Khalid Zaheer
“I am convinced about the veracity of my opinions, but I do consider it likely that they may turn out to be incorrect. Likewise, I am convinced about the incorrectness of the views different from mine, but I do concede the possibility that they may turn out to be correct.” — Imam Shafa’i

Social Issues: Customs and Etiquette

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  • [23-May-2014] Humility and Arrogance
  • [09-Apr-2012] Are Musical Evenings Condemnable?
  • [03-Apr-2012] Is secret love marriage allowed in Islam?
  • [09-Jul-2010] Circumcising and Bowing in Respect
  • [21-Jun-2009] Wishing Happy Christmas to Christian Friends.
  • [07-Jun-2008] How to deal with flirtatious, womanizing elder in the family?
  • [24-Mar-2008] Baring ankles
  • [24-Jul-2007] Re: The Rushdie Knighthood Affair - punishments for defamation and blasphemy?
  • [09-May-2007] Why is courting of slave girls allowed to Muslim men but courting of slave men not allowed to Muslim women?
  • [05-May-2007] Vocab Friction: "Allah" or "Khuda"? Is Islam at odds with how we address the Almighty?
  • [04-May-2007] Backbiting Backfires!
  • [10-Mar-2007] Friendship with non-muslims or kafirs
  • [22-Jan-2007] Interaction between Men & Women; the right way to put forth a proposal. What does Islam say about creativity and talents?
  • [09-Jan-2007] Is animal sacrifice on eid, obligatory?
  • [27-Dec-2006] The mention of 'beard' in ahadith
  • [22-Dec-2006] When you're wrongly accused
  • [07-Dec-2006] Slavegirls
  • [07-Dec-2006] Filming weddings and other ceremonies
  • [21-Nov-2006] Doctors taking commissions for referring patients to particular centers etc.
  • [01-Nov-2006] Eating with the left hand
  • [07-Oct-2006] Keeping a beard and determining its length
  • [07-Oct-2006] Raising of garments above the ankles
  • [01-Oct-2006] Should one say "Assalamo Alaikum" or "Salamo Alaikum"?
  • [03-Sep-2005] Attending Gatherings of Christians
  • [01-Jun-2005] No Means to Pay Dower
  • [29-May-2005] Women Leading Mixed Congregations
  • [27-Apr-2005] Disruption of the Gujranwala mini-marathon by MMA
  • [22-Mar-2005] Re: Should the name of God be taken at the time of slaughter?
  • [22-Mar-2005] Is a Necktie, a Religious Sign of Christianity?
  • [21-Mar-2005] Dining with a Hindu friend
  • [18-Mar-2005] Re: Bathing on Fridays - Is it mandatory?
  • [23-Feb-2005] Prayers for the deceased and importance of rituals like Qul, Chaliswan etc.
  • [23-Feb-2005] Treatment of graves: making them permanent with marble, what to recite etc.
  • Should the beard be at least of fist-length?
  • Are men allowed to wear bermuda shorts?
  • Does the knee need to be covered when wearing shorts?
  • Obligatory to keep a beard?
  • Can the beard be shaved or cut to make it presentable and neat?
  • Dressing up for prayers and covering ankles
  • Covering ankles specifically for the duration of offering prayers
  • Personality differences - Does Islam require us to interact with others?
  • Our conscience on our behavior with elders
  • Can a woman travel without a male mahrem?
  • What metal is to be used for a Muslim man's wedding ring?
  • Marriage with non-Muslims
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