408 fatwas

  • Impermissibility of posting Nasheed by female singers Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a certain Nasheed (chant)on YouTube in which two Indonesian sisters wearing the hijab sing a Nasheed about the names of Allaah, The Exalted. The video received nearly two million views. Is it permissible to post a video of a Nasheed in which a female singer is visible to millions of people? .. More

  • A woman dancing in front of mahrams and to obey husband Date: 4-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My query is about dancing. Can a woman dance in front of her mahrams (permanently unmarriageable kin)? Can a small girl dance in front of men? Is a wife obliged to obey a husband who tells her to dance in front of him? .. More

  • Computer game containing totems Date: 28-3-2017

    A person I know has a question regarding video games. There is a game in which you play as a caveman around 10,000 BCE, and it gives some educational insight into the lives of people in Europe at that time, like regarding animals and human history, but there is one thing that bothers him. Although it is not necessary to play the game, there is a side.. More

  • Waswasah about stickers that look like face on wall Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. There are some stickers on walls of the room which I live in. My sister and I placed them there a few years ago. Some stickers are heart shaped, and there are flowers with small hearts inside it and designs. The thing that I am concerned about is the following: the placement of some flowers.. More

  • Improvising rules for football game not disbelief Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Please, do not ignore this question. I need an answer ASAP as this has to do with whether I am Muslim or not. Today, I was told to run a football session at my college during sports class, and I was appointed as the referee for the football match. However, because I am not that familiar with football rules and regulations,.. More

  • Ruling on percussions other than Duff Date: 25-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read all your fatwas regarding music and came to know that only the Duff is allowed. My question is the following: can other percussion instruments be used given that they are not so different in sound from the Duff? Is there a any scholarly opinion that says that since the Duff was the prevalent percussion instrument during the.. More

  • Singing love song with Duff in mixed wedding ceremony Date: 23-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can I sing a decent love song using the duff in a wedding ceremony where both men and women are present? .. More

  • Causes of tolerable harm not prohibited Date: 16-1-2017

    Assalamu alaykum Islamweb. I suffer from body imbalance. My right leg is somewhat shorter than my left leg. Due to this imbalance, I get muscular trigger points on my right side of my abdomen, which gives me pain, but the pain is bearable despite being very active. Whenever I engage in any activity, my right side is dominant. This has been happening.. More

  • Prohibition to hit face Date: 14-1-2017

    Regarding the prohibition of hitting the face (as stated in a hadith), does it include hitting the face for self-defense as well? I mean, if I get attacked by a Muslim in the street, should I avoid hitting his face when fighting him? How about hitting other parts of his head (e.g. side, top, back, under the chin)? If hitting the face for self-defense.. More

  • Games about characters with supernatural or magical powers Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I just have a quick question. My question is about games which contain ‘magical’ powers. You have stated in a bunch of your fatwas that games that have characters with superpowers or unnatural abilities are permissible and do not come under the heading of Sihr (magic). So what about the games which contain superpowers just like.. More

  • Publishing videos as part of game reviews Date: 2-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to ask: I am a youtuber and I publish videos of reviews of mobiles, games, pc's, and so on. I give some benefits and some demerits. For games, I advise not to play them at the end of the video, and I do not publish videos about games in which there is nudity and such things. So my question is: 1. Can I publish videos like.. More

  • Husband sings romantic songs to wife Date: 12-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can a man sing a romantic song to his wife if he had heard the song before and the song was accompanied by music? He would sing to his wife without music. .. More

  • Making dress-up game for hijabi girls Date: 22-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum! I would like to make a dress-up game for hijabi girls (suitable for all ages). In order to do this, I will need to draw a girl (a doll), but the body of the doll will not be revealed, and the principles of the hijab will be fulfilled (i.e. the clothing will be loose, not transparent, and not resemble men's clothing). My intention.. More

  • Using animal photo filters on human faces Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope you are doing fine. I came across this statement: "Allaah honored you with a beautiful face, so what made you put a dog filter upon it?" and I really liked it. There are people who say that it is just for fun and that it is ok to do it. I would like you to clarify it and tell me whether it is permissible to use such a filter.. More

  • Raising funds through music festival Date: 11-11-2016

    I have been working in the finance committee of our batch for our graduation ceremony for a year now. The students, which mostly consist of disbelievers, decided that they are going to have a music festival to raise money for this ceremony. Is it permissible for me to manage their money at the festival at the gate without entering? And would I be sinning.. More