697 fatwas

  • Raising Child of Zina in Muslim Environment Date: 16-10-2001

    Man having child of 3 years from a non-Muslim girl as per American law is true father and has to grow up child and pay for childcare. Admits his sin and seeks to marry a Muslim girl. Your Fatwa granted permission to get married but should not have any contact with the son because son is not legal according to Islamic Shariah.a) It is not possible for.. More

  • Naming son Ishaq Date: 7-10-2001

    I gave my newborn baby name "Ishaq". This name is the name of one of our Prophet Ibrahim's (Peace be upon him) sons. Is this acceptable?.. More

  • Naming child Kareem Date: 30-9-2001

    I have a question about Islamic names. My wife just had a baby boy and we named him Kareem. We were told by a couple of people that it is Haram and it should be Abdul Kareem. We were told that we can't name him just Kareem. We looked at various websites about Islamic names and found that both Kareem and Abdul Kareem were proper names for a child. Please.. More

  • Additions to name "Raihan" Date: 25-9-2001

    What is the prefix or suffix for the name "Raihan"?.. More

  • Muslims joining Boy Scouts Date: 25-9-2001

    Is it permissible for a Muslim parent to enroll their son in boy scouts? Muslim boy scouts are not available in his area... More

  • Sacrifice for twin boys Date: 20-9-2001

    I have just learned that I am carrying twin boys, Al-hamdulillah. Does that mean that four sheep have to be slaughtered for the Aqiqah--two for each boy?.. More

  • Changing Muslim name to English name in West Date: 19-9-2001

    We leave in US and my name is "Talal Abdul Mumith". This name is give by my parents. In all legal documents my name is still "Talal Abdul Mumith". For convince for the American business community I have changed my name to "Troy" an English name instead of "Talal". So that it is easy for the people. Is this ok in Islamic point of view. Please comment... More

  • Celebrating son's circumcision Date: 5-9-2001

    I am about to have my son circumcised. There is a tradition in our family to celebrate this occasion by inviting friends and family to a feast. Is this practice good or bad, a sunnah or a Bid'ah a source of reward or a source of sin?.. More

  • Calling Stepfather 'Dad' Date: 5-9-2001

    I hope you can help me dear Muslim brothers, I am in a dilemma. When I was 2 years old my mum and dad got divorced, since then I haven't seen my dad, he always knew where I was but never came to see me. When I was 3 years old my mum got re-married to my step dad, from an early age I started calling him dad and still do till this day. But I have just.. More

  • Celebrating Child’s Beginning to Eat Food Date: 5-9-2001

    Is there any ruling in Islam that a baby's feeding of food to be commenced by a function (commeration) at four months, four days with dates and fish or it is an innovation? .. More

  • Giving the name Shahed Date: 29-8-2001

    My brothers name is Shahed, could you please give me the meaning and can we keep this name... More

  • Islamic Ways To Discipline Children Date: 20-8-2001

    What are the proper ways according to the Qur'an and Sunnah to discipline children? .. More

  • Rulings regarding Aqiqa Date: 1-8-2001

    Is the Aqiqah for a child Fard, and if so, if the parents did not do this obligation at the birth of the child, do they have to do it at a possible time? What can a mother do who did not know due to ignorance that she had to do Aqiqah for a girl and not only for a boy? (The children are now about 30 years old and the mother has the means to do Aqiqah)If.. More

  • Muslim Putative Father of Child Wants to Marry Muslim Girl Date: 10-7-2001

    American Muslim youth seeks to marry a Muslim girl in America. Have a child age 3 years from an unmarried girl friend. As per American law is paying US 250 every month for child care and has to pay up to child's age of 18 years. Admits he is real father and he admits made mistake and shall not do again. Loves his child. Child lives with mother and father.. More

  • Raising an 11 year old autistic boy with female school mate Date: 8-7-2001

    I have 5 children, the oldest being an 11yr old boy who has Autism. My problem my autistic boy has problems socializing and seems only be socializing at school with non-Muslim girls. I try to discourage it as with the younger ones who understand quite well and are happy to please Allah by segregating when possible. My older boy wants to bring one.. More