686 fatwas

  • 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

  • The Relation of One’s Name to the Personality Date: 27-11-2002

    I want to know the implications of one's name on personality. Is it true that some names are Heavy (as said) for the baby and the baby remain sick or become sick off and on and doesn't grow? What is the Islamic Teaching about changing the name of a baby because of his or her illness? .. More

  • Visiting mother (remarried) in the house of her ex-husband Date: 27-11-2002

    A problem I am facing is I am from a broken family. My father divorced my mother a few years ago. He (my father) divorced my mother after 23 years of marriage. My mother had no other way to marry again because she was quite helpless at that time. None of her children, including me, were able to do anything for her financially. To solve this problem,.. More

  • My child seeing me nude Date: 16-11-2002

    Is it permissible for my child to see me naked?.. More

  • Meaning of "Usman" Date: 29-10-2002

    What is the meaning of name "Usman" (the name of third Caliph)?.. More

  • Named "Abde Nabi" Date: 28-10-2002

    My name is Abd Nebi . Some people told me that I have to change my name. What do you think?.. More

  • Disobedience against parents Date: 20-10-2002

    Please explain how we can reach rooting out disobedience against the parents through Islamic perception. .. More