Fatwa Of The Week

42 fatwas

  • Allowing Wine in BYO Restaurants Date: 15-1-2020

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.Is a halal restaurant allowed to have BYO ('Bring your own bottle', i.e. bringing alcoholic bottles along to be served at a restaurant)? Why or why not? Is the earnings will be halal ? .. More

  • Playing Video Games That Involve Using Magic Date: 12-1-2020

    I was told that if a muslim plays a video game or card game which involves pretending to use magic, then it is shirk just like in real life with real magic. Is this true? And what should be done with children who like such games? Apologies if I've sent this question before i have a bad memory. .. More

  • A Repentant Apostate Makes Up Missed Prayers Date: 12-1-2020

    السلام عليكم و رحمة الله وبركاته.. My question is : If a person commited kufr, and he wants to repeat his prayers and fasts. How to repeat the prayers? Can we pray after asr (disallowed time to pray) ? Can we pray alot, maybe like 20 prayers (4 days worth of prayers) in one time, or more? Does the prayers have to be in orders.. More

  • Hadeeth That Miscarried Fetus Drags Its Mother To Paradise Date: 12-1-2020

    Asalam o alikum.. i need to ask about the hadith that is "miscarried fetus will take her mother to paradise " is this hadith is for both the parents or only for mother? JazakAllah .. More

  • Definition of Muraaqabah and Prescribed Remembrance of Allah Date: 8-1-2020

    Asslamualykum Sheikh,I hope you are fine,I need guidance regarding the concept of Muraqba in Islam.Is is right to sit in solitude and repeat the name of Allah ?.Is it true that Imam ibn qayyim (r) and Imam Ibn Tayimiyyah (r) use to do muraqaba .Is this word mention in quran ,hadith or use by Shaba.If no is there any word which is proven in quran and.. More

  • Aadam Did Not Send Other Prophets In His Own Name Date: 8-1-2020

    Assalaamoalaikum, there is a Muslim minority claiming that Adam might have sent other prophets in his own name, i.e. in Adam's name. Is that possible? I alaways thought that prophets can only be sent by Allah (SWT) and that He sends them in His name. Please clarify. .. More

  • Purifying A Place Contaminated With Urine Date: 8-1-2020

    The ruling and opinions that the four shieks made and agreed. Regarding the cleaning of the place that was urinated upon. The type that was talked about was getting the urine from the place and putting it in a bucket and adding the water later what is the ruling .. More

  • Participating In Elections Date: 8-1-2020

    Salam aleikum wa rahmatu allah wa barakatuh.... Tomorrow in the general election in england is it halal to cast a vote in a non islamic country with non islamic laws or is it haram? I have been told that to vote in a system that has no shariah law as it's legislation is haram? Is this right or is it wrong? .. More

  • Laughing at A Mockery Does Not Mean Being Content With It Date: 8-1-2020

    Assalamu'alaikum Warahmatullah ya Syaikh. If I'm making a joke that's considered as mockery to Islam inside my head (as I'm not saying it out at all), but I'm laughing out loudly because of it, would it be the same as mocking this religion (which's able to put a person outside Islam)? Please do bear in mind that in this situation, nobody know the reason.. More

  • Ruling on Watching Boxing or MMA Date: 8-1-2020

    Asalam alaykym what is the ruling on watching boxing or mma for a person who takes the opinion that the thigh is not part of the awrah. I understand that striking the face is haram but is watching it haram even if I don't agree with it, I just enjoy the sport. Also I am not helping them in the sin as I don't pay for it. In short is watching it haram.. More

  • Divorced Her Thrice on Phone and They Wish To Reconcile Date: 5-1-2020

    Asalam ,I asked my husband to divorce me for past year he didn’t want to do it but in the end he did it over the phone by saying I don’t want to divorce you then he said your divorce 3 times he come back after my Idahah finish. Both of us want to come to each other .our school of thought are different I am Maliki and is Asian following hanafi .could.. More

  • Praying with Pants Shaping The ‘Awrah Date: 5-1-2020

    Assalaamu alaikum wa Rahmatullah We most of Bangladeshis wear pants over shirts in offices. So the shape of our waists (below the navel) becomes visible to others. Particularly when we bow and prostrate in Salah, the shape of our backs and private parts become clear to others. In such a case, performing salah with these dresses would be correct or.. More

  • Shaking Hands, Hugging and Kissing Sister Without Lust Date: 5-1-2020

    aoa, can an adult brother shake hand, hug or kiss her adult sister in a good faith. thanks .. More

  • Unable To Get a Job because of His Beard Date: 2-1-2020

    Assalamualikum, if an engineer isn't able to get engineering jobs because of his beard but is able to find jobs such as driver, receptionist, labour jobs. So can the engineer shave his beard to get the engineering job? .. More

  • Shaping or Styling The Moustache Date: 2-1-2020

    Assalamu alaykum, I would like to know if it is permissable to shape or style the moustache when trimming it? .. More