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  • Is the place of Sa'y a part of the Holy Mosque? Date: 25-6-2010

    Is the place of Sa‘y considered part of the Holy Mosque? Can a woman who is menstruating go to it? If someone enters the Holy Mosque from the place of Sa‘y, should he offer the prayer of greeting the mosque? .. More

  • A menstruating woman staying at the Holy Mosque Date: 24-6-2010

    What is the ruling on women staying at the Holy Mosque (in Makkah) while menstruating in order to listen to the Khutbah (sermon) and lectures? .. More

  • Announcing about a lost child in the mosque Date: 30-5-2010

    I am enquiring of the permissibility to announce about a small child who by one way or another gets lost in a street. Is it allowed to make such announcements in a mosque? This announcement is hoped to facilitate the community support in locating where the child is, and if it found, then the parents/guardians get the information in good time to avoid.. More

  • Preventing beggars from begging inside the mosque Date: 20-4-2010

    Salaam Alaykum Sheikh, After the completin of obligatory prayer, sometimes beggers stand and beg to people in a loud voice? This practice was customary years before but now some people rebuke the beggar and tell him to sit near the door in a loud voice too. What does Islam says about this act? Jazaak ALLAHu Khair... More

  • A woman staying all the day in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam Date: 6-12-2009

    Assalam Alaikum, By the grace of Allah i am performing hajj this year Inshallah. Our hotel is in Azizia which is far from Ka'aba. I wanted to know can i spend my whole day in Masjid-e-Haram as it wont be possible to come for every prayers. i know that that for women it is preferred to perform prayers at home and in this case at the hotel but the problem.. More

  • Taking a Mus-haf home from a mosque Date: 12-10-2009

    Is it lawful to take an old Quran from a mosque, because nobody recite it due to its bad condition? Second, if it is new one, what would be the verdict on that, can I take this?.. More

  • Extending a mosque over an adjacent old graveyard Date: 28-9-2009

    we have extended our mosque over an old graveyard.some people objected that it is unislamic and it is not prayer worthy.please tell us its legal position in islam.. More

  • Playing dominoes in the mosque Date: 13-9-2009

    Assalamu 'alay kum: What is the ruling on the game of dominoes? Is it permissible, allowed, or disliked? This has become a major issue at one of the masjids, where the brothers, after praying 'Isha, play this game in the masjid well into the early morning, but leaving before the Fajr prayer and thus not praying it in congregation. In addition,.. More

  • Some people backbit her and forbid her from entering the mosque Date: 2-7-2009

    Bismillaah Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatuhlahi Wabrakatuh! It has come to me that soem from my community got together in the local masjid and commited much Gheebah and slander about me. They then decided to go to the Imam and request that I no longer be allowed in the Masjid. The Imam then went to my husband and said I am not allowed there. What is.. More

  • Holding a barbeque party to raise funds for a mosque Date: 29-6-2009

    Assalamou alaykoum,what's the ruling of organizing "barbecue" to raise money for a mosque?.. More

  • Holding a Nasheed recital in a mosque Date: 9-6-2009

    what is the status of nasheed in islam. can a nasheed program be arranged at mosque without any music.. More

  • Innovators preventing some Muslims from entering their mosque Date: 20-4-2009

    Asalamualaikum! I am a convert muslim from India, tamilnadu. here in our place i see a board in mosque, written as those who does not wear a cap, placing hands over the chest and whoever do not follow any of four madhabs is not to be allowed inside the mosque. is this how it was during prophet(puh). are they correct in their messages. can i pray behind.. More

  • Using the word 'mosque' for Masjid Date: 11-3-2009

    assalamualaikum if i write word of mosque replacement of word masjid are its sin coz so many people said that ,,Please try not to use the word "Mosque" for "Masjid" as it is derived from Mosquito by jews plz tell me what to do jazakallah khiar.. More

  • Organizing `Eed celebrations in the mosque Date: 29-12-2008

    assalamo alaikom I live in England, We are going to celebrate the party of eid-aladha in 3 weeks and the imam of our mosque doesn't want to do it in the mosque, and the reason that he is giving us is because the mosque is a holy place and it will loose it's respect if we do such thing inside it.He prefers to hire other places to celebrate the joy of.. More

  • Monopolying a mosque by a minority ethnic group Date: 22-12-2008

    Dear scholars, praise is for Allah the almighty, my question is about the masjid and particularly the constitution of the masjid / name of the masjid / focus of the masjid. The masjid closest to where I live is owned and operated by a body called 'Xxxxxx Religious Foundation', where Xxxxxx is the name of a nationality, e.g., Iranian, Turkish, Lebanese,.. More