Entries by Ahmad Rashid

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Are Wedding Rings Impermissible?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Asslamu Alaykum I am due to be married very soon. I was wondering if it is permissible to exchange wedding rings. I have read online that it is impermissible due to it originating from non-believers and is considered a religious symbol of bonding and love between a couple. If […]

Can I Prevent a Child from Seeing His Birth Parents?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Asslamu Alaykum I have legal guardianship of a baby who is two years of age. Both his parents are addicts and have lost custody of their child. At present, neither parent has joined a rehabilitation programme to stay clean. I am looking after the child on my own – […]

Can I Use Substances to Help Grow My Eyelashes and Eyebrows?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu Alaykum I have observed my sisters and friends using some organic substance to thicken the eyebrows and eyelashes and help them grow. Is this permissible? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam Thank you for your question. It is permissible to use Kohl (Antimony) as it benefits the eyesight and promotes […]