157 fatwas

  • Does Not Shave Pubic Hair to Avoid Committing A Sin Date: 25-2-2020

    اسلام عل??م ورحمة الله وبركاته Can I stop cuting or shaving pubic hair because while doing so,bad and erotic thoughts come to me and by mistake I would commit a great sin which I fear to do Jazakallahkhair .. More

  • Unable To Get a Job because of His Beard Date: 2-1-2020

    Assalamualikum, if an engineer isn't able to get engineering jobs because of his beard but is able to find jobs such as driver, receptionist, labour jobs. So can the engineer shave his beard to get the engineering job? .. More

  • Incomplete Circumcision Date: 26-12-2019

    Salaam ‘Alaykum. I have a very personal and specific question that I cannot ask a scholar directly because I feel too shy and embarrassed, but I need to know the answer and this website is my only available source. Due to being circumcised, there is a very small open area on my private part right next to the frenulum, on the neck of the glans (and.. More

  • Boundaries of Pubic Hair Date: 5-12-2019

    Do the pubic hairs begin right below the navel? As in, when shaving the pubic hairs, do we have to start from right below the navel? .. More

  • No Contradiction between Keeping Beard and Beauty That Allah Loves Date: 30-10-2019

    Salam aleykum wa rahmatullah. May Allah bless and reward you for your efforts. My question is concerning trimming the beard. Alhamdulillah i have left my beard to grow according to the sunnah of our prophet saw but ever since i have grown my beard i have constantly been told by my family and friends to trim it as leaving the beard where i live is associated.. More

  • The Sideburn Is Part of the Beard Date: 11-9-2019

    Is the upper part of my sideburn (to the level of ear hole) part of my beard? As this portion was there even when i was too young (i.e. before growing beard). .. More

  • Prophet's command to use Siwaak before prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported: "The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said, "Had I not thought it difficult for my community, I would have commanded them to use the Miswaak (tooth stick) before every prayer.'' [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]. What is the understanding of the Messenger's words: "I would have commanded"? .. More

  • Siwaak prescribed before every prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I have a question about the Miswaak (tooth stick). I read a hadith that says that your prayer will be multiplied by 70 if you use a Miswaak before it. So my question regarding this is: if I pray two units of prayer of the Sunnah before the Fajr (or any prayer) and then two units of prayer of.. More

  • Studying in college that requires shaving the beard Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you. I am in my second year in college studying nursing. As for the policy of the college, male nursing students are required to shave their beard. I tried talking with my teachers and the dean to ask for a consideration, but to no avail. I have consulted many knowledgeable Islamic teachers and shaykhs, and most if.. More

  • Leaving nails unclipped for more than forty days Date: 20-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs,will I be sinful if I do not cut my nails before the 40th day due to injury? The matter is serious. I have a hot fracture in the thumb of my right hand, and I experience pain even by touching cloth. Holding a nail cutter and cutting the nails of the other hand is impossible for me at this time... More

  • No need to circumcise male born without foreskin (Aposthia) Date: 8-10-2017

    I am 27 years old. I was not circumcised when I was a baby. Recently, I went to a doctor for circumcision, but he said that I am naturally circumcised and that there is no need for circumcision surgery. Natural circumcision means that there is no foreskin covering the tip of the penis, and there is no foreskin to be removed. Even when the penis is flaccid,.. More

  • Giving shaving tools to men as present Date: 1-5-2017

    What is the sharia ruling on giving shaving tools to men as a present? .. More

  • Shaving armpit hair instead of plucking it Date: 3-4-2017

    Did the Companions really pluck their armpit hair? I shave mine; it just seems like it would be too difficult to do so. Also, what is plucking the armpit hair good for, reducing odor? .. More

  • Starting with right side when clipping nails and combing hair Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is Sunnah to start from the right, but is it also correct to start from the right and then go from the right to the left? For example, if I start combing my hair, I start from the right following the Sunnah of starting with the right, but then what? Do I randomly comb my hair, or it is Sunnah.. More

  • Shaafi'is' view regarding shaving beard Date: 10-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read somewhere that there is Ijmaa’ (consensus among the scholars)on the fist-length beard as being mandatory, and once there is Ijmaa’, nothing can change it after that. However, in the Shaafi'i Fiqh, I read that the strong position regarding the beard is that it is disliked to shave it. So is the Shaafi'i Fiqh going against.. More

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