555 fatwas

  • Laughing at friends when they slip and fall Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. I and my female classmates have a sport class. Durung the exercise, many of them slip in a funny way. The person falling would laugh, and we would also laugh with them. Is this sinful? If we laugh at a person without intending to mock him and they do not mind, is it sinful? Please reply, thank you. .. More

  • University offered student help on exam Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am in a terrible situation right now. I joined a distance-learning program under an agency to facilitate exams and course management for a distant university; they did not provide me with the full course material till now, and the exam is in 10 days. It is impossible to complete studying the full books before the exam now. When.. More

  • Saying ‘O Allah, all the roses of the world are for You’ Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. If one says, "Oh Allaah, all the roses of the world are for You," is it a wrong statement? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Cheating in high school diploma test Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Excuse me, my name is Yoga. I have some questions. I am sorry if my English is bad. Firstly, I graduated from my senior high school, but I cheated on the exam, and now I am on college with a test, and I have not cheated on the test. Can I still use my diploma certificate to get work in the future? Will.. More

  • Lying about real reason for renewing invalid marriage contract Date: 9-5-2017

    After one year of marriage, a couple came to know that their marriage was invalid. Now they want to renew their marriage, but they cannot tell their families the real reason of the invalidity of the marriage. So, since they live in a foreign country, they will say that they need a video of the marriage for the visa process and that that is why they.. More

  • Failing to denounce backbiting out of shyness Date: 7-5-2017

    If someone backbites to me about another person and I do not protest or anything (out of shyness) but I utterly resent the act in my heart, would some of my good deeds still be taken away by the person about whom I heard the backbiting on the Day of Judgment? Also, would I be punished in the grave for listening to it? .. More

  • Bought phone for husband who used it to watch pornography Date: 3-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom, I got my husband a smart phone 4 years ago, and since then, he has been watching pornography and similar things. I am so afraid that Allaah will hold me accountable for his sins, since I am the one who bought him a smart phone; it is like being a partner in crime. Will I be held accountable for his sins? I tried to advise him and.. More

  • Lying to achieve valid objective Date: 30-4-2017

    X and Y had an argument regarding whether Allaah had answered X's supplication correctly according to X's understanding. Y stopped communicating with X because they did not believe what X was telling them. X later contacted Y to inform Y about what had occurred with them. Y was shocked/surprised but did not say anything. X noticed that they were not.. More

  • Continuing to receive benefits for illness after recovery Date: 6-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have recieved some benefits (income) from the goverment due to a couple of illnesses: not being able to go out alone; anxiety; and being excessive in ablution, purity, and prayer. I have also received these benefits for finacial help with my needs as I am 16 and am not physically and mentally able to work at the moment. The thing.. More

  • Accusing someone of theft based on mere suspicion Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused. A few days ago, my Android tablet was stolen. I suspect a local internet worker of this act for various reasons, but I did not spread my suspicion as it looks like slandering to me. I did tell my dad. He went to the boss of that worker. Before going to the boss of that worker, I told my father to mention that we suspect.. More

  • Paying for public transportation in corrupt non-Muslim country Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is travelling on a train without buying a ticket a sin or not? Consider that I live in India, a non-Muslim democratic secular country, and the rulers are very corrupt and cheat with the public's money provided by the government. I think it is not a crime to cheat such a country in which the Muslims are neglected, but my father opposes.. More

  • Thinking of church as house of worship does not require expiation Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. I was reading the newspaper, and there was an article about a woman who did some moral crime in the parking lot of a church. While reading that, I made a shocked face and thought: they do not respect their churches. I was thinking that what she did was more terrible because she did it near a 'place of.. More

  • Using ‘The Master’ or ‘The Mister’ as title Date: 27-2-2017

    Is it halal for someone to call himself ‘The Master’, as a nickname on the internet and websites, especially if one does not do that out of arrogance but just to make clear that he has an influence on that website or app? If it is not halal, then what about using the nickname ‘The Mister’? Thank you. .. More

  • Saying that animated characters are more beautiful than humans Date: 27-2-2017

    I sometimes watch a form of cartoons called anime. Once, I remarked that these animated characters are even more beautiful than humans. Is it haram to say so given that humans are the creation of Allaah? If a person draws something and I think or say that what has been drawn is even more beautiful than reality, is it sinful? .. More

  • Say something good about person not backbiting even if he dislikes it Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it backbiting if you say something that the person would not like you to say even if you are actually giving him a compliment? For example, you say that a person looks very strong behind their backbut that person hates to look strong and keeps getting compliments all the time. Would that be backbiting, or is it only backbiting.. More