954 fatwas

  • Helping in haraam is haraam Date: 10-3-2017

    What is meant by helping in haram? If a person does not directly help in haram but his action allows someone else to use it to do something haram, will he share in that sin? .. More

  • Leaving place where evil is expected to be committed Date: 18-2-2017

    Can I leave a place where evil will most likely occur? Or do I have to wait for the evil to take place? I share my room with my brother; if I know that he will come and play a PS3 game that has music in it, can I leave the room 10 minutes before he comes so that I do not witness it? .. More

  • Advising someone who propagates false claims about matters of religion Date: 14-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a girl in my locality who says that there is no problem with taking selfies if you are wearing a hijab (covering the hair only). She rejects face covering and calls it an 'Arab tradition'. A friend of her once said that she wants to marry a boy who has a beard and is religious committed, so the girl insulted her in front.. More

  • Mixing animist beliefs with Islam (Dayak) Date: 18-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In Indonesia, there is an ethnic group called the Dayak. Some of them mix their animist beliefes with Islam, and some scholars also support it because it represents "traditional Islam" for them. These beliefs include some mystic and odd rituals together with some anti-Islamic belief. Is this permissible? .. More

  • Khawaarij are not extinct Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Did the Khawaarij (Kharijites)become extinct after the Battle of Nahrawan, or do they still exist today? .. More

  • Watching video that depicts Allah talking to Adam and Eve in college Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A few weeks ago, during a class at my university, the teacher put up a video were it showed what they claim to be Allaah talking with Adam and Eve. I felt too shy to leave the classroom. I did not raise my sight, so I did not see what they claim to be Allaah, Allaah willing, but I briefly saw the persons supposed to be Adam and Eve,.. More

  • Ruling on past wealth and pictures of actress who embraced Islam Date: 5-1-2017

    If a non-Muslim actress converts to Islam, is the money that she earned as an actress halal? And is it haram if people look at old pictures of her before she wore a hijab? .. More

  • Revert not obliged to change name Date: 2-1-2017

    I have been told by several sources that both Todd (first name) and Christopher (middle) are not permissible or at best inadvisable? Todd means fox, clever, or wily, and Christopher means Christ-bearer. Are these good, or must I change my name? .. More

  • Prophet Ibraaheem (Abraham) was Muslim Date: 20-12-2016

    {Indeed, the most worthy of Ibrahim among the people are those who followed him (in submission to Allaah) and this prophet, and those who believe (in his message). And Allaah is the ally of the believers.} [Quran 3:65-68] Is this verse telling us that we are more entitled to claim Ibrahim as our prophet than the followers of Jesus and Moses? Please.. More

  • ‘Do's and Don'ts’ of enjoining good and forbidding evil Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What are the ‘do's and dont's’ of enjoining good and forbidding evil? I heard that it is necessary to use ‘we’ while correcting someone and not ‘you’. Is there any proof for that? And should a man always enjoin good and forbid evil? And what is the meaning of the last verse of SuraH Al-‘Asr (what means):{…and advised.. More

  • Describing 'Eesa as Word of Allah and Spirit of Allah in Quran Date: 7-12-2016

    We know that the Quran contains no contradictions, but I want to know what the Quran means when it says these three things about Prophet 'Eesa (Jesus), peace be upon him: He is: the word of God, the spirit of God, created from dust. .. More

  • Reacting to YouTube channel that attacks Islam Date: 29-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I know that you are very busy with many important things and therefore may not have time for this. However, I hope that you could listen to this problem, which needs to be reacted to as fast as possible. There is a man called Ismaa´eel Abu Adam who has a YouTube channel. He had been a Muslim for 16 years now. Suddenly,.. More

  • Chatting with non-practicing Muslim not act of Kufr Date: 23-11-2016

    I am a Muslim girl and I have the following question: does sitting and chatting with a disbelieving woman equal disbelief? I know that we are forbidden from making friends with the disbelievers, but what about chatting with them about school or telling funny stories about our pets? You see, before I started practicing Islam and before I learned how.. More

  • Kindness to people as form of Da'wah Date: 11-11-2016

    What is the evidence for the claim that performing good and kind deeds is a form of Da'wah (proselytization)in Islam? .. More

  • Helping Christian find lost cross pendant Date: 29-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know whether what I did was right or wrong? My friend lost his cross pendant in a restaurant and I somehow found the cross and gave it back to him. I want to know whether Allah will reward or punish me because the cross is something religious to my friend and I helped him find it. Does it mean that I helped him in his religion.. More