433 fatwas

  • Suspicious of adultery Date: 5-8-2002

    Someone close to me is in the process of committing adultery. She has confided about it to someone close to me, who is a very reliable source. However when we confronted her she denied it. Is it permissible in Islam that we as her family can spy on her to attain evidence of her meeting another man so that we can confront her. We feel if we do not do.. More

  • Frustrated with the deteriorating condition among Muslims in the Gulf Date: 29-6-2002

    I'm one of the distressed members of the Muslim Ummah. My family resides in a Muslim country in the gulf. I always had high respect for the Gulf States as far as practice of Islam is concerned. But unfortunately these days when I returned from USA (where I'm studying) I have realized that we Muslims are being humiliated due to our lack in dedication.. More

  • Calling Christians to Islam Date: 22-6-2002

    Dear Brothers. I have several friends who are Christians, whose I would like to convert to Islam, but I am not sure how to approach the issue. I have already proposed the idea to them, but I might have driven them away from it just a bit. Please advise me on what to do. .. More

  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil Date: 22-6-2002

    Please explain enjoining good and forbidding evil in the light of Hadeeth. .. More

  • Giving Da'wah to non-Muslims Date: 18-6-2002

    I would like to draw your attention to the current situation of hundreds of thousands of Daees in Pakistan known as the 'The Tablighi Jamaat'.Their faith is so strong that some of them even leave their wives, children and the comfort of their houses behind them in the name of Allah and dedicate their whole lives for the cause of Islam. They travel.. More

  • Wife wants her husband and his family to let his sister wear Hijab Date: 11-6-2002

    I am a Muslim convert who lives in the U.S. with my husband. His youngest sister, who is also living in the U.S. but in a different area, has just started to wear Hijab. However, when she returned to her home country last week (which is supposed to be a Muslim country, I might add), her parents made her take it off. Her sister criticized her, as.. More

  • Avoiding hypocrisy in Da'wah Date: 29-4-2002

    How can one be assured that the Da'wah she is making does not contain any "Riyaa" its a disturbing thing and sometimes I get a feeling of hesitant to do the Da'wah even though with Allah's Grace, the ladies are very happy and anxious to get more teachings from me... More

  • Responding to Christian claims about Jesus Date: 29-4-2002

    I am a new Muslim and what I wanted to ask is what do you say when Christians tell me that the only way to heaven is through Jesus Christ? Sometimes I just stay quiet because I don't know how to respond; at other times I say that we only believe Jesus to be a Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam). Any suggestions that I could use?.. More

  • How to stop a Muslim from watching movies of bad influence Date: 22-4-2002

    If an ignorant Muslim brother is watching Hindu or English movies that have music women not dress properly, much Kufr and many things against Islam, how should I stop it? Do I have to use my hand, fist or tongue or heart? If it is hand, how can I use my hand to stop it? Can I break the tapes or video player or T.V secretly so he wouldn't know it's.. More

  • Implementing Islam in its entirety Date: 6-4-2002

    Is it Fard to have Islam implemented in its entirety? How is this achieved and what should we as Muslims do about it?.. More

  • Calling Muslim girl to Sharia Date: 10-3-2002

    My question is as follow. If a Muslim man who is following the Islamic Sharia is attracted by a girl of Muslim background (I mean she is not following the Sharia, but she believes in Allah and Islam, but she is clothing herself as non-Muslims, Mutabarijjah) His love should be in the first place for Allah (SWT) and Rasuel Allah Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi.. More

  • Giving farewell gift to alcohol drinker Date: 15-1-2002

    We were helping one low-paid office boy in our office every month with some money. But suddenly we discovered occasionally he drinks alcohol. So we decided we have to stop helping as per Hadith/order of Allah. At present we found that he has to leave the company as their contract expired. Is it permissible to give him money as farewell as per Hadith/.. More

  • Da'wah with servant Date: 8-1-2002

    My servant is Christian and I want to help her to enter Islam? When I talk with her about Islam, she asks me give her something to make her trust me... More

  • Duties of college Islam Society Emir Date: 14-10-2001

    I have recently been elected as Emir of our college Islamic Society. I have heard a lot of different opinions to what the role Emir is and I'm not totally sure of what my role includes. So I was hoping (Insha Allah) that someone can give me an accurate answer to what my duties are? Please use Qur'an and Sunnah, if possible... More

  • Help for straying Muslim brother Date: 24-7-2001

    Please what should I do? One of my brothers who used to be very strict in guarding himself from Shaitan seems to have forgotten all that he used to preach. He didn't used to go clubbing, listen to music, watch TV, flirt, and talk vanities and he used to call all my other brothers back to the dean and pursue them to practicing and obeying Allah. But.. More