What is the ruling on isbaal?

Question: Is it permissible to obey my father when he wants me to let my clothes hang below the ankles? Answer: Isbaal is haraam, indeed it is one of the major sins. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever allows his garment to trail along the ground out of pride, …

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Muslim woman’s hijaab in front of kaafir women

Question: What are the things that a Muslim woman may uncover in front of a kaafir woman, such as a Buddhist woman for example? Is it true that she is not allowed to uncover her face? Answer: Praise be to Allaah. The correct view is that a woman may uncover what is above the navel …

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Wearing Gold for Men and the Wedding Ring

Question: What is the ruling for men wearing any type of jewellery made of gold? Also, there is a belief that if the gold wedding band comes off, the woman also becomes separated from her husband.Answer: It is forbidden for men to wear gold, regardless of whether it is for a watch, a ring, or …

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When is gheebah (speaking about a person in his absence) permissible?

Al-Nawawi (may Allaah have mercy on him) said in his commentary on Saheeh Muslim (Sharh Saheeh Muslim): “But gheebah (speaking about a person in his absence) is permissible if it is for some legitimate (shar’i) purpose, which includes six reasons: The first is complaining about unjust treatment: it is permissible for a person who has …

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