1006 fatwas

  • Marrying beardless man Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Shaikh, I have a question about faith. If woman marries a man without a beard because she finds men without a beard more attractive than men with beards, is she a disbeliever/hypocrite/major sinner/minor sinner because she is visually more attracted to men who do not keep a beard, which is prescribed by Islam, and marries one of them?.. More

  • Unwarranted doubts about committing disbelief Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was watching a video of a Christian family, and in the video, a little girl did not want to pray, so her sister got a toy and pretended that it was speaking and said ' hurry up and pray'. This made me laugh because I found it funny that she made the toy speak. I did not approve of the fact they were praying as Christians. Does me.. More

  • Ruling on talking about intercourse Date: 2-1-2018

    Is intercourse Sunnah or a command of the Shariah? Is talking openly and vulgarly about intercourse considered indecent in Islam? What if a person hates such persons who talk about intercourse in such a manner? (The person does not hate intercourse but feels uncomfortable when people talk about it.) .. More

  • Mother helped daughter marry non-Muslim man Date: 29-12-2017

    Our mother, who lives in another city with our sister, without informing us of her intention and in connivance with one of our female cousins and her husband got our sister married to a non-Muslim boy of her choice. We do not know whether the boy has embraced Islam and whether the wedding was solemnized in Islamic way. While we have broken all relations.. More

  • Marriage obligatory on person who fears fornication Date: 10-12-2017

    A brother whom I know wants to make Hijrah (emigration) from the lands of disbelief to the lands of Islam, and he is saving up money for it and has a firm plan, but his only problem is regarding women; he cannot control himself if he is around women, and the ruling on him with regards to marriage is that it is obligatory because he fears falling into.. More

  • Marrying after haraam relationship Date: 28-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been severly suffering, and I ask God to make you a reason to help me out. I used to be in a haram relation with this girl when I was a teenager (it included so much sins) until God guided me to the right path and I started quitting alot of sins and repenting until it was time to end this relation (this girl is from a religious.. More

  • Woman letting man know she is interested in marrying him Date: 28-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. There is a woman who likes a man and wants to get to know him for the purpose of marriage (they do not have a relationship). The woman found out from the man's mother that he is religious and used to pray, knows who Allah is, and does not drink etc., but he does not pray at the moment. The woman's intention is to not.. More

  • Getting to know suitor before he proposes to parents Date: 9-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a problem that has been on my mind lately, and it is hard for me to forget about it. There is a sister who I am close friends with who has a righteous brother, and she thinks that we should get married. I really like him, but the problem is that he lives abroad and has no college degree, and I know that my parents will not.. More

  • Taking second wife while unable to support first wife Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. Brother, I hope you are in good health. May Allah bless you and your family. Sheikh, I want to ask you a question related to my situation. My husband and I got married one and a half year ago. My husband is a student of knowledge in Madinah university. He is a revert Muslim since 7 years now. I live.. More

  • Thinking that Allah prevents person from marrying to protect them Date: 21-10-2017

    Is it permissible for me to think that Allaah may be keeping me away from marriage or saving me from it because of harm/hardship that I might face or to think that I cannot handle marriage and that Allaah will not overburden a servant with more than they can handle? .. More

  • Woman asking Allah to guide man and make him her husband Date: 21-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sorry, I am disturbing you again. I know that you have answered my question previously,but some points are not clear to me, which is why I am repeating my problem. I love a boy. He is not really a practicing Muslim, and he is in a relationship with another girl. I also do not have any way to send him a marriage proposal. I do not.. More

  • Man avoiding woman he loves for the sake of Allah Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have recently avoided getting involved with an extremely beautiful woman because her faith was not at the level I wanted it to be (she was not wearing the hijab). I enjoined good on her and she got very angry at me, but she is not ignoring me (I have not tried to talk to her since). I would say that my heart is hurt by this, I was.. More

  • Muslim jokingly says he would celebrate Christmas Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum! The man I intended to marry once jokingly said, "Are we not celebrating Christmas together? If so, I will do so by myself." He repeated that it was only a joke. What is the ruling on saying something like that? He most likely said it out of ignorance. It makes me confused as to whether I should accept the proposal of someone like.. More

  • Talking to non-Mahram online to learn language Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Brother. I have a question and a request for you; please do not suggest other related fatwas, Shaykh. There is a website where people practice/learn English with their language partner. I am also learning English there and have found a female language partner. Is it halal for me to communicate with her just for practice? I do not.. More

  • Division of overnight stay between co-wives Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If one has two wives, can he distribute his time between them in the following manner: he will stay one week/one month with one wife in her allocated home and not meet the other wife in this period. Then he will spend the same number of days with the other wife. When staying with one wife in this manner, can he be in regular contact.. More