837 fatwas

  • 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

  • Fearing that graduation ceremony might include Sharia violations Date: 4-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Should I aim to be among the world's highest in my subjects? I think that if I work hard I can do it, Allaah willing. But then I have to attend the special ceremony to get a special certificate, for example, and I do not think that these will be halal ceremonies. I cannot guarantee that it will be a.. More

  • Traveling by air in stormy weather Date: 30-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I read the following: It was narrated that Abu ‘Imraan Al-Jawni said: “One of the Companions of Muhammad told me, when we were going out on a campaign towards Persia, ‘The Messenger of Allaah, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, 'If a person spends the night on a roof which has.. More

  • Learning etiquette of eating in Islam Date: 12-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Scholars. I have a question which has been bothering me recently. I am currently seeking knowledge, or this is what I intend to do, and I have a doubt regarding the manners of the students of knowledge regarding eating. After reading and listening to biographies of great scholars of the past, I came to know that they would hardly eat.. More

  • Musaafahah done with one hand or both Date: 10-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the authentic hadith for Musaafahah(shaking the hand) with one hand? There are so many interpretations given by people in our region (South India). If the solid Nass (text) is not found, then following the Urf (local custom),Musaafahah with both hands, is better in my view. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Asking too many questions about Unseen Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. “We will say to Hell on the Day of Ressurection, ‘Have you been completely filled up?’ And it will say, ‘Is there anything more?’” And he stated on the authority of Anas ibn Malik that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said, “(The sinners) will be thrown therein, and it will continue to say, ‘Is there.. More

  • Smelling food to check if it is rotten Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. We should not blow on food and smell it. I want to know, what if one smells a bad smell from the food when its placed in front of the person (from a distance) or fears that it may be rotten and so on, can one smell the food in that situation or not? If not, then how is one to deal with such.. More

  • No recommended color for dining table cloth in Sunnah Date: 28-3-2017

    Is it Sunnah to eat on a red dining cloth? Is there any hadith about this? What color shouldthe dining cloth be? .. More

  • How to interpret dreams skillfully Date: 13-3-2017

    Hello. I have read articles on your website that say that only specialists can interpret dreams. So my question is: how does one become a skillful dream interpreter so that he has Islamic qualifications to interpret them? .. More

  • Contradiction between Islam and reason impossible Date: 9-3-2017

    I was going to decide which subject to study at the university level. I once had this thought: What if while studying this subject, I discover that Islam is not scientifically logical and I leave the religion? Based on this, I began to worry that this might happen to me and that I could leave Islam. Is this an act of doubt which leads to Kufr (disbelief),.. More