We hear the word “anxiety” thrown around a lot these days. We have all described ourselves as feeling “anxious” at one stage or another – whether it’s linked to a feeling of dread about an upcoming event, or associated with the stress or pressures of the workplace, or related to a particular issue in a relationship. And it’s natural and normal that we feel anxiety in particular situations – but what about when it goes above and beyond what the…
Most Muslims are familiar with this term and see it from a mile off on a product proclaiming haram! haram! or turn a blind eye. We may ask why gelatine is not halal. In this post, we will examine what gelatine is and whether Muslims can consume it.
Qurbani is the sacrifice of an animal during the festival Eid ul Adha. The significance of this relates to the event that took place during the time of Prophet Ibrahim Alayhissalam. This is when he in a dream was commanded to sacrifice his son for Allah. After much deliberation, he finally set out to sacrifice his beloved son. We must remember Ibrahim waited many years to finally have a son. He was 86 years old when his son was born so one can imagine the love he had for his son. And to now sacrifice him.
Some of the most important days of the year are the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. In Surah Al-Fajr, Allah swears by the 10 nights. Scholars are in agreement, this relates to the first ten nights of Dhul Hijjah. We often see Allah swearing by magnificent phenomenon in the Quran, this in turn gives more weight to the verses to follow. Allah is swearing by these first ten nights. These nights are not to be taken lightly.
If this night is truly a blessed night then to dismiss it, is a great loss. However, if it does not hold any significance then to glorify it is an innovation and a deviation from the sunnah of the Messenger of Allāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). The Messenger of Allāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “Anyone who introduces something into this matter of ours, which is not from it, will have it rejected.” (Bukhārī and Muslim)
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Rennet is an enzyme used in the food industry for the preparation of cheese by curdling milk. Rennet is extracted from the stomach of a calf or animal.
The Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC) have responded after three leading Muslim scholars announced Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is halal and can be consumed by Muslims.
We have some new information regarding the stance on outlets like KFC, Shaykh Abu Yusha Yasin along with other scholars investigated the suppliers of such outlets and the practices of HFA. The Shaykh States:
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The Aerostar hotel in Moscow has launched a special ‘halal’ service for visitors, including a prayer room and a Quran on your bedside, in a bid to attract visitors from the Muslim world. “Our Muslim visitors were constantly asking for a separate prayer room or a special menu. We wanted everyone who came here to feel at home,” said Lyubov Shiyan, marketing director at the Aerostar hotel.
Generally all foods are halal except the following:
While on his cellphone store showroom floor catering to customers, Long Island native Fahad Tirmizi found himself having to answer another call—his daily prayers. He excused himself from the floor, punched in the code on the lock, and made his way through the Employees Only door to begin his routine.
1.The Story of how it came to be This accurate account of the originof Zam-zam holds with it an exquisite message… Hajar (Alayhis salaam) made use of the small amount of food that Ibrahim (Alayhis salaam) left for her and her baby, but ran out eventually and was soon thirsty and hungry-her milk dried up, her baby Ismail (Alayhis salaam) became hungry and began to cry. Hajar couldn’t afford seeing her son in pain so climbed up the hill which…
Why High Street Chains are going Halal Halal UK In the UK, many stores are becoming halal. Ever asked why? Ever considered what halal means? As shoppers become more and more self aware about where their food and drink comes from, many restaurant chains have begun to diversify what they offer – including Halal meat. Several takeaway chains and restaurants across the UK now serve Halal meat in at least some of their outlets, and have done so for some…
Carminic Acid, also known as Carmine and Cohineal or by its E number E120, is a food colouring derived from insects, commonly beetles.
In some cases Bacon flavour is artificial i.e. no use of pork at all. The scholars say, although the product will be halal, it is disliked as it resembles something clear cut haram.