Author: Aminah Bradley-Pikes

  • Are Ice Breakers Halal or Haram? Here’s How to Tell

    Are Ice Breakers Halal or Haram? Here’s How to Tell

    Many Muslims wonder, “Are Ice Breakers halal?” With different ingredients in each product, the halal status of popular Ice Breakers products like mints, duo, sours, etc. is unclear for Islamic dietary restrictions. This ultimate guide covers the halal certification, gelatin sources, alcohol, and ingredients that determine if various Ice Breakers are truly halal or contain…

  • Is Cheddar Cheese Halal? – What Makes Cheddar Cheese Halal or Haram

    Is Cheddar Cheese Halal? – What Makes Cheddar Cheese Halal or Haram

    Is Cheddar Cheese Halal? Learn how to spot the hidden ingredients that make it haram and how to avoid them. Cheddar Cheese can be halal or haram depending on how it’s made. Cheddar Cheese is one of the most popular and versatile cheeses in the world. You can use it for sandwiches, pizzas, burgers, salads,…

  • Is Paracetamol Halal? – Paracetamol: A halal medicine for pain relief

    Is Paracetamol Halal? – Paracetamol: A halal medicine for pain relief

    Find out is paracetamol halal? This is a question that many Muslims face when they need to take a painkiller. Paracetamol is one of the most widely used medicines in the world, but is it compatible with the Islamic dietary laws? What are the sources and ingredients of paracetamol, and how can you verify if…

  • Is Chocolate Liquor Halal? Find the Right Answer

    Is Chocolate Liquor Halal? Find the Right Answer

    Is chocolate liquor halal? You might have heard of chocolate liquor, a liquid that is derived from cocoa beans and used in many chocolate products. But what is chocolate liquor and how is it different from other types of liquor? And more importantly, is it halal for Muslims to consume?  In this article, we’ll find…

  • Is It Haram to Celebrate Christmas?

    Is It Haram to Celebrate Christmas?

    Do you want to know can muslims celebrate Christmas of not? The confusion regarding the celebration of Christmas in Islam stems from the diverse interpretations and practices within the Muslim community. Muslims living as minorities in secular or Christian-majority countries face unique considerations regarding assimilating or standing apart from cultural practices. There are practical lifestyle…

  • Is Yoga Haram in Islam?

    Is Yoga Haram in Islam?

    Yoga and Islam have a complex relationship. Yoga, a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India, has been embraced by people worldwide, including those of various religious backgrounds. It often involves physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. Islam is a monotheistic Abrahamic religion that originated in the 7th century CE in…

  • Is It Haram to Sleep on Your Stomach?

    Is It Haram to Sleep on Your Stomach?

    Many scholars explicitly state that sleeping on the front or back are equally permissible positions. At most, sleeping on the right side is slightly preferred based on the practice of the Prophet Muhammad ‎صلى الله عليه وسلم. But it is not obligatory. The preferred position for sleeping is on the right side, particularly with the…

  • Is Alligator Meat Halal?

    Is Alligator Meat Halal?

    Alligators are carnivorous and predatory animals. Islamic dietary laws usually prohibit the consumption of most carnivorous animals, particularly those with fangs or a predatory nature. There’s a debate among Islamic scholars about the categorization of creatures like alligators. While most aquatic animals are considered halal, alligators, which are not strictly aquatic and have characteristics of…

  • Is it Haram to Watch Christmas Movies?

    Is it Haram to Watch Christmas Movies?

    As the festive season of Christmas approaches, many Muslims, who have Christian friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, may wonder about the Islamic perspective on participating in certain aspects of the holiday, like watching Christmas movies. Christmas, celebrated by Christians every December, is a time of joy and festivity around the world. For Muslims, who greatly respect…