1159 fatwas

  • Traveling To Non-Muslim Countries For Tourism Date: 28-1-2018

    Assalamu aleykum va rahmatullah!As we know, it is forbidden to travel to non-muslim countries for purposes of tourism or unless there is a valid shari' excuse.1- What if a country that you want to travel to is a non-muslim country, but it has a region or some regions inside itself where only or mostly muslims live? Is travel for tourism to this region.. More

  • Caller to Allah creating You Tube channel for health and fitness Date: 3-1-2018

    Salam. There is a caller to Allah who is promoting health and fitness. He created a Facebook page dedicated to this topic. I do not see anything wrong from my little knowledge in his Facebook page, but he also has a channel on Youtube which he considers 'non-Islamic'. This channel of his is open to the public, but what stroke me was that he created.. More

  • Definition of Amaanah (trust) Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does trust, or Amaanah, mean? For example, if parents trust their child in that he will not do something, but he does anyway, did he break the trust? Is that person a hypocrite? Or does Amaanah, or trust, mean that we are entrusted with someone else's property or something else and have to take care of it? Today, almost every.. More

  • Sending pictures on Snapchat to girls and non-Muslims Date: 3-1-2018

    On snapchat, you can slide to the left and click on the users to send them a picture, but if you first make the picture and choose tho which person you want to send it, a page opens. On this page, there are the users, and there are some users which are under the heading "Best friends" because you often send pictures to them. If there are disbelievers.. More

  • Drawing other than humans and animals Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know from many sources that in drawing or painting, only making pictures of animals or man or any other creatures who have eyes, ears, legs, etc. is forbidden. However, I recently came across a hadith Qudsi which states: Allah said, “Who will be a bigger transgressor than the one who tries to create the like of my creatures. Let.. More

  • Living in country without learning its language Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it haram to live in a country permanently and not learn the language bearing in mind that it makes life difficult as well as the life of your children as you cannot do basic acts like making an appointment. For example, living in Malaysia and not being able to speak any Malaysian at all. Are people who do this sinful? .. More

  • Watching videos with background music as part of course materials Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalamu alaykum, Shaykhs. I have a question regarding course materials containing videos which include professors of opposite genders and even background music; if someone reads transcripts instead of watching these videos to learn course topics, can they continue the courses? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Meaning of Rahmah, Rizq, and Fadhl Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the difference between Rahmah, Rizq, and the Fadhl of Allah? .. More

  • Quitting smoking with nicotine gum and pills Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My friend wants to quit smoking, so he started taking nicotine gum and nicotine pills to lower the needs of smoking. Is that allowed as he is trying to quit? .. More

  • Speaking English instead of native language Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it disliked to speak English instead of one's native language, be it Bengali, Urdu, or the like? People in Bangladesh speak half-English. They use many English words but use Bengali grammar. They also say a few sentences in English. .. More

  • Taking medicinal marijuana to ease pain of fibromyalgia Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My mother has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and has been suffering from this condition for years now. She has been taking painkillers to ease the pain, but the constant use of painkillers is unfortunately destroying her organs, and she now has a stomach ulcer from the constant use of painkillers. Without it, however, she.. More

  • Saying untrue things about oneself in poetry Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to write a poem. Am I allowed to refer to myself in the poem while not actually experiencing what I am saying? For example, I write, "My lips keep telling lies," while I hardly tell lies. Is this a form of lying then? Should I make it clear to the audience that this is someone else and not me? .. More

  • No artificial womb can replace woman's womb Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, there is a thing called parturient pod ... an artificial womb of which they claim that babies can grow into by providing them with nutritions. Please, I am getting confused and am really damn sure that this cannot happen because the power of that is only with Allah. Nobody can do this thing except Him. Please guide me a little.. More

  • Dealing with continuous Waswasah Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Brothers in Islam, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I request your clarification on the following: 1. How do you deal with Waswasah (devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts) which continually disturb a person during ablution and prayer/recitation of Quran and other daily activities by generating disgusting thoughts? 2.The.. More

  • Using product to strengthen vaginal muscles Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum! There is a product that women use to strengthen the muscles around the vagina and pelvic floor due to urinary problems or after childbirth. It is also recomended to use it in general as exercise for the vagina and pelvic floor, which may, for example, be good for one when giving birth, for one's health, and much more. The product.. More