Category : Permissible and impermissible

  • Is it shirk/haram to say words that have pagan origin/etymology in them?

    As-salamu alaykum My question is, is it possible that if a person says things such as “Thursday, Monday, Saturday, Neptune, Jupiter (the 2 planets, not the idols)” that they have comitted shirk? Also is it even haram to say these things? Could you please advise me as to ...

    21 Feb 2019 Ref-No#: 1373
  • Muslim girl receiving a massage from a non-Muslim male physiotherapist

    26, Arab and engaged. My job is assistance to an elderly woman, I live with her in a small rural town (around 3.000 inhabitants) in Europe. My health problem is back pain due to scoliosis. The only available physiotherapist here is a man in his 30’s, although he seems very professional and ...

    26 Jan 2019 Ref-No#: 1326
  • Maroon coloured cloth

    Assalamu alaikum Can i wear maroon coloured shirt with white spots (approx. 4 dots per 4 cm sq.) ...

    23 Jan 2019 Ref-No#: 1290
  • Work as a cleaner at gambling store

    Assalamualaikum…my father work at cleaning company(atalian servest),they send their worker at different type of place to work(supermarket and other place also),but they give work for my father to clean at william hill which is gambling company,my first question is that it is halal to work a...

    17 Jan 2019 Ref-No#: 1297
  • Women’s dress in prayer

    Assalamu alaikum, in Pakistan women wear traditional shalwar kameez. It consists of a knee length shirt with baggy trousers. I used to wear it covering my feet with socks and head and upper body with a scarf. I have heard from an imam that that is not sufficient and an outer garment ie abaya must...

    28 Dec 2018 Ref-No#: 1273
  • Spending money while owing money to zakat

    If you owe money to zakat is it haram for you to spend your money on things such as a car ( I am asking can you can spend money on things before paying your zakat you owe for over 5 years) ...

    17 Dec 2018 Ref-No#: 1233
  • IT support jobs for Hotels

    Assalamualaikum, I would like, is it permissible to work in a firm that provides IT Support to Hotels globally, where the IT support team is tasked for employees management and IT support? ...

    17 Dec 2018 Ref-No#: 1232
  • Is wearing the colour gold haram

    Is wearing the colour gold, and yellow, and fake gold haram ————— Sahih Muslim Book 024, Hadith Number 5176. – ‘Ali b. Abu Talib reported that Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) forbade wearing of silk and yellow clothes, and the gold ring, a...

    10 Dec 2018 Ref-No#: 1234
  • Doubts concerning ingredients

    Asalamualaikum I get so many doubts about the ingredients of food and drink. If I want to buy it or it has already been bought, then I immediately check the ingredients. However, a lot of these foods and drinks have so much ingredients, that it stresses me out. I’ve had to ...

    06 Dec 2018 Ref-No#: 1224
  • McDonalds

    Asalamualaikum The only product I’m interested in buying from McDonalds is the Mocha Iced Frappe. It turns out it is actually suitable for vegetarians, so afterwards I wondered about it’s alcohol content. This is what McDonalds had to say: “Alcohol is used during the ma...

    05 Nov 2018 Ref-No#: 1161