitāb ul Lubs, Hadith 3728) Silk was originally

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