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  • Incomplete Circumcision Date: 26-12-2019

    Salaam ‘Alaykum. I have a very personal and specific question that I cannot ask a scholar directly because I feel too shy and embarrassed, but I need to know the answer and this website is my only available source. Due to being circumcised, there is a very small open area on my private part right next to the frenulum, on the neck of the glans (and.. More

  • No need to circumcise male born without foreskin (Aposthia) Date: 8-10-2017

    I am 27 years old. I was not circumcised when I was a baby. Recently, I went to a doctor for circumcision, but he said that I am naturally circumcised and that there is no need for circumcision surgery. Natural circumcision means that there is no foreskin covering the tip of the penis, and there is no foreskin to be removed. Even when the penis is flaccid,.. More

  • Circumcision for disabled children Date: 25-8-2015

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on circumcision for mentally and physically disabled children? .. More

  • Circumcision and changing the creation of Allaah Date: 25-8-2015

    When a man does not circumcise his sons out of fearing harm or under the pretext that it is changing the creation of Allaah, then what is the Sharee'ah ruling? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • What is meant by ‘when both the circumcised parts meet’ Date: 21-8-2014

    There is a hadith narrated by Ayesha that says that ghusl following sexual intercourse becomes obligatory when both the circumcised parts meet. Doesn't this mean that female circumcision is obligatory? .. More

  • The wisdom of male circumcision Date: 5-4-2014

    Assalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh In response to your fatwa a non-muslim asked a following question : “Circumcision does cause harm ... it removes the most sensitive portions of the penis. It causes nerve damage. It removes the natural gliding action.. More

  • What is permissible as a whole must not be banned Date: 21-1-2014

    What is the Islamic ruling on female circumcision? Is it a religious obligation? What is the ruling on the law that bans it in terms of their accordance with the Islamic Sharee‘ah? .. More

  • Ruling on marriage to an uncircumcised man Date: 21-1-2014

    In the Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Ever Merciful Assalaamu Alaykum, What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on marriage to an uncircumcised man? Indeed, before he converted to Islam, he was a Christian. If this marriage is concluded, then, what should be done?Another question: a man killed a woman in a car accident about seven years ago, and now.. More

  • Is it obligatory for an adult to get circumcised? Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a 24-year-old Muslim man and I am not circumcised until now because my parents did not want me to be circumcised when I was young. What is the ruling if I die or get married? In this case, will this be unlawful? .. More

  • Looking at the baby's private parts at the time of circumcision Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible to disclose the circumcision of a new born to people? .. More

  • A female physician may circumcise a boy under seven Date: 7-4-2013

    Is a female physician permitted to circumcise boys? .. More

  • Ruling on a child born circumcised Date: 13-2-2012

    I was not circumcised by a doctor, and my family told me that I was circumcised by angels, is it permissible for me to undergo circumcision again by a doctor? Thank you. .. More

  • Using laser and plastibell methods for male circumcision Date: 13-7-2011

    Assalamu aleykum wa rahmutullahi wa barakatuhu, Im a bit confused since i thought there was only one method of circumcising. But then upon searching i found there is different methods availible. So i was wondering which kind of methods that is allowed for the boys circumcision? Is all kinds availible allowed? For example it can be done with laser.. More

  • The proper time to circumcise a child Date: 5-12-2010

    Is it permissible to circumcise new born female child?.. More

  • There is no evidence that female circumcision is obligatory Date: 22-3-2010

    Dear Brothers I disagree with your view that circumcision for adult women is not necessary. This I believe is obligatory. To give just one such hadith, it is recorded in the Adab Al Mufrad that Caliph Uthman ordered that two byzantine captive women including the narrator Umm Muhajir be circumcised after they had embraced Islam. I wish this view will.. More