Day Questions

Is Opera halal to listen to?

Since it involves songs and music with rapture then it is prohibited to listen to it.

If one has gel in his hair, must he wash it out before performing wudhū?

If it forms a barrier that prevents water from reaching the hair then it must be removed.

If my tie is made of silk, is it permissible to wear it if it is not directly touching my body? (It is over my shirt)

It is prohibited to wear if it was from pure silk. Based on compulsory precaution, it should not been worn during the prayer and the prayer is void then.

When the angel came, Mohammad say to another person to write the revelation, this is the Quran but why Mohammad did not write it?

The prophet (peace be upon him and his holy progeny) did not write the Quran or any other text. Muslims used to write it. This is one of the evidence that the Quran is from Almighty Allah and not from the prophet since he did not experience any writing or reading in his life. Despite that, he brought this great book that contains very high concepts in many aspects of intellect and in life. Almighty Allah said:" And you (O Muhammad) were not a reader of any scripture before it, nor did you write it with your right hand, for then might those have doubted who follow falsehood." 29:48.

During Takbeeratul-Ihtam, is it obligatory to raise my hands?

It is not mandatory to raise the hands, but it is recommended.