3299 fatwas

  • Definition of Muraaqabah and Prescribed Remembrance of Allah Date: 8-1-2020

    Asslamualykum Sheikh,I hope you are fine,I need guidance regarding the concept of Muraqba in Islam.Is is right to sit in solitude and repeat the name of Allah ?.Is it true that Imam ibn qayyim (r) and Imam Ibn Tayimiyyah (r) use to do muraqaba .Is this word mention in quran ,hadith or use by Shaba.If no is there any word which is proven in quran and.. More

  • Shaking Hands, Hugging and Kissing Sister Without Lust Date: 5-1-2020

    aoa, can an adult brother shake hand, hug or kiss her adult sister in a good faith. thanks .. More

  • Voluntary Fasting against The Will of Parents Date: 1-1-2020

    As-salaamu alaykum. I fast every other day alhamdulillah. But my parents don't like it. I'm very thin but i don't think that fasting is the only reason. I've digestive and other physical and mental problems. Am i sinning by fasting against the will of my parents? .. More

  • Saw A Dream after Someone Expressed Interest To Marry Her Date: 26-12-2019

    Assalamulaikum, Hope you're doing well. Basically, there is someone from my family who is interested to marry me, he has even spoken to his parents but his parents do not agree due to false rumors about me. i performed an istekhara, i get a dream at night where there is a white cloth and its floating in the air and there are 2 more people in the room,.. More

  • Reluctant in Accepting Daughter’s Marriage Date: 11-12-2019

    Assalam o alaikum i am 26 years old and a man of age 38 wants to marry me as the man said if i will not marry him he will do sin . i told to my mom and father father not answered but mother said he live far away from us what i do . he is muslim and offers prayer . what to do. .. More

  • Fears His Repentance Is Not Valid Date: 11-12-2019

    Sheikh I repent from sins but I struggle to feel regret but I know what I have done is sinful and am not proud of it but I struggle to feel emotion and I worry my repentance to be invalid pliz kindly clarify .. More

  • Persisting on Minor Sins Makes Them Major Date: 11-12-2019

    Assalamualikum, According to fatwa no 116246 there is a difference of opinion on whether a minor sin becomes a major or minor sin when done persistently. If a person does wudhu(abulution) would this minor sin which he does persistently be forgiven. Also will the fasting on the day of Arafah lead to forgivness from Allah(swt) of such minor sins which.. More

  • Ruling on Greeting by Gesture Date: 11-12-2019

    I heard someone on a video say that Ibn al Qayyim said that greeting with gestures is forbidden because this is imitating the disbelievers. 1.) Is this true? 2.) if yes, then is it forbidden to greet with gestures such as hand waves and head nods? .. More

  • Raising the Hands When Supplicating Date: 5-12-2019

    Assalamu Alaikkum My friend says when we make Dua’a we should raise the hands and keep both hands together. Other wise it is not good. Also we should not keep both hands down keeping right hand over left hand. Is he right? .. More

  • Throwing Tiny Objects In The Street Date: 24-11-2019

    Is there any harm in throwing(trashing) small objects on the ground? I mean like tissue a size of a coin, or some dirt, or other things which seems to not cause harm if trashed improperly .. More

  • Depressed, Losing Faith and Tried To Suicide Date: 18-11-2019

    It may be better if this isn't posted publicly. I am 30 and have always loved Islam and enjoyed Da'wah work. Around 10 months ago some doubts creeped in (too complicated to explain) plus a fear of responsibility and the future; now I feel I have totally lost my faith and my humanity. Because these doubts creeped in when I was listening to Islamic material,.. More

  • Performing an Act of Worship Regularly without Evidence Date: 17-11-2019

    assalamu alaikum.dear sheikh, I read that 1.it is impermissible to specify a zikr for people to repeat for a specific number of times and in specific place and time without explicit text from the sunnah.2. it's impermissible to depend on tajriba or experiences of the pious on recommending certain prayers which they found useful or beneficialbut this.. More

  • Doctor Perfect in his Job But Had Cheated In Exams Date: 14-11-2019

    Assalamualaikum,I m Indian,as cheating is much common here in exams,I have cheated in my 10th,and alittle in 10 2exams,then was entrance exam in which I m not sure I cheated,on basis of this exam marks,I got admission in BAMS degree(bachelor of Ayurveda medicine and surgery)then in all first to final years,I have cheated very much in theory exams,in.. More

  • Having an Opinion Opposite of One's Parents Date: 6-11-2019

    Is it totally prohibited to answer parent's opinion?, I mean example is like my parent said about something "bla, bla, bla". and then i answered it with the opposite of my parent's opinion, like "but i think..bla, bla, bla, and so on... .. More

  • Learning Worldly Sciences Without a Teacher Date: 6-11-2019

    In learning the deen, it is essential to have a teacher. but how about wordly knowledge?, Is it wrong to rely on autodidact when studying wordly knowledge? .. More