931 fatwas

  • No Harm in Using Oil that Is Not Changed by Impurity Date: 7-9-2021

    Salaam,Is it halal to eat food that was cooked in oil that could have come into contact with oil that has been used to fry non-halal chicken? The restaurant says that 'this can occur during the filtration process for the oil' and that 'every effort is made during oil filtration to keep the oils separate but we cannot guarantee that cross contamination.. More

  • Consuming Nutmeg when It Is Mixed with Food or Drugs Date: 6-9-2021

    Assalamualaikum sheikh. I'm in a great problem nowadays. I'm really depressed about a matter. Recently I've come to know that nutmeg and mace are haram . But it's very widespread in our country. It's really difficult to avoid it completely. Yesterday I was about to eat nutmeg by mistake which was mixed with rice I threw it but ate the rest of the rice.. More

  • Accidentally Hurt a Dog when Driving Date: 29-8-2021

    I accidentally hurt a dog when driving. It was apparently beneath the parked car and I did not notice when getting in. It got hurt and limped away. I feel extremely bad for hurting it but could not do anything for it. I am not sure what to do but I feel inclined to give sadqah and repent. Please guide. .. More

  • He Is Hesitant in Going out with His Mother who Wears Trousers Date: 23-8-2021

    My mother covers her hair and wears loose trousers but does not wear jilbaab. I asked a sheikh if I can walk with her outside and he said that what she is wearing is incorrect and I should not be endorsing it. So I do not walk outside with my mother. Dear sheikh please may you clarify this for me, is it makrooh or haraam for me to walk outside with.. More

  • Working in Ice-Cream Shop Where Ice-Cream Flavors Have Alcohol in Them Date: 22-4-2021

    SalamI work at an ice-cream shop where two ice cream flavours have alcohol in them. I was wondering if the money I get from this shop is halal or haram considering these items have alcohol in them. .. More

  • Burning Ants and Insects when Burning Dried Herbs Date: 7-4-2021

    We know that burning an animal to death is strictly forbidden. So would I be guilty if the ants and insects on the dried herbs died in the fire while the dried herbs were being burned and cleaned by me? .. More

  • Fermented Sugarcane and Erythritol in Food Date: 12-2-2021

    Alsalam Alikom Is Fermented sugarcane Reb MAnd Erythritol halal to consume.Jazakum Allah khairan .. More

  • Eating Food Products that Contain Animal Enzymes or Animal Rennet Date: 23-1-2021

    Assalamu Aleykum. is it halal to eat snacks with enzymes in the ingredients. For exemple the nacho cheese flavored doritos chips from where i'm from (Canada) doesn't have pork enzymes but it may have enzymes from other animals. And what about the cheese. Is it okay to eat cheese made from animal rennet?.. More

  • Female Student Wants to Specialize in Surgery But Work Requires Wearing Pants Date: 23-1-2021

    I am a muslim woman and also medical student in non Islamic country. I was considering to specialize in surgery department and I want to know if this goes against my religion...why I said this is that in surgery, as you know the dressing code is pants for both sex. Is there any specific fetawa that allow me to wear trousers in such case or do I have.. More

  • Nabeeth Is Lawful to Consume Provided It Is Fermented for Less Than 3 Days Date: 5-12-2020

    Assalamu’alaykumWhat is the ruling on consuming nabidh from soaked grapes/dates/any other fruit that has been fermented for over 3 days? We usually soaked some fruit with water and let them to be fermented for several days until a foam/froth formed on top of the fluid, then using it as a natural yeast for bread leavening agent (as a substitution for.. More

  • She Became Muslim and Is Embarrassed How to Refuse Parents’ Request for Buying Pork Date: 2-12-2020

    Firstly, I am a revert so my parents are not Muslim they are Catholic. I want to know the ruling on buying pork for my elderly parents when asked? I politely refused to do it and bought the other shopping she requested. But , she asked "why wouldn't you do this for your elderly mother?". It felt wrong to buy the pork but I also feel guilt not helping.. More

  • Slaughtering an Animal by Night Date: 28-11-2020

    A-Salam-Alaykoum brother, Is it permissible to offer a sacrifice at night, like slaughtering an animal before Fajr prayer? Thank you for the prompt response as this practice has become rampant in my community. Wa Salam .. More

  • Women Wearing Jingling Jewelry, Bracelets and Anklets Date: 28-11-2020

    Is it permissible for women to wear jingling jewellery, such as bracelets or anklets, in her own home with no fear of non-mahrams hearing her? .. More

  • It Is Sufficient to Repent to Allah for Transgression against Animals Date: 30-9-2020

    Assalaamwalakum wa rahmat ul a hi wa barakatahu. My cat is pregnant for the second time in the last three months. We have kept her previous litter of three surviving kittens who we love as much as we love her. One fajr time I was feeding all of them as usual and she beat one of her kittens and without thinking I smacked her on her head. I feel so regretful.. More

  • Not Forbidden to Apply Body Creams or Oils for Men As Long As They Are Not Specific to Women Date: 22-9-2020

    I have read a fatwa with regard to permissibility for men to use things that improve skin and mositurizing it on Fatwa 360625. However, on Fatwa 22657, it seems to be stated that it is more prudent to avoid creams like whitening cream as to soften or whiten the skin. So I am a little bit nervous if it leads to imitation of women if I am using serums.. More