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  • Desiring a Sin but Not Committing It Date: 27-1-2021

    Assalamu Alaikum. I hope Allah grants you guys Jannah. I want to know if it is considered life if someone misses doing something haram that he used to do in the past and he reminisces about it (music or looking at women for example)? And what if he sees it as a memory (music and looking at women for example)? And what if he does the same haram act again.. More

  • Teaching Non-Muslims Worldly Sciences or Learning It from Them Date: 15-11-2020

    Is it permissible to learn different permissible worldly skills/education from non Muslim? Is it imitating them? And can a Muslim also teach these to non Muslims? .. More

  • A Medical Student Cannot Tolerate College any More Date: 22-4-2020

    I'm a medical student and I still have 3 more years to graduate, but I can't seem to tolerate it anymore to the extent I would just wish to die instead of going to college or studying. And it would be so difficult for me to start a in a new college. I thought about the options that I have with a family member, but nothing seems to be working. I hate.. More

  • Studying erotology and becoming an erotologist Date: 12-7-2017

    I was wondering: is erotology and being an erotologist haram? I know that Muslim scholars such as Ibn Al-Qayyim and As-Suyootihave written about sex in the past, so is it permissible? .. More

  • Reading books on how to attract opposite sex Date: 23-2-2017

    Am I allowed to read books on seduction and attracting women that were written by non-Muslims so that I may apply what they contain with my wife? These tips are really effective. The books teach how to tease a girl, be mysterious to her, be a challenge to her, and so on, in order to attract her. Can I benefit from them in addition to benefiting from.. More

  • Ibn Khaldoon did not support the theory of evolution Date: 10-1-2016

    I have a question, you say that the theory of evolution is haram, but did Ibn khaldun not write a book supporting it? Please explain. .. More

  • Using software named after false deities Date: 1-12-2014

    Assalamu alaikum, is it permissible to use softwares that are named after those who are worshipped other than Allah (e.g. zeus, buddha,etc..)?How about those that were programmed using programming languages named after gods or the like of other religions (e.g. delphi(in greek mythology) programming language)? Some softwares are released in time with.. More

  • Ruling on studying sociology Date: 23-6-2014

    I want go into sociology in University here in the States but I would like to know if it is an appropriate subject to study. I’m afraid because some of the subcategories in the major have to do with things such as homosexuality and how these people should have rights and be able to marry. As Muslims we don’t take the same position in this matter.. More

  • Reading Islamic history and scholars' biographies for enjoyment Date: 25-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, Is it permissible to read Islamic history and the biographies of the scholars for enjoyment as well as for benefit? I always used to read novels and articles to relax occasionally but I found that a lot of them had haram content. If I read Islamic material at that time instead which is easy to read is there anything wrong with it?.. More

  • Using artificial intelligence Date: 29-6-2013

    Salam Alaikom Is learning and using artificial intelligence haram ? some part of it try to simulate how a human brain works like artificial neural networks to learn over time and became more efficient at a certain programmed task. May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Crisis of the contemporary Muslim mind: the causes and cure Date: 7-3-2012

    In the name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the ever Merciful. Will you please define the crisis of the contemporary Muslim mind, its causes and solutions? What is the role of upbringing and nurturing in solving the problem? .. More

  • It is permissible to use this computer operating system Date: 10-5-2011

    As-Salamu Aleikom, Having studied Computer Science, and being looking for a job in the area, I think it would be very beneficial for me if I could learn more about the kind of computer operating systems called Ubuntu Linux. However, I have some doubts which prevent me from using it. I would like to listen to the opinion of a knowledgeable person.. More

  • Comparing reading books to consuming alcohol is wrong Date: 20-12-2010

    Al salaam alaykum i am asking regarding the meaning and interpretation of a certain hadith, the text was "What is intoxicating in abundance, then little quantaties of it are haram" I apologize for my weak translation. Could you explain that? I am very confused does it apply to good things as well, for instance if someone is passionate about reading.. More

  • Using programming books of Bible series Date: 15-10-2010

    Assalamu Alaikum! Is it halal to use books of (programming books) bible series. (i.e. This publisher publishes a series of books with the title "__ Bible". such as "C# Bible" and "Java Bible".) .. More

  • Fact-based prospects studies are permissible Date: 5-10-2010

    I am a Masters student. I am currently doing a research on the computer-based automation of the process of determining prospects at the stock exchange. I will also produce a program to help those who wish to buy or sell shares in the stock exchange to choose profitable transactions. Is dealing in the stock exchange unlawful under the Sharee‘ah?.. More