827 fatwas

  • Doubts about studying engineering Date: 16-5-2016

    Shaykh, I want to learn engineering, but I worry about my salary when I will get a job because most companies in wich people work get their intial income from a haram source. wWat advice do you give me? Should I learn the subject or stop right now and not waste my time and money? .. More

  • What to say upon sneezing, yawning, and burping Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What should a person say upon burping, sneezing and yawning? Wassalaam. .. More

  • Saying 'Fee amaanillaah' when leaving someone Date: 27-4-2016

    Is it permissible to say, 'Fee amaanillah' to someone when leaving him? .. More

  • Saying assalaamu 'alaykum in English Date: 21-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the meaning of 'assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu'? Is it correct to say 'peace be upon you' in English instead of Arabic ? .. More

  • Giving poor brother money one vowed to give to masjid Date: 19-4-2016

    Dear scholar, assalaamu alaykum. I have been working for a private institution since 2000. In the year 2003, I had to undergo major neck surgery and was on leave for one month. I told Allaah that if I kept my job, I would donate Rs.100/- every month to the masjid for as long as I kept it. By the grace of Allaah, I am still working, but since October.. More

  • Licking fingers and eating from one plate Sunnah Date: 27-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want a few clarifications regarding some manners of eating 1. Is it from the Sunnah to lick your fingers and wipe the plate with your fingers after finishing meals? My family members find it disgusting when I clean the plate like this while telling them that this is a sunnah of our beloved prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam. 2... More

  • Swearing that a given piece of information is true but realizing later that it is faulty Date: 23-3-2016

    In Surah Qiyaamah, Allaah says that the collection and recitation is upon Him. Does that mean that all reciters and imams who recite publicly and in prayer are not faulty in recitation ever? I had waswaas (devilish whisperings) on whether they are faulty in reciting or not. When I learned about this verse, I swore that they are not faulty. I am confused.. More

  • Peeping at people without their permission Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I suffer from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)and prolonged vacations worsen my condition. Last night, something happened that reminded me of an incident that happened 8.5 years backs. We visited our relatives in india, and, once, I was changing clothes in a room when I noticed my cousin peering through a small gap in the window... More

  • Nodding to show approval is not prohibited Date: 15-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Hello, while I was on the internet, I read that some people were saying that nodding is haram because some people say that it is like bowing. I want to know the truth about this as I was watching a video and nodded in agreement with the person speaking. What do you say about this? .. More

  • Asking useless questions Date: 6-3-2016

    Is it true that Allaah gave Idrees, may Allaah exalt his mention, food from Paradise? And Why? .. More

  • Asking useless questions Date: 5-3-2016

    Is it true that Allaah appointed a crow for Ilyaas, may Allaah exalt his mention, to get bread for him. .. More

  • Specializing in more than one branch of knowledge Date: 5-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that it is really hard to specialize in more that one subject for scholars. Is that true or can a scholar be a specialist in more than one field? Also, what advice can you give to someone who wants to become a student of knowledge? .. More

  • Drinking with left hand to keep glass clean for others Date: 22-2-2016

    Respected Brother. Today, I came to know a hadith that says, "Drink with right hand." Obviously, I always drink with the right hand, except in certain cases, especially when we have rice and curry. When we have our meal with the right hand, our hand gets covered with curry. If we hold the glass with our right hand at that time, then the glass looks.. More

  • Leaving a religious lesson without excuse Date: 22-2-2016

    After the Isha prayer everyday, in a mosque of our community, some hadiths are read from different books (for a durarion of about 25 to 30 minutes) by a person, and we are few people who listen to it. Is it sinful if I or someone left the program (or a program like a 'dars' or 'bayan' of any Islamicially literate person) at the middle although he does.. More

  • Taking multiple vows with the intention to repeat the expiation Date: 30-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I took three vows for a single matter. My intention at the time of taking the vows was that they were three vows so that if I broke them I would have to offer the expiation three times. Do I have to offer three expiations or just one? .. More