What is the ruling regarding the one who points his legs towards the [direction of the] Qiblah in the masjid?
Category: Manners & Etiquette
Showing hospitality to non-Muslims by offering them alcoholic drinks
Is it permissible for a Muslim to show hospitality to the friendly non-Muslims by offering them food and drink which the Islaamic religion has prohibited?
From the manners of eating
After finishing eating food, a person takes to fruit; he picks it up with his right hand, and as a result some food remains [from his right hand] fall on the fruit, and the people dislike this
The army in which I work, forces me to shave off my beard
I have a friend who shaved off his beard, and I admonished him for it, so he told me: “The system within the army in which I work in my country forces me to shave off my beard”. So is this permissible? [Please] advise us, and may Allaah reward you with good.
Prohibition of dyeing the hair and beard in black
How authentic are the ahaadeeth in which mention is made about dyeing the beard a black colour, since dyeing the beard black is widespread amongst many of those who claim knowledge [of the Sharee’ah].
A new law requires me to shave off my beard in order to renew my passport
Your excellency, my passport has expired and I want to renew it so that I can come and perform ‘Umrah and the obligatory Hajj. [The passport office] requested I shave off my beard in accordance with the new law which was recently passed in my country. So what do I do?
Saying “‘Alee Karra-mAllaahu wajhahu”
How correct is it to say: “‘Alee Karram-Allaahu wajhahu” (‘Alee [ibn Abee Taalib], may Allaah honour his face (i.e. him))”?
Living with someone who drinks alcohol
The students who live with me say that they drink beer. So is there any sin upon me if I sit or eat with them or [even] talk to them?
Family gatherings where innovations take place
So is it right for me to go to these gatherings or not when they practice these innovations?
Shaving the moustache and leaving the beard to grow
If a man shaves his moustache and leaves his beard (to grow), is there any sin in this? And what did the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to do?