Hair Dye

There is no proscriptive law in the Islam that prohibits dying/coloring the hair. There are some narrations which may tell coloring the hair in black makes it makruh for men;…

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Qualities of Sacrifice

The cattle to be slaughtered should fulfill the following conditions regardless of its price: Sheep and goat should have completed the age of one or sheep should be imposing as…

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Prayer Times In the Qur’an

Contrary to what is commonly believed, the day precedes the night. The Glorified Allah (s.w.t.) commands: لَا الشَّمْسُ يَنبَغِي لَهَا أَن تُدْرِكَ الْقَمَرَ وَلَا اللَّيْلُ سَابِقُ النَّهَارِ وَكُلٌّ فِي فَلَكٍ…

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Shaking hands with women

Allah the Almighty commands: “Do not approach fornication. It is definitely an outrageous act and an evil way.” (The Night Journey 17:32) Shaking hands with people from opposite sex is considered…

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What is the ruling on growing beard?

The Messenger of Allah says as follows about growing beard: Abdullah Ibn Umar (r.a.) narrates: “Rasulullah (p.b.u.h.) decreed: “Trim closely the moustache and let the beard grow.” In a narration…

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How to fast after Ramadan

Muslims who couldn’t fast during Ramadan for the reasons of illness and journey fast his/her remaining days whenever he/she finds the chance. According to a narration from our mother Aisha;…

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Can his uncle give zakat to my child?

The Almighty God lists the classes of people who can be given zakat as follows: (Sadakalar sadece fakirlere, miskînlere, sadaka işinde çalışanlara ve müellefe-i kulûba verilir. Bir de esirlere, borçlulara,…

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Should children give zakat?

Zakat is a worship. Zakat is not fard on children just as other worships like prayer (salat), fasting (sawm)  and pilgrimage (hajj). According to Shafi’i madhab, zakat is taken from…

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Do we give Zakat from shares?

Shares are considered in two forms: 1-      The ones that are traded in stock market: These are considered as commercial property and should be given one fortieth as Zakat. 2-     …

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Does waxing break fasting?

Fasting (sawm) is abstention from eating, drinking and sexual relations from fajr time to maghrib time. Thus, what breaks fasting are eating, drinking and sexual relations. Waxing does not fall…

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Do scented materials harm fasting?

Applying/smelling perfumes, deodorants, colognes do not break the fast for it is not for the purpose of eating/drinking. But it should be avoided for that Allah commands: “These are the…

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Does hair-dye break fasting?

What breaks fasting is eating, drinking, sexual intercourse and identical actions. Dying hair does not fall under any of these categories. Therefore, it does not break fasting.

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Subsistence Money of Women

[1] “Lodge them in a section of where you dwell according to your means…” (At-Talaq/ The Divorce 65:6) “Let a man of wealth spend for the subsistence according to his means. And…

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