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  • Husband forced her to have an abortion in second month Date: 4-2-2003

    I was pregnanat in the second month and my husband had forced me to have an abortion. What is the rule of Islam in this case... More

  • Doubtful about business dealings Date: 2-2-2003

    I am working as an Instrument technician in company-A. I have recently started a part time business after my job hours for marketing of services of another company-B. The business of both the companies are entirely different. I made an agreement with company-B that if I bring a customer for you, you will give me 20% of the service charges you receive.. More

  • The price of forbidden things is forbidden Date: 9-12-2002

    Even though play station is Haram, are we allowed to sell it and not use the money but put it in Sadaqa?.. More

  • "Wahabies" Date: 17-11-2002

    What is the ruling about the group called "Ahl al-Sunnah Wa al-Jamaah" who are known by the name of "Wahabi"?.. More

  • He has a male cat, but he is unable to buy a female cat for it Date: 6-5-2010

    Respected brother I have an imported male persian cat which is with me for 3 yrs now . I take very gud care of it but my question is will it be a sin for me to keep d cat away from its female company . I cannot get another female cat as it will cost me 10000 to 150000 rupees and secondly these persian cats require extra care for grooming etc ..Their.. More

  • Beauty treatments for women Date: 29-12-2005

    What is the Islamic ruling regarding treatment of women at beauty parlors? What else is Haram (except removing eye-brow hairs)? Please clarify so that we may stop doing them... More

  • Making Du'a and reading Qur'an in language other than Arabic Date: 4-8-2002

    I'm an American Muslim who doesn't speak Arabic. Can I make (Du'a), e.g. when entering the bathroom or hearing the thunder in English or must I say it in Arabic? Can I read the Qur'an in English? I have one with both English and Arabic, but I just started learning Arabic... More

  • Hanging pictures in the home Date: 27-7-2002

    I became a Muslim about 3 months ago. Please can you explain the reason why we are not supposed to have pictures up in our home? I can understand if the pictures are of 'Idols' i.e. someone famous etc, but can't understand why we cannot have pictures of ourselves and our families on the wall, as we are not worshipping them like we would usually worship.. More

  • Having female friends in US and touching Date: 15-5-2002

    I want to know is it ok if I am in USA and every one have female friends and it is just friends but sometimes touching happens, is it bad?.. More

  • Masturbation in marriage Date: 4-5-2002

    Is it permissible for my husband to masturbate over me, without me actually touching him and swallow his sperm? Is it also permissible for my husband to place his erect penis between my breasts, to hold them and masturbate?.. More

  • Giving reward for Qur'anic recitation to deceased relatives Date: 4-5-2002

    1. Is it permissible to present the reward of recitation of Qur'an to dead relatives?2. Is it correct to present the reward for more than one person?.. More

  • Delaying prayers and performing them all together Date: 21-4-2002

    I am learning. So, I delay all prayers and perform them at home all together. How should I perform them?.. More

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

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

  • Images and decorations Date: 4-2-2002

    I work in a carpet store where the rugs include some animal designs. In addition we sell toys in images of bears and the alpaca, the animal whose wool we use in the rugs. My religious friend told me that the animal's designs is example of creation of Allah and he said that there's more problem because some customers buy this rugs not only for the floor.. More

  • Eye cosmetics in the work place Date: 8-1-2002

    I have question about cosmetic materials use for eyes in the workplace... More