547 fatwas

  • Getting pregnant without marriage through artificial insemination Date: 9-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum warahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. A Muslim sister got pregnant, her family decided to discipline her given that she was not married. When the elders met her, she told them that she waited for years, that no one was proposing to marry her, and that she was getting to the age were she would not be able to get pregnant if she got married... More

  • Taking nootropics (smart drugs) Date: 5-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Are nootropics halal in Islam? If I want to improve my abilities, can I use it? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Question resulting from OCD Date: 4-11-2017

    If there is an item/product that represents disbelief or has something related to disbelief written on it and I hold it or touch it, do I become responsible for it? Do I have to give it back to its owner? I mean something such as a Christian cross, or something else; what if I were holding a bag that has a bible in it and I give it back to the owner,.. More

  • Abortion or permanent contraception if pregnancy harms wife Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. If present pregnancy or further pregnancies increase and worsen sickness and even threaten a woman's life, and that is confirmed by doctors, but the husband does not give his consent for abortion or permanent contraception, should the wife continue to obey him in that even when she is severely sick or harmed or may die? Is.. More

  • Woman using cosmetic fillers to hide masculine features Date: 24-10-2017

    I would like to know whether it is permissible for a women who has masculine features to have temporary cosmetic fillers and treatments, just the bare minimum to help correct the issues to help her look more feminine for her husband and help relieve her psychological distress in this matter. .. More

  • Waswaas about committing act of Kufr Date: 23-10-2017

    I had sent you a question, but you referred me to another fatwa which I could not understand, so I am rephrasing my question. I am afflicted with Waswaas (devilish/compulsive whisperings), so I keep on thinking about whether I have done something that has taken me out of the fold of Islam and whether I am still Muslim or not. Is this the kind of doubt.. More

  • Breaking promise (to Allah) under influence of Waswaas Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been suffering from Waswaas (devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts) for a long time. For some reason, I thought that breaking a promise is Shirk (associating partners with Allah in worship), and unfortunately I broke that promise while thinking that breaking that promise was Shirk and will lead to Shirk. Now I know that breaking.. More

  • Waswaas about validity of Ghusl Date: 9-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, I am a 38-year-old woman who suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) regarding matters of purity, especially Istinjaa’ (cleaning oneself with water after answering the call of nature), and I also have doubts regarding urinary incontinence (I have written to you previously, and may Allah reward you for your replies)... More

  • Why smoking is prohibited Date: 8-10-2017

    Why do you say that smoking is haram while 1-2 cigarettes per week or per day during a short period do not harm or only harm in a very small extent that no one notices? For example, if a person only smokes 1-2 cigarettes on Fridays, or he smokes a small amount of cigarettes per day just for one week, or he sometimes hookah smokes, which, according to.. More

  • Waswasah about disbelief in heart Date: 5-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Brothers who are running this amazing informative website. I am someone who liked playing dice games like Monopoly. After being informed about the hadith prohibiting dice games, in a jest of the moment, I went to search for more convenient fatwas online until I realized that my heart was not submitting to Prophet Muhammad's,.. More

  • Suspects water on bathroom floor is impure Date: 20-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a place near the toilet bowl in my washroom where the water never dries. A few days after moving in, I noticed a bluish colour in the water and thought that the toilet might be leaking as the soap in the water makes the water in the toilet bowl blue. Later on, I realized that some of the stains might have been dust, which.. More

  • Returning cigarettes to smoker who dropped them Date: 10-9-2017

    I found a pack of cigarettes near my seat inside the car. My uncle dropped it by accident. I picked it up and showed it to my aunt. I did not know she would give it back to him because she and I follow the ruling that it is haram to smoke. Am I sinful for showing the pack of cigarettes to my aunt, who gave it back to my uncle? I could not stop her,.. More

  • Singing rap lyrics about the devil Date: 22-8-2017

    I suffer from Waswaas (obsessive whisperings) very badly, just to let you know. I was singing a song and rapping. The lyrics were either, "Shaytaan, make amends for me or with me," or "Shaytaan, I will make amends with you." I am 99% sure that I did not sing or rap these lines, but if I did, would that constitute witchcraft or magic? Please try to help. .. More

  • Rulings on aspects of work of dental hygienist Date: 3-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Praise be to Allaah, I am a dental hygienist who left the practice, but I have questions regarding that job in case I wish to return to it in future.So I want to know if it is correct for a Muslim or not. In dental clinics, there are products which contain alcohol, like disinfectants (used to.. More

  • Refusing treatment from fatal disease is not suicide Date: 27-7-2017

    If I am suffering from a deadly disease and there is a cure which may work and may not work and I refuse to take the treatment, will that be considered as an act of suicide? .. More