435 fatwas

  • 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

  • Inviting ‘born’ Muslims to Islam Date: 20-1-2003

    How can I invite my family to Islam if they were born as Muslims?. They lived in USA for 10 years and so did I.I feel like no matter what I say I can not reach them and bring them to the light. Help me to help my family! GOD bless us all. .. More

  • Limits for Talking to Non-Mahram Women Date: 31-12-2002

    A year ago before I change my life and become a good Muslim "Insha Allah", I used to know a girl that I thought I would marry but we weren't able to make it because of our differences that she doesn't believe in God. I don't know what to feel towards her, or how should I talk to her. I think that I should hate her but sometimes I tell myself that the.. More

  • Obligations for Da'wah (inviting others to Islam) Date: 5-11-2002

    With reference to Ayah No. 108 of Surah Yusuf, Ayah No. 110 of Surah Aal-Imran, Hadith: "Balligho Anni Walaw Ayah" and Hadith: "Al-Ulamoo warathat-ul-Anbiya", I want to ask the following questions: -1) Is the work of calling towards Allah (Da'wah and Tableegh) obligatory on every Muslim who is in Ummah of Hazrat Muhammad (Peace be upon him) or it.. More

  • Using a local approach for Da'wah Date: 8-10-2002

    Is it allowed to use the local dialect as well as the traditions and customs in our country as a prelude to Da'wah to non-Arabs living here?This is a field that attracts these foreigners more than anything else. So, we get to them by inviting them to a traditional dish, sitting with them in the tent and accompanying them on excursions in the desert... More