Question: Some people claim that they have supernatural abilities to cure people without medical intervention – imposing of hands, reading any prayers. I know the woman who claims that she be able to heal people imposing of hands. What does our religion (Islam) say about it? Answer: Allah has made this world such that whilst He alone is the controller of everything and everything revolves around His will, we are required to adopt the … [Read more...]
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Question: What is the ruling if a child commits suicide before the age of puberty? Answer: Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Suicide is a major sin. The Prophet (Sallallahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) stated that the one who commits suicide will be punished with something like that with which he killed himself. Secondly: There are known signs of puberty for both males and females. The male reaches puberty when one of three things happens: … [Read more...]
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Allah’s Messenger Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Divorce is the most hated of all lawful (halaal) things in the sight of Allah” (Sunan Abu Dawud, no. 2178). Q. Could I please have more information with regards to Shariah around the custody of children if a couple has gone through Talaaq and western divorce? (Questions published as received) A. If and when a marriage unfortunately comes to an end, the problems of the parties … [Read more...]
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Question and Answer: Q. Does my Wudhu break when I change my babys nappy? (Question published as received) A. No. The Wudhu does not become invalid by changing your baby’s nappy or diaper. If you do get soiled by any impurity during the process, the soiled area should be washed. And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed … [Read more...]
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I was speaking to my sister about this and that and as I was about to end my conversation when I mentioned that I was going to bake using my Snowflake easy mix whereupon she told me that it was haraam. I was shocked as the packaging suggested nothing haraam unless the colourant (which had E150 in brackets beside it) and raising agents were the haraam ingredients in the muffin mix. E150 is responsible for the caramel colour that makes … [Read more...]