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  • One is not sinful for one's inner thoughts Date: 29-5-2014

    Asalam o Alaikum. I have habit of torturing people in my mind who do bad to me and curse them in mind or sometimes by speaking but in loneliness not infront of people but I can't ask forgiveness from people. What should I do? And what is remedy for aggressive behaviour and agitation.? .. More

  • Describing a person as being 'self-sufficient' Date: 5-5-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I want to know about the ruling on using the term 'self-sufficient'. I was speaking with my sister who is non-Muslim and she was using this word to mean being financially independent of the other members of the family and not asking them for help etc. Is it ok to use this word? Jazaak Allahu khair .. More

  • To describe something in nature as bad Date: 29-4-2014

    is it a sin to say something bad about anything in nature for example saying an animal is ugly or saying the weather is annoying etc .. More

  • Ruling on cursing the disbelievers Date: 28-4-2014

    What if someone (silently)cursed a disbeliever who mocks Islam and the Prophet, out of anger and later regrets it for being hotheaded is there a chance that the curse may return to them because they are not such strong believers in the first place? .. More

  • Cursing a certain disbeliever by name Date: 9-1-2014

    Is it allowed to judge upon a certain disbeliever after his death that he has entered Hell? For example, saying that Hitler, Lenin or Marx are in Hell. .. More

  • When saying 'if only' is permissible Date: 12-11-2013

    There is a hadith in sahih Muslim that if some calamity befalls on you don’t say "if I had done such and such .... Then this would not happen as your ifs will open the gate for shaytan ". But in sahih bukhari there is complete chapter of wishes of HOLY PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH) in which PROPHET (PBUH) at various occasions said if I had.....Then i would”... More

  • Saying "Marhoom" and other questions Date: 30-7-2012

    Salaam Alaikum Shaikh, I have 3 questions, Is it permissible to call righteous people who have passed away as Marhoom? And my second question is, when praying funeral for woman should one make dua saying "And give her spouse better than of this world"? And Shaikh, If one sneezes in Salah (prayer), can he say "Alhamdulillah"? Jazaak ALLAHU Khair... More

  • Permissible to say: I am proud of being a Muslim Date: 9-2-2012

    Salam alaikum, Many Muslims say "I am PROUD being a Muslim." and I am wondering if that is permissable? Shouldn't we rather say "I am THANKFUL I am a Muslim."? I mean because we are Muslims, born or reverted or converted, only by the will of Allah, so we should be thankful, that He has guided us and the Prophet, sal Allahu alayhi wa salam, said, one.. More

  • The invalidity of saying, Date: 20-7-2011

    After performing ablution if someone asks me if I am in the state of ablution, can I say, “In shaa’ Allaah” (If Allaah wills)?.. More

  • Saying “The food made me ill” Date: 3-7-2011

    If any one says that he became ill after drinking milk or these foods are causes for his illness; is there any thing is wrong/'Shirk' in saying so? some we said that if take these medicine ypu will come round; is there anything wron/'Shirk' in saying so. Beacause we know Allah gives illness and wellness. Thanks.. More

  • Understanding the phrase “by chance” Date: 25-1-2011

    Is it lawful to say “by chance” or “by luck”?.. More

  • Referring to 'Halaal' as Allaah's Brand Date: 7-6-2010

    salamu alikum my brother i HAVE SEEN AN ADVERT SAYING MISSION STATEMENT: TO BUILD ALLAH`S BRAND `HALAL` ACCORDING TO THE QURAN AND SUNNAH . ARE WE ALLOWED TO SAY: ALLAH`S BRAND ? JAZAKOMO ALLAH KHIR .. More

  • Using the title 'Your Highness' to address the rulers Date: 13-5-2010

    Salaam alaykum brother. May Allah reward the Islamweb team for their efforts in enlightening Muslims. My question: "Can the the title 'Your Highness' and the like be used to address rulers when Highness is only applicable to Allah azzawajal?" .. More

  • Calling a person ‘Mawlaana’ Date: 28-1-2009

    Assalmu Alaikum is it permissible to call person Maulana? i read your fatwa in which you said Yes. but threr is hadith in sahih muslim, in the forbidden words section (may be kitabul alfaj) (also mishkat-kitabul adab) which prohibits calling any person maula. but there is also hadith which permits. so shouldn't we refrain from calling Maulana to be.. More

  • The number of sins that one gets by cursing another person Date: 15-1-2009

    salam, may u be in great health always, my question is how many sins does someone get if they curse by allah name ( example : اللة يلعنة) when someone says that word!! thanks a lot shiekh.. More