Appearance

Leg Bracelets for Boy

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Q: Can a new born baby boy wear two bracelets made of mix of  copper and silver on his legs?

A: Wearing of these bracelets is not substantiated in the Sunnah so it must be avoided.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

Piercing the Finger

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Q: Is it permissible to pierce your ring finger instead of wearing a wedding ring?

A:
Piercing the finger in order to wear a ring is not permissible. Shariah prohibits damaging any part of the body unnecessarily.  The Sunnah teaches that the ring should be worn on the finger. The only piercing allowed is the piercing of the ear lobe. That is permitted by the Sunnah

And Allah Ta'ala knows best

Mufti Siraj Desai

Minimum Length of a Beard

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Q: What is the meaning of having a fist length of beard in Islam? Can you give the measurement in inches.

A:
The minimum required length of the beard is one fist length on all three sides, your fist length.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

Trimming Hair for Healthy Hair

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Q: Can I trim some edges of my hair from the ends not for fashion but for healthy hair? I do cover my hair fully.

A:
If it is minimum and for a valid reason, there will be concession to do so.

Allah Ta'aala knows best.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

Reddish Dye for Ladies

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Q: Can a Muslim woman apply reddish dye to her hair?

A:
If it is not imitating western fashion and the dye does not have a Haraam ingredient. It should not be a bright red like how the non Muslims use.

Allah Ta'aala knows best.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

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