Is it permissible to use fragrances that contain alcohol?

Definition The distillation of alcohol as a pure compound was discovered by Muslim scientists such as Al-Kindi and Abu Bakr al-Razi in the 8th and 9th centuries CE. The word ‘alcohol’ comes from the Arabic word ‘Al-Kuhl’ or more likely ‘Al-Ghawl’. There are many types of alcohol...
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Can I wipe over leather or thick socks that have holes in them?

Can I wipe over leather or thick socks that have holes in them?   Summary: Small holes and tears are overlooked in the Hanafi and Maliki Schools, but holes are not permitted in the Shafi’i and Hanbali Schools.
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Does a woman with braided hair or plaits have to undo them before performing ghusl?

Does a woman with braided hair or plaits have to undo them before performing ghusl?
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Wiping over socks when making wudu?

Is it permissible to wipe over your socks when making wudu?
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Does touching one’s wife invalidate wudu?

Does touching one’s wife invalidate wudu?
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What is the ruling on shaving off the beard completely?

What is the ruling on shaving off the beard completely?
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