Wigs and False Hair

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Wigs and False Hair In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer : Wearing the hair of another human, man or a woman, or joining human hair to one’s hair has been clearly forbidden by the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace), […]

Who is Mahram

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Who is a Mahram? Answer : As a general principle, it is worth remembering that a Mahram is one with whom marriage is permanently unlawful. This is the reason why “Mahram” is translated in English as unmarriageable kin. This (permanent prohibition of marriage) is established in three […]

Is Marijuana Haram?

 Answerd by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Question :Is Marijuana Haram? Answer : Drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, opium, etc are all unlawful (haram) due to the various harms connected with them. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug made from the leaves of the cannabis plant. It is usually smoked but can also be eaten. It is […]

When Does the Soul (ruh) Enter the Foetus?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: When Does the Soul (ruh) Enter the Foetus? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer: According to the jurists (fuqaha), the soul (ruh) enters the foetus at around 120 days (4 months) post-conception. They have based this duration upon a Qur’anic verse and a Hadith […]

Would it be Permissible to Use a Paper Shredder to Dispose of Material with Qur’anic Verses on them?

Answered by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Question:  Would it be Permissible to Use a Paper Shredder to Dispose of Material with Qur’anic Verses on them? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, With regards to disposing and getting rid of unwanted Islamic literature, many classical jurists (fuqaha) state that the best way […]

Having One’s Grave Dug whilst one is Alive

Answerd by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question :Having One’s Grave Dug whilst one is Alive Answer :  The relied upon position of the Hanafi jurists (fuqaha) is that it is permissible to have one’s grave dug whilst one is alive. It’s actually considered to be a means of remembering one’s death and preparing for it, […]

Rights of Children in Detail

Answered by : Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Rights of Children in Detail In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer :  Children are a mercy and a gift from the Almighty Creator to the parents. They serve as a means of coolness for the eyes. Just ask those who have not […]

Permanent Contraception (Female Sterlisation) – Does Intention affect Permissibility?

Answered by : Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Permanent Contraception (Female Sterlisation) – Does Intention affect Permissibility?  Answer : Under normal circumstances, female sterilization is considered to be absolutely and decidedly prohibited (haram) in Shari’ah. The irreversible nature associated with both the male and female sterilizations clearly contradicts one of the primary purposes (maqasid) of […]