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  • Body and Muscle Exercises Have Nothing to Do with Polytheism Date: 13-8-2018

    I looked at some of your fatwas and got different answer ex you can do thai chi for relaxation if it doesn't involve polythiestic rituals, but also saw a fatwa saying doing meditation exercises is immitating budhits etc so my questions is will it be shirk, if you simply lay in your bed (no yoga or other things etc) and focus on your breathing and belly.. More

  • False beliefs about numbers 786 and 666 Date: 13-11-2017

    Shaykh, I use the number 786 for many of my passwords, but I do not associate this number with anything, such as the Basmalah, like some people say. Is this ok? Also, does the number 666 has anything to do with something evil? I heard that the number 6 is like the devil's number. Can I use these numbers while also not associating anything with these.. More

  • Truth about subliminal messaging as source of power Date: 16-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Muslim, and I was using something called subliminal's to get "superpowers", and the way this works is that it uses only your brain to run a command, so it pushes your brain and subconscious mind, and I can almost control smoke, but my question is: is what I am doing haram? Is it possible for the subconscious mind to do this,.. More

  • Shaking legs not prohibited in Islam Date: 24-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is a notion amongst the elders that shaking the legs is from the devil and that it is haram. Is there any basis for this in Islam? .. More

  • Existence of doppelgangers Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Lately, in the past weeks, I have been seeing someone whom I know, but they are not the person whom I know. Does Allaah create another human being (their vessel) to be similar to another human being, except that their soul is different? Another word for this is doppelgänger. .. More

  • Satan does not live in Makkah Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it true that Satan lives in Makkah and that the small devils are elsewhere? I heard this from a completely unreliable person, but I want to know whether it is true or not. May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Eclipse has no effect on babies born on its day Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are there any bad consequences for the child born on the day of an eclipse? Is there any bad thing if a husband & wife intercourse on the day of eclipse? Is it true that if a child is born on the day of an eclipse, he could have some physical defect? .. More

  • Mermaids do not exist Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Do mermaids exist? I saw some fatwas that said that they do exist. Can you please clarify, Allaah willing. .. More

  • Passing under trees Date: 22-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it true that one should not pass under a tree? Or that this is the case after Maghrib or any other specific time? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Grave of claimed Wali neither benefits nor harms Date: 27-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A man had four sons; three of them became medical doctors, and the remaining one developed some kind of mental disease. People say that he was a bright student and was even better than his brothers. As the development of mental disease was an unpredictable event, some people assumed that he became mad because he used to hunt pigeons.. More

  • Generational curse is false concept Date: 4-6-2016

    Are there verses for generational curses that can be used to stop the curse? .. More

  • Story about lotus tree is myth Date: 6-4-2016

    There is a common saying/belief here in Kashmir regarding the lotus root stem. Lotus root stem (nadru in the Kashmiri language) is eaten here as food and has fibres. The belief is that Faatimah, may Allaah be pleased with her, supposedly threw some fibre from her spinning wheel into water, and that it is therefrom that fibres grew into the lotus stem... More

  • Some stories about miracle babies mere myths Date: 23-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. It is rampant in Nigeria to claim that a child was born holding a mus-haf that contains six chapters from the Quran in his hand or that another child was born with marks on his forehead which people then claimed to be 'Allaah' in Arabic! I see it as deceptions from the devil; what can you say about it? .. More

  • Hindu superstitions about menstruating women Date: 14-1-2015

    Salaam. I have a question regarding mensturating women. I've had heard from many adults that a mensturating women shoudn't go near, or let's their shadows go over a sick person recovering from illness etc. for example after my nephew was circumcised, I was told by elders in the family women who are mensturating shouldn't show the baby affection or let.. More

  • She was told that reading Soorah Muhammad will make her have a baby boy Date: 11-3-2013

    assalamualaikum,i am pregnant now and i started reading surah mohammed before my pregnancy and i am reading it now also for a baby boy, i have been told that if u read surah mohammed during pregnancy you will be blessed with a boy and you must name the baby with mohammed. but now i am scared that may be my inlaws will not keep my baby's name with mohammed... More