835 fatwas

  • Refusing to let wife and children memorize Quran at Islamic center Date: 11-7-2016

    In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I want my kids and I to get an Islamic Education, especially through memorizing the Quran in an Islamic center, but my husband does not support this idea, and he is not here with us as he travelled to America over the years in search of wealth. What are my.. More

  • Statements of 'Ali about scholars Date: 2-7-2016

    Did‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him,say, “I am the slave of the one who teaches me a single letter of the alphabet.” Please give the reference. If it is not a true statement, then please give an authenticsaying from‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him,about the importance of a teacher. .. More

  • Reciting last verses of Aal-'Imraan before sleeping Date: 27-6-2016

    Is it authentic that if someone recites the last few verses of Aal-'Imraan before sleeping at night, they will get a reward equalto that of someone who prays voluntary prayers the whole night? Please provide detailed information. May Allaah, The Exalted, reward you. .. More

  • Ahaadeeth about honoring scholars Date: 22-6-2016

    Is it true that Prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said that we should honour anIslamic scholarwhenever we meet one at an occasion? Which hadith says that? .. More

  • Role of Muslim scholars in society Date: 4-6-2016

    What is the role of muslim scholars in society? .. More

  • Seeking knowledge or helping oppressed prisoners Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a sister who tries to seek knowledge. I am campaigning for Muslim prisoners, and it is often difficult for me to keep up with both matters. My mind is busied with these thoughts every day. Both things are really time consuming, but I do not want to give up on seekig knowledge, nor do I want to.. More

  • Scholars who started seeking knowledge at older age Date: 2-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know which scholars, Companions, or Tabi'is (generation following the Companions) started to seek knowledge at an older age. I hope that you can provide me some examples and state the age when they started to seek knowledge. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Breaking vow by mistake does not require expiation Date: 18-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I made a vow to Allaah and broke this vow by accident as I forgot about it. As soon as I remembered, I stopped what I was doing that broke the vow and have not made the same mistake again. Do I have to pay an expiation as I broke the vow although I did so by mistake? .. More

  • Doubts about studying engineering Date: 17-5-2016

    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: 20-4-2016

    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