827 fatwas

  • 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

  • Making vow requires wording that implies commitment Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I am very confused regarding statements that I say and whether they constitute vows or not. Is it necessary to have the intention of vowing in order for a statement to be a vow, or is it not? For example, if I supplicate, saying, "Oh Allaah, please call me on ‘Umrah, I wish to sit in front.. More

  • Greeting must be returned in audible voice Date: 30-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that replying to the greeting of Salaam is obligatory. However, if I reply in a low voice so that the person to whom the reply is given most probably cannot hear the reply, wil I be sinful? .. More

  • Ten people fed as expiation must be Muslim Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone fed ten poor people as an expiatation for having broken an oath but that person just guessed that those people were Muslims and did not confirm their religion because they live in a Muslim majority country, will it be valid? Or does the person have to distribute the food again? .. More

  • Doubting whether one made vow or not Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I would like to ask you a question. First of all, I am a student. In my early years, I was always hard to wake up, to the point that I would miss the morning prayer frequenty, but I would still pray around 6AM. So I think (I am still in doubt; I am not sure whether I did do it or not); it appears in my mind that one day I.. More

  • When young child sneezes Date: 27-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. If a small child who is learning how to speak sneezes, should I say, “Alhamdulillaah” to him so that he may learn it and say it when he sneezes, or should I say “YarhamukAllaah,” or should I keep quiet? .. More

  • How to return greeting with sore throat Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is replying to the Salaam greeting by typing on a device, writing on a paper, or simply moving one's lips sufficient if one fears that a throat problem may become worse by speaking? I speak about emergency cases only, as I am having a sore throat and difficulty speaking these days, and it worsens.. More

  • Not initiating Salaam does not amount to abandoning fellow Muslim Date: 21-6-2017

    I have a question about the following hadith: “The Muslim is not allowed to abandon a Muslim brother for more than three days. If three days pass and he meets him, he should greet him. If he (the other believer) returns his greeting, then they share the reward, but if he does not return it, he (alone) will incur the sin.” My question is, when.. More

  • Children sleeping in same bed with parents Date: 6-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Mufti Saheb. I understand that children should have their own beds to sleep in. But if there is any reason, like a lack of space, can a child (boy or girl) of just over the age of 10 and below 11 sleep with the parents in their bed? What if this happens? Is there be any problem; does this affect the parents' marriage? .. More