849 fatwas

  • Hadith about eating alone Date: 2-2-2003

    I understand that Rasulullah (SAW) always had company to enjoy his food or meal while Nabi Ibrahim (SA) would not eat until he found company to eat together with him. What is the ruling if one has no choice but to eat or breakfast in the house without any company. What does the Hadith say about this situation where a person is living alone in the house?.. More

  • Limiting One's Respect for Other Scholars Date: 27-1-2003

    What do you say about a person who follows only one or two scholars and adopt their opinions leaving others? .. More

  • Husband has close friends stay in his home for one week Date: 18-1-2003

    What is your opinion of my husband, as a good Muslim imposes on me to have his very close friends, to come and sleep in our house for a week for example? I remembered from my parents it is haram? and I got him mad. Please as a Muslim sister, what would you advise me to tell him? .. More

  • Answering the phone Date: 31-12-2002

    As slamou alaikoumWhat is the Sharia ruling to say "Allo" on the phone?.. More

  • Promised to Slaughter 10 Sheep If His Child Is Born without Health Problems 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

  • Shaking Hands of Non-Muslims Does Not Invalidate Ablution 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