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  • Accepting Food During Hindu Festival Date: 25-4-2019

    Can I eat the food (walnuts) recieved from Hindu on the occasion of Mahanavmi (thier festival) Please guide in light of QuranAnd sunah .. More

  • Imitating non-Muslims Date: 3-1-2019

    I have read that the Prophet -peace be upon him- forbids us to imitate the non-Muslims in any aspect of life. But I don’t understand how this could apply in clothing. Most people buy their clothes from non-Muslim brands and Muslim women, nowadays, like to follow non-Muslim fashion. Is this haram? Also, unfortunately, nowadays it is the non-Muslims.. More

  • Is Imitating non-Muslims Kufr Date: 13-3-2018

    Imitating the Kufar.It was narrated that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever imitates a people is one of them.” Does that mean if someone were to say Shave their beard completely or celebrate birthdays, do they become a Kafir and there marriages invalid ect. I have read from IslamQa.. More

  • Substituting for non-Muslim colleagues during their festivals Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Our factory runs 24 hours/day. So when our Eids come, we take a leave and our non-Muslim colleagues, they take our shifts. Similarly, when their Puja comes, they take a leave and we take their shifts. Is it allowed for us to do so? Or does this constitute helping in sin? .. More

  • Standing for national anthem - wearing jerseys with players' names Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, may Allah reward you for your previous answers. Shaykh, I had two queries: 1. Though I read on your website that standing for and singing the national anthem of one’s country is forbidden, my friends are asking me about the reason for that. They are saying that it is not worship; you are.. More

  • Ruling on women wearing red dot (bindi or tikka) on forehead Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I would like to know whether it is allowed for a female to put a red dot, or 'bindi’, also known as ‘tikka’ (the ornamental jewel worn on the forehead) on her forehead as a form of adornment. It is an adornment worn by females in the subcontinent, especially in India. Some say that this.. More

  • Participating in non-religious festivals of non-Muslims Date: 25-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, can you provide me the explanation of the verse: {For every religion We have appointed rites which they perform…} [Quran 22:67]? Does the verse give us (Muslims) permission to participate in their festivals like birthdays (individual birthdays), wedding anniversaries, company anniversaries,.. More

  • Impermissibility of contributing to non-Muslim religious festivals in any way Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I study in college, where the higher-posted people are non-Muslims, and the students are organising functions of their religion in which they worship idols, and they started asking for money as a contribution. I refused in the beginning, but then they again came and said that I have to give the money. I told them that I would, but.. More

  • Lighting so-called ‘Unity Candle’ at wedding celebration Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for three months now. My wife was a Catholic and reverted to Islam, praise be to Allaah. When we got married, we did not have a ceremony, so my parents-in-law, who are not Muslim, planned one for us. So we went to their place and had a little party where we had food and chatted. The part that angered me is that.. More

  • Wearing Magatama beads Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Do Magatama beads have any validity in Islam? .. More

  • Ruling on Indian 'Solah Shringar' Date: 20-8-2017

    Is 'Solah Shringar' lawful in Islam? I am from India, where I see almost all of the Muslim brides do some or almost all of the 16 'Shringar', which all Hindu brides follow. My question is simple: all of the Muslim Indian girls follow this, and my wife and mother and all relatives from old to young have a nose ring; is it lawful in islam? .. More

  • Writing Valentine's Day cards as graded class project Date: 19-7-2017

    My teacher assigned her students to write Valnetine's Day cards as a graded project. Is it permissible for me to do so to get a good grade in the class, or should I receive a zero? .. More

  • Using names of days and months derived from Roman gods Date: 17-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently came to know that Muslims are not allowed to wear/use products with the Nike logo because she was an ancient greek Goddess. I have stopped using such products, but I am confused because we do use the names of the days, like Sunday, Saturday, Monday, etc. These days were named after the Roman gods! January was named after.. More

  • Playing for team whose logo is ancient idol Date: 1-3-2017

    What is the ruling on playing for a soccer team called the Aztecs, named after the ancient civilization? They were known for their polytheism. Also, the logo of the soccer team is an Aztec bird, and I searched for the Aztec bird on Google, and it showed up as a false deity that they used to worship. Obviously, no one on the team really believes in that.. More

  • Sharing in price of Hindu idol Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. During Diwali (Hindu festival of light), I and my Hindu friend were invited to someone’s home. My Hindu friend had purchased an idol of Ganesh as a gift. She had said that we would share the cost of the idol; out of fear that she would feel bad, I did not say anything. I have not given the money yet, is it permissible for me to.. More

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