433 fatwas

  • Should father or husband be obeyed if they ask a person not to encourage good and forbid evil Date: 11-3-2012

    Is it obligatory for the person who has acquired religious knowledge to teach it to others and to encourage good and forbid evil? Are the parents or the husband entitled to prevent their son, daughter or wife from encouraging good and forbidding evil?.. More

  • Da‘wah through PalTalk Date: 11-3-2012

    Is the program PalTalk useful in Da‘wah? How can I use it? Will using such a well-known program be fruitful, Allaah willing?.. More

  • Repulsive versus tactful Da‘wah Date: 11-3-2012

    What is the ruling on a person who repels people away from Islam, either intentionally or unintentionally? Some people may get angry because of their overzealousness and this may lead them to do things that may cause people to detest Islam. While others may stress minute details in the religion that may be regarded by other people as extremism or.. More

  • Da’wah in the light of Quran and Sunnah Date: 11-3-2012

    What is the best way to do Da‘wah in a society where sins, innovations and deviation from the rules of Allaah, The Almighty, are predominant, in addition to the lack of the scholars of Ahlus-Sunnah, many of whom are being fought by the authorities?.. More

  • Sinners must still encourage good and forbid evil Date: 11-3-2012

    I heard the Imaam in a Friday sermon say that whoever desires to advise a person should first investigate whether he himself is free from that sin or not, this is because the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, warned us against this. However, all of us commit sins, especially in this era which is full of temptations. Man tries to resist his.. More

  • Da‘wah for users who commit sins on the internet Date: 11-3-2012

    I am one of those who like the internet and, frankly, I like to deceive gullible girls and homosexuals. I like mocking them because I feel inside myself that those people who disobey Allaah The Almighty have to be taught a lesson. Is this lawful or not?.. More

  • Leniency and kindness a must in Da'wah Date: 8-3-2012

    I sit with some women who often indulge in backbiting and tale-bearing; what should I do? One of them says that she does not admire some of the traits of so and so, yet she does not mention the name. Is this considered backbiting? When someone indirectly mentions that so and so does not do his work properly or that some of his personal traits.. More

  • Variety of Da‘wah methods Date: 8-3-2012

    I wish to do Da‘wah, though I do not know how to do that. My colleagues do not encourage me, nonetheless, I have a strong yearning to call people to Allaah The Almighty. I am a very bashful person and I do not talk much. Please advise me. .. More

  • Da‘wah is the best act of worship Date: 8-3-2012

    Is Da‘wah considered an act of worship on the basis that acts of worship include practice of everything that Allaah The Almighty loves, whether a deed or a saying, overt or covert? If it is an act of worship, why is Da‘wah mentioned separately when describing the Muslim nation as a nation of worship and Da‘wah? .. More

  • Reward of calling non-Muslims to Islam Date: 8-3-2012

    I offered some books about Islam to eight people from the Philippines and after a while they converted to Islam. Will I receive the reward for that although I do not observe my religious duties?.. More

  • House calls to do Da‘wah (Islamic propagation) Date: 8-3-2012

    People working in the field of Da‘wah in our country form groups and visit people in their homes. Is this considered an act of the Sunnah or a religious innovation? They ask for permission before entering any house; if they find men there, they enter to remind them about Allaah The Almighty, otherwise they do not. Please include evidence in the.. More

  • Encouraging good and forbidding evil: means, degrees, and conditions Date: 8-3-2012

    What are useful ways to encourage good and forbid evil? How can a person forbid evil in the following situations: 1) When a person sees an evil on the way to performing prayer at the mosque but does not have time to stop? 2) When travelling in a taxi where there is evil, such as songs and the like. What should a person do given that they.. More

  • Girl advising her male teacher via e-mail Date: 8-3-2012

    I am a girl who has a non-practising male Muslim teacher. Is it permissible for me to send him religious advice via e-mail without mentioning my name?.. More

  • Using public funds for Da‘wah Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to use a small amount of public funds for Da‘wah? .. More

  • How to debate with a non-Muslim about Hell-Fire Date: 7-3-2012

    Assalamualikum, Can you please help me answer this question asked by a non-Muslim: A muslim friend told them that all Christians will go to the Hell-Fire. So they asked is that true? How shall I reply in a way that isn't offensive or let them hate Islam and stay away from it? Jazak Allah khair, Mariam.. More