389 fatwas

  • What to say at beginning and end of religious lesson Date: 28-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am planning to have a little gathering with my children every day in which we reflect upon Islam and read Quran and hadiths and talk about our religion for at least 10 minutes every day. This is because I want us to spend more time on our religion, connect with it, and increase our knowledge and faith. I do not know what this type.. More

  • Benefit of mentioning Allaah before intercourse Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. The noble prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said (what means) that one should make Adhkaar (plural of Dhikr: expressions of remembrance of Allaah) before having sexual intercourse with his wife, and he stated that it would keep the devil far from the children and that Allaah blesses one during such intimacy. So I want to.. More

  • Saying “‘Alayhi as-salaam” for other than Prophets Date: 2-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. In Fatwa No : 163193, you stated that there is a difference of opinion among the scholars about the ruling on using “‘alayhi as-salaam” for other than the Prophets. My question in regards to this is the following: could you mention some of the differences of opinion regarding this matter among the scholars, and.. More

  • Thikr in mind and heart Date: 30-6-2016

    Hello. I am sorry to bother you, but you send me a number of things to read about Thikr (expressions of remembrance of Allaah) with the mind, and I cannot find anything that suits me. Please, if you can help me. A few years ago, I remember that one afternoon, I started crying for commiting like sins like killing a house fly; I started weeping, and because.. More

  • Supplication against earthquakes Date: 7-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I received this message, is this supplication really against earthquakes? "O Allaah, I seek refuge in You from my house falling on me, I seek refuge in You from falling into an abyss, I seek refuge in You from drowning, burning and old age. I seek refuge in You from the devil harming me at the time of.. More

  • Leaving mosque immediately after tasleem of congregational prayer Date: 23-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. When one does not have a legitimate excuse, would it be contrary to good manners to leave the masjid immediately after the tasleem of a congregational prayer? .. More

  • Allaah may inspire person who supplicates him with solution to his problems Date: 21-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two questions that I would like to ask you: 1) How can you explain to a person what Allaah is telling you to do? For example, I am supplicating Allaah to tell me what to do with a conflict that I am facing (I am not making Istikhaarah [prayer of consultation]). After supplicating, something in my mind tells me what to do.. More

  • Supplication for children Date: 19-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Kindly let me know whether the following supplication is authentic or fabricated via my e-mail ID. "Allaahumma baarik lee fee awlaadi, wa laa tadhurruhum, wa waffiqqhum li thaa'athik, wa arzuqni birrahum."(O Allah bless us through our children, and keep them out of Danger, and help them to obey you,.. More

  • How to praise Allaah before supplication Date: 15-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum! Your last answer to my Question No. 2600667 is not fully satisfying. Please read the following and clarify me it for me. I have a small doubt regarding supplication. You know, it is said that after every obligatory prayer, if we supplicate Allaah, The Exalted, concerning our individual problems, it will be granted/accepted. As for.. More

  • Adding ‘Al-'Aliyy Al-'Atheem’ to the Hawqalah Date: 15-2-2016

    Respected scholars, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I want to know about some adhkar (remembrance of Allaah) whether they are authentic: 1-Allahumma salli 'ala sayyidina Muhammad, an-nabiyy al-umiyy, wa 'ala aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallim. Is there any virtue in this? 2- I received the following dua and was told that it is for.. More

  • Raising the voice when supplicating is disliked Date: 9-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I sometimes speak in a very angry voice. I sometimes like to do so as it clears my mind. When I supplicate, I do so as well sometimes. I am not angry with Allaah; sometimes I am just angry about some stuff, if you speak with an angry voice to Allaah but are not angry with Allaah or are not menacing to show disrespect. Is that kufr.. More

  • Virtue of thikr and remembrance of Allaah Date: 22-1-2016

    I would like to know about the virtues of remembering Allaah and doing thikr (remembrance of Allaah) and how important that is. .. More

  • Invoking blessings upon the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, eighty times on Friday Date: 26-12-2015

    In South Africa, a hadith is quoted that says that if a person recites the durood Allaahumma sallee 'ala Muhammadin Nabee al-'ummiy waslamon a Friday after the 'Asr prayer 80 times, then so many years of their sins will be forgiven. Is this hadith authentic? .. More

  • Wishing for death if one is very sick Date: 26-12-2015

    Dear scholars, may peace be on you all. My question is: if someone become so sick that he is almost dying, then should I pray to Allah like this, “O Allaah, if there is good in his recovery, then cure him,” or should I pray, “O Allaah, cure him”? Which one is the proper supplication? .. More

  • Supplication to ease labor pains Date: 23-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am pregnant and wanted to know if I can do the following while I am in labor and delivering my baby: 1. Recite Wuran (out of my head) or nazisms? 2. Listen to the Quran or nazsims/quseedah's? 3. Can my husband also recite on me or with me? Are there any particular supplications or chapters to recite or to use while praying to ease.. More