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  • Laughing at a Joke or a Funny Video Is Not Kufr Date: 24-6-2019

    Asalaamualaikum, my question is with regards to urges to laugh/smile. I keep coming across videos that I’m unsure if it constitutes mocking religion. An example is one where a guy calls in a talk show asking for a fatwa on if he invalidated his fast after accidentally tripping, eating a whole shawarma, an apple, and 3 liters of water, then there was.. More

  • The types of Kufr (disbelief) according to Ibn Al-Qayyim Date: 3-1-2018

    In order for a Kaafir (disbeliever) to be punished for their disbelief, do they have to hear about Islam and think that it is true, or do they simply have to hear about Islam and reject it, regardless of whether they believe it to be true or not? Please do not refer me to an existing fatwa. .. More

  • Waswaas about committing Kufr I‘raadh Date: 1-1-2018

    I have read somewhere:Kufr (disbelief) of I‘raadh (turning away from the truth):when a person has a doubt and is able to learn and find out the truth yet he is satisfied with what he is upon and does not seek the truth. What does it mean exactly? Does it mean that whenever a person has a doubt or is unaware of a ruling or has doubt about Kufr,.. More

  • Keeping needed videos and books that have image of cross Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I apologize for sending so many questions, but I am confused with the matter of having the cross in my possession. Suppose that I have videos of history or books or any other objects that have a cross in it and I am unable to erase it from some, especially in video form, what do I do? Can I let it be as it will not be displayed everytime.. More

  • Believing in Ouija boards Date: 9-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is someone who believes in Ouija boards an apostate? Thank you. .. More

  • Repeating words of disbelief in song without believing in them Date: 24-6-2017

    I read your fatwas, but I could not find the answer. Is repeating words of Kufr (disbelief) in an song Kufr without believing it? And also, is it Kufr to buy Kufr stuff given that supporting Kufr is Kufr. And also, how about enjoying it but without believing in it, as it is only done for entertainment. .. More

  • Describing sin as good or beautiful Date: 25-5-2017

    Is it allowed to say that a sin os beautiful or good or what is similar to that? For example: saying, "Fornication is beautiful" or "Alcohol is good" intending to say good about the state of drunkennes or not. Or if there is a thing with which he can cheat people; to say "To have this thing is nice for the owner" or "Nice song". If we hear these things,.. More

  • Being forced to utter words of Kufr Date: 23-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I know that if a person is forced to utter words of Kufr (disbelief) while his life is threatened (he will be killed), he can utter those words while his heart is sure in faith. Now, I want to ask, if the property and honor of a Muslim are in danger and he is asked to utter words of Iufr or he will lose his property and honor,.. More

  • Calling person 'god' because of receiving food from him Date: 29-11-2016

    On television, I saw a person who was so grateful for being given food that he called the person who gave that person food a god. By saying this, he meant to say that he was 'a very nice person'. I laughed at this outburst of joy. Is what was done regarded as Shirk (associating partners with Allaah)? Does the intention with which the person said this.. More

  • Saying that something is right or wrong in Islam without knowledge Date: 20-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone commits Kufr (disbelief) by saying that something that is wrong is the right thing or by stating that something is permissible when it is impermissible, then for his repentance to be accepted, does he have to correct this statement in front of whomever he had said it to? .. More

  • Clearing confusion about statement by Ibn Al-'Arabi about kufr Date: 2-4-2016

    Our Shaykh, we have send your answer (fatwa number: 2604615) to some brothers, but they accuse us of lying about this statement of Qaadhi Abu Bakr Ibn Al-'Arabi's being about major kufr (disbelief) and major shirk (polytheism). They have send us this text in which they pretend that Al-Qasimi says that this is about kufr dune kufr (minor kufr) and not.. More

  • Keeping lucky charms or games of magic and luck Date: 27-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I already sent you a question, but I have many questions, so I am sending them to you separately. I have a question regarding kufr (disbelief). From what point is someone a kaafir (disbeliever)? There are Muslims who are collecting things like lucky charms or things like that but without believing in it, is this kufr? Or some may.. More

  • Wishing that Muslim dies as disbeliever out of hatred Date: 6-3-2016

    If a person wants others to disbelieve or die on disbelief out of envy, does it come under approval and being pleased with kufr (disbelief)? Does this cause apostasy? Does he have to re-enter Islam? Please answer in full detail and do not recommend other questions as I have already seen them. .. More

  • Ruling on wearing a cross - Building a model brain Date: 17-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, my first question is whether or not this statement is correct: It is disbelief if someone intentionally wears a crucifix and while knowing that this is haram. Is it haram to say that? What if someone wears a crucifix but does not believe that Jesus, may Allaah exalt his mention, was crucified? My second question has to do with science... More

  • Saying to a person "You are my creator" to tease him Date: 27-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum brother. My question is the following: If i say to my friend that he is my creator, sustainer, and cherisher only to tease or just for fun, does this constitute major or minor shirk (disbelief)? .. More