434 fatwas

  • Has Muslim housemate who does not practice Islam, drinks alcohol, etc. Date: 18-11-2004

    I have a question. Currently I am living in overseas I have a housemate he is Muslim but he never pray and he drinks alcohol some more he has a girl friend and some times he brings her at home and she sleep over. Now he is doing some Haraam things at home, I told him so many times do not do those things but he doesn't. My question.. More

  • Activities on behalf of non-Muslims Date: 18-11-2004

    I have a non-Muslim friend who had a dream of an old Shaykh came to him and asks him to asks someone to perform Tahlil, Du'a' and feast at a mosque so as to pray for his health, peace, prosperity and well being. Are we allowed to do that? .. More

  • Concerned about her mother's failure to pray or fast Date: 18-11-2004

    I'm a 45-years-old female. My mother neither fasts nor prays and this has been upsetting me for the past years. My daughter and I have tried to get her to do at least some minimal acts but to no avail. I don't dare to ask her if she believes in the afterlife and Day of Judgement because I'm afraid of her answer, even though I assume she.. More

  • Advising Muslim men and women not to mix in public Date: 24-10-2004

    I live in a Muslim country where most people have lost the Islaamic morals. It happens to me all the time to see a young man and a woman, who are not married, walking together with their arms around each other exactly like the Kuffars do. When no one is around I try to speak to them and advise them to show a some respect to those.. More

  • Wants his brother to improve his behavior Date: 21-10-2004

    MY brother is a bit weak in Eemaan. He prays regularly but isn't interested in other things. He sometimes misbehaves with mom and I don't like this. I've also seen him do certain silly things that a Muslim shouldn't. Advise me please... More

  • Administration of the Masaajid Date: 27-9-2004

    I want to know: 1) Whether appointment of trustees for a non - profit corporation supervising Masaajid and other religious activities, for life, is acceptable from Islaamic pointy of view. 2) Is it Islaamicly correct to have trustees of such a corporation to restrict the running of the affairs among themselves only without Surah of Musalleen. .. More

  • Monitors his younger brother's e-mail without his knowledge Date: 7-9-2004

    I want to ask about reading emails. What does Islaam says about this. Actually I read emails of my brother without his knowledge. As he is my younger brother and involved in friendship with girls. Parents asked him also, not to indulge in this but he is unable to leave this habit. He is safe I know no Zina and things like that, but just friendship... More

  • Giving Da'wa in India Date: 5-9-2004

    I have been doing Da'wa to non-Muslims in my locality. I talk to them about Islaam and also give them Islaamic articles. They ask me questions and Al-hamdulillaah I am able to answer them, thanks to the huge information that is available especially internet. My question is when should I ask them to say Kalima? Should I wait for them to come and.. More

  • He does not do what he requires of others Date: 29-8-2004

    What is a ruling regarding a person who quotes Hadeeth to get someone to do what he wants and yet when someone tells the person who quotes the Hadeeth in the same way, he acts as if Islaam doesn't apply to him at all. He argues that we shouldn't be so fanatics and that we should be relaxed or we will end up punishing ourselves. I ask this question.. More

  • Confused about ruling of white gold Date: 18-7-2004

    Is it forbidden for a man to wear any gold, including white gold? Please elaborate on this and support your argument with Hadith and other sources. May Allah reward you well for your efforts!.. More

  • People like his message but not his being distant from them Date: 15-7-2004

    My brother is living in Kenya and he is practicing Sunnah. Recently he asked one brother to go and give Dawah to a certain village. The village people were happy because of the lecture but complained that my brother was not associating with them and they do not like him because he is not attending their wedding, does not pray in their Masjid or.. More

  • Spending on one's family is given priority over every thing else Date: 1-7-2004

    I have the honor of being Chairman of Trustees of my local Mosque. I am also heavily involved in many voluntary activities for a number of Muslim charities in fields as diverse as education to management training to computerization. All this is fee-Sabeel-lillah(in the way of Allah). I have been working in the field of Dawah for over 15 years and can.. More

  • Wants to help a boy become a Muslim Date: 23-6-2004

    I'm an 11 year old girl. I want to know how to help a boy who wants to become a Muslim. Couldyou help me help him to become a Muslim? He wants to be a Muslim because another boy told him a little bit about Islam and he wants to be a Muslim. I hope you will answer soon... More

  • Her friend uses her as an alibi to meet her boyfriend Date: 21-6-2004

    I have a friend who meets her boyfriend even though she knows it is not right in Islam. The problem is that she tells her mom that she's going to meet me, but meets her boyfriend and tells me not to call at her home because she tells her mom that she's with me. Will it be a sin on me if she uses my name? I don't help her in any way; I just don't.. More

  • Combining between Da’wah and earning money for his family Date: 20-6-2004

    I learned Islam for 10 years and I have degree in this field. My family is somehow poor , I have good work ,my mother wants me to leave work and work in preaching Islam, I don't refuse ,I want to do that , but I also want to help my family .what should I do?.. More