677 fatwas

  • Making Aqiqa for newborn child Date: 25-6-2003

    My baby was born last Thursday and I could not make Aqiqa in the following Wednesday because the butchers in my area do not work on that day. Could I do it on Thursday?.. More

  • Shopping before birth of child and religious activities after Date: 14-6-2003

    I am giving birth at end of July and some people says that it is Sunnah to buy things for the baby after the birth. Is it true? Please explain in detail. In Canada we need to buy car seat in advance. What should we do in this case? After the child birth, am I allowed to recite Qur'an and do Tasbeeh (Zikr) morning and evening without touching Qur'an.. More

  • Using some of Allah's names for naming persons Date: 14-5-2003

    Is this right to use the market name as 'Hafeez Centre' as al-Hafeez is among the names of Allah? In our country (Pakistan) names of persons Hameed, Majeed, Majid, Karim, Wajid are used. Is this right?.. More

  • Naming son "Mumin" Date: 30-4-2003

    I have a son and named him "Mumin". Is that is wrong to call him Mumin?.. More

  • Using son's money to support an orphan Date: 26-4-2003

    I have a handicapped boy and he receives a monthly salary from the government. My wife wants to deduct 60 from it to sponsor an orphan. Can she do that even though it will have no affect on him and most of the money is spent on him and on the family... More

  • Physical punishment of children Date: 21-4-2003

    What is the Islamic opinion about physical punishment for children?.. More

  • Raising Muslim children in Czech Republic Date: 14-4-2003

    I would like to ask you about small Muslim children who go to kindergarten or pre-school together with un-believers in non-Muslim countries. They adopt their habits and behaviour and way of speaking very quickly. Teacher doesn't respect their religion because especially our Czech society is mostly unbelieving. Is it better to prevent them from such.. More

  • Azan and Iqamat for the newborn and deceased Date: 26-2-2003

    For new baby born, should we make azan to right-ear and iqamat to left-ear, similarly for dead body when we burry it. Is it bid'ah ?.. More

  • Naming a child by the name of angel Date: 3-2-2003

    I would like to know if its right to name a child after the angels?.. More

  • Meaning of Saima and Mehnaz Date: 27-1-2003

    What is the meaning of these names: Saima and mehnaz?.. More

  • Having the name "wiqas" Date: 22-1-2003

    My question is about my name. It is Wiqas. I have heard that the name wiqas (or waqqas in sa'd bin abi waqqas) is not allowed as it is a kafir name. I have been told that it should be Waqar. Is this true? if so what should i do?.. More

  • Rulings on Children Out of Wedlock of Muslim Converts Date: 15-1-2003

    What is the ruling on those who converted to Islam and had a previous relationship with the other sex and she or he (i.e the one who converted to Islam) had illegitimate children out of this relationship? What is the ruling on those children? How should their Muslim parent deal with them Islamically? Please, enlighten me in this regard in details. Ma.. More

  • Why shaving new born's hair? Date: 31-12-2002

    why do you need to shave a babys head after its born?.. More

  • Giving babies names of Angels Date: 30-11-2002

    1) When I tried to name my son as "Ridhwan", somebody said that Muslims should not select the names of Angels for their baby. Is it correct? If they are wrong can you list some names of scholars or leaders among Sahabaths, Thabie or others, having the same names as Angels? 2) 'Ridhwan', Is it the correct spelling to its Arabic word ?.. More

  • Punishment for not breast-feeding a child Date: 27-11-2002

    I have question regarding breastfeeding to the child. Is it sinful not to breastfeed your child, because someone told me that in the day of judgement there is a snake that will bite the breast of the mother who did not breast feed her child. Please inform us in details about this topic... More