433 fatwas

  • Ruling on accepting donations from a non-Muslim for Da‘wah activities Date: 25-8-2014

    As-salam alaikom, What is the rulings of receiving financial support from a non-Muslim to a Muslim da'e for propagating the message of Islam? is this acceptable? Jazak Allahu khairan .. More

  • Inviting one's non-Muslim parent to Islam is an aspect of dutifulness Date: 30-7-2014

    My father is a non-Muslim; he does not believe in the truth of Islam. However, my mother refuses to acknowledge this fact and tells him to pray behind me. I am weak of heart so I simply follow her order. Is the fact that I am leading my father in prayer, despite me knowing that he is non-Muslim, haram? If it is haram, is this an act of major kufr/shirk.. More

  • A wife should advise her husband who watches unlawful TV shows in a wise manner Date: 3-6-2014

    Assalamu alaikum. May Allah bless you and your families. A wife agreed to let the husband use her Money to buy a new tv when they were newly married. Or maybe even it was her suggestion to give the Money to him when he wanted to buy a new tv, she can not remember. He had a tv from before, but it was old and he wanted to buy a new one. Now the wife is.. More

  • She challenged her sister to invoke the curse of Allaah on the one of them who was wrong Date: 8-4-2014

    I am a sister with Asperger syndrome. This prevents me from living a normal life due to it's physical and psycological impact. My four years younger sister who is in her mid-twenties only cares about this dunya and gets angry when i advice her about taking care of her religioun. She does not pray, nor fast nor wear hijab and works until midnight when.. More

  • How to deal with an abusive dishonest boss Date: 5-4-2014

    Assalamualaikom Brothers, Please find the following questions that need your answer. 1. I would like to know how to respond Atheists mocking Islam due to the current situation in most Muslim countries. 2. I usually hear from scholars that 'an aunt is a mother', does it follow that nephew/niece are mandatory to follow their aunts? Does disobeying aunt.. More

  • Non-Muslims are required to follow the teachings of Islam Date: 15-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, Sometimes when I have my period I may sit with my non-Muslim relatives during the whole time between one prayer and another, because in winter in my country the prayer times are very close together. Do I incur any sin because they do not get up to pray during this time? Jazaakumu Allahu khair .. More

  • Reporting a proctor who allows cheating on exams Date: 6-3-2014

    During one of my exams the invigilator allowed full, complete cheating in the classroom. I did not cheat even one word. However I felt that cheating being allowed was unfair, because due to the noise of students asking each other questions, my exam did not go well due to noise. Feeling that something unfair had been done, I immediately filed a complaint.. More

  • Ruling on an old man preaching to women in the presence of his Mahram women Date: 12-1-2014

    My mother’s parental cousin is a religious and informed sixty-four-year-old man who loves preaching and advising people, and he wants to enjoin others and share his Islamic knowledge with them. He comes to our house with his wife and sometimes with his two sisters to sit with my grandmother, mother and aunts, who are all adherent to their due Hijaab,.. More

  • One should advise wrongdoers until advice does not benefit Date: 24-12-2013

    As salamu 'aleikum, I am learning how to sew clothes. The clothes I make are all modest: long, wide, and covering. The other women all make fashionable dresses that are worn at wedding parties. They are transparent, tight, and/or short. All they talk about is weddings and fashion. I have told them I do not go to wedding parties because the music they.. More

  • Her husband teaches a girl Islam on Facebook Date: 21-12-2013

    Asslamu alaykum wa Rahmatu Allah wa Barakatuh Im an arabic sister married newly to a non Arabic brother and we still not living with each other..my husband try to follow sunnatu Rassuli Allah and try to understand Islam as the understanding of Sahaba and tabi3en...but I have problem with him..he gaved an islamic lesson to some younger boys and girls.. More

  • Spying on people to forbid them from evil Date: 31-10-2013

    assalam o alaikum i am a doctor and i live in pakistan my family is not that religious. we are basically partly practicing muslims. recently my parents have allowed my youger sisters to have cell phones and they have been caught having boyfriends. my mom scolded and beat them but they still got to keep their phones despite my protest. now they are very.. More

  • How to deal with parents who smoke Date: 15-9-2013

    How should we deal with smoking parents? To what extent can we go against them and limit their behavior? Sometimes it happens that either the father or mother (and sometimes both parents) smoke at home, which affects their children too. What can we do, if the mere exhortation is to no avail? Is it allowed to destroy the cigarettes secretly? Is it allowed,.. More

  • Insulting the deities of disbelievers Date: 1-9-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, In Quran ( 6:108), Allah asks the believers not to scold deities which other people worship lest they may scold us back. There are several verses in Quran where Allah explains how the idols are powerless and how those people who worship are lacking in intelligence and in error, misguidance. They are compared to cattles with no intelligence... More

  • How to avoid idle talk when giving Da'wah Date: 1-9-2013

    Assalam Alaikum! I speak to my mother & sisters on skype. I mostly like to hear & talk about Islam only. I'm not interest in much of any other topics. This annoys my mother & family.They like to talk about people, food ,fashion .. they practice 15 shabaan, mawlood, Jafer sadique functions.. I no longer in to these things. In a loving tone.. More

  • The call to Islam was not directed to the leaders only Date: 28-3-2013

    As selamu aleykum. In our Islamic history, before muslim armies would attack a foreign land they would give them the options of accepting Islam, paying Jizyah or the sword.These three options were only given to the leadership of the nations and not the masses.Hence, many of the people did not hear the call to Islam and the acceptance or rejection of.. More