342 fatwas

  • Ruling on denying the Mahdi, the Dajjaal and the descent of 'Eesa at the end of time Date: 21-1-2014

    what is the ruling on a person male/female who say that ISA A.S. has already died, there is no person of Imam Mehdi or dajjal towards the end times. Are they out of the fold of Islam? if so, is there an official proceedure to follow in declaring them so? is marriage to such a person automatically nullified and how do children deal then with such a parent?.. More

  • Impermissibility to judge someone as being damned to Hell Date: 9-1-2014

    I ponder and wonder on the phrase “To Hell, and worst indeed is that destination.” Is it permissible to say this phrase upon the death of someone? .. More

  • Pretending to be Christian while remaining Muslim for the sake of money Date: 9-1-2014

    There is a Muslim man who lives in a western country like the USA. He undergoes bad financial conditions. Furthermore, he pays the expenditure and financial maintenance of his family in his homeland. He found that he could change his conditions through declaring his conversion to Christianity and going to the church in order to have the nationality.. More

  • Ruling on the one who intends to renounce Islam Date: 9-1-2014

    If someone said in himself I will give up Islam, does this make him a disbeliever? If it makes him a disbeliever, what does he have to do?.. More

  • Being compelled to abandoning prayer or to commit disbelief or suicide Date: 21-12-2013

    My question involves doing a sin under pressure. Suppose a muslim is pressured or bulliied by kafir criminals to do shirk or commit suicide. Is he forgiven, if he does shirk under duress? Suppose a muslim is pressured or bulliied by kafir criminals to not pray for more than 3 days or commit suicide. Is he forgiven, if he does not pray for more than.. More

  • Ruling on not learning the religion and not acting in accordance with it Date: 13-12-2013

    I read that this is shirk and takes you out of Islam. What are examples of doing this e.g. choosing to do something else instead of learning about Islam? '10 – Turning away from the religion of Allah, not learning it and not acting in accordance with it. The evidence for that is the verse : “And who does more wrong than he who is reminded of the.. More

  • Ruling on the Muslim who apostates then repents several times Date: 19-8-2013

    WHAT ISLAM SUGGESTS ABOUT A PERSON WHO BECOMES APOSTATE ,THEN REPENTS AND AFTER REPENTING ONCE AGAIN COMMITS APOSTASY.DOES HE CAN ESCAPE AGAIN FROM SEVERE PUNISHMENT BY REPENTING OR BE PUNISHED AS AN APOSTATE ? .. More

  • Giving a worldly example about Allaah is not Kufr Date: 11-6-2013

    Asalam-o-Alaikum: I am facing severe anxiety and depression these days. My problem is that during regular religious discussion with my wife I was telling her that a lot of people say that non-muslims in western countries can become much better muslim then us only if they recite Kalma. I was telling her that one should not say it because they don’t.. More

  • Ruling on mocking a sinful Muslim Date: 20-5-2013

    Assalaamu alaikum, Not sure this is the right section.There is a Muslim who believes but quit praying and has been involved in many major sins. Another Muslim got upset with them as they do not heed advice and calling them back to Islam and mocked them. Is the repentance for this sin to Allah swt only or to that person as well? Ok, I explain more. There.. More

  • Jeopardizing one's religion to obtain a few pennies Date: 13-5-2013

    My question is about a friend who informed me that she goes to church to attend lectures about the way to raise children. Without attending these lectures, they do not accept her subscription to take assistance for her young children such as food, toys, clothes and requirements from the things that the Christian people donate to their church. My answer.. More

  • Taking an oath for getting citizenship of a non-Muslim country Date: 2-4-2013

    Salamalaikum,I am citizen of Nigeria and recently aquired the citizenship of the united states..Before I was granted citizenship I was asked to take the following oath which undoubtedly I dont believe in because we owe allegiance to our religion "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity.. More

  • Dispraising of difference in principles that lead to accusation of Fusooq or disbelief Date: 2-4-2013

    What is the meaning of the Hadeeth: “My Ummah will not agree upon an error. If you see difference, then, follow the greatest majority”? Does it mean difference in principles of religion or secondary issues? Is this Hadeeth Mutawaatir, Mash-hoor or Dha‘eef? Please advise... More

  • Supporting non-Muslims against Muslims under life threat Date: 13-2-2013

    Does helping kafirs against muslims under life threat nullify one's islam? Can't he repent? Can't he do the work & say sorry to muslims later & repent? .. More

  • Sitting with people who mock Islam / Using imagination to reach sexual pleasure Date: 5-2-2013

    Aslamualaykum Wa Rahmatullhi wa barakaatu Some people mocked me by mocking Islam and I ignored them and hated it in my heart but did not leave the gathering (whilst they were mocking me and Islam by talking to each other), have I also become similar to them and nullified my Islam, if so what do I do now. Also sometimes I have heard a person mocking.. More

  • Ruling on the one who said that religion does not need the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 27-12-2012

    A man, during his speech, said: Religion does not need anyone even the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. He said such words to belittle another man. So, what is the ruling on the one who said these words whether they were said intentionally or unintentionally?.. More