993 fatwas

  • Marriage to woman stipulating not to wear Niqab Date: 30-4-2017

    Someone proposed to a woman who stipulated that she would not wear a Niqab after marriage, sufficing only with the Hijab. Is it better to leave her and marry another one? .. More

  • Looking at girl when proposing second time Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A boy once sent a betrothal and got permission to take a look at the girl in front of her family. Then there was a pause for about two years because he was jobless. After having secured a job, he wants to meet the family again to carry on with the marriage. Is he allowed to look at the girl after these two years have passed? Note:.. More

  • First wife's permission not condition for validity of second marriage Date: 12-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two question and am seeking answers in the light of islam: 1. I am already married and have gotten a second wife abroad without the knowledge of my first wife. My mother knew that I would be doing so. I did my second marriage according to Sharia in the presence of the Wali (legal guardian), two witnesses, and guests, including.. More

  • Asexual man may not take girlfriends Date: 8-4-2017

    I am an aromantic and an asexual man, meaning that I am not attracted to any gender in any way, so I was wondering if it would be halal for me to talk with a woman, just as a friend, nothing more? Is this also haram for me? Is it a punishment from Allaah (to be aromatic and asexual)? .. More

  • Proposing to a girl who has an online relationship with a non-Mahram man Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I known a person whose family as well as himself were helped a lot by one of their relatives during their bad times. Now this person wants to pay back for that. He wants to marry his relative's daughter. The problem is that this girl has committed to another guy. She said that she and another guy have planned to get married after.. More

  • Wants to convince non-Muslim girl of Islam to marry her Date: 13-3-2017

    There is this girl I really like, and I want her to convert to Islam so that I can marry her. She is currently Christian and does not tell me the reason why she is not converting to Islam. I would like to ask you for your suggestions as to what I should tell her to make her convert? I would also like to know which is worse, the one who knows that Islam.. More

  • Marrying girl who was secretly married and had abortion Date: 8-3-2017

    I met a girl whom I want to marry and have children with. She is of good nature and is fit for me as I think that she can be a good in my life. However, her past bothers me. She used to like a boy in 2011, but the boy's grandmother did not like that girl as she was from a poor family. The girl left him, and another boy asked her to marry him. However,.. More

  • Supplicating Allah to marry certain woman in Paradise Date: 23-2-2017

    Respected Shaykh, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I wish to marry a woman as per the Sharia when she becomes available. I am not sure if I will ever be able to marry her in this world. Hence, I always pray to Allaah that He grants my wish of making her my wife in Paradise. My question is: can I give almsgiving on her behalf so that.. More

  • Muslim girl wants to marry Sikh boy Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A 19-year-old Melbourne girl is in love with a Sikh boy. Everyone forbade her this, but she does not want to hear anything. Now her parents talked to that boy, and he said, “That is OK. I will embrace Islam just for the wedding; after that we will go to India, and then we will marry according to the Sikh religion and my kids will.. More

  • Doubting whether husband was Muslim or not at time of marriage Date: 21-2-2017

    I am a Muslim woman born in a Muslim family. I live in france. Six years ago, I had stopped the prayer during the period before and after my marriage. I got married six years ago to a man who was Buddhist (from a Buddhist family), but he pretended that he wanted to convert or said that he was Muslim (his version changed many times), so I really do not.. More

  • Marrying convert to Islam before her divorce is finalized Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, respected Scholar. I would like your advice on an issue that I have. I would like to marry a Filipina who converted to Islam in 2011. Her Husband has not converted and took another woman even before she converted to Islam. They have been separated ever since. She is a practicing Muslimah and very devout and loyal to Islam. Now the.. More

  • Status of wife who converts to Islam with regard to husband and children Date: 24-1-2017

    I have friends who have been married for 16 years with two children aged 18 and 11. The mother now calls herself Muslim and has abandoned her husband and two children. She has filed for divorce and visits the children sparingly. What does the Quran say about such behavior? Is this lawful. The husband, wife, and children were all Christians up until.. More

  • Breaking promise made to non-Mahram female Date: 4-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it obligatory for a male believer to say to a female believer whom he has severely hurt that he will do something (it is not marriage) for her? Is it obligatory on him even though he may not feel comfortable speaking or texting her? He acknowledged that he made a mistake, but is it obligatory on him to say something to her? .. More

  • Muslim man married woman without religion Date: 3-1-2017

    I married a Muslim in the Middle East in 2014 in a Sharia court. I had no translator and was very naive, and I was unaware at that time of the rules for Islamic marriages to be valid, i.e. that a Muslim man is only permitted to marry a Christian, Jewish or Muslim woman. (This is correct, I believe?) I am not and have never been Christian, Muslim or.. More

  • Providing accommodation for first and second wives Date: 8-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have a very important question regarding polygamy. I have spoken to my wife about marrying another wife; she is not happy but seems to have accepted it, so I am going to need to find out a few things regarding spending and housing before becoming serious about this. Currently, I have tried.. More