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  • Suffers from Social Anxiety Disorder and Wants to Keep a Dog Date: 13-5-2020

    Hello Islamweb I do have a question. I'm suffering from social anxiety. So I'm having a hard time being around people. But it's easier for me to be around people when I'm with someone that I know. But a hard time when I go by myself to buy groceries etc. And I know people that's suffering the same as me have a dog that have helped them a lot from there.. More

  • Doubts that the Dog Urinated on Tiles Date: 30-10-2019

    Hi. I’m suffering from waswas. Basically my neighbour has a dog that’s runs into our garden sometimes. I’m not sure if he could have urinated on the tiles. Today I spilled some water on the tiles which splashed back onto me, does this make my clothes and me impure .. More

  • Found Mice and Cockroach Excrements on His Prayer Mat Date: 17-9-2019

    Salam Alaikum. Please I want to know the appropriate thing to do, I found mice dropping on my praying mat. Should I just remove said dropping on the mat or wash the whole mat? And also if one finds cockroach dropping on praying mat, what's the appropriate action to take. Salam Alaikum. .. More

  • Is Animal Dung Pure? Date: 28-7-2019

    Assalamu ‘alaykum. My mother bought soil that included animal dung (not sure if which animal but most likely cow dung) in it, she touched the soil and continued to touch other things such as door handles and a car seatbelt, it was also all over her clothes as she carried the package, is everything my mother touched and her clothes now najis? I had.. More

  • Found Dogs’ Hair in Their Newly Purchased Car Date: 31-12-2018

    Assalamualaikum, I have a few questions regarding impurities. Recently we bought a car from someone who had dogs. We washed the carpets and wiped down the seats, hair can still be seen, is the car clean? How about the bucket used to clean the car? We also don’t know if there is saliva in the car.If Impurity falls on flooring with grout and cannot.. More

  • Waste of Insects Are Pure Date: 20-3-2018

    Assalamualaikumif there is cockroch feces on the floor how many times should we have to clean the floor to purify it and how to clean the floor .. More

  • Sweat of human beings is pure Date: 31-12-2017

    Do my clothes become unpure if a non-Muslim's sweaty clothes come in contact with mine? .. More

  • Buying dog owner's furniture Date: 7-11-2017

    Shaykh, if I bought furniture from someone who owns dogs, do I have to ask if their saliva got on it? Also, do I have to apologize to people for trespassing on their property? Thank you, and sorry for asking more than one question. .. More

  • Eggs pure even if shell stained with animal's urine or dung Date: 5-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I consider the urine and faeces of animals that are halal as impure, will the surface of a chicken egg be impure for me? What if the egg looks free of urine? I mean, egg and urine pass through the same passage, so how can an egg be pure? If it is impure, then while breaking an egg, the internal contents will also become impure... More

  • Purity of slip agents used in plastic bags Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently found out that many plastic bags (and other plastics) contain 'slip agents' that are made from rendered animal fat. Does that mean that they are impure? And are we spreading impurityby touching wet plastic? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Impurity of dogs - Command to kill black dogs Date: 22-10-2016

    Are dogs pure or impure? {Say: Lawful for you are [all] good foods and [game caught by] what you have trained of hunting animals which you train as Allah has taught you.} [Quran 5:4] Ibn Mughaffal reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,ordered killing the dogs and then said, “What about them?” (i. e. about other dogs).. More

  • Using fabric softener that has beef products in ingredients Date: 17-10-2016

    I saw a fatwa here, but I need more clarification because it does not really go into detail about beef in non-edible products. If beef is used in fabric softener, but not pork, can we use it on our clothes even though we do not know if it was Zabiha beef, or is the ruling of Istihaalah applicable? If we cannot, and we have already used it, then are.. More

  • Humans and cats do not become impure if they eat impure food Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a cat is given haram food to eat (like cat food with pork or other haram meat in it), does the cat itself become impure? Does anything that it touches or licks after that become impure? Also, if a human was to eat haram or impure food, would that person himself become impure? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Using fabric softener that contains pig fat Date: 9-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for all that you do on this site! Please, I ask that you answer this question and do not give links. I use liquid fabric softener and fabric softener sheets while doing the laundry. I read that they contain pig and beef fat, does this mean that it is haram? Or does it change in such a way that it becomes halal? If it is.. More

  • Using wool and plant fibers in making jewelry and prayer beads Date: 5-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been Muslim for about ten months now, and I will soon be taking part in a ladies sales event in a local mosque environment with another sister. I graduated from university last year with a degree in Jewellery, and I want to enquire about the use of wool and recycled plant fibres to create jewellery and prayer beads. The type.. More