439 fatwas

  • 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

  • Joining an Organization for Da'wah Date: 25-9-2002

    There are many Islamic organizations here each saying theirs is the correct one. But after studying them I leant that there is good and bad in each of them. After going through the Qur'an I realized that the most important thing to do is Da'wah to non-Muslims. So I decided to join the organization that has been doing it successfully. But unfortunately.. More

  • Da'wah among Muslims Date: 2-9-2002

    How are we supposed to address Muslim sinners to explain and convince them that it's not sufficient to pronounce the Shahadah, pray 5 times a day, and fast the month of Ramadan to enter Paradise? Nowadays many Muslims think this is enough for them - and they don't do any more good deeds, instead they commit major as well as minor sins. So, please.. More

  • 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 well... 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 done.. More