Short Pants
Question :

Can a mature man wear short pants (up to his knees or a little above), in public?

Answer :

It is not part of the pubic area that men should cover when they are in public unless such a thing subjects the person to be humiliated then it becomes prohibited.

A Ring with the Holy Names
Question :

I have a ring which has the names of the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) inscribed on the top of the stone. This means that I have to take care of not allowing Najasah to touch it, and I should not touch it without wudhu, and I have to take it off whenever I enter the toilet. It is not always possible to remove my ring. What do you suggest?

Answer :

We advise you to have a ring that does not have any holy name written on it, which you are free to wear in any place, and wear the mentioned ring with the holy names written on it when you are praying.

Gold in a Pen
Question :

If there is gold on a pen, can I carry it in my pocket and pray with it?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible to carry it, and carrying it during the prayer does not invalidate it.

Gold Tooth
Question :

If a man has a gold tooth, is his prayer valid?

Answer :

It is permissible to have a gold tooth if it is not conventionally considered as beautification. If it is considered as beautification, then based on an obligatory precaution one should refrain from having one and the prayers with it is invalid.

Shortened Trousers
Question :

What is the opinion of His Eminence on the shortening of trousers to the ankles?

Answer :

It is permissible for men to do so.

Permanent Artificial Teeth
Question :

Is it permissible to use permanent artificial teeth?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible to have artificial teeth.

Rings
Question :

What wisdom is there in wearing a ring in the left hand? When is it appropriate to wear a ring in the left hand?

Answer :

Wearing a ring on the left hand only is disliked, unless one is also wearing a ring on his right hand.

Fake Hair
Question :

Is it allowed in Islam for a woman to braid her hair with fake hair? If yes, is it allowed to use human hair or animal hair like that of goats or camels?

Answer :

Using both kinds of hair is permissible.

Western Clothing
Question :

In the west, in many of the mosques, all the people wear western clothing; would it be considered disliked to wear a jilbab and a turban to the mosque, even though it would draw attention and set you aside from all the other believers in the mosque?

Answer :

It is permissible to wear the turban even if it leads to distinguishing the person who wears it from other believers.

More than One Ring
Question :

Is it permissible to wear more than one ring containing different stones in one hand?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

New Convert
Question :

I am a new female convert and am wondering if it is permitted to wear clear nail polish and mascara. Also, am I permitted to wear color or am I only permitted to wear black.

Answer :

It is not permissible for a woman to show her embellishment to non-Mahram men, other than applying kohl, wearing a ring or a bracelet. It is permissible to wear colored clothes.

Black Shoes
Question :

Is there any religious prohibition in wearing black shoes?

Answer :

It is not prohibited to wear black shoes.

FootBall Team
Question :

Can I wear a T-shirt of my city’s football team which advertises a well-known beer of my country?

Answer :

If this promotes beer, then it is not permissible to wear it.

Genetically Modified Organism
Question :

What is the ruling on the use of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) in agricultural and meat sources in Halal cosmetics and personal care products?

Answer :

It is permissible to use them; unless it involves a major harm on the health of the individual, in which case one must refrain from using them based on an obligatory precaution.

Red Clothes
Question :

Is it permissible for Shias to wear red clothes if they live in Iraq or Iran?

Answer :

It is permissible to wear red clothes, but it could be in some cases unfamiliar to the society, so whoever wears red clothes could subject himself to embarrassment or humiliation.

Silk Tie
Question :

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

Answer :

It is prohibited for men to wear if it is made from pure silk. Based on compulsory precaution, it should not be worn during the prayer; if it is worn in prayer, the prayer is invalid.

Piercings
Question :

Is it permissible to get my nose or lip pierced?

Answer :

Based on an obligatory precaution, it is impermissible to cause a major harm to ones body. If this does not cause a severe harm then it is permissible. In any case, we advise you to refrain from doing such things, as it is an act of frivolity. If it encourages misguidance then it becomes prohibited.

Rings
Question :

I have been told that the narrations regarding rings other than aqiq, such as feyroza, yaqoot etc. are weak. Is this true, and does that mean that wearing a ring other than aqiq has no benefit?

Answer :

Wearing turquoise (feyroza) is confirmed in some narrations and whoever wears it does not face poverty; also, the same has been reported with respect to ruby. We do not need to investigate the authenticity of such narrations, as these actions will be deemed ‘mustahabb’ (recommended) even if they are not authenticated. This is because Almighty Allah, as per authentic narrations, has promised to reward the deeds of the believers if they performed those deeds relying on such narrations, even if such narrations were not authenticated.

Jackets
Question :

Are Muslims allowed to wear leather jackets or belts that are not made by Muslims?

Answer :

It is permissible to wear it except in prayers. It is considered to be Najis so one should purify whatever it touches with dampness like the hands.

Wedding Dress
Question :

Does Islam permit the bride to wear a white wedding dress on her wedding?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible to wear white clothes.