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  • Permissible to Pray in a Place Owned by Others without their Permission Date: 13-10-2020

    What is the ruling on praying on other peoples’ property? Is it necessary to ask the owner’s permission to do that first before praying? For example, if I am out and I need to pray, especially when the owner is not Muslim and doesn’t know that which prayer is. Also, if the owner of the property refuses to allow me to pray there, and the time for.. More

  • No Permission Is Required in Summarizing another Author’s Book Date: 30-9-2020

    As-Salaam Alaykum. If someone wishes to write a book or create a video series based (loosely or heavily) on another work, is it mandatory to get permission from the author? The person intending to create the new series will rely on the hadeeth gradings and overall structure of the book. Jazakallah Khayran .. More

  • Seeking parents’ permission to enter upon them Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Do I need permission to enter my parents' room every time? They get annoyed by that and tell me to come in without asking. .. More

  • Seeking permission before entering relatives' houses Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalamu alaykum. Is it obligatory to give the Salaam greeting and take permission before entering my relatives' house? Sometimes they open the door for me and I just enter without asking permission orally. Is that a sin? .. More

  • Living in society where entering upon parents without permission is acceptable Date: 30-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have come to know from Surat An-Noor that children, when they become adult, should seek permission to enter their parents' rooms. But in my country and culture, we do not seek permission at all. That is kind of an acceptable thing. Moreover, in most cases, the door of the parents' rooms are kept open, and seeking permission becomes.. More

  • Seeking permission to use room for exams Date: 7-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are giving exams; on the first day, we obtained permission to wait in a room. On the other days, we did not ask permission. Do we need to ask permission everyday? Do we need a separate permission to turn on the lights in the room? .. More

  • Peeping at people without their permission Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I suffer from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)and prolonged vacations worsen my condition. Last night, something happened that reminded me of an incident that happened 8.5 years backs. We visited our relatives in india, and, once, I was changing clothes in a room when I noticed my cousin peering through a small gap in the window... More

  • The ruling of a marriageable man entering one's bedroom Date: 29-3-2006

    Is it forbidden in Islam for a computer man or T.V. repair man or a doctor to enter the bedroom? .. More

  • Intruded in a neighbor's home when no one was there Date: 29-12-2004

    I went in my neighbor house while no one was there and I didn't take anything I just went in for a night while in the girls bedroom and looked at there stuff but I never took anything and if I did Tawba will Allaah forgive me or how can i have this scene deleted. .. More

  • Etiquettes due from the husband's family to visit his Christian wife Date: 8-9-2004

    If a woman is a Christian married to a Muslim man, should his sister and/or mother be required to at least make arrangements before coming to visit? Can they just get on a plane and show up at the home without notice? Also, is there a requirement or rule or something that states that a sister sits in the front seat of the car owned by the.. More