998 fatwas

  • Meaning of Quran 33: 53 Date: 13-10-2002

    Fatwa No. 21310. The verse 53 in Surah Al-Ahzab cannot be used in general. Isn't it is only for the Prophet's (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) wives? .. More

  • Angels' knowledge of Adam before his creation Date: 7-10-2002

    When Allah told the Angels that He will place a viceroy on Earth, referring to the Creation of Adam (Alaihi As-Salaam) [Ref Surah Baqarah Verse: 29], the Malaaikah asked Allah if it will be one who will shed "Blood" and perform mischievous acts. How can the Angels know this if they knew not of Adam (Alaihi As-Salaam), i.e. how can they know if that.. More

  • Number of verses in Qur'an Date: 30-9-2002

    What are the exact number of all the verses of the Holy Qur'an... More

  • Sujud-at-Tilawah outside Salah Date: 18-9-2002

    How can I perform "Sujud-at-Tilawah" while reading Qur'an when I am not in "Salah"? Should I begin with "Takbirat-al-Ihraam" and end with "Taslim"?.. More

  • Reading Qur'an in translation Date: 18-9-2002

    We used to read Qur'an in Arabic but I don't understand Arabic so if we read it in our language. Is it good?.. More

  • Explanation of Qur'an [52: 24] Date: 12-9-2002

    Surah of At-Tur verse 24 Ghilmanun Llahum K'annahum Lu'lu'un Maknun. Why are we promised attractive boys?.. More

  • Recitation of Qur'an Date: 4-9-2002

    Is it ok to read the Qur'an the way Sheikh Abdul Basith reads it in Qiraat or is it a Bidah, because I was reading in Zad al-Maad that using tones is a Bidah... More

  • Location and meaning of Ayahs Date: 4-9-2002

    Kindly explain briefly and give chapter and verses of the following Ayahs?1) Ya Ayyuhallathina Aamanu Ithaqullaha Haqqa Thuqathihi?2) Wallahu Ala An-Nasi Hajjal Baith?3) Wajahadu Fi Sabeelillah?4) Inna Akramakum Indallahi Athqakum?.. More

  • Gatherings to recite Qur'an Date: 3-9-2002

    What does Islam say regarding some people who gather together and recite Qur'an on a specific day, for a dead person or because of building a new house, or any thing which brought happiness to them? Explain with some suggestions of Ulamah... More

  • Taking Qur'an into the toilet Date: 1-9-2002

    I am man living in USA and usually I put in my pocket Qur'an. Some time I need to go to the bathroom and for some reason I forget to take the Qur'an out of my pocket. I remember it only when I am already inside. What should I do? And how does the Muslim religion looks at it?.. More

  • Listening to Qur'an while having marital sex Date: 25-8-2002

    Can we listen to Qur'anic recitation while my wife and I are having intercourse?.. More

  • Memorizing the Qur'an starting from its end Date: 24-8-2002

    Can I start memorizing the Qur'an starting from the end?.. More

  • Touching the Qur'an or references to it while in menses Date: 19-8-2002

    When I have menses can I touch the Qur'an to read it? Can I touch explanations of the Qur'an also?.. More

  • Disease mentioned in Surah TaHa [20: 97] Date: 17-8-2002

    In Surah TaHa, [20: 97] Prophet Moses , Moses warns Samiri that he is going to be affected by a very harmful and strange disease, but the name of the disease is not mentioned. What is the disease? What is the name of it in English?.. More

  • Reading Qur'an or book of Du'a while undergoing operation Date: 17-8-2002

    I am due to have a caesarean section to deliver my baby, Insha Allah, on the 13th Aug. and I was wondering, would it be allowed for me to have a copy of Qur'an or a Du'a book I can read while this operation is taking place... More