31 fatwas

  • How to decide Muslim Festivals Date: 21-1-2010

    How do we decide which festivals are allowed to be celebrated by Muslims?.. More

  • Wearing new clothes on the day of ‘Eed Date: 2-12-2009

    Aslam ole kum (r.o.b). This is regarding Eid al fitr & Eid al adha, As one of imam in india said that we must wear new clothes on Eid day. But what i practice is i use to wear payjam & kurta for Eid prayer which is not new but it is washed & clean. Later for the day i used to wear new clothes like trouser & shirt... More

  • A woman performing ‘Eed prayer at home Date: 11-2-2009

    assalam wa allykum, is it allowed for women to pray eid prayer (both eids) at home if she cannot go out? may Allah reward you... More

  • An Imaam forgetting the additional Takbeers in `Eed prayer Date: 4-1-2009

    If Imam forgets Extra ( Wajib ) Takbeers in Eid prayers, Is Eid prayer is done ok or we have to repeat it?.. More

  • The method of saying Takbeer in ‘Eed prayer Date: 3-3-2008

    The Eid Prayers where we have Seven Takbir in the First Rakah and Five Takbir in the Second Rakah, how should we make these Takbirs. And I do hear from some Imams that the Takbirs in Eid Prayers were as a result of the Death of the Prophet Son, Qasim, how true is this?.. More

  • Attending the 'Eed Khutbah is recommended Date: 11-2-2007

    Is it obligatory to listen to khatba of eid prayer?.. More

  • Celebrating 'Eed during the days of Tashreeq Date: 27-7-2006

    Assalamu alaikum.Can Eid be celebrated on Dul Haj 11 and 12 also?Can you give proof from Fiqh?Was Salaam... More

  • 'Eed greetings Date: 25-8-2004

    I have heard that to say 'Eed Mubaarak on 'Eed day, this is Bida'a and therefore Haraam. Please can you clarify this for me?.. More

  • Celebrating ‘Eed on ‘Eed Days Date: 10-4-2004

    Can we celebrate any of the Eid days on any other day? For example I am member of Muslim Community in our area and whenever the day of Eid arrives we all come to pray and do the hugging but that’s it. Now mostly we all go work and then comes Sunday or Saturday after the Eid day and we all celebrate Eid by calling on Eid party. I never felt comfortable.. More

  • Parents giving gifts to children on the day of Eid Date: 7-3-2004

    What is your opinion of giving Eidhiah (money) to children during Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha? I was told that it is an innovation. Is this true? .. More

  • Removing the nails and braiding the hair on day of Eid Date: 18-2-2004

    Is it prohibited in Islam for a Muslim (man or woman) to remove the nails and for the Muslim woman to braid her natural hair on Eid day (either Eid ul-Adha or Eid ul-Fitr)... More

  • Saying “Allahu Akbar” in groups during Eid Date: 17-2-2004

    I need you to help me with evidence why Takbirat Jamaiiya on Eid is Bida’a... More

  • How to recite Eid Takbir Date: 12-2-2004

    I am an Imam. I would like you to help me with Ahadith on how to recite Eid Takbir... More

  • Raising hands during Eid prayer Date: 26-2-2003

    As regards raising hands with every Takbeer in Eid prayer, I read from "the book of fasting" of Mohd. Iqbal Kailani the following Hadith: "Waael bin Hujr(R.A) relates that he saw the Messenger of Allah SAWS raising his hands with ever Takbir" (Transmitted by Ahmed).In the above Hadith it is not clear whether Wail bin Hujr(R.A.) saw Prophet Mohammad.. More

  • Muslim workers denied right to pray Eid-ul Adha Date: 27-5-2001

    What do you say about the Muslim workers not being allowed to pray for Eid-ul Adha in Golf Club. However, they resisted their manager for one hour to pray the Eid-ul Adha, even then he did not allow them to pray. Lastly they, i.e. workers, decided themselves to go for prayer of Eid-ul Adha by taking the firm decision that if the golf club authority.. More