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  • Baitul-Maqdis is Al-Aqsa mosque

    Question: I want to know the differences and the locations of Masjid Aqsa and Baitul Maqdis. 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 ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger. Baytul-Maqdis is itself the Al-Aqsa mosque about.. More

  • Wants to relate to her mother who never cared for her

    Question: When I was two years old, my father died. Thereafter, my mother got married to my stepfather and left me with my grandmother and aunt. She refused to look after me. Since then, I was raised and looked after by my grandmother and aunt. And I look up to them as my parents, and I love them very much. Throughout the years, my mother never showed.. More

  • How to decide Muslim Festivals

    Question: How do we decided which festivals are allowed to be celebrated by Muslims? 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. Perhaps the honorable questioneris asking about the way.. More

  • Her friend asks her to return her presents back to her

    Question: I am a new converted Muslimah, Al-Hamdulillaah and since I am one of the very only ones in my town, a sister in Islam, who Subhanallah has been converted for 17 years adviced me following: Because she seemed to have trouble with her 3rd Muslim husband, she suddenly wrote me a letter saying: please, return all the Islamic papers and Quran.. More

  • Why usury is prohibited

    Question: Why mark up (usury) is prohibited in Islam? Does interest has an effect on the national economy? 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. Imaam ar-Raazi and other Muslim scholars,.. More

  • Performing only three Rak’ahs with the intention of Witr and Tahajjud

    Question: If one performs only three rak'aat of tahajjud (total) on most nights, intending to perform witr, and performs no other rak'aat, what is the mistake or problem with this? 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

  • Observing the rules of recitation of the Quran

    Question: What is the ruling on whoever memorizes the Quran without observing the rules of recitation but he recites without making grammatical errors? 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. .. More

  • Obligatory prayer led by someone who is praying a supererogatory prayer

    Question: I was wondering what was the correct way of stopping a person that wants to join you for prayer but you where actually praying a Sunnah prayer. Second is how would a person know if the person is praying a Sunnah or Fardh prayer. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Celebrating the Prophet’s birthday and the anniversary of the dead

    Question: Assalamu alaikum.Is there a report that Prophet(peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) used to distribute camel meat on the death anniversary of Khadeejah(Allah be pleased with her)?Is this a Hadees or written in History?Some Muslims are using this report to justify that we can do such acts and is Sunnah when someone dies and since Prophet(peace.. More

  • The earth was not created for Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam

    Question: Is there any Hadeeth saying " The Allah Said, I have created earth only for you (Muhammad PBUH) " meaning of this is that, Allah said If i don't have to born Muhammad PBUH then i don't create this earth. I just want to know is the above mentioned Hadeeth is okay, or there is anything related to this is true. Thanks alot in advance... More

  • Her father refuses to marry her off to a good man due to his nationality

    Question: Assalamualaikum, Dear brother, my questions are as fallows. 1.I have a proposal from a man who is very good,pious and i know him very well, he also talked to my dad many times,but my dad is refusing coz he is of different nationality,so is it ok if i dont put efforts to convince my dad and just keep quite without doing any and i leave every.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Valentine's Day

    Question: In recent days, many Muslims celebrate the Valentine day especially the girls. What is the rule of Sharia about this practice? 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. To.. More

  • Making items for non-Muslims occasions

    Question: I carve and engrave on glass, marble, and wood. Is it halal for me to make gift items to be sold during Christmas, Valentine's Day, birthday, New Year, and any other occasions that Kafirs celebrate. I do not draw humans, birds, or animals; because I know it is Haraam for us to draw living creatures' pictures. I only draw roses, plants,.. More

  • Prostrating during a game because of scoring

    Question: As-salaamu Alaykum brother, I would like to know that there is almost a tradition among Pakistani cricketers performing Sajdah (prostrate) at the very moment on the ground after making century. Is this sort of thanksgiving are Bid'ah or is it allowed by the Prophet (S.A.W)? Please answer in the light of Quran & Sunnah. Fatwa: All.. More

  • Praying Dhuha loudly and in congregation

    Question: Assalaamu 'alay kum, Regarding the Duha prayer: 1. Can the recitation be audible? 2. Can it be prayed in congregration? Jazak Allah Khair 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. The.. More