403 fatwas

  • 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 For games, I advise not to play them at the end of the video, and I do not publish videos about games in which there is nudity and such things.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

  • Making YouTube channel for national anthems (without music) Date: 10-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a query that I wish to get resolved; I want to make a channel on YouTube regarding the national anthem of different countries, not instrumental (because it includes music, which is not permissible) but with lyrics and the sounds of the national anthem of different countries. I also wish to monetize such videos. Is it halal.. More

  • Playing computer game about Prophet, sallallau 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 10-11-2016

    What is the ruling on playing a game called "The Making Of A Prophet"? For more info, it is about Prophet Mohammed's life. I do not know if they made it wrong or correct; they made a character called Prophet Mohammed with his face and body and everything, but they did not put everything correctly. So what is the ruling on playing that game? .. More

  • Bullfighting prohibited in Islam Date: 1-11-2016

    Is bullfighting or watching it considered a sin? .. More

  • Placing picture of sacred Islamic symbol next to picture of dog Date: 24-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Shaykh, it is known that every creature is made by Allaah and that nothing is useless. If an animal or a symbol is considered filthy or indicent or improper, like the dog or the monkey in some Muslim countries, then in this situation, can we put two different pictures in the same place, one being the picture of a man with his.. More

  • Drinking from cups with images of animate beings Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a muslim gets a gift, which is a cup for drinking, and there are drawings of animate beings on this cup, is it obligatory to get rid of this cup and not use it? .. More