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  • Woman covering her head while eating

    Question: Is it obligatory for a Muslim woman to cover her head while she is eating food or is it Bid'a? I have seen many women doing this in my home country. Can you mention any Hadeeth of our beloved Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) quoting such a thing? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify.. More

  • The wisdom in preserving only the Qur’an

    Question: Allah says (what means): {Indeed, it is We who sent down the message [i.e. the Qur’an] and indeed, We will guard it (from corruption).} [Qur’an 15:9]. Why is it that Allah protected the Qur’an but did not protect other Divine Books from corruption and falsification, as the Christians and the Jews falsified their books? Fatwa: Al.. More

  • Going to magicians and finding objects of magic

    Question: Can we go to a magician only to confirm whether someone is under the influence of magic or not? And where can we find the objects used as magic? 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.. More

  • Ruling about the Ahmadiyyah (Qaadiyaani)

    Question: My question is about Ahmadiyyah. I understand that they are considered Kuffaar. I know that there are two branches: Qadiyani and Lahori. The Lahori sect doesn't claim that their Ahmed is a prophet. They consider him as you know as "Mujaddid". I really don't believe that, but is that alone considered a reason to call a person.. More

  • Reciting the Quran according to musical rhymes

    Question: I have 2 questions: The first one is my friend told me that reciting Quran same as singing is unlawful, so how do I know the different between reciting melodiously and singing? Second, I often running out of breath when reciting Quran, how can I improve my breathing? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Combining Maghrib and Ishaa prayers in order to perform early Fajr prayer

    Question: I live in a country where the 'Isha prayer is very late (23.40), and the Fajr prayer is very early (02.40). I have heard that it is possible to combine the Maghrib and the 'Isha prayer, if one has to get early up in the morning to go to work. Is this true? Is there any fatwa about this issue? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord.. More

  • A new Muslim fears to disclose her prayer to her non-Muslim family

    Question: I am asking about a girl who embraced Islam recently and she lives with her family. The problem is that her family does not want her to become a Muslim and she is hiding the fact that she actually embraced Islam from them as she is still young and she lives with them. She is not yet stable (financially independent).She finds it difficult.. More

  • Reading Quran in Arabic and German for understanding

    Question: I have the Quran in Arabic and in opposite on the same sheet in German. Is it permissible to read it in Arabic and if I don't understand words to read the German text? Please give me one answer and one result only. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • Gifts to an employee from contractors dealing with his company

    Question: According to the Sharee'ah, is it permitted for us to accept gifts (like calendars, or dairies, or watches, etc.), at the beginning of every year, from the Contractors who are working for our company (we award them contracts)? Please advice. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none.. More

  • Selling Christmas gifts and decorations

    Question: I'm working in a gift and souvenir shop. In Christmas season we sell x-mas gifts toys and decorations. Is it permissible in Islam? 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. It is not permissible to sell gifts.. More

  • Missed final Tawaaf of Hajj due to menses

    Question: How does a female pilgrim who skips Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah due to menstruation make up for the Tawaaf if she already left Makkah for her home country with the Hajj group with which she came before her menses stopped? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • Performing forty prayers in Al-Haraam Mosque during Hajj

    Question: I have not read much about Hajj yet and intend to go for Hajj this year Inshaa Allah. Many people tell us that in order to perform Hajj we must read 40 prayers in al-Masjid al-Haraam. Is this true? I have 3 children and do not have anyone to tend to them for such a long time. Allah (SWT) is the best of planners but we would like to know if.. More

  • Fasting 'Arafah day depends on sighting the month’s moon in each country

    Question: You say in your Fatwa: 'Arafah fast is not linked to a place but time. Could you kindly explain? Since Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said fast on the day of 'Arafah, shouldn't it be both time linked and place linked? How can you separate both? As Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, does not give any indication of separation... More

  • A pilgrim offering the sacrifice of ‘Eed Al-Adhha

    Question: Salaam.I would be going for Hajj for 20 days. During this period,I would be in Makkah andMadeenah.I knowthat Iwould be slaughtering an animal for Hajj, but doI have to do slaughtering back home as well asI give Zakah every year? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Slaughtering for 'Eed Al-Adhha by proxy in another country

    Question: Can the slaughtering of 'Eed Al-Adhha be done by proxy in a distant country. If so, what are the conditions for its validity? Please site references, Inshaa Allah. 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,.. More