69 fatwas

  • No contradiction between the Ahaadeeth of fasting ‘Aashooraa’ Date: 15-12-2009

    There are some Hadeeths narrated that mention the reasons for fasting on ‘Aashooraa’ and they are apparently contradictory. Some narrations, for instance, signify that Muslims observed fasting on this day in Makkah before Hijrah and that the Quraysh used to also fast on it. They also used to garment the Ka‘bah on this day, as narrated by.. More

  • Explaining the Hadeeth encouraging generous spending on one’s family on ‘Aashooraa’ Date: 15-12-2009

    The 10th of Muharram is coming soon. It is a day on which Allaah The Almighty saved His Prophet Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt his mention, from Pharaoh and his people, so the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, ordered us to fast on this day. My question is about some activities that people do on this day, such as cooking beans,.. More

  • Ruling on doing special acts of worship on the New Hijri Year’s Eve Date: 15-12-2009

    What is the ruling on doing special acts of worship or performing voluntary prayers on New Hijri Year’s Eve? What is the ruling on inviting Muslims to perform voluntary prayers and worship at night in congregation on that occasion?.. More

  • Exchanging congratulations on Friday Date: 19-5-2009

    As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu I know we can send Ramadan Mubarak and Eid Mubarak greetings to each other, can we send Jumu’ah Mubarak greetings to families and friends since Jumu'ah is a very special day. I normally receive and send out sms for Jumu'ah and was wondering if that is okay. Jazakallahu Khairan May Allah Subhanahu wa.. More

  • Reward of fasting the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah Date: 3-12-2007

    Salamualaium Wa Rahmatullah One of my friend asking me that, Is it true if we fast the starting 10 days of zilhajja month we will get reward of Hajj Alhumdulillah? Please answer this as soon as before 1 zilhajja.. More

  • No Excellence for Being Born in Muharram or ‘Ashooraa’ Day Date: 15-11-2007

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may his blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. Dear Sheikh my question is regarding the new born child born in the Month of Muharram and the day of Ashoora. This is.. More

  • Dying on the day of ‘Eed or on the 15th of Sha’baan Date: 11-11-2007

    I would like to ask about certian days of the year that if someone passes away on them is there any speciality in them. For example, no punishment in the grave maybe. I have heard that friday is one of those days, so what about Eid or 15 of Sha'aban and days like that? Jazzakom Allah Kola Khier.. More

  • Asking Allaah to make one's death on a Friday Date: 23-7-2006

    Assalamu Alikum ! if some one dies in friday is there any benifit? can we supplicate allah to take our soile on the friday? .. More

  • Fasting on the last Wednesday of Safar Date: 27-4-2006

    Please can you enlighten me on the importance of fasting and special Nawafil on the last Wednesday of Safar? .. More

  • A woman in menses and the Night of Decree Date: 25-3-2006

    What should a woman do if she cannot seek the Night of Decree due to a religious excuse? Does she lose the reward? If so, is she permitted to take pills to delay her menses? .. More

  • Prayed to Allaah after the dawn of the 27th night of Ramadan Date: 29-11-2005

    Please answer my question clearly. I prayed in Du'aa (supplications) to Allaah after the day of Laylatul Qadr, in long Du'aa, just right after Fajr Salaah and when the sun was beginning to rise. Now my question is, Does my prayer have a chance to be accepted by Allaah, because it was done after Fajr Salaah; that's the time when Salaah is forbidden... More

  • Mosque is too far away to attend Jumu'ah Date: 31-8-2005

    I'm stay in the United State and I don't do the Friday prayer because I don't have any near Masjid round the area here only about 130 miles and I can't drive and my wife is busy in her work and cant to do this trip every week so what I can do for god to for give me for that and I know that I have to do the Friday prayer thanks for helping me... More

  • Origin of Laylatul-Qadr Date: 28-12-2004

    Are the following statements regarding Laylat Al-Qadr are authentic: "Allaah's Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, looked back at the previous communities and saw that his community lived for a much shorter period in comparison to them. He was concerned about how his community would be able to gain as many rewards as those of the previous.. More

  • Claiming that asking forgiveness during night of Al-Qadr forgives all sins Date: 15-12-2004

    What can we say to the youth who commit sins all year not praying, not fasting, Zina and other big sins, and they say if you repent on the night of power Laylat Al-Qadr all your sins are wiped away and they say its enough once per year to repent on this blessed night then Allaah forgives you all your sins and they say, they can go back to their.. More

  • Light of night of decree before Ramadan Date: 1-12-2004

    Is it possible to watch light of night of decree at 15th of Sha'baan? What is the significance of witnessing such a light? .. More