1006 fatwas

  • Parents Are Not Allowed to Prevent Their Son from Obligatory Fasting or Obligatory Hajj Date: 28-11-2020

    Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, I have to do kaffara for broken promises i need to fast but my parents are not allowing me to fast and they don't know that i am fasting for kaffara and i am not able to tell them the truth,i just say them that i am fasting from tomorrow for three days and they do not allow me to fast as i don't tell them.. More

  • Your Wealth Is Exclusively Yours and Your Siblings Have No Right in It Date: 28-11-2020

    20 years ago, my father sent me overseas. During that time I worked hard and Allah SWT blessed me financially. I sent a lot of money back home to help my family and with this help, they were able to move up financially. A bigger home was purchased, my siblings were educated and married using this money. It was also used for regular living expenses... More

  • You Are Not Obliged to Buy Anything for the Parents of Your Foster Child Date: 19-11-2020

    I have breastfed my foster child upon the request of his parents up yo the age of 2yrs. His parents divorced and mother left. My husband and I took him to her as he wished yo get yo know her. She did not want him back. His father has been present however never contributed financially. Now at the age of 24 the young man wants to get married and his biological.. More

  • Her Parents Are Forcing Her to Marry a Man She Does Not Like Date: 19-11-2020

    Asalam. I'm 27 years old and a divorcee. I need to know more about marriage related fatwa. My parents are forcing me to marry a person, but I don't like it. Im interested in a proposal, but parents rejected it just because of financial background. And they are abusing me with worse words.. I'm in deep pain.. I'm keeping silent, because I'm afraid that.. More

  • Father Forces Him to Wear Pants below Ankles: Not Obligatory to Obey Him Date: 14-10-2020

    Father has different opinions than me and he forces me to wear pants below ankles and makes me repeat after an electronic adhan and recite intention out loud and he gets mad at me for other things. Should I follow his opinions? Or keep my own? (Also why was I not answered last time, I was told that my question was too long, but it was under 2a000 characters... More

  • Relatives With Whom It Is Obligatory to Maintain Ties of Kinship With Date: 14-10-2020

    If I understood correctly, there are two opinions about who the relatives that ties of kinship must be upheld with are - mahram relatives e.g. siblings and uncles, OR any relative you have blood ties with. I'm confused about this second one because technically we have a blood tie with every human on earth? So where would it end? 2nd, 3rd, 4th cousins?.. More

  • It Is Not Begging to Ask Parents for Money to Study If You Are in Need Date: 13-10-2020

    Is it considered begging to ask money from Parents?. I am an 18 year old college student and my main source of income comes from my parents, they give me money once a week and sometimes i remind them to give me money on time. And also is it considered begging when i ask money from my parents without a case of necessity such as for hanging out, shopping.. More

  • His Parents Prevented Him from Marrying a Woman because She Is from another Country Date: 12-10-2020

    Asalamu Alaikum. I have a dilemma where i married a muslimah without telling my parents because they don’t want me to marry her simply because she is not from my country. I tried for the past yesr to convince my parents that they should let me, but even my siblings told me bluntly that they will never agree because that want me to marry only from.. More

  • Your Duty Is Only to Advise Your Brother Kindly and Gently Date: 4-10-2020

    As-salamu aleykum.I study Islam for many hours during my days but I have this constant burden on my heart that I am sinful for not teaching my family and especially my younger brother who is 16 and doesn’t pray regularly. I feel like they are not open for these topics and don’t like to go beyond the cultural norm, Allah knows why. I simply don’t.. More

  • Marrying Someone She Does Not Love Out of Pity to Him and Obedience to Parents Date: 20-9-2020

    Assalamu alaikum Sheikh. There is a man I do not love, should I marry him out of pity or obedience to parents?Thank you Sheikh .. More

  • Very Stressed as Her Parents Disapprove of Her Diet and Subject of Study Date: 14-9-2020

    Assalamualaykum, I have a very serious issue I don’t know what to do about this.My parents are not happy with me Firstly I would like to highlight the problems with me I’m 19 year old and I weigh 120 kg I’m very overweight as a result, I reduce my food intake and exercise.Someone told me that I should eat less and move more, and also stop eating.. More

  • An Angry Father Should Be Advised Kindly and Gently Date: 1-9-2020

    Assalamuwalaikum..My question is about my father who has no control over his anger..He sometimes gets angry over very small issues and something without any logic..I know about paternal rights of kind treatment from their children but sometimes he get so much aggressive that he strangle my younger brother or hit him so badly..just for things like didn't.. More

  • Strive to Learn about Your Kinship Relations to Keep Ties with Them Date: 16-7-2020

    Please excuse this unorganized post. I am feeling stressed due to having to uphold ties of kinship. I think about this often, almost every day. I was born and raised in a country other than my parents' home country. I have spoken to some of my relatives but I never got close. I don't speak their language well, and they don't contact me. I would like.. More

  • Her Sister Is Dissolute and Commits Grave Sins: Should She Tell Her Mother or Conceal Her Sins? Date: 13-7-2020

    Should i tell my mother about the sins that my elder sister is sins committing such as borderline adultery, occasional alcohol and drugs or should i keep the secret? My elder sister is currently is america studying, however she began making a boyfriend and meeting up with him while in Pakistan. At the time, I enabled her, meaning i did not discourage.. More

  • Obeying Parents in Observing Islamic Themes and Correcting Behavioral Traits Date: 8-6-2020

    Salam Alaikum: Does an adult child have to obey his / her parents in observing Islamic themes and fixing behavioral traits - in the case of: (a) child living with parents; and (b) child living separately from parents?: 1) Observing Islamic themes, such as cleanliness, discipline, organization, good appearance, avoiding allergic foods, taking care.. More