522 fatwas

  • Finding a good omen in pleasant scenes is an Islamic manner Date: 9-1-2014

    Could a pleasant scene be a good omen? This question came to my mind after seeing a wonderful and astonishing scene that reminded me of Paradise. I supplicate Allaah to Admit me, you and all Muslims to Paradise. This was shortly before sunset on the first day in Ramadhaan. I was sitting, reciting the Athkaar of the evening when I glanced toward the.. More

  • Wife slaughters sacrifice to other than Allaah Date: 9-1-2014

    Will the husband be held sinful if he does not forbid his wife from slaughtering sacrifices to other than Allaah? Will he, in such a case, be a polytheist like her?.. More

  • Attending the festivals of non-Muslims out of respect for their culture Date: 2-1-2014

    I attended a celebration which involves speeches, food for Deepavali in Malaysia. It is not a religious celebration, but a gathering out of respect for the different culture & celebration. During the function, I was asked to light a candle. Some people argue that the act of lighting a candle constitutes an imitation of Hinduism because Deepavali.. More

  • This is not Shirk but obsessive whispers that should be ignored Date: 22-12-2013

    A while ago I used to listen to music from South Korean singers and they called themselves idols. Now I have clicked on and stopped listening to their music. I made up imaginary people up in my mind years ago and I am worried that nowadays their features may have changed in some way and be taken from those Korean people. Would I be committing shirk.. More

  • Working in a place where non-Muslim festival related things are made Date: 10-12-2013

    Assalaam alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh. How i have understood in my country there is a place organized by the government where you can work three days in a week only 4 hours on each day. It is a workshop kind of place, i mean a place where you can do different kind of things like wood related things etc. But that place accepts non-muslim festival.. More

  • Wants to emigrate from Bangladesh to the United Kingdom Date: 4-11-2013

    Assalamualaikum sheikh, I am currently residing in Bangladesh where the constitution has been recently changed from being a Muslim state to a Secular State although majority of the population is Musilm. Under such conditions am I considered to be living in a Muslim State? I have a medical condition since the last 7/8 years, i.e. dust and cold allergy.. More

  • Working in a non-Muslim country where it is difficult to perform prayer Date: 25-9-2013

    salamou 3alaykom .I'm a tunisian citizen and i have an urgent question that infect all my life please chi5 if you can help me.My problem is this.I'm currently working at a tunisian company that works only for Banks(only ribaa banks) in Tunisia and as you know it's haram so i decided to go searching for a work outside this company but i can not find.. More

  • Using first aid box that has the cross on it Date: 10-5-2013

    As Salaamu Alaykum, Is it correct that the cross on the first aid box is the sign associated with the Christians or is this a misconception? Also if one uses such a thing do they become a disbeliever, for example at work where they most likely wont be allowed to erase it? .. More

  • She was told that reading Soorah Muhammad will make her have a baby boy Date: 11-3-2013

    assalamualaikum,i am pregnant now and i started reading surah mohammed before my pregnancy and i am reading it now also for a baby boy, i have been told that if u read surah mohammed during pregnancy you will be blessed with a boy and you must name the baby with mohammed. but now i am scared that may be my inlaws will not keep my baby's name with mohammed... More

  • Islam's perspective on 'astral projection' Date: 25-2-2013

    What is the Islamic perspective on 'Astral Projection'? a) Is it permissible to learn and practice it? b) Could the Night Journey of Prophet (peace be upon him) be explained by this (that is, it was not a physical journey but a journey of the soul only)? .. More

  • The barcode 666 is of no significance Date: 20-2-2013


  • Participating in non-Muslim festivals for study purpose Date: 5-2-2013

    Assalamu Alikum. We, Bangladeshi Muslims, are surrounded by Hindus and Buddhists. My Question is, can a Muslim participate in Hindus and Buddhists religious festivals? If any one, who is studying religions, join that function to see and know their religious festivals; is he allowed to join their festivals? Please educate me. Jajakaallahu Khira. .. More

  • A superstition about itching in the right hand Date: 17-1-2013

    Assalamu alaikum.I know there is five keys of the unseen.Here I want to share some strange story and ask question too.This story is about my mother.She has some strange ability…Before she earn something good (money or anything),she ussualy will get a sign,her right hand will become itchy.,this event is happened long time ago until now. I am so.. More

  • Superstition about Common Tormentil Date: 13-1-2013

    Salam alaikum, I would like to know if it is used to use a plant called Common Tormentil (lat. Potentilla erecta) for medical purpose, because in Austria, the farmers (or the Christians generally?) believe and say, that shaitan takes a bite of it every 7 years and it is said one can really see a mark of the bite in the plant root. Christians and especially.. More

  • Allaah causes illness while contagion is a means through which Allaah effects His Decree Date: 27-12-2012

    My wife has been suffering from a chronic disease for seven years now. All the members of our family were deeply saddened by her illness. Much to my surprise, a few days ago, I found that the same disease was transmitted to me. So, I decided not to tell anyone in order not to make the matter worse. What is the religious opinion concerning this matter?.. More