847 fatwas

  • 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 ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) 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

  • Vowing to wear hijab if accepted in certain school Date: 5-3-2017

    I said, "If I get accepted into this school, I will start wearing a hijab." Is this considered a vow? I read somewhere on this website that if something is already obligatory, then the vow is invalid? I am striving to start wearing the hijab soon, but I want to wear it in my own time and when I am ready so that I do not take it off, as I have worn it.. More

  • Permissibility of greeting non-Mahram women if there is no fear of temptation Date: 5-3-2017

    Assalaamo alaykum Scholars. The shaykh I usually ask for fatwas told me that greeting non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) women is haram. I apply that, praise be to Allaah, and if they are muslims I do not care, but there are certain people whom I have tried to avoid greeting, but it has been really diffiuclt. This is when I encounter my teacher.. More

  • Benefiting from open-learning websites Date: 1-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykhs. In general, open learning websites offer courses on many beneficial subjects. But they also contain courses on forbidden subjects, photos of women/other forbidden images, and adds of forbidden things. Can I go to these websites to do permissible courses only? Or should I avoid these websites completely? I would be gratefulif.. More

  • Failing to act upon non-religious knowledge that one learned Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is true that if a person does not implement what the person learns of the religious knowledge, then they are sinful. My question is about the knowledge outside the religion that one has, is it true for that too? I studied dental hygiene, hence if I do not implement what I learned and do not.. More

  • Whether it is from Sunnah to say 'Salaam' thrice to group of people Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it from the Sunnah to say the 'Salaam' thrice when saying it to a group of people? I am asking because of the following hadith: Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported, “Whenever the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said something, he would repeat his words thrice so that.. More

  • Accepting invitation of poor to eat with them Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If some poor people are eating and I pass by them and they invite me to join them, should I do so? .. More

  • Doubting one's understanding of Hadeeth Date: 16-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it right or wrong if I read a hadith and act upon what I understand from it, if it is not something wrong? Like, for example, if I read a hadith about honey, but I do not know if the hadith is referring to only honey or to drink it while mixing it in water, if I do mix it in water and drink.. More

  • Whether Allah touched anyone in dream other than Muhammad, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 18-1-2017

    Hello. I am interested to know, has anyone exept our Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,been touched in a dream by Allaah? Is that even possible? Did anyone dream of Allaah in any form that Allaah touches him in a dream? Is that possible? Thank you. .. More

  • No sin in denying someone something and then giving it to him Date: 29-12-2016

    If I tell someone that I will never give him something and I then give it to him later, willI be sinning? For example, if my mother told me that she will never give me this mobile phone although I wanted that phone, and then some days later she lets me have it, is she sinning? And am I sinning by accepting that mobile phone? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Swearing by created things when asking Allah for forgiveness Date: 28-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. This morning, I was supplicating, and I was saying something along the lines of, ‘O Allaah, forgive me by the multitude of your creation, by the sunrise and the sunset’. I did not intend to swear by other than Allaah; it just sort of came out of my mouth. I feel horrible, especially given that it.. More