835 fatwas

  • Greeting person or supplicating Allah in his favor hoping they would do us a favor Date: 23-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is greeting any Muslim with the Salaam or supplicating for them when we want a favor from them a kind of showing off? .. More

  • Tradition of kissing someone's hand then touching it with forehead Date: 17-10-2017

    In Turkish culture, one kisses the back of someone's hand to show respect. First he kisses the back of the person's hand, and then he he touches his forehead with it. Is this permissible? I read that it is permissible, but is this true? Should we warn the common people from taking advice from someone who says this? .. More

  • Learning knowledge from fatwa websites Date: 18-9-2017

    Shaykh, as far I know, it is obligatory for me to know how to recite the Quran and know its meaning so that I can act according to it, so I have no question about that. However, I am confused regarding whether reading Tafseer (exegesis) of the Quran and books on Tawheed (pure monotheism) and the correct ‘Aqeedah (creed) separately is obligatory or.. More

  • Taking knowledge from people of innovation Date: 11-9-2017

    Is one allowed to take knowledge from internet pages which belong to the people of innovation? If not, then what should I do given that I took most of my knowledge from there? Am I obliged to renew all my knowledge, or is it valid? .. More

  • Returning Salaam addressed to other person - Using exclamation 'Jeez' Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have 2 questions: 1. If I hear someone give the Salaam greeting to another person (not me), do I have to answer it? For instance, if I hear a stranger say the Salaam to a person beside him (not me), and I am nearby, should I answer it too (in case the person did not answer his Salaam)? 2. Is saying "jeez" sinful? As we know,.. More

  • Salaam greeting should precede any other speech Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding this hadith: "The Salaam is to be said before asking any questions, so whoever asks you a question before giving the Salaam, do not answer him." Is it Saheeh (authentic), and does it apply in all situations? For example, what if my parents come to me and ask me a question without starting with the Salaam? .. More

  • Sending greetings of peace to person with another person Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it allowed to convey one’s Salaam (greeting) to another individual? For instance, my friend says to me “Send my Salaam to your mother and father;” or “Give my Salaam to your uncle when you reach your home.” This method of conveying one’s Salaam to another individual is very widespread.. More

  • Eating to one's fill not sin Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I take medication to protect my bones due to a condition I have. I am unsure about eating extra food, in light of Islam. I was advised to do things like eat an extra slice of toast in the morning and so on. However, most of the time, I tend to hold back from eating too much of one thing. I would like to know; if I do eat extra portions.. More

  • Muslim should ask about what benefits him Date: 22-8-2017

    Salam. I would like to know if there was any black Prophet in Islam; why are all the Prophets which we heard of all white or asian? .. More

  • Breaking promises made to Allah Date: 21-8-2017

    I have made 21 promises to Allaah. I never said, "By Allaah I will not do this or do that." What do I need to do? My intentions were not to break them, but because I made so many promises, I was unsure whether I had said them or not and then ended up breaking most of my promises. .. More

  • When teaching knowledge become obligation Date: 17-7-2017

    There is an individual with special needs who loves to learn about Islam each day. They had a private answer individual who has a Bachelor degree in Islamic studies. This private answer individual no longer wants to continue helping this particular individual. However, this particular individual learns Islam through them. Will the private answer individual.. More

  • Squatting while eating and drinking Date: 14-7-2017

    One of my friends heard this thing, and I want to know whether it is right or wrong: Sitting in the squatting position while eating food and drinking water is from the Sunnah? .. More

  • Studying or teaching books that explain false ideologies Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on studying Political Science, in which we have to learn about democracy. In a book of political science, there is a line which says, "The word of the people in democracy is like the word of God. Can one read out this line to teach the students? And in a Hindi (language) book, there are some poems which talk about.. More

  • Seeking permission to use room for exams Date: 7-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are giving exams; on the first day, we obtained permission to wait in a room. On the other days, we did not ask permission. Do we need to ask permission everyday? Do we need a separate permission to turn on the lights in the room? .. More

  • Discovering scholar practices sorcery Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. I have been studying with someone who turned out to be into sorcery. I studied different subjectsunder him, and have taken many fatwas about day-to-day life issues and Fiqh from him. Fiqh is needed in the day-to-day life. I have stopped communicating with him, but I have studied so much with.. More