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  • Moisture on newborn's skin is ritually pure Date: 19-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. 1. When does a newborn's first bath need to be after birth? The hospital I am going to believes that the 'slimy stuff' (I think its called vernix caseosa) is medically good for the baby and the baby's skin. Because of this, the hospital only wipes the baby after birth and will only bathe the baby after 2 days. 2. Do I need to request.. More

  • Cat hair is pure Date: 26-8-2015

    I have a cat at home and sometimes its hair falls into food or drink. Is it lawful to eat or drink from such food or drink, given that the hair may sink and it is difficult to see it or take it out? Is it unlawful to eat the hair of the cat? .. More

  • Dog does not defile place unless it urinates on it Date: 12-11-2014

    Assalam alaykom shaykh, I hope your in the best of health... I'll try to keep this as simple and to the point as possible... I converted to Islam and still live with my family who is not practising Islam.. In this house we have a dog, my mother has a boyfriend and there is music playing everywhere.. Not to mention alcohol is drunk often.. Though this.. More

  • Ruling on the purity of a liquid if a dead house gecko falls into it Date: 27-8-2014

    Assalamu alaikum. Is a dead lizard(the small ones found in the houses), ant, mosquito and other insects najis? Is the dung/feces of one of these animals najis?If the dung/feces of a lizard is najis and it fell on a rice(about to be cooked) with water(less than or about half a liter) then how can I clean it?or do I have to throw away the rice? I have.. More

  • Ruling on using bones of edible animals Date: 26-6-2014

    My friend has a tooth missing and needs dental work on it but needs some grafting which means they have to use cow bone to build the bone. Can you use this in islam or not? .. More

  • The saliva of non-Muslims is ritually pure unless proven otherwise Date: 14-4-2014

    I am a student studying in Uk. I suffer from OCD but my condition has intensified and my suffering increased ever since I arrived here because I suspect the cleanness (tahara) of the saliva of non-Muslims. The problem is that when I buy anything, the cashier wets his/her finger with their saliva to open the plastic bag, which makes me suspect the cleanness.. More

  • Washing hands after contact with a dog's saliva Date: 6-3-2014

    Salaam, I asked a question a while ago http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=showfatwa&Id=2466789&Option=QuestionId to which I got suggested a number of fatwas. Unfortunately, I had read them all before but for some reason it is not helping. I am in a lot grief and I feel a lot of grief for my carelessness. Would enough saliva from.. More

  • Drinking the urine of cattle and sheep Date: 17-2-2014

    Assalamu `Alaykum respected scholars I have one question and i kindly request you to shed light on in detail. may allah bless you all Q1) i believe according to one school of thought/Manhaj (Ahl al-Hadeeth/Salafiyyah) proven that all or every body part of the halaal animals (like cattle) is halaal and those who declare certain parts to be haraam for.. More

  • Ruling on spots of blood on eggs Date: 15-2-2014

    Reference to your fatwa no. 27787 regading washing of eggs exterio. According to fatwa if eggs are not washed their is no harm. We receive eggs from bakery and eggs had spots of bloods or some other spots on it.Does it means that the spots are not najis. We in our home wash the eggs before use but sometimes spots do not go in regular washing.What should.. More

  • Using soap containing swine fat Date: 28-1-2014

    Is it permissible to use soap containing chemically treated swine fat? .. More

  • Cockroaches and the surfaces which they pass by Date: 26-1-2014

    Is the cockroach impure? I mean both types: the wood cockroach as well as the other type which lives in sewage outlets. Are the surfaces which they come in contact with, like mats, utensils and furniture, rendered impure? This insect spreads during certain seasons in a disturbing manner and it is difficult to clean everything which it contacts. Are.. More

  • Ruling on vomit of eatable and uneatable animals Date: 21-1-2014

    According to the preponderant opinion, which is the sound opinion too, human vomit is pure. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on the vomit of the eatable and uneatable animals? What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on the vomit of the dog and the swine? .. More

  • Using animal dung as fuel for cooking Date: 21-1-2014

    Is it permissible to use animal dung as fuel for cooking, particularly in preparing bread? Taking into consideration that the bread is exposed to smoke which comes from the ignited dung. .. More

  • Utilizing honey in which a dead mouse fell Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a honey producer. Once I left the honey vessel open and a dead mouse fell into it from the roof. Taking into consideration that the mouse was already dead for a long time before it fell into the honey, is it permissible to eat this honey? Please advise. May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Human saliva is pure Date: 4-4-2013

    Is saliva, which comes out of the mouth during sleep and might wet the hair and parts of his clothes, pure? Meaning, if the place that was touched with saliva was not washed, would one's prayer be valid?.. More