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  • Trading through the phone before possessing the goods

    Question: Dear Shaikh, Can a person buy goods from the seller simply over the phone and sell it immediately in the same way (over the phone), without actually possessing it ? For example, can a person buy a container of potatoes over the phone that's on its way in a ship on the sea (not in his possession) and also sell it to someone over the phone.. More

  • Tattoos in Islam

    Question: Why are tattoos banned in Islam? No they don't affect health, nothing will happen to you if you get a little tattoo. Also, if it affects Tahaarah, that is not true. Does God Almighty care about a little centimeter of dotted skin? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Medically producing male children

    Question: Is it permitted in Islam to use the new medical methods to produce male children as (preconception gender diagnosis)? 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 alayhiwa sallam,is HisSlave and Messenger. The procedure of.. More

  • Failure to make the farewell Tawaf for Hajj

    Question: What is the ruling of somebody that went for Hajj and did not perform Tawaaf Al-Wadaa'? 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. Performing the farewell Tawaf (circumambulation) is an obligation on the pilgrim.. More

  • Permissibility of leaving Jumu'ah Prayer after performing 'Eed prayer

    Question: If the 'Eed prayer and the Friday prayer come on the same day, is the Friday prayer still obligatory? Is it true that if one performs 'Eed prayer he can leave the Friday prayer? 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.. More

  • There is no specific supplication for every round of Tawaaf

    Question At every TAWAF we have to say diffrent doas 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 'alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Supplicating is desirable during Tawaf but it is not an obligation. Also, it is desirable.. More

  • The ruling on removing skin or nails in the state of Ihram

    Question I read that clipping the nails is one of the violations of Ihraam. If a pilgrim finds that a nail or part of a nail needs to be removed because it hurts or disturbs him, and he removes it, does he incur any sort of compensation? What about removing dead skin which grows besides the fingernails or toenails as well as the dead skin on the.. More

  • Ruling on a woman in Ihraam wearing Niqaab

    Question There is a woman in the state of Ihraam who is weak-sighted and cannot cover her face because she does not see very well. She also does not want to uncover her face. Can she wear a Niqaab? 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.. More

  • Night prayers during Ramadan

    Question: I do pray Salat Qiyaam Al-layl at mosque for eight Raka'h plus 3 Raka'h of Salat Al-Witr every night. Now I want also to pray Salat al-Tahajjud at mid night because of the last 10 days of Ramadan so can you tell me how many Raka'h can I pray for these two times? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify.. More

  • The Ruling on breaking the fast before the Athaan of Maghrib

    Question Some brothers in our Masjid break their fast ten minutes before the Athaan of Maghrib in Ramadan and in any other month. Is this an act of Sunnah? Is it supported by an authentic Hadeeth? 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,.. More

  • The valid intention of fasting

    Question In Ramadan, we performed the Taraaweeh prayer and bought our Sahoor (pre-dawn meal) and prepared it. Nevertheless, we slept and did not wake before dawn. Is that a valid intention, or is our fasting invalid? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • Beginning of Ramadan

    Question: Why doesn't the whole Muslim world start Ramadan and celebrate 'Eeds on same days? 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 as that of his family and all his companions. The.. More

  • Interpreting the meaning of how a person dies

    Question My question is related to death and is as follow: If a Muslim person dies a horrible death is that in anyway a punishment? For example; someone dies in a car accident or a bombing and his/her body becomes completely mutated; is this kind of death a punishment to that person? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Questionable bank account

    Question: I live in Britain and I have put my money in a bank in Egypt (National Bank of Egypt) because I am planning to live there soon. This bank gives me an increase of money depending on how much they make every year. They don't give me a solid percentage. For e.g. this year I could get 10% and next year I could get 4% (this depends on how successful.. More

  • Writing biography and autobiography

    Question Can a Muslim write a biography and publish it? I am asking this as the Hadiths is a biography of our beloved prophet(sallallah alaihi wa sallam), and similarly any other Muslim can write his life details? Although there is one issue here, since anything done when you are alone is known only to the Almighty Allah and HE alone can condone.. More