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  • Zakah on land

    Question: It is said that if plot of land is bought as business there is Zakat. What if we buy a plot of land (with the aim of selling it) and kept it for more than one and half lunar year without selling? Do we have to pay Zakat by calculating the value of land after 1 lunar year? What if we do not have any other income? Or we have just income for.. More

  • Do unto others as you would have done unto you

    Question: Assalamuaalaikum.. i need your help in this one matteri have a sister of islam, who have justrecently converted to Islam...she have send me this mail, askingthis question,,, and to be honesti don't know what to tel her, as she is still a new comer in to Islamand i don't want to be giving herany wrong information, as i don'thave much knowledge.. More

  • The religion of Aadam and Eve

    Question: I was asked by some non-Muslims, when Aadam and Eve came in this world which religion did they belong to. well I as a Muslim have no doubts on their not being a Muslim but in future if I do come across questions like that, can you please tell me how do I support my answer. Or rather, what would be the best explanation that I can provide them.. More

  • Celebrating the Mother's Day

    Question: In western countries many Muslims celebrate the Mother's day. What is the rule of Shariah concerning this celebration? 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. What is.. More

  • Not all kinds of fear are considered Shirk

    Question: Assalaamu Alaykum. May Allah (swt) be pleased with you and all the Muslim Ummah. Respected Shaykh, I have a inner problem called “FEAR”. I am a strong man, yet get feared with the creation of Allah (swt), which is also a type of SHIRK fearing others apart from Allah (swt) who is the Mightiest and Most Powerful. I am very much.. More

  • Meaning of recent earthquake

    Question: How should we as Muslims view the earthquake that has happened recently? And is there a Hadith mentioning one of the signs of the end of time there will bethree earthquakes? 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.. More

  • Giving money earned from Riba to a mosque fund

    Question: A person earned big amount of money out of Riba buisneess. can he give charity and to the mosque fund out of that money? If he want to start a halal buisness out of that haram money can he do that? What is the position of new earned halaal money he earned from haram money? Wassalam. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of.. More

  • Islam protects the wife's right in enjoyment and satisfaction

    Question: It is recommended in Islam for men to marry virgin women. "Marry virgins for they have sweeter mouths, more productive wombs and are more pleased with less”. But for women it is recommended not to refuse a man because of their age and marital status (if he is already married) women even have got no right object if her husbands.. More

  • Kissing hands of elders who are not Mahram

    Question: with reference to fatwa # 83692, i would like to have further clearification " shall the one who is kissing and the one who is kissed must have a bllod relation or can say mahram to each other , or it is in general regardless of being mahram and namahram " Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify.. More

  • Way to perform night prayer

    Question: My question is, do I have to pray at midnight and over to be considered as Qiyaam-allail? If just I wake up at night and do some Tasbeeh, is this also as Qiyaam-allail? If so, do I have to be in a full Tahaarah (purification) Wudoo'? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Exchanging congratulations on Friday

    Question: Assalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh. I know we can send Ramadan Mubaarak and 'Eed Mubaarak greetings to each other, can we send Jumu’ah Mubaarak greetings to families and friends since Jumu'ah is a very special day? I normally receive and send out sms for Jumu'ah and was wondering if that is okay. Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • His father owns a liquor store

    Question: I live with my family in the USA and then my dad have liquor store when I told him we have to get out and looking for Halaal and he said am not going to sell in cheap price do I perpetrate sins when I help and Allah know that I don't want to help him but I don't want him to say that I disobey to him please tell me the right way? If my daddy.. More

  • Catastrophes – The Sunnah of Allah

    Question: What are Allah's Sunnah? How can we relate destruction in Muslim area by earthquake to destruction in non-Muslim place such as USA? 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 is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well.. More

  • Wife taking her husband's surname

    Question: Can a woman take her husband's name as surname after marriage? Please note that this is common practice in South Asia and Europe. Please give some references with your answer. 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.. More

  • Supplicating in prayer in a language other than Arabic

    Question: Please can you clarify this for me? Is it permissible in an obligatory prayer to make a supplication for one's worldly need in Sujood as well as in the final part of prayer before saying salaams to both angels on one's shoulders? The supplication made in the English language will it makes the prayer invalid. Fatwa: All perfect praise be.. More