525 fatwas

  • Misunderstood verses about seeking help from other than Allaah Date: 4-12-2011

    Assalamu Alaikum I need to clear some doubts about Isthigasa. In India most of people going to Maqbara of ouliya and seeking help from them and reading different types of moulids. Same one of man telling that Quran also supporting Isthigasa and he pointed some quranic verses as follows 5:55,56 41:30 45:21 27:37-40 Please explain to me about these.. More

  • Avoiding Shirk with knowledge of sound creed Date: 14-9-2011

    A person committed some acts that amount to apostasy, but he did not know what he was doing. He now thinks he has a sound ‘Aqeedah (creed). However, he previously lived in a Sufi community. He no longer seeks the help of the dead, but he sometimes feels that he suffers from some major defects in his ‘Aqeedah. Please advise... More

  • The ruling on pessimism Date: 12-9-2011

    What is pessimism or the belief in evil omens? Please provide me with some examples... More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to like optimism (good auspicious words) Date: 11-9-2011

    Is it authentically reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said that whoever expects goodness will get it?.. More

  • Muslims should beware of heretical sayings Date: 8-9-2011

    What is the stance of Islam on the following statements: · "O grandfather of Al-Hasanayn, (Al-Hasan and Al-Husayn) help, help!" · "O light of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam." "This session was attended by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam." · "O Lord, I ask You by Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, not to turn.. More

  • Seeking cure for treatment of illness Date: 8-9-2011

    I have been suffering from an illness for a long time. Please advise me what should I do. Would reciting Chapter Yaseen be useful for me?.. More

  • Scholars’ opinions on amulets Date: 8-9-2011

    Is it true that hanging scent or ornaments on a car mirror is considered an act of Shirk?.. More

  • Ruqyah using a recorded tape is invalid Date: 8-9-2011

    Can Ruqyah be valid if it is done by playing a recorded tape of Quran while placing the water intended to be used in Ruqyah beside it?.. More

  • When it is not permissible to resemble the non-Muslims Date: 5-9-2011

    In your Fatwas one thing made me confused and that is “imitating non-believer men/women“, it's used again and again. I can't distinguish believers from non believer by their hair color or clothing. But I can definitely distinguish non-believers from believer by their religious labels (Like Cross, Star, short circular hat ,hair just in middle,.. More

  • The dangers of pessimism Date: 18-8-2011

    I always feel pessimistic and expect the worst. What is the ruling on this pessimism and how can I get rid of it? .. More

  • Visiting the grave of As-Sayyid Al-Badawi is prohibited Date: 14-8-2011

    A child fell extremely ill and his mother vowed that if he was cured, she would visit the grave of As-Sayyid Al-Badawi and hold a Hadhrah (a gathering where the soul of the deceased is believed to be present) for him. She now wants to know the best way to fulfill her vow: should she hold a Hadhrah, give money to the needy, offer an animal sacrifice.. More

  • The Ruqyah (Quranic healing) for tumors is the same as that for other ailments Date: 28-7-2011

    Is there a certain supplication in the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, that is used in making Ruqyah for the patient suffering from tumors?.. More

  • When it is permissible to call on the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 28-7-2011

    Is it permissible to call upon the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, by saying, “O Messenger of Allaah”?.. More

  • Accepting gifts from non-Muslims on their festivals Date: 24-7-2011

    As salam wa alaikum We stay in India. during kuffar festivals they give gifts/bonus to the employee. Is it ok to accept them? especially sometimes they give gifts like goldcoins with pictures of theire gods/godeses. what todo about such gifts can we melt these coins to destroy the imeges & use the money or give the money in charity? what about.. More

  • How to seek a remedy through the names of Allaah Date: 20-7-2011

    Some diseases are treated through the beautiful names of Allaah The Almighty. Would you please clarify the method of treatment in this regard? May Allaah reward you... More