998 fatwas

  • Memorizing the Qur'an or reading it Date: 2-7-2003

    Some people say that we don't have to learn Qur'an by heart and that its the work of "Our Ulamah '' to learn it and know the explanation. What's is the difference between a man who learns the Qur'an by heart and the one who reads it in the book? Is it the same reward?.. More

  • Surah that mentions backbiting Date: 29-6-2003

    Please inform me of the name of the Surah (s) that talks about backbiting... More

  • Taking Recompense for Teaching Quran Date: 21-6-2003

    If you are receiving salary from teaching Qur'an is this Haram? I heard a Hadith that once a companion of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) taught an Arab the Qur'an and he the Arab gave the companion of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) a bow or something like then when the companion of the Prophet asked the Prophet about this the Prophet.. More

  • Explanation of Qur'anic verses (12:107-111) Date: 17-6-2003

    Please explain Surah Yusuf verses 107-111. Especially the verse in which Allah Said that the earlier Prophets were thinking that they might have heard wrong about the punishment of Allah on Kafirs, when the punishment was delayed on them)... More

  • Reading the Qur'an in 3 months Date: 7-5-2003

    If I finish the whole Qur'an in more than three months, not in one month, is it OK or not?.. More

  • Importance of the last three Qur'anic chapters Date: 5-5-2003

    Why is Surah An-nas, Surah Al-falaq and Surah Ikhlas important?.. More

  • Meaning of Qur'anic verse (31: 6) Date: 27-4-2003

    Explain the verse 6 Surah Luqman. Is it allowed to listen to music and songs? Please give us the Daleel from the Qur'an and Sunnah. What does Wahhabi mean? Are they from Sunni Muslims... More

  • Qur'anic Surahs about the last days of the world Date: 2-4-2003

    I have the Holy Qur'an in english. I like what I have read, but in which Surah can I find more information about the last days of the world. I read from Al-Qiyamah to the end. I want to read more... More

  • Your Wives Are a Tilth For You Date: 30-3-2003

    There is a verse in the Qur'an which says {Your wives are tilth for you so go to your tilth when or how you will} , and there is a Hadith, our Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) said: "It is forbidden to men to come their wives from behind" . May question is what is the difference between both the verse and the Hadith? .. More

  • Wants to memorize Qur'an and Hadith Date: 30-3-2003

    I do not know Arabic. But still I want to read and memorize some parts of Qur'an and Ahadeeth. Can you guide me?.. More

  • Satan changing Allah's creation Date: 25-2-2003

    In one of the Surahs, the Shytan says he will lead humans to cut the ears of animals and change Allah's creation. Could this be related to tissue culture where pigs ears are used to generate human skin? In another Surah it is mentioned that a certain tribe that disobeyed God was turned into monkeys and pigs. I know that this is thought of as their hearts.. More

  • Dhul-Qarnain and Gog and Magog Date: 3-2-2003

    Who was zul Qarnin? Who is ummat he in? In surah Alkahf it talks about zul Qarnin making a wall between the people & yajuj & majuj are yajuj & majuj still in the world?.. More

  • Taking cassette of Qur'an into the toilet Date: 2-2-2003

    I just wanted to know the ruling of entering the toilet with a cassette that contains the QUR'AN... More

  • Playing Qur'an while in prayer Date: 27-1-2003

    Is it allowed to play Qur'an in the backround while one is performing salat?.. More

  • Reading Quran for various questionable occasions Date: 27-1-2003

    My question is regarding reading Quran on a sick person or for a sick person. When a person or child is not well, my family cooks large meals and calls people who are well versed in the Quran to read together on the person. They don't only read the Faatihah (Chapter 1) or Mu̔awwithataan (Chapters 113 and 114), which I know from the.. More