836 fatwas

  • 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: 1-7-2017

    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: 28-6-2017

    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

  • Seeing Hoor in dream Date: 6-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it possible to see Hoor in a dream? .. More

  • Answering written salaam may be done orally Date: 3-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah reward you for all the good that you do and increase you in goodness. I noticed that you never answer the Salaam greeting in your fatwas although most questions do start with it, and it is known that answering it is obligatory. Or is that not the case when giving fatwa? May Allaah bless you. .. More

  • Sleeping during day and staying awake at night not sin Date: 16-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read in many of your fatwas that it is not a sin to stay awake the whole night and sleep during the day but that it is not preferable. However, Allaah impliesa number of timesin the Quran that He created the night for sleep and the day for work. Does this mean that one is a sinner if he contradicts this natural cycle? Please elaborate.. More

  • Fasting oath expiation in white days Date: 15-5-2017

    I fast the white days (the thirteenth, the fourteenth and the fifteenth) every lunar month. At the same time, three days of fasting are due on me is as an oath expiation. Is it permissible to observe the fasts of the oath expiation during the white days? In other words, is it permissible to combine the two intentions? .. More

  • Asking person to convey Salaam Date: 13-5-2017

    If someone asks me to convey the Salaam (greeting) to another person, does it become obligatory upon me to do so? .. More

  • Licking fingers of left hand if used in eating Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. Is it from the Sunnah to lick the fingers after a meal? If yes, then what if the fingers of the left hand were also used during the meal, is it from the Sunnah to lick them too, or not? As we know, food should not be eaten with the left hand, which is why I am asking this question, so what about.. More