435 fatwas

  • No despair in Da‘wah Date: 10-11-2007

    Most of my Muslim neighbors do not pray, except for few. I tried several times to encourage them to pray by giving them audio material about the importance of prayer and the punishment for abandoning it. I even spoke with some of them about that issue. However, all my efforts were in vain. Could you please tell me what I should do? .. More

  • Da‘wah methods vary according to people Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it obligatory to enjoin good and forbid evil under all circumstances? What are the governing rules of enjoining good and forbidding evil?.. More

  • Responding to a friend who become a Shiite Date: 10-11-2007

    Should we abandon our friend who became a Shiite?.. More

  • Distributing Islamic leaflets and booklets among Muslims Date: 10-11-2007

    I am a girl who is hurt seeing Muslims' conditions of apathy, even in the performance of prayer. I tried to do something for Islam so I photocopied some parts from the books I have that deal with the punishment for abandoning the performance of prayer and on the reward and torment in the grave. I made some copies and distributed them among those.. More

  • Calling a Christian friend to Islam Date: 10-11-2007

    I have a Christian friend who wants to become a Muslim and he is fully convinced of Islam. But he is confused between the different schools of Fiqh. I am aware that adherence to the Sunnah is the way to be safe from Hell, but I do not know how to explain this to him. Please advise... More

  • Regular meetings to encourage people for Da‘wah Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it permissible to hold weekly or annual meetings in a certain mosque in order to encourage Muslims to perform Da‘wah?.. More

  • Deleting pornographic material from another’s computer Date: 10-11-2007

    I work in a computer maintenance office and sometimes Muslims bring us computers that contain pornographic films, which are spread widely among the youths. Is it my right to delete these films from their computers? Or is it not my right because I have no authority over them?.. More

  • Conveying knowledge according to everyone's capacity Date: 10-11-2007

    A group of people from our mosque read parts of the book of Riyaadh As-Saaliheen every day after the ‘Asr prayer. Notably, the reader is not a scholar or a student of knowledge; however, he is an eloquent man who only reads the narrations of obvious meanings that are not too difficult to interpret. When this man is absent another man takes his role.. More

  • Learning Hebrew Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it permissible to learn Hebrew?.. More

  • Duty of forbidding adultery and preventing it diligently Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it permissible to keep silent regarding the crime of adultery practiced by a neighbouring married woman with her husband's friend?.. More

  • Several methods for calling people to Allaah Date: 10-11-2007

    I got to know some brothers who call to Allaah The Almighty on the streets. They asked me to join them in practicing Da‘wah, but I feel that I am not ready for that. Will I be sinning if I refused?.. More

  • Taariq As-Suwaydaan's Tapes Date: 10-11-2007

    We heard some Saudi scholars speaking bitterly of Shaykh Taariq As-Suwaydaan due to his belittling of some of the companions and because he quotes fabricated narrations…etc. Please advise... More

  • Advising disobedient Muslims Date: 10-11-2007

    How should a Muslim deal with Muslims who commit sins that have become common nowadays, such as women wearing short skirts or married women having relations with other men?.. More

  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil - a guiding light Date: 10-11-2007

    A man knows that his friend is doing something prohibited out of ignorance. Should this man inform his friend? This man is afraid that his friend would mock him or not believe him and that this would harm his friend as he would no longer be excused for being ignorant of the sin... More

  • Expelling adulterous sister does not solve the problem Date: 10-11-2007

    How should a brother deal with his adulterous sister? Should he leave her to continue committing this sin or should he expel her from the house and end his relationship with her?.. More