849 fatwas

  • 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

  • Expiation of an Oath about Smoking Date: 27-7-2002

    I swore that whenever I smoke a cigarette, I would pay 5 dollars, but I can't keep paying and I can't stop smoking right now. So what is the solution and how can I solve this dilemma? .. More

  • Islamic books and tapes for the believers Date: 15-7-2002

    As you know if the believers want to follow the right way, he should be close to an Islamic group so as to urge him to Islam. What books and tapes would you advice me to buy?.. More

  • Bowing to a person of rank Date: 8-7-2002

    Is it Haram to bend (as when you are praying) for a person like a king?.. More

  • Standing to shake hands Date: 7-7-2002

    Is it Sunnah not to stand up and shake one's hand if I was sitting? Or do I have to stand up and shake hands? What if the man who came to me to shake hands was older than me?.. More

  • Seeking worldly education before religious knowledge Date: 24-6-2002

    I'm 23 and studying cost and management accountancy. I frequently think my education is not according to Islam, because, this education won't help us on the Day of Judgment. Is it correct to say that we should learn Quran and Sharee'ah law first and then learn other knowledge? If it is correct, then are we committing sin by studying worldly education.. More

  • Traveling alone at night Date: 23-6-2002

    Is it Haram to travel alone at night?.. More

  • Avoiding masturbation Date: 18-6-2002

    I want to stop masturbating. Therefore I swore (Thursday morning) for that I would not do that for one week. After that I made this fault again on Wednesday. Please advise me how to get rid of it. Do I have to make "Sawm" for three days?.. More

  • Embracing a brother Date: 12-6-2002

    Can my brother embrace me?.. More

  • Saying "Good Morning" Date: 2-6-2002

    I need Fatawa on the following issue:Hadith and Daleel about greeting with "AL-Salaamu Alaikum" followed by "Good Morning"... More

  • Dreams and choosing a spouse Date: 28-5-2002

    I want your kind opinion about my engagement. I am a religious man who works in Italy. Several months ago through a friend, I met a religious girl in Egypt. We agreed to become engaged. In the beginning everything was fine: the family accepted the proposal, my fiancée made the Istikhara prayer and liked the results. Afterward she said she felt fine... More

  • Mixing with non-Muslims who drink alcohol Date: 25-5-2002

    I work at a hospital in the UK and sometimes I get invited to educational meetings or social events within the work atmosphere. During these meetings the non-Muslims drinks alcohol and there is no separate place for me to avoid setting with these people when they are drinking. I want to know if I can still attend these meetings which actually give me.. More