336 fatwas

  • Accepting repentant apostates in Muslim army Date: 12-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I resubmit my original question as you requested, with a little elaboration: Assalaamu alaykum. Did Abu Bakr  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him not allow apostates into the army even after their repentance? And did ‘Umar  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him although he did accept them into the army say not to make them the Caliph? It.. More

  • Insulting Islam unknowingly Date: 28-10-2016

    What if a person insults Islam while not knowing that he did so? For example, a person mocks someone's prostration because they think the prostration is to an idol. But the prostration was in fact part of a Sunnah prayer. .. More

  • Whether mispronouncing Inshaa' Allaah is Kufr or not Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that it is prescribed to say Inshaa' Allaah (Allaah willing). However, if a person says Ishaa'Allaah instead of saying Inshaa'Allaah, would this amount to disbelief? If any of the Arab brothers in the fatwa centre could please explain to me what this means, I would greatly appreciate it. The reason why I am asking is because.. More

  • Boasting about sins to gain fame Date: 17-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. As far as I know, regarding things that have been unanimously agreed upon to be haram as halal is Kufr (disbelief). What is the ruling on someone who does not regard a haram thing as halal but boasts about doing it in order to become reputed in his circle? For example, someone boasts about how he flirts with girls and so on; is that.. More

  • Asking non-Muslim parents to settle disputes is not Tahaakum to Taaghoot Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. This question might be from Waswaas (devilish whisperings), but I will try to keep it simple as I suffer from Waswaas and need an urgent answer. It is well known that if you do Tahaakum to the Taaghoot (false gods), it is Kufr Akbar (major disbelief). Tahaakum means when two or more disputing parties refer their dispute to a third.. More

  • Declaring members of deviant sects to be Kaafirs Date: 10-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have one question regarding the Ahmadiyyah, the Alawites, and other similar sects that have been classified as disbelievers by scholars. I know that they are disbelieving sects, but I do want to ask: do we say that all their members are disbelievers, or are some of their members excused to to ignorance? For example if the proof.. More

  • Statement of Ibn Hazm about ruling on one who mocks Allaah Date: 21-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read a statement of Ibn Hazm in which he says that anyone who mocks Allaah is regarded a disbeliever after showing him the evidence. The source is: Al-fasi fi aAl-Malal wal Ahwa wal Nihal 3/299. However, I have often read that there is no excuse of ignorance regarding the disbelief of insulting Allaah or the religion. You said.. More

  • Saying that something is right or wrong in Islam without knowledge Date: 20-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone commits Kufr (disbelief) by saying that something that is wrong is the right thing or by stating that something is permissible when it is impermissible, then for his repentance to be accepted, does he have to correct this statement in front of whomever he had said it to? .. More

  • Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen's view on ignorance as excuse Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. I read that Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen said the following inLiqaa’aat Al-Baab Al-Maftooh (33/question no. 12): "The excuse of ignorance is what is indicated by the Qur’an and Sunnah, as was stated by the leading scholars such as Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him), and Shaykh Al-Islam Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Al-Wahhaab.. More

  • Judging people who make mocking statements about religion Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. In my state, there are people who consider themselves Muslims (some of them pray sometimes, and some do not pray but just have Muslims names and consider themselves Muslims). Some of those people sometimes hear that one person who is good at practicing Islam (praying, doing Hajj, having a beard, and similar things).. More

  • Ruling on insulting any Prophet, Companion or Angel Date: 3-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. 1. I have heard that if a person insults the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,he becomes a disbeliever. Will a person become a disbeliever if he insults other Prophets? 2. Will a person become a disbeliever if he insults the Companions or the angels. .. More

  • Calling Muslim 'Kaafir' Date: 24-7-2016

    Once, I called two muslims (let us call them A and B ) Kaafirs (disbelievers)because A said, "I am not muslim," and B said, "I am not a muslim, I am a Jew." Then I asked him (B), "Really?" Then he said, "No." Or the conversation with B was something similar. I think that they were not very serious. Anyway, later on, I read the hadith that says, "Whoever.. More

  • Helping non-Muslims harm Muslims Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. I know that supporting the disbelievers against the muslims is disbelief. But does that also apply to the private life of the muslim? For example: A Muslim does not like a certain group of muslims because of personal matters and harms them together with a group of disbelievers, or a Muslim is a member of a criminal gang together with.. More

  • Possessions of an apostate Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have some possessions belonging to a person. This person ran away from her husband, committed apostasy, and asked for a divorce. Her ex-husband gave me some of her personal objects. She asked me for her things, but she did not give me an address nor the money needed for the postal service (which is.. More

  • Anaasheed accompanied by music do not necessarily entail mocking the religion Date: 16-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does accidentally mixing worship and something haram cause disbelief? On this website, www.myreligionislam.com/detail.asp?Aid=6020 item number 37, it is stated, "To perform acts of worship or to sing Nasheeds (chants) accompanied by music causes disbelief because nasheeds are worship." The question is: what happens if one accidentally.. More