1156 fatwas

  • Taking centrum tablets Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you about centrum and whether it is halal or not, but I could not clearly understand your answer. You told us that if it contains gelatin, but there are two types of gelatin. However, there is no mension on the bottle of centrum or their website which kind of gelatin is dissolved in it and whether it is derived from pork or.. More

  • Seeing sinful chat on WhatsApp Date: 29-12-2017

    If I am in a WhatsApp group where sinful things are written sometimes, am I considered as someone who sits with sinners if I close WhatsApp, put my mobile in flight mode, and do not chat with them until they chat about lawful things? .. More

  • Suffering waswasah in recitation during prayer Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please respond urgently. I guess that you know from my questions that I suffer from Waswasah (devilish/obsessive whisperings) in recitations. To make things easier for me, can I skip the first Tashahhud and limit myself to the following short version of Tashahhud in the final unit of prayer both in the individual prayer and in congregation?.. More

  • Definition of Amaanah in Islamic terminology Date: 28-12-2017

    What is the meaning of 'Amaanah' according to Islam? Is it a kind of blessings? Are women considered an 'Amaanah' in Islam? .. More

  • Drawing modestly dressed women Date: 25-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. I am a girl who likes to draw, but I always make sure that my drawing is cut off (so that it would not be able to live by its own if it were real). Usually, I cut them off at the stomach or waist. Sometimes, I draw them without giving them a face. Sometimes, I only draw the body to design clothes. I want to ask.. More

  • Woman filmed in protest video by mistake Date: 21-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A group of protesters all of the sudden showed up. There was a female Muslim who was nearby, and one of the protesters captured her in their video without her consent. She was unable to verbally ask that person to blur her in their video, but she attempted to use her hand to tell that person that she does not want to be in the video,.. More

  • Taking medicine that contains alcohol Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear community, I have a question. I wanted to get my driving license two weeks ago, but I failed because my leg was shaking when I had to drive. I am a very nervous person. So I bought medicine (Passedan), and I want to take some of it before the next test. After I had bought it, I saw that it contains ethanol, which is a form of.. More

  • Making computer game based on ideas from game containing Shirk Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a game which has been known to contain Shirk (polytheism) as well as religions other than Islam. However, the cartoon is not based on these religions, it just contains characters who are part of these religions, such as Christianity, and the main plot is for these humans to battle monsters. Now, I would like to create stories.. More

  • Woman playing role of man for female audience Date: 13-12-2017

    In the name of Allah. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a female studying in a female-only university. We have a stage show coming soon (only for females), and I have been selected to act like a man. Is it permissible for me to dress like a man, in front of a female-only audience in a stage show? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Being patient with illness vs. seeking treatment Date: 12-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When the epileptic woman asked the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,to supplicate for her so that she may recover, the Prophet suggested her to be patient. Does this hadith mean that it is better to be patient in our sickness and bear the pain without searching for the means to recover? .. More

  • Playing dice games online Date: 12-12-2017

    Is it permissible to play dice games online? I know that it is impermissible in real life, but what if the game is played through an app? .. More

  • Nurse looking after women who undergo voluntary abortion Date: 5-12-2017

    I am a nurse, and I look after patients in hospitals. This includes patients who terminate their pregnancy. I am not involved in giving any medication to trigger the abortions, but I do check their blood pressure, fill forms, give them painkillers, and discharge them. I just want to know whether this is haram. .. More

  • Waswaas about presence of barrier on foot between water and skin Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Following up from the last answer about the barriers on my foot, how far should I go in searching for them and removing them? Currently, I check my feet with a nail clipper and/or pair of scissors in order to cut out any of the spots that are stuck to my toe nails. Again, how far am I suppose to go in checking for barriers to water?.. More

  • Using VPN to access blocked websites Date: 28-11-2017

    Salam. VPN (virtual private network) is "tunneled" through a wide area network WAN such as the Internet. This means that the network does not have to be located in one physical location, like a LAN (local area network). However, by using encryption and other security measures, a VPN can scramble all the data sent through the wide area network, so the.. More

  • Site does not answer hypothetical questions Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If an adult, sane non-Muslim who lives in a non-Muslim land accepts Islam and then wants to leave Islam and does so, but they did not know anything or much about Islam and are very ignorant about Islam, can they be excused from the punishment for apostasy if their land was to become an Islamic State that is ruled by the Shariah? What.. More