684 fatwas

  • Appropriate activities, materials, or games for small children Date: 13-6-2004

    I need a little advice - I have now a little son of 16 months. What kind of activities or games except learning the Holy Qur'an might be allowed for the children in the age of 2 years and higher? Is drawing, origami or educational videos alphabet in a playful way Haram? Thank You. .. More

  • Meaning of the name "Rayyan" Date: 9-6-2004

    We are expecting a baby and decided to give him a name "Rayyan". Please tell me if it is a boy's name or girl's name? Thanks. .. More

  • Feeding her baby after intercourse without a ghusl Date: 8-6-2004

    A mother can feed her baby after intercourse without ghusl?.. More

  • Naming a child Malak in Islam Date: 25-5-2004

    Is the name Malak allowed for Muslim?.. More

  • Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq as a name for one's son Date: 25-5-2004

    Is it permissible to name one's son Abu Bakr Siddique, where Siddique is the middle name?.. More

  • Breastfeeding while pregnant Date: 23-5-2004

    If a woman is breastfeeding and at the same time becomes pregnant again, what is the Islamic ruling should she stop breastfeeding the little one or continue? Please let me know... More

  • Custody of her children Date: 23-5-2004

    My husband have been separated for couple years now we have kids together.About a year ago we begin to talk to each other on the phone at first i ask him if he had divorce me he said no so i believed him. We have beeh work out our problems one if the problem is he is married to a american woman that will not allow him to be with me that is the reason.. More

  • Fails to support child by his ex-wife Date: 18-5-2004

    My ex-husband does not communicate with me or help support his child because he thinks I want his money... More

  • Delaying marrying again for the sake of her children Date: 26-4-2004

    Idon’t want to get married, because I have children. My ex-husband said if he agrees to the person then he will permit me to take care of children. I think it is Haramfor me to keep my children when I get married. Is it Haram to keep the kidsif I remarried? I am in America but I may leave this country some day... More

  • Appropriate names for Muslim children Date: 24-4-2004

    I have read in the chain of many Ahadith that some narrators are named 'Israel.' I know that Israel is the name of Prophet Jacob, but is it ok nowadays to name our children 'Israel?' Is it also ok to name them Mikhaeel or Mikael, as the angel?.. More

  • Name of Malak Date: 22-4-2004

    Is the name of Malak allowed for Muslim?.. More

  • Paying cash instead of slaughtering for Aqiqa Date: 18-4-2004

    I am trying to makeAqiqa for son. Can I pay cash as a donation to needy Muslims instead of slaughtering sheep or goats? Where we live it is hard to find sheep or goats to slaughter. According to the Sunnah what are the requirements and the procedures to make Aqiqa? .. More

  • Meaning of name "Ayas Ahmed" Date: 25-3-2004

    I want to know the meaning of my name "Ayas Ahmed". I am very eager to know it. Your earliest reply will be appreciated... More

  • Slaughtering for Aqiqa Date: 25-3-2004

    I have a question. I have a baby boy; he is 1 year and a half years old and a baby girl; she is 4 months old. I want to slaughter some lambs due to their arrival. How many is allowed for a boy and how many is allowed for a girl? And also, we are low-income families. I want to know if we can take some meat from the meat that we are going.. More

  • Husband being present in labour room during his wife's delivery Date: 15-3-2004

    Can husband go in labour room at the time of delivery to givemoral and emotional support to his wife? Can he kisshis wife on her forehead, hands or face in labour room to ease her pain by showing affection toher, that he is with her at this painful time and loves her alot?.. More