1156 fatwas

  • Listening to melodies Date: 1-1-2002

    Can I listen to music like melodies, not rock or pop music?.. More

  • Ruling on television Date: 29-12-2001

    Is television haram?.. More

  • Fearful of Having Child after Trying To Avoid Pregnancy Date: 25-12-2001

    I am now expecting and my due date is on 23/7/2000, Insha Allah. Actually I didn't plan to get pregnant, because my first baby is just 11 months old and to have her, I had to have an operation. I've taken a few steps to avoid getting pregnant, and up to now all the steps are useless and I am still pregnant. Now I feel guilty for what I have done, and.. More

  • Music stations Date: 12-12-2001

    Reading your answer that music is Haram, how come the Saudi 'iqra channel play music and there are Muslim radio stations in my country (South Africa-cape town) that play music?.. More

  • Artificial insemination Date: 17-11-2001

    This is an SOS message to you. I have been going to a fertility clinic for 5 months now, but still I have not conceived. My doctors are thinking about artificial insemination. I have asked them to delay put until I get a fatwa on it. Is artificial insemination forbidden in Islam? A tube is inserted in the vagina and the husband's sperm is injected.. More

  • Listening to music and songs Date: 11-11-2001

    I do Namaj (Salat) regularly and try to do it as seriously as I can. And I believe and respect all of Allah's words And Muhammad (Peace and blessing be upon him) Hadith. Now I like music and songs. And I enjoy them such a way that it can't interfere in Allah's Ibadah. Now will Allah forgive me for hearing music or songs?.. More

  • Reading fictitious novels for enjoyment Date: 28-10-2001

    I have been raised in Canada, and now I live in U.S.A. I know good English. I enjoy reading novels (long fictitious stories) a lot. But I am wondering if this is okay in Islam? Is it Halal or Haram? Or does it depend on the kind of book? I mostly like to read old-fashioned books, that are entertaining, but they are not just about silly love, or horror.. More

  • Islamic pictures for adults and children Date: 23-10-2001

    Where can I find Islamic pictures that I can color in and hang on my walls? For both adults and children to color in... More

  • Sister suffers from complex thoughts (Waswas) Date: 16-10-2001

    I have a sister who has a problem with complex thoughts (Waswas). Sometimes she goes outside and sees a dog and then claims the dog has touched her, so she goes home and washes all the clothes and has a bath. Sometimes she sees a snack wrapper that isn't Halal and thinks the wrapper came in contact with her and goes home to clean herself. She's has.. More

  • Wearing colored contact lens Date: 9-10-2001

    Are the colored contact lens allowed in Islam, noting that there is no medical reason for wearing them? In other words, I can wear normal glasses. thank you.. More

  • Wearing coloured contact lens Date: 7-10-2001

    Is the use of coloured lenses allowed if proper Hijab is being observed?.. More

  • Playing the Guitar as a Hobby Date: 30-9-2001

    Is it legal in Islam to play the guitar as a hobby? .. More

  • Images in Islam Date: 27-9-2001

    I am a student of BBA, North South University, Dhaka Bangladesh. I am a member of our Universities Photography Club. Some days ago I entered into this web site. And in the photography part I read the following statement. "Some scholars believe that it is lawful to draw living beings provided that one leaves out a vital part of that creature: like drawing.. More

  • Has sons, now wants to arrange to have a daughter Date: 27-9-2001

    I am a married lady with three children (all boys). Is it permitted in Islam to use scientific methods to select the gender of my future children? I would like to have a girl and fear that if I don't do this I may end up with no daughters at all. Would you please provide the evidence for your answer in case it is not permitted?.. More

  • Animated objects for children Date: 26-9-2001

    Kindly forward your Fatwa on the followings:Can animated bedsheets, soft toys, and posters of cartoon characters etc. be used for decorating children's bedrooms?.. More