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  • Playing Online Football Games Whereby Players Use Obscene Language Date: 20-5-2019

    Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, theres an online game i play, its football but with cars instead of people. It happens that sometimes the opponents get mad and rage when they lose and call others names and stuff like that. Is playing this game still haram even though there are many players who rage and call others names when they lose? .. More

  • Obscene Words do not Necessarily Lead to Apostasy Date: 10-5-2018

    As salamu alaikum. My question is, if someone says a obscene language while talking to Allah (SWT) will it be considered as apostasy?My husband and I was having a fight and he was very rude and inconsiderate to me. I was very hurt and remembered all the bad things he said or done to me. I felt like I could not live with him anymore. In frustration,.. More

  • Using Inappropriate Words Date: 10-5-2018

    Salam. 1. Is it permissible to say "What the heck"?2. Is it permissible to say "Dang" and "Dang it"?3. Is it permissible to say "Darn" and "Darn it"? .. More

  • Conditions of praising a person Date: 3-1-2018

    Can you please explain the guidelines of praising others, and when it is permissible or when it is blameworthy? The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said that if anyone praises you, you should put dirt in his mouth. Please explain. .. More

  • Using Algerian expression ‘me and Allah’ to mean being alone Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. Yesterday, when I entered my grandmother's home, I asked whether they were alone in the house (my grandmother and my aunt) or if there was any guest in the house. She said, “No, we are just the two of us (my granmother and my aunt) and Allah.” This is a typicall expression here in Algeria, which is said, for instance,.. More

  • Saying to someone: I am well by the blessing of your supplication. Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are many ignorant people who, whenever I ask them, “How are you?” reply, “I am well, by the blessings of your supplication,” though I have not supplicated for them. They do not say, “I am well by the mercy of Allaah.” Is this type of saying permitted? .. More

  • Calling someone ‘m love’ or ‘my life’ Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can I call someone ‘my love’? Also, the word ‘Jani’ means life in my language, can I call someone with that, and also, can I say that I won a match because of a person's match-winning performance, or do I have to say, “I won because of Allah”? Also, why do we call Allah the ‘Greatest’? If there is no one great around.. More

  • Replying “In Shaa’ Allah’ when asked to do something unlawful Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. In my job, my boss asked me to do something haram, and as I felt shy to say, “No,” to him at that time, I said, “In Shaa’ Allah (Allah willing).” Is it permisible to say “In Shaa’ Allah,”regarding a sin? I only said it because I felt shy to say, “No,” to him at that time, but I will not actually do it,.. More

  • Saying that someone was 'born by mistake' because of hating him Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I unintentionally said that a man (who was the president of India) was born by mistake. Later, I realized that this sentence is not correct because Allah gave him life. I said that only because I hate that person. Does it constitute disbelief to say something like that? .. More

  • Women talking about sex for fun at weddings Date: 13-11-2017

    Is it allowed to talk openly about sex (sometimes about what happened in one's own bedroom or sometimes in someone else's experience) in a room where there are only females? Is it allowed to have fun talking about these topics? Please tell me with authentic hadiths if this is haram and worthy of punishment. It is a tradition to talk about sex in a fun.. More

  • Making pronunciation mistakes in some statements Date: 4-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What should one do if one makes a slip of the tongue in prononcing certain phrases? For example: if a person accidentally says "Alhamdulilaah" (praise be to Allah) incorrectly and then realizes soon after, are they obliged to repeat themselves with the correct pronunciation? If they are not obliged to do so, would it be better to.. More

  • Using an object whose owner cursed Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone says, "Damn it," whether deliberate or not, to an object, does it become haram for him to keep it in possession? Also, I wear a robe that covers until my thigh and a long loose skirt when I pray at home. If someone were to peek from exactly below the robe (which of course does not happen), my ʻAwrah (what should be.. More

  • Saying to another: ‘Give me some of your rewards’ Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Oftentimes, a man says something like, "Brother, give me some of your rewards, as you have earned much reward by doing much good deeds,"to another who is more pious. Is this Shirk (polytheism) given that no one except Allah can give this reward? .. More

  • Ruling on mocking insects Date: 3-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A fellow student showed me a video comic about a bee "sexually" (non-graphic) violating a flower. She only showed it to me because she finds the voice of the bee in the comic funny. That left me wondering; is mocking bees considered a major sin? After all, they are mentioned in the Quran. I am afraid, because I may have smiled during.. More

  • Saying to someone, ‘I would sacrifice my life for you’ Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is there anything wrong with saying to one's loved ones, "I would sacrifice my life for you" to express your love in a poetic manner? .. More