Du’a, Dhikr and Durud during Menses

QUESTION

During my menstrual cycle am I allowed to recite a durood? I recite durood (from memory) every night 3 times even on my menstrual cycle. The other day someone said you can’t recite anything during menstrual period. And I would like to know if it is wrong to recite durood before going to sleep or any dua before sleep during my menstrual period. Continue Reading

Valid Reasons to Keep a Dog?

QUESTION

Respected Mufti Saheb,

Guard dogs, sheep dogs and hunting dogs are allowed but not as pets coming into the house. Does this permission also apply to dogs which can be used for training purposes which can lead one to the wounded animal, sniffer dogs to find drugs which has proven quite successful, dogs trained to nab criminals, dogs used as guide dogs for the blind etc? Continue Reading