522 fatwas

  • Praising the Prophet -- genuine love, allegation or exaggeration Date: 7-3-2012

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on praising the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? Some people— while praising the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam— celebrate by chanting that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, removes worry and distress. What is the ruling on holding a festival for the.. More

  • Unlawful to slaughter sacrifice for the dead Date: 7-3-2012

    What is the ruling on eating from the slaughtered sacrifices and the banquets held before the graves which are claimed to be those of Awliyaa’? What is the ruling of attending these polytheistic celebrations? .. More

  • Allaah is sufficient for His slaves Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to say, "Allaah and the Prophet are sufficient for me against every oppressor and aggressor"? .. More

  • Permissible and impermissible ways to seek blessings Date: 7-3-2012

    What are the permissible and the impermissible ways of seeking blessings?.. More

  • Lawful Ruqyahs Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to perform Ruqyah by reciting Quran over water or oil and so forth? .. More

  • Employing a non-Muslim and responding to his invitation Date: 7-3-2012

    I work in a firm in which a Hindu has been recently employed. Once, he invited us to attend his sister's wedding and we responded to his invitation. They served dinner but we did not eat anything. However, some people told us that it is not permissible to drink there or even to go to that wedding in the first place. Given that all other employees.. More

  • Sharee‘ah-approved Ruqyahs are treatment for all types of magic Date: 7-3-2012

    Is there a type of black magic called Rasd (when a certain Jinni is appointed for a certain spell and is not allowed to quit even after the death of his employing black magician)? Some claim that this type of magic cannot be treated by the Quran and that it is necessary to resort to someone acquainted with magic to annul it. How valid is this claim?.. More

  • Proving the permissibility of using Quranic therapy Date: 7-3-2012

    What is the evidence, from the Sunnah, which proves the validity of using curing verses for ailments and magic?.. More

  • The origin of worshiping idols Date: 7-3-2012

    When Aadam (Adam), may Allaah exalt his mention, descended to earth he had the sound creed of monotheism. Therefore, how did the worship of idols, stars, or any other creatures originate? .. More

  • Joining Christians in celebrating their feasts in church is prohibited Date: 6-3-2012

    1- Is it permissible for a Muslim to go to church to wish Christians a happy feast? 2- If a Muslim did that, would he still be considered a Muslim? .. More

  • Burying a placenta in Madeenah Date: 6-3-2012

    Is it permissible to bury a placenta in Madeenah in order to seek the blessings of this place?.. More

  • Ruqyah and seeing a doctor Date: 6-3-2012

    I have been having obsessions which make me imagine dreadful things. How can I get rid of these obsessions?.. More

  • Exposing those claiming to summon the dead Date: 6-3-2012

    Is it possible that a person can evoke the spirits of the dead and communicate with them (he asks and they answer), as claimed by some 'spiritualists'? .. More

  • Disbelief and polytheism are part of each other Date: 6-3-2012

    Are Christians considered disbelievers or polytheists?.. More

  • Slaughtering next to the Masjid (mosque) and Inviting people to eat Date: 16-2-2012

    In our village, there are some people who used to own a sheep, for example, and they would slaughter it next to the mosque of our village. Then they would bring the food and invite the people of the village to have dinner or supper in the mosque. My question is: Is this slaughtering a kind of a sacrifice dedicated to other than Allaah? Will the one.. More