Category Archives: Fiqh

Health Clubs, Bathhouses, Saunas and Swimming Pools

The following question was asked of a marja`: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Master Muhammad and upon his family and Companions. We have buildings in our midst named … Continue reading

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Valid Reasons for Cutting the Beard

The following question was asked of a marja`: What is the ruling on shaving the beard without a valid reason in the Revealed Law? What would be the ruling on plucking hair away from the cheeks or removing it with … Continue reading

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Unequivocal Statement on Shaving the Beard

The following question was asked of a marja`: What is the ruling on shaving the beard?   The marja,` Imam `Abdur-Rahman Ash-Shami, may Allah preserve him, answered with what follows: Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be upon … Continue reading

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Businesses Avoiding Justified Taxes

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum, We live in a European country that has value taxes that are very high. Keeping this in mind, what is the ruling on Muslims here that evade paying the complete … Continue reading

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Carbonated Drinks/Soft Drinks

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum, When it is established with certainty that drinking carbonated drinks/soft drinks is harmful, at that point does drinking them become impermissible? Thank you very much for taking the time to … Continue reading

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Gatherings of Dhikr in One Voice

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Noble shaikh of the Shafi`ii school. I had a question. My name is Mahdi Lock. I am English but based in Morocco. What is the ruling on group … Continue reading

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Zakah on Jewelry

The following question was asked of a marja`: Is Zakah due on gold that is in the form of jewelry and what is the minimum amount required for zakah to be due? How should I go about calculating the minimum … Continue reading

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Giving Charity to the People of the Book

The following question was asked of a marja`: What are the limitations and strictures in the Revealed Law in relation to giving charity to the poor among the People of the Book? Are the limitations in the Revealed Law for … Continue reading

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The Method for Making Up Prayers

The following question was asked of a marja`: I am a thirty year old lady and in the past I had been negligent in making all of the five daily prayers when I was younger. Whenever I make one of … Continue reading

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A Wife Serving the Parents of the Husband

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, The wife in the Revealed Law is not responsible for serving the parents of the husband but the husband is responsible for serving his parents. There is the … Continue reading

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