845 fatwas

  • The Prophet's laughter was mere smiling Date: 27-9-2003

    Is this a Saheeh Hadith, it doesn't sound so. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) never laughed only smiled, and suckling an adult person also sounds strange. Saheeh Muslim Book 008, Number 3424: Ayisha (Allah be pleased with her) reported that Sahla Bint Suhail came to Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) and said: Messenger of Allah, I see.. More

  • Fulfill your vow as long as you can Date: 27-9-2003

    I have consulted your web site for many issues. I need to know what the rule is when one says that when Allah accepts my Du'a for any purpose I will perform such and such act. I basically committed myself to Allah that I will say two Nafl after Maghrib as Shukar Nafl. Throughout my life but I found that it is not right to say like that I did perform.. More

  • The vow should be fulfilled without delay Date: 21-9-2003

    A sister made an oath to sacrifice 2 to 3 chickens when she will know that her friend pass the boarders of a city safe, now this person is safe and the sister can't sacrifice because she lives in UK, and is not allowed to do something like that. Can she feed people or someone to do it for her in another country?.. More

  • Saying ‘Inshaa’ Allah’ along With A Vow Date: 17-9-2003

    What is the significance of saying Insha-Allah (God Willing)? Is uttering it considered a vow? .. More

  • Expiation for an oath Date: 19-8-2003

    My sister has taken an oath that she will fast full moon nights every month forever if she gets back her passport. She got it but found out that she cannot fast for some medical reasons. Can she pay Fidia like feeding poor people or do something in order to break this oath?.. More

  • Swearing by Qur'an Date: 9-7-2003

    Does Islam allow a person to swear on Holy Qur'an to prove his innocence?.. More

  • Kissing Hands Date: 9-7-2003

    Is kissing the hands of pious, Aalim (scholar), old and elderly allowed in Islam. This includes aunts, uncles, and also distant aunts and uncles. .. More

  • Swore falsely by the Qur'an Date: 8-7-2003

    I have sworn on the Qur'an to something that is not true but not as a witness... More

  • Wants to become Hafiz and questions call to Tableeghs Date: 14-6-2003

    I am very interested in religious studies. I am 38, married with 3 children. I am a Singaporean and my ambition since I was young was to be a Alim, Hafiz, but due to some reasons I'm an computer executive. Where can I pursue my course? Is there any correspondence courses for Alim, etc. Is it too late for me to fulfill my ambition? Please advise and.. More

  • Interpretation of dreams Date: 10-6-2003

    I would like to ask 2 questions about the dreams. First, is there a Hadith about the dream of a believer and that when it becomes true, this is one of the sign of the approach of The Day of Judgement? Second: Shouldn't I tell anyone about the dream that I see while sleeping, I am already seeing things before they happen and I look for their Tafseer.. More

  • Made a vow to Allah but may not be able to keep it Date: 9-6-2003

    My mother made a promise to Allah that if she gets a daughter she will make one of her sons a Qur'an memorization, i.e. One of her sons will memorize the Qur'an. She got twins a son and daughter. She tried to put one of my brothers for Qur'an memorization one year. But it didn't turn out well and he could not do it. My question is "Is there anyway to.. More

  • Islamic manners in conversation Date: 9-6-2003

    What are the Islamic manners for a conversation?.. More

  • Brothers greeting sisters when passing Date: 18-5-2003

    I know that you should say Salaam to every brother who passes by whether you know him or not. Should a man passing a woman give Salaam to her? I have heard a Hadith that when the Messenger of Allah passed a sister, he would say greetings. Is this true? .. More

  • Saying "grace" over one's meal before eating Date: 18-5-2003

    I realised later I had forgotten to say "Bismi Allahi Arrahmani Arraheem" before my meals. So after about 30 minutes I say "Bismillah Wal Awwalahu Wal Akhirah". What is the duration allowed to say this? Is it accepted after 30 minutes?.. More

  • Which Scholars to Consult to Resolve Issues Date: 14-5-2003

    Some people when they face a problem related to knowledge of the Islam they contact to the Islamic scholars in the Muslim world, but we live in another place like North America so the situation here is totally different from the Muslim world. So when we need to resolve some issue related about training in the place we live, shall we contact our scholars.. More