2745 fatwas

  • Muslims judging by secular law Date: 8-4-2001

    What is the Islamic ruling regarding a Muslim working as a lawyer and a judge guided by secular (man-made) law even in a Muslim country?.. More

  • Sending Blessings upon the Prophets and Other Issues Date: 8-4-2001

    We have a few questions we would like you to answer Insha Allah with proof from the way of the Rasul saw. 1- The prophet (SAW) has reported to have said anyone who doesn't sent Salam when he hears his name is the worst miser..........do we have to send Salam every time we hear the name of any other prophets? ...Allah has mentioned in the Qur'an we should.. More

  • Giving money for Hindu celebrations Date: 1-4-2001

    I work in a semi-govt. organization in Bombay, India. I work as a supervisor and Electrical Engineer by profession. My problem is that with me there are majority (90%) Hindus working in the organization and they demand money for celebration of their festivals consisting of Puja (worship of idols of their gods) and party. But if I refuse them then.. More

  • A Newspaper Article Claiming that There Was Prophet Named ‘Fir’aun’ Date: 28-3-2001

    I've read our main newspaper. The writer in Islam column confused me because he stated before the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) in Bani Israel there was the prophet whose nickname (kunyah) was "Firaun". Is this true? If this is true, could you give that prophet's real name? The writer also stated in that year (time) there were the good and the bad Firaun... More

  • "Magic shows" and Islam Date: 26-3-2001

    What is the Islamic rules about watching "magic show" performed by Muslim or non-Muslims and also buying ticket to watch them?.. More

  • Celebrating Mother's Day Date: 21-3-2001

    In western countries many Muslims celebrate the Mother's day. What is the rule of Shariah concerning this celebration? .. More

  • Names of the Gates of Heaven Date: 1-3-2001

    What are the names of the gatesof Heaven?.. More

  • Al-Ruqiya from evil eye Ain Date: 27-2-2001

    Some cure evil eye or other illness through use of many things: like burning incense or writing verses of Qur'an on paper, putting it in water and drinking it. Sometimes, they make cures to allow a couple to have children by using rice, dates or coconuts and have certain rituals of writing Qur'an in Saffron....If this allowed in Islam? How about blowing.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Valentine's Day Date: 11-2-2001

    In recent days, many Muslims celebrate the Valentine day especially the girls. What is the rule of Sharia about this practice?.. More

  • Ruling on Hypnotism Date: 4-2-2001

    I am forwarding to you a question about Hypnotism. Please let me know if this is Halal or Haram? .. More

  • Becoming a citizen of Australia Date: 23-1-2001

    I am currently a resident of Australia and I would like to apply for a citizenship. It is not a necessity for me to become a citizen, but it has many advantages. However, one of the things that is required from a person who wants to become a citizen of Australia is to affirm allegiance to the Queen of Ustralia and affirm to obey the laws of.. More

  • Believers seeing Allah's Face Date: 21-1-2001

    Do the believers see Allah's Face or only His Nur(Light) in Heaven?.. More

  • Married for Two Years but No Children Yet Date: 15-1-2001

    I have no children after 2 years of my marriage. Please tell me any Du'a for this purpose. My husband and I had medical examinations and we both have some problem. But I know that my in-laws have done Saher (magic) on us. What can I do? We are worried about this. .. More

  • Feeling Bewitched By Someone Date: 15-1-2001

    I feel I am being bewitched by someone, kindly let me know what is the remedy to get rid of the same ? I feel these from the things happening or coming my way .. More

  • Muslims Living in non-Muslim Countries Date: 15-1-2001

    Someone told that staying in a non-Muslim country is Haram. Is that true? .. More