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Is it forbidden to use perfumed soap when in a state of ihram?
It is prohibited for someone who has entered ihram [state of pilgrim sanctity] to use perfume on the body, clothes or food because perfume is one of the restrictions of ihram. The opinion chosen for fatwa is that it is ...
The Qur`an Attending to the Intellect as an Action or Power
Certain scholars believe that the Qur`an attends to the intellect as an action and not as a substance or power. In truth this is a flawed conclusion, for the Noble Qur`an refers to the intellect in both ways, the latter ...
Will the children of the non-believers be saved in the Day of Judgment?
The events of the Hereafter are divine secrets known only to God, and He has made them known to us through the Prophets and messengers. If they die before adolescence, the time at which they begin to take [legal] respons ...
A parent's right to guardianship over minor children
A mother is entitled to custody i.e. guardianship over the rearing and bringing up of the child due to his need for her in taking care of him and seeing to his needs. It is natural for a child to be raised by both p ...
Males and females mingling in educational institutions
There is no objection to mingling between males and females in schools, universities or other institutions provided: • It does not transgress the boundaries of decorum and Islamic teachings. • Females ...
Deducting vows from zakat
A vow is what a person willingly obligates upon himself such as performing acts of worship or sadaqat (either as a voluntary or communally obligatory act). The legal premises for this are the words of Allah the Almight ...
Establishing cash endowments and channeling their proceeds
Maliki scholars cited in their books the permissibility of cash endowments. Al-Kharshi says in Mukhtasar Khalil: "The stance of the school is the permissibility of making endowments of unidentifiable property such ...
Purchasing an apartment through a bank
In our present times, new transactions such as purchasing an apartment through a bank, have appeared. The buyer makes a down payment and the bank pays the rest of the price on his behalf ...
The translated fatawa are not a literal translation of the original Arabic texts. Rather, they might be restricted to the rendering of the overall content and meaning of the most important and unequivocal citations from the traditional sources. Please proceed to the Arabic texts for the complete version of the fatawa.
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