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.


Test Tube Babies

Question: What is your opinion about the technology of test tube babies ? Answer: By test tube babies if you mean artificial insemination you may contact us with a specific case if there is need. Hajj Gibril

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Blood and Organ Transfer

Q:
What is your opinion about blood transfer/organ transfer?

A: Blood transfer and organ transfer is allowed to save lives according to
the majority of the jurists. Continue reading

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Reading Horoscopes

Q: What is your opinion about reading horoscopes (from newspaper or website etc.)?

A: Reading horoscopes is strictly forbidden and believing them endangers one’s faith. Continue reading

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Good Luck Stones

Q:What is your opinion about wearing gemstones (with the intention that Allah may make my luck better through the effect of these stones)?

A: Allah Most High is the Provider for everything great and small, not blind fortune or
luck. Continue reading

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Investing in Stocks

Q: What are your opinion about the business of shares (stock exchange)…?

A: It is preferable to invest in gold but interest-free bank accounts may be used. Continue reading

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Is Playing Daf Allowed in the Mosque

Question: salaam Hajjah I have seen a lot of people during dhikrs and whilst reading nasheeds etc in mosque play daf or drums. Is playing a daf or any kind of musical instrument allowed in a mosque? Any particular reasons … Continue reading

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Color of Clothes

Question: Salam Hajjah, Can we women wear any colour for clothes? Orange colour like Dalai Lama allowed to wear or not because Maulana Shaykh Nazim was teasing me. I’m not sure now to wear or not to wear. I try … Continue reading

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Putting a Pet to ‘Sleep’?

Q: I have a cat who is 15 years old. She has had a skin disease that she keeps scratching till it bleeds. It is an open wound around her ear, and it is spreading… Is it better to put her to sleep, or is that against Islam to kill her?

A: Islamicly, you can’t put your pet to sleep. Continue reading

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Plucking Eyebrows

Question: Asalamu aleikum, I would like to know if it is haram for women to pluck the eyebrows, or cut them, or remove the connecting part above the nose? I found two hadith stating that the Prophet (saw) has prohibited … Continue reading

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Regarding Permissibility of Music

Q: Someone told me that all four madhabs say it is illegal to listen to music…

A: Here is a relatively strict interpretation of what is and is not permitted from music/sama… Continue reading

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