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112 fatwas

  • Wearing only the left shoe or the left glove Date: 4-12-2007

    I would like to know whether just wearing the left glove only or left shoe only is allowed or not, as i have heard that only shaitan wears left shoe only? Jazakallahu Khairan .. More

  • Rage resembling madness is excused Date: 12-11-2007

    My 67-year-old father suffered from a blood clot. When he becomes nervous, he does not care about anyone’s feelings. He can distinguish between things, speak normally and pray, but whenever I forbid an evil at home and engage in a heated discussion with him, he blasphemes Islam. When he is nervous, he does not know anyone. However, when he calms.. More

  • The cure for pride and arrogance Date: 11-11-2007

    How can we help members of Islamic movements to get rid of pride and arrogance? .. More

  • Deserting places where evil is practiced Date: 10-11-2007

    If I were with a person in a place that he owns such as his car and he was listening to music, and I asked him to switch it off and advised him not to listen to it but he did not agree, would I be sinful? If so, what should I do? .. More

  • Avoid anything which could lead to cheating Date: 5-4-2007

    assalam alaikoum Alhamdoulilah I am a good student, I study hard but one day I received the test from a friend who took the test before me, like one day before. She hided it from the teacher she said and took it. She gave it to me and it is very probable that our test will be the same. The teacher does not change it most of the time. I throw the test.. More

  • Violating traffic laws and tax laws Date: 14-3-2007

    Assalamu aliakum. Some people inour countrydo not consider breaking "secular laws" such as traffic laws & tax laws and such to be any sin; hence they openly defy these laws. They mostly present two arguments for their cases: Namely that the government is unislamic or is promoting unislamic values and hence they do not respect the laws of the government... More

  • Recording someone's conversation without his permission Date: 19-12-2006

    asalamu alaikum is it haraam to record some one's conversation without the person knowing that they are being recorded?in this conversation some personal things were said.also this person was attepmting to use this recording as a means to use is agianst the other person that was talking.is this act haraam? please reply quickly.thank you!.. More

  • Prays but commits major sins Date: 21-9-2006

    (A) Does Allah subhanotala accepts the prayer from a person (a woman in this case) who says her salah five times a day, recites the Holy Quran and yet (1) constantly lies about each & everything thing (2) multiplies her inherited money by collecting interests from bank & yet steals money (petty or large amounts) from her in-laws (3) tries to.. More

  • Performs his religious obligations but hurts people around him Date: 20-9-2006

    i want to ask about a person, who offers prayers 5 times, have a beared also but where he works people are not happy with his acts. Whatever he does is not beneficials for others around him.He considers himself as superiors on coworker who is working under him and he tell them this thing verbally. he is also involves in dirty politics which hurt many.. More

  • Laughing at a person who passes wind Date: 23-7-2006

    Is it okay to laugh of sounds coming out of another mans behind? Muslim and non-muslim?.. More

  • Entered his married brother's room without his permission Date: 13-6-2006

    Assalamu alaikum, for some reason i dont knwo i cannot reply to you guys, it wont work, so i am going to copy paste the Q & A and the reply here: Question Number:280436:Question:Assalamu alaikum, about 2-3 months ago i was home alone, and my brother is married, he lives with us so does his wife, they have their own room, but its like 99.. More

  • Sitting in the mosque with one's feet pointing towards the Qiblah or Quran Date: 4-8-2005

    A Muslim sitting in the Masjid (Mosque) with feet pointing in the direction of Ka'bah (Bait-u-Allaah) or pointing to the Quran lying in front -Is it not disrespect to both Holiest objects? .. More

  • The practice of being late (not being on time) Date: 2-6-2005

    Is it a sin to be late for work, or when you are meeting someone, or in any other situation?.. More

  • Female student in US is straying from Islam Date: 21-3-2005

    I'm a student in the United States and I live here for 4 years now. I prayed most of these years I really love to be a good Muslim but there is always something that stops me like this summer. I got married for 3 months but it didn't work out so I'm not married now will after that I stopped praying I don't know why I even started not to believe.. More

  • Questionable practices at work Date: 16-3-2005

    I have two questions: I work in a Western company and I'm always invited to eat dinner in my colleagues' houses, knowing that I don't eat anything Haraam, is it forbidden to socialize with them? I'm preparing expenses claim sheets for my manager to get refund of this expenses though they are not all spent for work (a lot of his personal expenses.. More