433 fatwas

  • Helping Christian find lost cross pendant Date: 30-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know whether what I did was right or wrong? My friend lost his cross pendant in a restaurant and I somehow found the cross and gave it back to him. I want to know whether Allah will reward or punish me because the cross is something religious to my friend and I helped him find it. Does it mean that I helped him in his religion.. More

  • Extent of judging people based on their actions Date: 26-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. To what extent can you judge another person? For example, if someone were to commit murder, we would be quick to condemn such a person. But if someone were to leave their prayer, then we would be told to look at and correct our own faults before judging a person for that. Should we only judge someone's culpability if it involves hurting.. More

  • Difference between praised and dispraised debating Date: 25-7-2016

    Dear Shaykh, Assalaamu alaykum. Someone posted a controversial issue about religion on his website. My friend asked for a clarification about the article, but he refused to respond to it, quoting the following hadiths: “The most despicable men in the eye of Allaah are those who like to fall into debate.” (Muslim) “I guarantee a house in Paradise.. More

  • How to attract worshipers to new mosque Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Respectful scholar, I want to ask you regarding a matter related to the masjid in detail. I live in an area that is filled with people who do not know the religion, and if they do know it, then it is not in the correct way. In my locality, there are around 13 to15 masjids, and only 2 belong to Ahl Hadith... More

  • Giving parents advice regarding what they watch on gaming console Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. My father and stepmother had an old gaming console that I had given them. They used it for video entertainment and so on, with a lot of their entertainent being haram (music, unislamic shows, videos with unislamic content, and so on). I was ignorant back then and not pious. I did not have a clue that.. More

  • Explaining the existence of different scholarly opinions to non-Muslims Date: 27-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. When we are inviting disbelievers to Islam, how can we explain why there are differences of opinion in Tafsir (exegesis), Fiqh (jurisprudence), and so on, and what is the wisdom behind the fact that Allah has decreed differences in the religion? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Being one of the directors of a school that violates Islamic Law Date: 23-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I live in India and have a halal business with my elder brotherthat is doing well financially. My brother recently started a school for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, from nursery to 12th grade with a branded schools affiliation; his intention is to do charitable work for Muslims with the extra money from the school. The school has.. More

  • Etiquette of correcting speaker's mistake in religious knowledge Date: 16-5-2016

    Regarding correcting others in an Islamic discussion, sometimes, when one is in conversation, one hears a lot other speakers (parents, friends, etc.) saying things like, “This is allowed,” or, “This is disallowed in Islam,” and so on. What is the ruling for the ordinary listener in this case? Should he speak out if he hears something that is.. More

  • His manager steals money from work Date: 11-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. I work for a place where the budget is allocated by the government (public money). I am in charge of organising courses, filling in forms, plane tickets, hotels and all the procedures for a delegation to travel in order to participate in meetings, conferences, tournaments, or courses. My question is: I am responsible.. More

  • Etiquette of debate Date: 20-4-2016

    Shaykh, assalaamu alaykum. What is the meaning of 'debate'? How should a person debate on Islamic issues with other brothers? What are the relevant rules? .. More

  • Disciplining young children whose parents are non-practicing relatives Date: 19-4-2016

    I am asking about forbidding other people's children to commit evil. Should we do this when their parents who are negligent Muslims do not accept authentic hadiths? So if we tell a child not to listen to music, for example, then they will tell their parents, who will say that it is not haram. Or we say do not draw humans and animal faces and their parents.. More

  • Warning people against person who spreads corrupt ideology Date: 5-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding warning against a specific person. This person talks about wrong things and has a different ideology than the Salaf (pious predecessors). It is about a sect whom are called Khawaarij by many Salafi scholars. So this person goes to unbelieving girls who are interressted in Islam and tells them about her.. More

  • Ruling on refraining to call to Islam out of laziness Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read the following statement of Imam An-Nawawi (Rawdat At-Taalibeen, volume 7 page 289), “And if a non-believer says to a Muslim, 'open Islam to me,' and he says, 'we’ll see', or 'be patient until tomorrow', or he desires to enter Islam from preaching, and it is said to him, 'sit until the end of the gathering,' then kufr has.. More

  • Neglecting to invite non-Muslim relatives to Islam Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I hope you are well. A brother is being tormented by his negligence in the past. His grandmother had said bad words about the Quran and belittled him before he became Muslim. Afterwards,he did not visit her for many years. He became Muslim close to 4 four years later and discovered that she died about.. More

  • How to handle a disobedient irresponsible younger brother Date: 16-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can u please tell me how to treat my younger brother who is married and has a kid too. I facilitate him by all means but he constantly teases me by his disobedience and irresponsible attitude towards his own life. I myself am a psychotic patient, but he is very careless and does things that make me sick. How should I treat him, and.. More