805 fatwas

  • Fragrant smell on shoes worn in Ihraam Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs,should I wash my shoes before assuming Ihraam (state of ritual consecration) in order to remove any fragrance from them if there is any? If yes, then what about those shoes that get damaged by washing them? I suffer from feet pain, so I bought a pair of shoes to wear inside Al-Masjid Al-Haraam,.. More

  • Paying ‘Umrah expenses for solvent mother-in-law Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding ‘Umrah. My mother-in-law wants to perform ‘Umrah during this Ramadan. She is financially stable and can pay for it herself. I (her daughter-in-law) want to pay for it. She did her Hajj two years ago (my husband bought his parents the tickets) and performed ‘Umrah twice already. She wants to go again;.. More

  • Sacrificing and eating wild sheep Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed to eat and sacrifice a wild sheep? .. More

  • Wearing niqaab cap in Ihraam Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for answering my question. A niqab cap is a cap that has a piece of cloth in front of it to cover the whole face without touching it. Can people wear this in ‘Umrah? .. More

  • No need to wash new Ihraam clothes Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykhs. With Allah's mercy, I will be going on Hajj this year, praise be to Him. My question is: do we have to wash new Ihraam (ritual state of consecration) clothes for women or men before wearing them the first time (out of respect of going to Makkah and Madeenah)? Please supplicate for us so that we can do all rituals without.. More

  • Applying for free Hajj or ‘Umrah or scholarships Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is applying for a free Hajj or ‘Umrah or applying for a scholarship in studies similar to begging? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Performing Hajj with salary from interest-based bank Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work in an interest-based bank in Saudi Arabia. My work is related to programming, where I am mostlynot involved with interest directly. However, 5% of my work is about the loan calculations (having interest) that will be applied to the customer loans. Now, I was planning to go Hajj this year. Would it be ok for me to perform it.. More

  • Sacred months are four and Hajj months are three Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I received the answer for fatwa No: 336652. May Allaah reward you for your time. My question was that perhaps we are doing something wrong regarding the rituals of Hajj and Allaah is alerting us to correct the mistakes. (2:197) The pilgrimage is (performed in) the well-known months. (9:36) Four of them are sacred. Abu Bakrah said.. More

  • Doing free ‘Umrah through multi-level marketing Date: 9-4-2017

    I want to know whether ‘Umrah is permissible or not using a MLM (multi-level marketing) system, like, for example, person A has to register first with such-and-such fees and then invite two other persons, say B and C. Now they both have to invite two others. Every person will invite two others, and that constitutes the first level. All member have.. More

  • Taking interest-based loan to perform Hajj Date: 3-4-2017

    Can Hajj be performed by taking a loan form a GPF fund, which is interest-based? .. More

  • Using hoverboard in Tawaaf and Sa'y Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have pain in my heels and knees. Is it permissible for me (being a woman) to use a hoverboard wheel that exists these days? Families use these to go to the park and so on? (Please note, praise be to Allaah, that I am covered from head to toe and wear a loose abaya). Also, can I use it in Makkah.. More

  • Carrying perfumed shampoo while in Ihraam Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can I carry perfumed shampoo and oils and such in a bag with me while I am in Ihraam (ritual state of consecration) while doing 'Umrah in Masjid Al Haraam? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Better for women to perform Tawaaf away from men Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. If a woman feels uncomfortable among men in a crowd (especially because I have seen bad things among a lot of people in this world), is it better for her to stay at a distance from the Ka‘bah, where the crowd is less, while doing Tawaaf (circumambulation)? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Mistakes in rituals of Hajj Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We were selected as Hajj Assistants to assist the Indian Hajj Mission in Saudi Arabia in facilitating the Hajj pilgrims to perform Hajj smoothly. The Hajj Mission authorities in Makkah put some conditions for us if we perform the Hajj in addition to performing our official duties; we agreed and performed the Hajj in the following.. More

  • Pillar on Mount 'Arafah not obelisk Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a man who has embraced Islam. I have been intensely studying and researching about Islam and all its sciences for years. Meanwhile, my faith has been increasing more each time, praise be to Allaah, The Exalted. I believe that I am becoming a better Muslim every time, little by a little. Recently,.. More