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  • Calling non-Muslim 'brother' Date: 7-6-2017

    Can a Muslim say 'brother' to a Christian or a Jew? Is it permissible according to Islam to consider them brothers? .. More

  • No harm in describing commodities as 'flawless' Date: 6-6-2017

    Is it permissible to order clothing from an online shop that describes the clothes as 'flawless', meaning that the stitching, the material, or the design and so on is 'flawless,in order to get it delivered to my house? .. More

  • Saying ‘O Allah, all the roses of the world are for You’ Date: 17-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. If one says, "Oh Allaah, all the roses of the world are for You," is it a wrong statement? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Thinking of church as house of worship does not require expiation Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. I was reading the newspaper, and there was an article about a woman who did some moral crime in the parking lot of a church. While reading that, I made a shocked face and thought: they do not respect their churches. I was thinking that what she did was more terrible because she did it near a 'place of.. More

  • Using ‘The Master’ or ‘The Mister’ as title Date: 27-2-2017

    Is it halal for someone to call himself ‘The Master’, as a nickname on the internet and websites, especially if one does not do that out of arrogance but just to make clear that he has an influence on that website or app? If it is not halal, then what about using the nickname ‘The Mister’? Thank you. .. More

  • Saying that animated characters are more beautiful than humans Date: 27-2-2017

    I sometimes watch a form of cartoons called anime. Once, I remarked that these animated characters are even more beautiful than humans. Is it haram to say so given that humans are the creation of Allaah? If a person draws something and I think or say that what has been drawn is even more beautiful than reality, is it sinful? .. More

  • Bitterness of tongue is dispraised trait Date: 15-2-2017

    What does Islam say about people with bitter tongues? .. More

  • Ruling on cursing people and things Date: 27-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the expression 'Goddammit' a very great sin, Islamically? .. More

  • Doubtful statement expressing amazement Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I get surprised at a person's wit and say, "If only I could see what Allaah made him with," am Ia sinful? .. More

  • Saying 'O mother' or 'O father' as exclamation Date: 20-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sometimes, when we are surprised or hurt or find something funny, we say 'O my mother' or 'O dad'. Is there any sin on us for this? .. More

  • Asking Allah to remove fever without cursing it Date: 13-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is true, one must not curse fever, as that is forbidden. I want to know whether it would also be wrong for me to say, “Oh Allaah, I seek refuge with You from this fever or fever in general.” And what if I were to say, “Oh Allaah, take this fever away from me; heal me completely”?.. More

  • Saying ‘Rest in peace’ to deceased Muslim Date: 6-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. I have a question regarding two conflicting statements. It is reported that ʿAbdullah ibn Masʿood, may Allaah be pleased with him, said,“There is no comfort or rest for the believer until he meets Allaah.” Wakeeʿ ibn Al-Jarraah, Al-Zuhd #86. It is reported that Masrooq, may Allaah have mercy with.. More

  • Swearing is dispraised habit of tongue Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know now that swearing is prohibited, but what if the swearing is not directed at someone, like when someone randomly swearswhen something bad happens or perhaps swears at an object, and not a person? .. More

  • Saying 'Oh mother!' or 'Oh father!' to express surprise Date: 1-11-2016

    This question is about fatwa id:281152. I know from this fatwa that saying "Jesus" in surprise like many Christians do constitutes Shirk (polytheism) as it is seeking help from someone other than Allaah. In my country, there is a habit of people saying, "Oh mother!" or, "Oh father!" when they are surprised. No one expects their parents to help them,.. More

  • Saying ‘Glory be to’ to other than Allaah Date: 10-7-2016

    Our Shaykh, is one allowed to say ''Glory'' to someone other than Allaah, or is that Shirk (polytheism)? For example: Glory be to Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, or to Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, or to some simple man. May Allah reward you, our Shaykh. .. More