341 fatwas

  • Prostration before the Mus-haf out of ignorance Date: 10-4-2011

    While I was happily and attentively supplicating Allaah The Almighty, I laid down the Book of Allaah before me and prostrated before it in the direction of the Qiblah (direction of prayer). I did so while I was thinking that is the exalted words of Allaah The Almighty. Later I feared that this deed may be an act of Shirk (polytheism); we seek refuge.. More

  • Ignorance about the prohibition on insulting Allaah Date: 6-4-2011

    Does the excuse of ignorance apply to those who insult Allaah, even though we live in an Islamic country?.. More

  • Dealing with apostates Date: 5-4-2011

    My father-in-law apostatized from Islam; he gave up prayer and fasting and he even raised doubts about the verses of the Quran. I am not sure how I should treat him. Should I be dutiful to him and treat him kindly? Am I permitted to eat from his food or to feed him from mine? Is my wife permitted to inherit from him if he dies before her?.. More

  • Ruling on keeping the apostate wife Date: 9-3-2011

    In the Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Ever Merciful. A year ago, I married a foreign woman who has newly reverted to Islam and, consequently, adhered to the Islamic dress code. However, after a while, she told me that Islam has many mistakes. For example, she believes that passing wind does not nullify Wudhoo' (ablution), that it is not due.. More

  • Does marrying a Christian man constitute apostasy? Date: 9-3-2011

    My cousin was raised in France, and her mother is a Christian. Hence, she was not brought up according to the sound Islamic manners. My uncle then divorced that woman and accompanied his daughter to his homeland. Some years thereafter, her mother came to visit her. During the visit, she planted hatred of Islam and love for Christianity in her daughter’s.. More

  • There is no greater sin than disbelief Date: 8-3-2011

    There is a husband who insults Allaah the Almighty, drinks alcohol and does not establish prayer. However, he does not negate the prohibition of these actions. Rather, he utters the two testimonies of faith and acknowledges that he is a sinner. He also beats his wife and scolds her, but he loves her and does not want to leave her. Therefore, is.. More

  • No friendship between Muslim and disbeliever Date: 28-2-2011

    Is it permissible for a Muslim to have a relationship with a Christian girl, given the fact that the nature of his work necessitates this relationship?.. More

  • Ruling on a blasphemer's wife Date: 28-2-2011

    My husband is an edgy person and whenever something annoys him, even if is trivial, he blasphemes Allaah the Almighty and his religion, although he is a religious person who regularly performs prayer and calls others to goodness. He does not do this in front of people though, only at home, and I do not feel that his conscience blames him or that he.. More

  • The one who says ‘I am disbeliever’ while denouncing it Date: 21-2-2011

    I read a narration mentionned in some books of tarikh. Some khawarij said to ali you are a kafir and he is said to have replied yeah i am kafir.The way he is said to have replied it was clear that he was saying it in a sarcastic way and not as form of joking or accepting the speech but as a way of rejecting it. I wanted to know what is the hukm of.. More

  • Labeling a Muslim with disbelief Date: 27-1-2011

    My father is associated to a Sufi Tareeqah (Path). He also holds celebrations for birthdays of the (claimed) ‘Allies of Allaah’ and glorifies the dead. If he dies before he is educated beyond excuse of ignorance and doubt, what is the ruling of Islam on his case and the consequent rulings related to the family? .. More

  • The dangers of labeling Muslims as disbelievers Date: 27-1-2011

    Some Sufis claim to be Muslim while they are polytheists. Will anyone who does not condemn them as disbelievers also be considered a disbeliever? What is the evidence for this? .. More

  • The Muslim who died as an apostate and was ejected by the earth Date: 26-1-2011

    Who was the man who converted from Islam to Christianity then died and was ejected by the earth?.. More

  • Throwing the Quran in rage Date: 26-1-2011

    What is the ruling of Islam on a person who threw the Quran onto the ground in a fit of rage?.. More

  • It is disbelief to mock Islam, even in jest Date: 25-1-2011

    What is the ruling of a person who mocks Islam out of joking?.. More

  • Propagating ideas of disbelief Date: 25-1-2011

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on propagating and spreading ideas of disbelief?.. More