845 fatwas

  • Actions are but by intention Date: 11-12-2002

    My question is about al-Nazer (vow). I was expecting a child, I promised to slaughter 10 sheep if my child would be born without any health problems and distribute them among the poor. My child was born fine thanks god. My wife and I slaughtered 2 sheep so far. We live in the United States. Is not slaughtering the 10 sheep at the same a problem.What.. More

  • Dreams should not affect decision Date: 1-12-2002

    Few months ago, a proposal came for me; the guy lives in USA, like I do. I didn't feel right about this guy, so I told my parents I cant say "yes" to him. But because my parents and other close relatives heard good things about him, they forced me into it. Feeling uneasy about the whole situation, I prayed Istikhara, that night I saw my grandma in.. More

  • Can women greet men hello by shaking hands Date: 3-11-2002

    Can women greet men hello by shaking hands?.. More

  • Being greeted while reading Qur'an Date: 28-10-2002

    When I am reading Holy Qur'an and I am greeted must I return this greeting?.. More

  • Eating with the left hand Date: 12-10-2002

    While eating food with a fork and a knife, the suggested practice is to hold the fork with the left hand and pick the food with the fork and eat it. But the Sunnah of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) prohibits eating with the left hand. What is the solution?.. More

  • Bowing in martial arts Date: 7-10-2002

    Is it permissible for a Muslim martial arts student to bow as part of a martial arts class, if the bow is intended as a sign of respect, and not as a religious act?.. More

  • Dream before marriage Date: 29-9-2002

    I have a question regarding dreams. If a man who was getting married made Istikhara on the night before the wedding and in the dream he saw his fiancé saying to him "we don't have to get married". What does this mean? Does it have any meaning? I know dreams come from three sources. But the husband thinks the dream had some meaning and since they are.. More

  • Prophet in dreams Date: 15-9-2002

    Does Last Prophet visit in dreams?.. More

  • Woke up with henna in his hand Date: 14-9-2002

    I would like to ask about something that happened to me 3 years ago: I slept and in the morning I found some henna in my hand. What does it mean?.. More

  • Eating with non-Muslims Date: 3-9-2002

    Can we eat together with non-Muslims?.. More

  • Greeting and shaking hands of Kafir Date: 3-9-2002

    How do you respond to a Christian who says: As-Salaam alaikum?What is the judgment of a Muslim, with Wudu shaking hands of a Kafir or a Christian before proceeding to Salat?.. More

  • Eating at a dining table Date: 1-9-2002

    What is the Islamic ruling regarding eating at a dining table? Is it Haram or Makrooh or permissible? .. More

  • Worldly studies takes time from Islamic studies Date: 26-8-2002

    I love learning and reading about Islam, but I also know that we should acquire knowledge of Dunya, to be able to help ourselves, family and fellow muslims. But my problem is when I try to learn subjects of Dunya, I feel as if I'm cheating my Islamic learning time. What do you suggest I do?.. More

  • Sleeping on one's stomach Date: 24-8-2002

    Is it Haram to sleep on your stomach?.. More

  • Clapping hands Date: 11-8-2002

    What is the Hokum of clapping especially in a totally Islamic audience?.. More