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106 fatwas

  • Claims That Some Dances, Foods, and Images Have Religious Origins Date: 5-12-2021

    Will the Muslim leave the folds of Islam : 1. Indian dances are very popular and Muslims maybe dance the same dances. But their handsigns in dance are a worship. Or salsa dance which was about worshiping what they call gods. 2. Food that Chinese called food of gods (mochi food). Or a dragon roll sushi which they want to make looking like a dragon. They.. More

  • Spreading Jokes about Jurisprudential Rulings Date: 21-10-2021

    السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ, There are a few jokes online about some rulings within the madhahib. For instance, in the Shafi’I madhab there is a minority opinion that touching one’s wife breaks the wudu, so people show pictures of a couple holding hands in front of a masjid.. More

  • Naming Pets after Superheroes (False Gods) Is Not Kufr or Shirk Date: 12-10-2021

    Asalamu alaykum and hope you are well.We have pets named after superhereos. However these superhereos are based off and named after (false) gods in norse/Scandinavian mythology. are we committing shirk? Should we change the names? .. More

  • Thought that He Apostatized when He Was a Boy Date: 9-9-2021

    When I was 9 years old(not yet adolescent) I uttered blasphemous words for Allah SWT and His Prophet SAW in anger, but I didn't know that it would take me out of the fold of Islam and continued to practice Islam later and read the Shahadah several times but didn't repent when I reached puberty I thought that because I wasn't an adolescent I wouldn't.. More

  • Believing That the Quran Has Been Distorted and Cursing the Companions Date: 24-8-2021

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. If a shia believes that the Quran has been altered, curses the companions of the Prophet because he has wasn't clarified the truth and he has weak Islamic Knowledge. In such a case is the this shia declared Kafir or it is decided by the judge? Jazakallahukhair. .. More

  • She Said to Her Husband ‘O Kaafir’ Date: 13-4-2021

    Aoa respected sheikh i want to ask is my marriage nullifies if by mistake i say kafir to my husband.ACtually i did not know that saying kafir is forbidden and did not know about ahadith i was having argument with my husband and because i misunderstand his words so i said u r kafir after this he made me aware of my mistakes and showed all ahadith and.. More

  • Deeming a Forbidden Deed as Permissible Date: 15-3-2021

    Assalamu Alaikum. My question is about if someone regards sins as being cool and boasts about doing them. Such as many of the people who boast about and think that they are cool because they commit zina and listen to music. Is the one who believes that doing these sins makes him cool and boasts about it, does this make him a kafir? And can you explain.. More

  • He Denied a Story in the Christian Version of Prophet Adam and Eve Date: 23-1-2021

    Asalamualaikum In school, there was a lesson in the Christian version of Prophet Adam and Haywards. Due to my ignorance, I didn't know that Eve was actually Haywards, and I refused to believe that story. But later I watched the real islamic version it turned out that Eve was Hawwa. Am I guilty of blasphemy? .. More

  • He Believes that His Mother Apostated Date: 31-12-2018

    Salaam aleykum. My mother recently died and I was wondering if it's permissible to ask Allah to forgive her during prayer and dua or give sadaqa in her name when I've witnessed her calling to other things besides Allah on her deathbed. For example, she said "oh my mother" and "Oh Prophet Muhammad". Many people claim that because she was sick and in.. More

  • He Thinks That His Parents Apostatized Date: 10-12-2018

    As salaamu alaykoum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu,We know that Islam obligates us to be good to our parents. Are there exceptions to this rulling? Like when your parents are murtadeen and holding on to their Kufr that takes them out of Islam. And they don't want to change, while they claim they are muslim.. Like for example they do not pray the Salaat.. More

  • Ruling a Muslim to be a Non-Muslim Date: 12-7-2018

    Asalamo aleikoum scholars. Making things that are haram halal is kufr and the opposite. And it is known amongst scholars that falling in this kind of thibgs wheether is jocking or not it does not make any difference. What about this scenario. I am sitting with a brother and then a third person comes to us to talk with us and he does not shake hands.. More

  • Takfeer Is a Very Serious Matter Date: 27-6-2018

    As salaam alaykum wa rahmetullaahi wa barakatu, Respected Imaam, My question is concerning my past. I was born in a non muslim country and started practising Islaam on later age. When i started also my family members started but because whe have little knowledge whe made mistakes and understood some issues very wrong. Like the issue of takfeer. In that.. More

  • Excuse of ignorance about Kufr Date: 2-1-2018

    I understand that there is the excuse of ignorance for one who claims Islam concerning Shirk (polytheism) and Kufr (disbelief), so would that be the case about one who says Laa Ilaaha illAllah (there is nothing worthy of worship but Allah) and grew up being taught that Jesus is the son of God or one who says Laa Ilaaha illAllah and believes in another.. More

  • Scholar prostrates before Sufi Shaykh and then conducts marriage contracts Date: 2-1-2018

    There are scholars who prostrate to their shaykh, and then they perform people's marriages and read the sermon of the marriage. Is their involment haram or halal in people's marriages given that they perform Shirk (polytheism) and then do so? Are those marriages halal or haram? Please advise. .. More

  • Reacting to people who say or do what leads to Kufr Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. During our life, we may have uttered words of Kufr (disbelief) and may have done acts of Kufr. We may have uttered a word without realizing that it takes one out of the fold of Islam. Can we renew our faith every day by repenting to Allah and repeating the testimony of faith? I am asking these questions because, nowadays, we sings.. More