439 fatwas

  • Translating Islamic books Date: 28-12-2003

    In my country there are no Islamic books in my mother tongue that let the people understand Islam. Is it lawful to take i.e. a book in German or other language, which I can properly understand, and translate it, saying "Bismillah" before starting to translate it?.. More

  • Non-Muslim Friend Bothered by Jinn Date: 18-12-2003

    I have a friend who gets bothered by Jinns, but he's not Muslim. Who or how can I take care of this problem. Please let me know. .. More

  • Islam can be served in several ways Date: 3-12-2003

    There are so many Muslim organizations here in India like Tableegh Jamaat, Maudoodis Jamaat Islamic and others that it is really confusing which one to join. Each have its plus and minus points. As a Muslim in a non Muslim country is it sufficient that I do Islah to Muslims and Da'wah to non Muslims keeping in view the ascendancy of Islam over all the.. More

  • Prevent your mother and cover her Date: 14-10-2003

    I knew that my mother was cheating on my father but I didn't tell my father to preserve and protect our family now am old and I want to know was it a sin that I didn't tell my father... More

  • Using hypnotism to help someone become Muslim Date: 5-10-2003

    If someone seems to be suffering from a mental block stopping them from becoming a Muslim is it permissible to use hypnotism to help them "summon up courage" just as you might need to be hypnotized to help you lose weight?.. More

  • Calling disbelievers using what is common between us and them is lawful Date: 27-9-2003

    Is it permissible to prove Tawheed from the books of non-Muslims to invite them towards Tawheed? I mean there are many Hindus they have their sacred books these books are very ancient they belong to the period before Jesus. We find many evidences of Tawheed, coming of the prophet, etc. So, is it permissible to mention that evidences to invite them towards.. More

  • How to Call Jews and Christians Date: 23-9-2003

    Did Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) use Bible for Da'wah? Some learned people are doing Da'wah by using Bible by pointing out the errors and contradictions in the Bible that it is creating ill feelings among Christians. Is this the right way to do Da'wah to Christians? .. More

  • New Convert Asking How to Behave with Her Buddhist Family Date: 13-9-2003

    I am a new convert to Islam. Allah guided me. My questions: 1) Can I take off my Hijab before my family members? 2) Can I pray in my mother's house where there are pictures, stones that she worships? 3) Can I stay in her home and cook Halal food for her to eat? I have a plan to return to my country to do Da'wah with my family. My mother is.. More

  • Wants Non-Muslim Friends to Know about Islam Date: 9-9-2003

    I have many non-Muslim friends in my circle. I just want to know how should approach them and present them Islam. A few of them have done favour for me in my bad time. In return I want to do something that may benefit them in the hereafter life. Please tell me what sort of book I should present them because if I initially present them the Holy Qur'an.. More

  • Left his sick wife to do Dawa'h with Tablighi Jama'ah Date: 2-7-2003

    One man decided to go out for Da'wah (Jama'ah Tabligh) for of Allah for 4/5 days or more. When the day came for going out as per his preparation, just 3/4 hours before his wife got very sick (was an emergency sickness). The man went to doctor and tried his best for her relieve but he could not meet with doctor. In this way his time was going out because.. More

  • The way the Prophet spoke directly to women Date: 9-6-2003

    I have read a Hadith that the Messenger of Allah set a special day to teach the women the Deen of Islam. In what manner did he do this, i.e. behind a screen/wall or face-to-face but with Hijab?.. More

  • How to treat those who lie to give false impression of Islam Date: 20-5-2003

    How should we behave with the members of our community who are lying on Islam in the media or when we are at work, only to give Islam a false appearance? (I mean the hypocrites who have submitted, and surrendered to occidental values)... More

  • Muslims dividing into groups Date: 26-4-2003

    I am staying in non-Muslim country. Here we have Masjid and Jama`a, al-Hamdu Lillah. But something happened, and people in our male-Jama`a stopped trusting each other; they divide into groups. They are all trying to be good Muslims (Insha Allah), but Shaitan made his work. Please, can you write some Du'a on such item, with Ayahs and Ahadith, that people.. More

  • Da'wah of the Sahabah Date: 9-3-2003

    How did the sahabahs give dawah?.. More

  • Mother-in-law covering her daughter's sins Date: 26-2-2003

    My mother-in-law has two daughters. Her daughters are like American girls, going out with guys and one even married an American. But my mother-in-law, instead of punishing the girls, covers for the girls saying "no, they are going to their grandmothers house or they are going to their dentist". If they are late at night, or are with a guy or staying.. More