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  • Tattooing with Henna Date: 8-9-2003

    I have been talking to my mother lately and we both were wondering, if both of us get a tattoo in a place where no one can see, so it is not attracting any attention, is it Haram? We were also wondering, if Insha Allah we do get one, which material or method should it be? For example, I know it has to be a woman making it and is it true that it should.. More

  • Tattoo on Body Date: 22-2-2003

    Can I have the al shahada la ellah ela allah mohamed rasoul allah written as a tattoo on my right shoulder or arm? .. More

  • Wants to remove tattoos Date: 30-11-2002

    5 years ago I became Muslim, al-Hamdulillah. 10 years ago I had 3 tattoos made on my arms. Now I would like to know if it is better to have them removed or to leave them. I ask this as I don't feel comfortable to show my bare arms in public, but I have also read that it's not good to mutilate your body. Would removal of tattoos by plastic surgery be.. More

  • Combing hair while making ablution Date: 3-9-2002

    Can I comb my hair after taking ablution?.. More

  • Non-permanent tattoos Date: 14-7-2002

    I read Fatwa: 6008 about permanent tattoos. Is having non-permanent eye or lip tattoos for 2 years Haram?.. More

  • Hanging Qur'anic verses and animal skins on walls Date: 2-7-2002

    Is it permissible to hang Qur'an written in animal skins for decorations on walls?.. More

  • Body Massage for Pleasure Date: 15-5-2002

    What is your verdict on body massage for bodily pleasure? .. More

  • Removing Hair from another’s Private Parts Date: 8-5-2002

    Is it permissible for couple to help each other remove the hair from their private parts? .. More

  • Wearing necklace with Qur'anic verse Date: 29-4-2002

    What about wearing a silver necklace with Ayah al-Kursi? What about mixing with girls without touching, only speaking?.. More

  • Men in US wearing ear rings Date: 22-4-2002

    Is it permissible for a Muslim man to wear a silver ring in one ear? I live in America where its common to see men with earrings and people will not think I am imitating women by wearing a ring... More

  • Using soap containing gelatin Date: 10-2-2002

    Is it Haram/Halal to use a soap that contains gelatin?.. More

  • Shaving the head Date: 31-7-2001

    Is shaving the head permissible? .. More

  • Ruling on Tattooing Date: 29-7-2001

    I got a tattoo without knowing it is Harm, Do I keep it or take it off? .. More

  • Artificial hair for men Date: 24-7-2001

    What is the opinion of Islam about using artificial hair that is fixed on the head especially for bald men? Allah created us with hair? What ablution and sterilizing [al-Taharah] if he fixed it while he has ablution?.. More

  • Second piercing of ears Date: 24-6-2001

    What is the ruling on a female getting a second piercing of her ear? The piercing will be on the lobe, but next to the first on... More