547 fatwas

  • Affected with Whispers Date: 22-2-2018

    I’m having confusion, as I have gotten waswas form the Shaytan to tell me that what if Allah was created and Allah is all powerful in our realm but the creator is even more powerful? It really pains me very much to right such a question as I feel it’s extremely ignorant but it is currently troubling me and I don’t know how to deal with it. .. More

  • Quitting smoking with nicotine gum and pills Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My friend wants to quit smoking, so he started taking nicotine gum and nicotine pills to lower the needs of smoking. Is that allowed as he is trying to quit? .. More

  • Taking medicinal marijuana to ease pain of fibromyalgia Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My mother has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and has been suffering from this condition for years now. She has been taking painkillers to ease the pain, but the constant use of painkillers is unfortunately destroying her organs, and she now has a stomach ulcer from the constant use of painkillers. Without it, however, she.. More

  • No artificial womb can replace woman's womb Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, there is a thing called parturient pod ... an artificial womb of which they claim that babies can grow into by providing them with nutritions. Please, I am getting confused and am really damn sure that this cannot happen because the power of that is only with Allah. Nobody can do this thing except Him. Please guide me a little.. More

  • Dealing with continuous Waswasah Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Brothers in Islam, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I request your clarification on the following: 1. How do you deal with Waswasah (devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts) which continually disturb a person during ablution and prayer/recitation of Quran and other daily activities by generating disgusting thoughts? 2.The.. More

  • Using product to strengthen vaginal muscles Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum! There is a product that women use to strengthen the muscles around the vagina and pelvic floor due to urinary problems or after childbirth. It is also recomended to use it in general as exercise for the vagina and pelvic floor, which may, for example, be good for one when giving birth, for one's health, and much more. The product.. More

  • Doubting having impurity on clothes as result of OCD Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I often put some toilet paper on my private part to prevent urine and Madhy (pre-seminal fluid) from getting in my clothes. However, some urine passed and left that paper wet, and it was torn into little pieces while I was moving. I fear that while taking my clothes off, some pieces with impurity on them got on my floor. At the end.. More

  • Having thoughts that sun revolves around earth Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I experience thoughts which tell me that according to Islam, the Sun revolves around Earth. I try to expel these thoughts; sometimes I succeed, and sometimes these thoughts overpower me. I have been experiencing these thoughts for nearly three and a half years. I want to get rid of these thoughts, but I am unable to do so. I hope.. More

  • Taking centrum tablets Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you about centrum and whether it is halal or not, but I could not clearly understand your answer. You told us that if it contains gelatin, but there are two types of gelatin. However, there is no mension on the bottle of centrum or their website which kind of gelatin is dissolved in it and whether it is derived from pork or.. More

  • Suffering waswasah in recitation during prayer Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please respond urgently. I guess that you know from my questions that I suffer from Waswasah (devilish/obsessive whisperings) in recitations. To make things easier for me, can I skip the first Tashahhud and limit myself to the following short version of Tashahhud in the final unit of prayer both in the individual prayer and in congregation?.. More

  • Taking medicine that contains alcohol Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear community, I have a question. I wanted to get my driving license two weeks ago, but I failed because my leg was shaking when I had to drive. I am a very nervous person. So I bought medicine (Passedan), and I want to take some of it before the next test. After I had bought it, I saw that it contains ethanol, which is a form of.. More

  • Being patient with illness vs. seeking treatment Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When the epileptic woman asked the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,to supplicate for her so that she may recover, the Prophet suggested her to be patient. Does this hadith mean that it is better to be patient in our sickness and bear the pain without searching for the means to recover? .. More

  • Nurse looking after women who undergo voluntary abortion Date: 5-12-2017

    I am a nurse, and I look after patients in hospitals. This includes patients who terminate their pregnancy. I am not involved in giving any medication to trigger the abortions, but I do check their blood pressure, fill forms, give them painkillers, and discharge them. I just want to know whether this is haram. .. More

  • Waswaas about presence of barrier on foot between water and skin Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Following up from the last answer about the barriers on my foot, how far should I go in searching for them and removing them? Currently, I check my feet with a nail clipper and/or pair of scissors in order to cut out any of the spots that are stuck to my toe nails. Again, how far am I suppose to go in checking for barriers to water?.. More

  • Site does not answer hypothetical questions Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If an adult, sane non-Muslim who lives in a non-Muslim land accepts Islam and then wants to leave Islam and does so, but they did not know anything or much about Islam and are very ignorant about Islam, can they be excused from the punishment for apostasy if their land was to become an Islamic State that is ruled by the Shariah? What.. More