403 fatwas

  • Keeping cheeping bells at home Date: 17-9-2016

    I have cheeping bells in my house. Is it allowed for me according to Islam to leave those in my house? They ring autonomously? .. More

  • Making changes to photos with editing tools Date: 1-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have read a fatwa regarding drawing or painting portraits. I have also read a fatwa regarding photos of living beings on your site. May Allaah reward you. I want to know whether it is permissible or not to change the appearance of living beings in photos by using editing tools. There are plenty of.. More

  • Going to gym that has yoga lessons, boxing and sauna Date: 19-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I go to a gym and they have yoga classes there early, and I do not plan to go to the gym early or do yoga, but is the whole gym haram because of that? If there is a boxing arena, are the sauna and weight lifting in this gym haram? .. More

  • Writing project about music without mentioning any religious content Date: 18-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykoum. I am a 20-year-old muslim. I live in an Islamic country. I have a project in school about music, but I cannot mention any religious content (because my school has a military system), so during the preparations, I searched Google for only the good aspects of music; nevertheless, I know that there is something wrong about music. Music.. More

  • Creating website for streaming movies Date: 13-7-2016

    In the Name of Allaah. Praise be to Allaah. Assalaamu alaykum. I have the opportunity to create a website to make money off of streaming movies. The films will be of a mixed genre such as drama, documentaries, action, children's movies, and so on. However, users will upload their own films. I am not uploading the films myself, I am just providing the.. More

  • Using alarm clock that plays music as alarm tone Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Someone told me that if one does not have any choice, then haram things are allowed. They base this on the fact that it is haram to eat swine but that if one does not have any other possibility, then one can eat swine. For me, it seems very strange, because then, in a way, everything haram will be halal. This person has an alarm clock.. More

  • Ruling on transformer toys Date: 14-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some questions regarding toys. There are a type of toys called transformers - toys that can change from a vehicle (like car or plane) to a robot resembling a human (but clearly not human as the car parts are still visible and most do not have human faces).1. Are these allowed for children (e.g. for young boys)? 2. Are these.. More

  • Playing games that include interest or drawing of cross Date: 3-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have three question about games: 1. I am playing a game about farming, and the games gives the player loans with interest (it is not real money). So is this allowed? 2. How about games that have first aid kits that have the red cross on them, are those allowed? 3. There are games that have blocks and triangles and other.. More

  • Singing prayers to Allaah with music at school Date: 26-4-2016

    In my school, students have to assemble on a field to sing the national anthem along with other songs every morning. I try my best to avoid these songs by being late. However, sometimes i have to be present due to the circumstances. One song involves a sentence of prayer to Allaah while music is being played. I know that this is kufr (disbelief), but.. More

  • Watching series that depicts Companions Date: 22-4-2016

    There was a tv series on MBC1 channel in 2012 named 'Omar Series'. As the name suggests, it was on the life of Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, in which all of the Companions were depicted. The accuracy of the series is very high. Is it okay if I give the series to a non-practicing Muslim as an alternative to his daily haram entertainment? .. More

  • Children playing game of Muslims and disbelievers fighting or chasing each other Date: 6-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed for children to play with toys and pretend that Muslims and disbelievers are fighting each other; or if the children themselves enact it themselves without toys, so that they joust or run away and catch each other? Another case is that in which they play similiar games and one child is a criminal and another is a police.. More

  • Imitating Anime (cartoon) heroes Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question which I have been wanting to ask for some time now, but I am embarrassed to ask the local scholars at my mosque and the religious people in my school. I am a 17-year-old male who loves to watch anime (Japanese cartoons), which sometimes contains characters who are heroes, and I like to copy their actions, e.g. the.. More

  • Hanging canvas with cartoon figures Date: 24-3-2016

    What is the sharia ruling concerning hanging an art canvas having some cartoon figures for the kids or for decorating the house? .. More

  • Why musical instruments are forbidden in Islam Date: 17-3-2016

    Why is using music instruments is forbidden in Islam? What is the wisdom behind it? .. More

  • Watching movies whose plots involve foretelling future Date: 15-3-2016

    Can you give a more detailed explanation on fatwa no. 225778 about fortune telling in movies from this website. I am confused with the explanation, what if the fortune teller in the movies only says something about the future in that movie only (as part of the plot) and not the future in the real world that we are living in right now? I am asking this.. More