Halal & Haram



The licit and forbidden according to the regulations prescribed by Divine Law, Shari`ah, in daily life to the individual, family, society and nation, including the observance of worship rituals, morals and social legislation in Islam.

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Mortgage and Income

1. Is it permissable in Islam for one to work for a secular bank (where riba is common) as an accountant.
2. If one has a riba based mortgage, what should one do, change to a Islamic Mortgage even if they are not totally 100 shariah compliant? Or sell the house and live on rental property until one has cash to buy? Continue reading

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Is it haram to tell a girl if you are interested in her.

Asalam Alay Kum everyone. I really like this girl and I want to tell her how I feel about her. Is it haram if I tell her. Continue reading

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Very urgent

Assalamlikum. I found job in restaurant but problem there they are selling pork also, is this ok, or I leave this job because I struggle for long time to find job in my own field, but it’s never happened. Continue reading

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The practice of ‘Haaziri’ (URGENT)

We would first like to offer our condolences to the eShaykh staff on the passing of our Sultan Q.S.
We are hoping if Sayyidi Sheikh Hisham or any of the scholars could shed some light on the practice of ‘Haaziri’. Continue reading

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God given women rights for sports?

My sister wants to play soccer in high school in a all girls team; my dad won’t let her but humans needs to exercise so if she wears hijab and is dressed modestly she has the right to play soccer and if my dad doesn’t give what she wants because he said soccer is not meant for girls. Continue reading

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Are skin products/cosemtics and make-up are halal?

Like pimples, scars, and other skin flaws. You are not changing you appearance just restoring back to its original and do Muslim countries have these products like lotions, zit creams, wrinkle cream, and scar creams? Continue reading

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Black Cats and Black Dogs?

You know in superstitious theory are black cats and black dogs safe? I feel pity for them for being treated lower that dirt just for their fur color. Especially black cats. Can we keep them as pets? Are they safe? Continue reading

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Can a Muslim man or woman become a veterinarian?

Is it halal to be an animal doctor? If so what happens to pigs and dogs and crows as your patients.
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Fluoride content in water

I heard a scholar say that drinking tap water is not halal as it contains fluoride which contains poison. He also said that you cant cook with such water. Continue reading

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Mishandling Islamic electronic files

I have Audio Quran, Islamic PDF and audio files in my laptop and I sometimes place my laptop on the floor and misplace it once I had included so many things in my laptop bag like clothes, sandals etc. May Allah forgive me for this. Continue reading

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