434 fatwas

  • 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

  • His non-Muslim colleagues bow to idols Date: 21-3-2013

    as salamalaykum if there are 14 non muslims and 1 muslim in a group for completing a task like doing survey and the muslim sees his colleages that they are bowing down to the idols(although the dont have any interest in religion) then what should a true muslim do in such a situation .. More

  • Giving incorrect information about Islam unknowingly Date: 23-2-2013

    As-salamu 3laikum, I reverted to Islam almost two years ago. When I first reverted, the Muslims that I got to know had quite liberal interpretations of Islam. I paid attention to what they said, thinking that, as Muslims, they would not give me incorrect information. However, I knew theirs was not the only opinion. I continued to study Islam and moved.. More

  • Consequences of denouncing evil publicly should be considered Date: 13-1-2013

    Asalamu alaykum, we live in a none Muslim land and there are some Muslims who I have no personal relationship with (can’t advise them). They setup a company to do some work for the government and the company subcontracts a group of people mainly Muslims to perform the job. The company and a lot of these subcontractors have an agreement where they.. More

  • Writing Islamic pamphlets and distributing them to non-Muslims Date: 29-12-2012

    Salaam Aalikum, Sir I have 3 questions. 1 - Sir I living in Muslim country and I write Islam pamphlets and make print out to distribute to Non-Muslims in Market places (Malls, shops etc.). So sir when writing verses of Qur'aan in Arabic I don't find small 'Alif' on keyboard, so can I use big 'Alif' in place of small for Qur'aan? 2 - Can I distribute.. More

  • Her close friend is committing fornication with a non-Muslim man Date: 17-12-2012

    I have been childhood friends with a girl for about 16 years and she is now 19. She recently started dating a non Muslim boy and after a few weeks with him she started having sex with him. This is the first boy she has had full sex with however she has had close in counters in the past with her ex boyfriend. My question is as a Muslim what is my duty.. More

  • Sharing apartment with a non-Muslim and his girlfriend Date: 10-12-2012

    I am a muslim working in an arab country and sharing an apartment with a kafir and his girlfriend,it is haram to me but fine with him,company has refuse my request for a new apartment.what do i do? .. More

  • Using non-Muslim material as teaching aids Date: 2-12-2012

    Assalamoualaikum Respected Scholars, I am a teacher teaching Islamic Religion and Culture in a state school (My country muslims are a minority). My students comprise both Muslims and non Muslims, majority being Muslims. while teaching stories of prophets to make the class more interesting i need to make use of maps and pictures of archaeological.. More

  • Demolishing idols in a non-Muslim country Date: 18-11-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, In the Quran, Allah says that Abraham destroyed the idols to teach the people that idols don't have any power. In another place, Quran asks to follow the religion of Abraham. Is it required for a muslim living in a hindu country to destroy the idols. Will this not cause religious hatred and communal violence? Is it allowed to construct.. More

  • Her sister is a liar and has lewd talks with boys Date: 16-5-2012

    Assalamalekum, I have a younger sister, who has been lying since a very young age. She is now almost 22 years of age. My parents have been working on her for a long time but everything in vain, nothing has helped. Few days back we discovered that she is in lewd talks with guys. We put lot of restrictions on her and tried all possible things so.. More

  • How to enjoin siblings to do good and depart evil Date: 19-3-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum. I'm the eldest son in my family, so I feel that I have a certain responsibility over my other siblings. I try and instill good values in them and make them the best Muslims they can possibly be. However, they still revert to their old ways. I was wondering if I must continue this or will I be judged for not calling them to pray, etc... More

  • Ways of calling Non-Muslims to Islam Date: 11-3-2012

    I live in France and often speak with disbelievers. Some of them have good manners and attributes similar to those of Muslims. Sometimes I have the urge to call them to Islam. Am I permitted to do so, given that my religious knowledge is limited? What should I start with? .. More

  • Kindness to disbelievers and Da‘wah Date: 11-3-2012

    I live in Europe and my daughter has a female Christian teacher who became close to me. She asked me about some issues in Islam and I tried to answer her questions. She is very happy that she got to know us, particularly since her mother is sick and she asked about what awaits her after death. When I buy sweets or food for 'Eed, I give her some of.. More

  • Invite to Allaah The Almighty through your work Date: 11-3-2012

    I teach English and learn Sharee'ah; I took part in authorized courses two years ago and took courses in recitation and Tajweed as well. I also study Quran during the summer vacation. I like teaching English. Sometimes, my students ask me whether I am an English teacher or a religion teacher. I reply that they should not distinguish between life and.. More

  • Enjoining good without doing it Date: 11-3-2012

    What is the ruling regarding a person who calls people to obey Allaah The Almighty and many people are guided by him, however, at the same time he disobeys Allaah The Almighty? Will the good deeds of guiding others be written down in his record although he is disobedient? .. More