433 fatwas

  • Gradual approach adopted in advising a sinner Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are told to start advising a person who does many sins about the worst sin. Then, if he repented and amends his ways, we advise him to give up the second greatest sin, and so on. What if he does not give up the greatest sin and he is not going to change. apparently? Do we go forward and advise him.. More

  • Following impious Muslim in order to eventually give him advice Date: 4-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Can I follow someone to see where he lives so that I can intentionally take position on his route and talk to him (asking how he is, etc.)? Then I can become his friend and give this Muslim religious advice because he is indecent. .. More

  • Brother having affair with friend's wife Date: 18-10-2017

    My friend has been diagnosed with a severe bone disease that is non-curable. I have a twin brother who has become very close with my friend's wife and is having physical relations with her. I have seen pics and texts of their chats. Now I am in a dilemma as to what I should do. Should i tell my ailing friend about this? (Doctors are saying this is a.. More

  • Not obligation to forbid all evils on spot Date: 4-10-2017

    From what I have read, it is not permissible in Islam to enter someone's house without permission. However, I read that it is Abu Yousuf's opinion that if you hear sounds of music and amusement from a house, you can enter without permission. Please reconcile between the two. And would it be obligatory to enter the house in such a case? What if someone.. More

  • Muslim performs Da'wah according to ability Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have been married for seeven years with two kids. We are from India and are currently staying in Saudi Arabia. I am a house wife. I want to become Daa‘i (caller to Allaah) and call people of my family, friends, relatives, and society towards Islam, the Quran, and the Sunnah and remove all misconceptions... More

  • Unemployed brother-in-law lives in one's house and commits sins Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Back in 2015, I invited my 30-year-old brother-in-law to come and stay with his sister as he had no job at that time. I managed to find him a couple of jobs in the area, and he would not last three months, he always quits his job and then takes a job seekers' allowance. At the moment, he has no job and is in my house 24/7. I feel.. More

  • Using photos of women in Hijaab on Da'wah leaflets Date: 7-9-2017

    I was thinking about making some leaflets so that I can give Daw‘ah (proselytization) to the disbelievers in my city. On these leaflets, I want to write about Islam, but I also want to put some photos from internet on them so that people can see the beauty of Islam. Am I allowed to put photos of females who wear the hijab/niqab on these leaflets and.. More

  • Leaving children with friend to go out with Tableegh Date: 8-8-2017

    Respected Shaikh, assalaamu alaikum. A person went out with the Tablighis with his wife,leaving his two-to-three-year-old children at his friend's house. My questions are: is that required? Is it allowed in Islam? Is there any evidence that our beloved Prophet, sallallhu ‘alayhi wa sallam,or any Companion has ever done something like that? May Allah.. More

  • Charging laptop which others use to listen to music Date: 3-8-2017

    Is it permissible to charge a laptop knowing that some family members will listen to music with that laptop once it is charged? Does this constitute helping in sin? .. More

  • Reporting colleagues who commit violations and reject advice to stop Date: 12-7-2017

    Some of my colleagues are continuously involved in wrongdoings at the office; they overcharge clients, manipulate invoices, etc. I tried to make them stop doing that several times, but nothing has changed. Is it appropriate to inform the owners about this, or should I hide this as they are my Muslim brothers? I am sure that if I informed the superior,.. More

  • His elder brother calls him with worst names Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In a conversation with my brother, he got angry with me and called me " Fir‘awn" (pharaoh) and said that I am acting like God. My brother, who is my elder brother, always rebukes my mother and says filthy words to her and to my father. He does not pray at all, except for the Friday prayers. So What is the ruling on one who calls.. More

  • How to handle rebellious daughter who became disbeliever Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am very worried about my teenage daughter. She has stopped believing in Islam and Allaah and also has developed haram relationships with boyfriends. And her anger issues are insane; she even beats me sometimes when I try to give her advice. I am a single mother with money problems; I really do not know how to deal with her since.. More

  • Giving Da'wah collective obligation Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My parents are against me giving Da'wah (proselytization) and Islaah (reform), especially to my relatives through them (like the paternal uncle, maternal aunt) and to my father's work colleagues. They say that it puts people off and that if they complain to the boss that his son is annoying me, it will.. More

  • Correct approach to give advice to parents Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. I live with my non-religious parents. I am more flexible with my mother regarding advising her because she does not react angrily and is not displeased with me (in most cases), but as for my father, I used to advise him, and he would usually become angry or say, “Ok, leave me alone ,leave me alone.” Now I am about to.. More

  • Writing to TV channels to deny evils they show Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I see something haram being shown on TV, like women or music, is it obligatory upon me to send an email to the TV channel telling them that it is haram and to stop this? Should I do this every time I see a channel doing this? Or should I only tell them once? Should I send emails to all the channels.. More