1168 fatwas

  • 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

  • Postage with image of idol Date: 25-9-2001

    Is it permitted to use a postage stamp with an image of the idol god Baal whom the Prophet Elias (Peace and blessing be upon him) was against in the Holy Qur'an (37:125-126)?.. More

  • Selling gold coins with figures Date: 24-9-2001

    You are kindly requested to answer the following questions received from one of my brothers in Islam: Are Muslims allowed to purchase and promote selling gold coins with figures?.. More

  • Images, pictures and dolls Date: 20-9-2001

    As I know, hanging a picture (of a living thing) is not right. But recently I heard that it will be wrong only then when the size of the picture is identical with the original size of that living thing. Is there really any matter of size? If I hang a picture of a living thing in my room, as I know, angel can't enter in my room but devil can. Now at.. More