439 fatwas

  • Prohibited means during Da‘wah Date: 10-11-2007

    I heard some songs by a band called "Soldiers of Allaah". When I visited their website, I found that they are not Mujaahideen (Muslim fighters). They explain Islam to non-Muslims through music, but their songs do not contain anything against Islam. Is this way of Da‘wah permissible? Please advise... More

  • Da'wah requires only true information Date: 10-11-2007

    It has become common to practice Da‘wah through presenting pictures of the name of Allaah on a human heart or inside a fish, or on leaves on a tree forming together the statement "La Ilaaha Illallaah". Also pictures are presented of a safe and sound Masjid in Turkey amidst the destruction caused by an earthquake, and a story about an astronaut who.. More

  • Guidelines for men calling women to Islam Date: 10-11-2007

    I am a Muslim young man and Allaah The Almighty has guided me to the way of righteousness and piety. I have relationships with some respectable girls and I want to guide them to the right path, but I fear that this may displease Allaah The Exalted. Please, advise me. May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Chat-based Da‘wah governing rules Date: 10-11-2007

    Thanks to Allaah I am a religious Muslim girl working in the field of Da‘wah. Recently, I realized the great influence of chat rooms on the Internet, so I thought to use them in Da‘wah. Thanks to Allaah, I managed to convince some people to start praying, but I stopped to ask myself about the Islamic ruling regarding what I am doing because I sometimes.. More

  • 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