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  • Jigsaw puzzles with Islamic themes Date: 18-9-2006

    In the name of Allah most gracious most merciful I am a Muslim businessman specializing in educational toys and games focusing on Arab and Muslim needs. I am thinking of producing jigsaw puzzles with Arab/Muslim themes, particularly for children. One possibility is to produce puzzles made out of specific Ayat from the Holy Koran. I hope that this would.. More

  • Playing Monopoly and Scrabble Date: 9-5-2006

    Is it permissable to play board games such as Monopoly and Scrabble? In Monopoly the goal is to make your opponent bankrupt and I was wondering if this was non Islamic?.. More

  • Why backgammon is prohibited Date: 1-2-2006

    I want to know why Muslims are not allowed to play backgammon... More

  • Going to gym where there is music and provocative females Date: 30-6-2005

    Is a Muslim allowed to go to the gym for fitness improvement, where there are very provocative females around, can music listened to? There is always music in the gym. .. More

  • Concerned about gender-mixed swimming classes Date: 9-6-2005

    I am worried about Muslim girls sport activities at schools. Especially swimming, which is obligation to know. For example, there are so many Muslim women unable to swim, because they do not know how and cause of this not able to save they drowning children in the water. So - I have a question now, does Islam tolerate this. In the schools are these.. More

  • Muslims engaging in dangerous sports or activities Date: 26-5-2005

    What does Islam say regarding playing dangerous games in some parks? What does it also say about skydiving? Some people play games that are very high and scary just for fun. They also jump from airplanes using parachutes for fun too. Can a Muslim look to jumping from airplane using parachute as training and making his heart stronger. .. More

  • Playing chess as a profession Date: 7-12-2004

    My son is very eager about playing the chess. He has been taken masters degree in chess from the university and now he teaches the chess in college to his students. He participates in the competitions of the chess in different cities and wins the prizes because it is his job. But he doesn't play on bet. Somebody told me that its a bad profession. So.. More

  • Interest in sports Date: 1-6-2004

    Is there any evidence that urges people to give more interest to sports?.. More

  • Torchbearing in sports Date: 22-4-2004

    Are there any accounts of torch bearing for sporting events in the Islamic history? Is it a sin for a Muslim if she or he is involved in carrying the torch in a sports event? What is the viewof the Qur'an and Sunnah and also the Islamic scholars regarding the torch procession in a sports event?.. More

  • Car racing Date: 24-2-2004

    I have a brother who loves cars and car race. Is it possible or allowed for him to race a car? Is it possible for him to race a car while his mother forbids him?.. More

  • Swimming for girls Date: 18-12-2003

    Is swimming allowed for girls, even if they're covered from shoulders to ankle?.. More

  • Playing American-style football Date: 24-10-2003

    Is it Halal for a Muslim to play American style football where you can tackle a person?.. More

  • Joining an Aerobics Class with A Male Teacher Date: 11-5-2003

    I am a woman 42 years old. Can I join an aerobics course for a group of women with a male teacher? He is the teacher and the only man in the aerobic course. Is it forbidden? Can I join without any problem? .. More

  • Women swimming Date: 25-2-2003

    Can women go swimming if no men are present and they cover in front of the siters? Our mosque in Adelade says no. Prove with Hadith and Qur'an... More

  • Chess in Islam Date: 19-2-2003

    I've read a question about playing chess and it was forbidden by the scholars and sahaba. I find it very confusing because nowadays the chess pieces aren't statues (I know there are some pieces with statues but they are hard to find) and in your answer I found that chess hasn't any profit. But nowadays science accept that someone who practise chess.. More