3388 fatwas

  • Hurt His Father and Took Money Unlawfully from Him and Failed to Seek His Forgiveness before His Death Date: 18-10-2020

    Assalamu Alaikum.My father passed away few days ago. He had cancer. As he is gone, I am remembering everything about how much he cared and loved me and I hurt him so much. I remember so many incidents, where I hurt him a lot. I used to take lot of money from him lying, I need money for this and that. Before he died, I knew his time was near but I was.. More

  • Father Forces Him to Wear Pants below Ankles: Not Obligatory to Obey Him Date: 14-10-2020

    Father has different opinions than me and he forces me to wear pants below ankles and makes me repeat after an electronic adhan and recite intention out loud and he gets mad at me for other things. Should I follow his opinions? Or keep my own? (Also why was I not answered last time, I was told that my question was too long, but it was under 2a000 characters... More

  • Relatives With Whom It Is Obligatory to Maintain Ties of Kinship With Date: 14-10-2020

    If I understood correctly, there are two opinions about who the relatives that ties of kinship must be upheld with are - mahram relatives e.g. siblings and uncles, OR any relative you have blood ties with. I'm confused about this second one because technically we have a blood tie with every human on earth? So where would it end? 2nd, 3rd, 4th cousins?.. More

  • It Is Not Begging to Ask Parents for Money to Study If You Are in Need Date: 13-10-2020

    Is it considered begging to ask money from Parents?. I am an 18 year old college student and my main source of income comes from my parents, they give me money once a week and sometimes i remind them to give me money on time. And also is it considered begging when i ask money from my parents without a case of necessity such as for hanging out, shopping.. More

  • Permissible to Pray in a Place Owned by Others without their Permission Date: 13-10-2020

    What is the ruling on praying on other peoples’ property? Is it necessary to ask the owner’s permission to do that first before praying? For example, if I am out and I need to pray, especially when the owner is not Muslim and doesn’t know that which prayer is. Also, if the owner of the property refuses to allow me to pray there, and the time for.. More

  • Signs to Know That Someone Has Really Seen Prophet in a Dream Date: 12-10-2020

    What are the signs to know that someone has seen Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wasallam in dream? How to verify that someone has seen him [Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wasallam] in dream? .. More

  • His Parents Prevented Him from Marrying a Woman because She Is from another Country Date: 12-10-2020

    Asalamu Alaikum. I have a dilemma where i married a muslimah without telling my parents because they don’t want me to marry her simply because she is not from my country. I tried for the past yesr to convince my parents that they should let me, but even my siblings told me bluntly that they will never agree because that want me to marry only from.. More

  • Not Obligatory to Have Intention Throughout the Duration of the Act of Worship Date: 12-10-2020

    With regards to permissible actions such as eating, drinking, studying wordly sciences and so on, I know that in order to turn them into acts of worship you must have the correct intention e.g. you can intend by eating to gain strength to worship Allaah. My question is do you have to maintain this intention and keep it in mind throughout the duration.. More

  • Her Female Cousins Misunderstood Her Act of Goodness and Accused Her of Backbiting Date: 4-10-2020

    A few months ago I asked one of my older cousins to relate to my younger female cousins to maintain distance from our male cousins as they touch each other too much and think "they are like our brothers". After my older cousin did, the younger cousins have been accusing me of backbiting and have been treating me in an estranged manner. It feels like.. More

  • Your Duty Is Only to Advise Your Brother Kindly and Gently Date: 4-10-2020

    As-salamu aleykum.I study Islam for many hours during my days but I have this constant burden on my heart that I am sinful for not teaching my family and especially my younger brother who is 16 and doesn’t pray regularly. I feel like they are not open for these topics and don’t like to go beyond the cultural norm, Allah knows why. I simply don’t.. More

  • No Permission Is Required in Summarizing another Author’s Book Date: 30-9-2020

    As-Salaam Alaykum. If someone wishes to write a book or create a video series based (loosely or heavily) on another work, is it mandatory to get permission from the author? The person intending to create the new series will rely on the hadeeth gradings and overall structure of the book. Jazakallah Khayran .. More

  • Request for Water or Food Is Not Blameworthy Begging Date: 23-9-2020

    Assalaamu AlaikumI am 16 and have seen the fatwa on begging. Is asking someone for something or requesting something such as asking your mother for water or drink or if you can eat some of the food or asking your sister if you can eat some of her chips and your uncle for a charger or requesting that your sister buy you something begging? .. More

  • Ranks of People of Knowledge Who Can Make Ijtihaad Date: 22-9-2020

    3) A: How many types of people in islam in terms of knowledge. I know only 2 type. Lay man and scholar. [As far as I know, scholar can do ijhtihad/qiyas. And the lay man have to follow the scholar].Is there a third type (for example of student of knowledge)? If yes, can they make ijhtihad? .. More

  • Repentance from Disbelief Date: 22-9-2020

    Aslamu alykum,I am Rizwan from India , my question is how to repent from kufr what are Arabic Duas and prayers for its repentance? .. More

  • Collective Supplication for an Elected Member of Parliament Date: 21-9-2020

    Assallammu Allaikum, I want to know whether it is permissible to conduct a supplication (dua) ceremony in the masjid to a elected member of parliament who is from our area. Which is totally political motivated and there are people against it, and the masjid administration is also divided on the matter. Please give a ruling. .. More