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The Ruling on Mouthwash that Contains Alcohol – The Permanent Committee

The Permanent Committee said: “After the Committee for Verdicts studied the issue, they answered that it is not allowed to use medicine mixed with intoxicants to rinse and clean the mouth and teeth or for disinfection due to the presence of permissible and available substitutes which can take its place and are free from that [i.e. alcohol]” [http://www.alifta.net/fatawa/fatawaDetails.aspx?languagename=ar&View=Page&PageID=15444&PageNo=1&BookID=3] Translator’s Note:…

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The Ruling on Repairing One’s Personal Car in the Workshop that Belongs to Work – The Permanent Committee

Question: What is the ruling on a repairing a personal car in the maintenance workshop that is connected to work? Answer: “It is not allowed to repair a personal car in the workshop belonging to work if the rule does not state that it is allowed. This is because this is common/general wealth and it should not be used except…

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The Ruling on Playing the Quran Before Sleeping and the Recording Continues After He Falls Asleep – Shaikh Muhammad ibn Hizaam

Question: Is it allowed to play a tape recorder to listen to the Quran before sleeping and it continues to play after one sleeps? Answer: “There is no harm in listening to the Quran; however, if sleep overcomes him then there is no harm upon him. As for him deliberately leaving it to play throughout the night, then this action does…

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The Ruling on Carmine (Red Color Dye) Which Is Derived From Insects and is Used in Food and Drinks – The Permanent Committee

Permanent Committee said after they studied the issue: “Based on what was reported in the question regarding the method of extracting this dye (color) from these insects after melting them, grinding them, straining them, and extracting the solid parts and based on the fact that the color is a trace and not the insect itself which is repugnant to eat,…

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[Benefit] The Prohibition of a Man Touching a Woman Who is Unlawful For Him

There has been much discussion in the media recently about women complaining about being inappropriately touched by men during their lives. These stories have caused a lot of anger and outrage from society because it demonstrated how widespread this problem really is. In light of this, I wanted to share the following benefit that shows that Islam prohibits a man…

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[Benefit] We are All Shepherds

`Abdullah bin `Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Everyone of you is a shepherd and everyone is responsible for his flock” [Bukhari and Muslim] Hafdith Ibn Hajr (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “Other Scholars [aside from at-Tiybi] said that the individual who does not have a wife nor servant nor child…

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The Ruling on Artificial Nails, False Eyelashes, and Colored Contact Lenses – The Permanent Committee

Question: Some beautification products which women use like artificial nails, false eyelashes, and colored contact lenses have spread in our markets. The artificial nails are worn and placed on the fingers, the artificial eyelashes and contact lenses change the color of the eyes. Due to the many questions regarding them and their wide circulation among the women, we hope [from…

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The Ruling on Taking Stimulants (Aphrodisiacs) For Sexual Intercourse – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the ruling on taking stimulants (aphrodisiacs) for sexual intercourse? Answer: “Let the doctor’s be consulted regarding the issue of using stimulants for sexual intercourse. Let him consult the doctor’s. If there is no harm according to the doctors, then there is no preventative. As for if there is harm, then it is not allowed. Yes” [http://alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/4286] Translated…

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The Ruling on Artificial Eyelashes – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

  Question: What is the ruling on artificial eyelashes for the purpose of beautification for the husband? Answer: “Artificial eyelashes are not allowed because they resemble artificially lengthening the hair, that is the hair of the head. For verily: لعن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم الواصلة والمستوصلة The Prophet (ﷺ) has cursed the lady who lengthens her hair artificially and the one…

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The Ruling on Dyeing the Eyebrows – Shaikh Bin Baz

Question: Is it allowed to dye the eyebrows without plucking them, in regards to a woman, so that they [the eyebrows] become apparent with the color of the skin? Answer: “There is no harm in dyeing the eyebrows. The prohibition is plucking. As for dyeing them with a beautiful dye, then there is no harm. Like with Kohl, when she is applying kohl or…

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