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  • Western culture and Muslims

    Question What are the advantages and the disadvantages of the Western culture to Muslims? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. With.. More

  • Women going to the mosque during the nights of Ramadan

    Question During the nights of Ramadan, which is better for the woman: to pray in the mosque or at home, especially if there are lectures and admonitions in the mosque? What would you tell the women who pray in the mosque? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • A woman in menses and the Night of Decree

    Question What should a woman do if she cannot seek the Night of Decree due to a religious excuse? Does she lose the reward? If so, is she permitted to take pills to delay her menses? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and.. More

  • Prayed to Allah after the dawn of the 27th night of Ramadan

    Prayed to Allah after the dawn of the 27th night of Ramadan Fatwa No : 90812 Question Please answer my question clearly. I prayed in Du'aa (supplications) to Allah after the day of Laylatul Qadr, in long Du'aa, just right after Fajr Salah and when the sun was beginning to rise. Now my question is, Does my prayer have a chance to be accepted.. More

  • Reciting a special Du'aa' after every four Rak'ahs of Taraaweeh

    Question I would like to know is there any special dua to be recited after every 4 rakhas of taraweeh.The people usuallly follow it where i live.I tried find the refrence or hadiths quoting this special Dua but did not find one.Can you please help me? the dua people read starts like this 'Subhana zil mulki wal malakoot, Subhana zil izzti wal azmati,.. More

  • Meaning of extreme weather conditions

    Question What does it mean when there is a storm rain, snow, tornado, hurricane, are these signs of anger from Allah? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family.. More

  • A woman seeing spots of blood throughout the whole Ramadan

    Question If a woman experiences spots of blood during the day in the month of Ramadan and these spots last throughout the month while she is fasting, would her fasting be valid? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alyhi.. More

  • Attending Iftaar held by a charity organization

    Attending Iftaar held by a charity organization Fatwa No : 126749 Question Dearest Shaikh, During a group discussion, I with my friends confronted on the following issues. Iftar arrangements made by Qatar Charity. The discussion is that i told Qatar Charity arrangement is for poor and needy and not for us who are Alhamdolillah in a position.. More

  • Cooperation in completing the recitation of the whole Quran several times in Ramadan

    Cooperation in completing the recitation of the whole Quran several times in Ramadan Fatwa No : 112967 Question In order to encourage one another to recite the whole Quran several times in Ramadan, every one of us writes down the Quranic verse where he has stopped and what he has understood from it. By the bounty of Allah, this has encouraged.. More

  • Ramadan's crescent sighting by a reliable authority

    Ramadan's crescent sighting by a reliable authority Fatwa No : 115026 Question I live in Leeds[NT1],a British city, where we face an issue. The Shaykh of our Masjid (Mosque) says that we follow the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) in fasting Ramadan and determining the first day of the ‘Eed. This year, however, he suddenly.. More

  • Fasting in Finland where the sun shines for 24 hours

    Question: Assalaamu alaikum I live in a western coutry where the summer days are longer and even sometimes the sun shines for 24h a day. We have been fasting Ramadan months in the summer according to the time of Makkah and then fast again the same month in the winter time to make sure we won't miss any. I would like to know if that is ok. Also like.. More

  • Fasting in the second half of Shaa'baan is permissible under conditions

    Question: In Shaa'baan are we allowed to fast Monday and Thursday up until the beginning of Ramadan or is it Sunnah to stop half of Shaa'baan? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. Fasting.. More

  • Dropping an amount of the due price for hasting in paying some of it cash

    Question: I am working asSr. Area Manager, in Singer Pakistan Limited, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. My company Manufacture and imports domestic products and sell it on installment higher than the cash price on 6, 9, 15, 18, and 24 months installment for each period markup is different in percentage. There is also an option that if a customer pays with in.. More

  • Family dispute over a relative's marriage

    Question: My family name are going through a really a bad phase and a hard trial. My brother stays in Puna for his studies with my aunt, my aunts niece who is 21 year old is not of a good character stays in the same colony of my aunt so my aunt sometimes meets her. One day we came to know from my aunt that my brother is seeing this girl so my mother.. More

  • Taking back a gift

    Question: Are we allowed in our religion to take back something that you gave away to someone? Also, I have a cousin who is 13 years old; I used to take care of him when he was young. Do I have to wearing around from him or can I do what I want until he is 15? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is.. More